Oct 12, 2013
Marathon seafood fest gets promotion money restored
The Middle Keys District 3 Advisory Committee to the county Tourist Development Council relented on Wednesday, agreeing to reverse course and allocate the maximum $50,000 to the 2014 Original Marathon Seafood Festival.Despite TDC Director Harold Wheeler calling it "irresponsible" to do so, the subcommittee, meeting on Duck Key, overturned its Aug.
Tourism panel to revote on seafood fest money
Wednesday morning likely will be the most well-attended Middle Keys District 3 Advisory Committee meeting in some time.The Monroe County Tourist Development Council subcommittee is scheduled to meet at Hawks Cay Resort on Duck Key to reconsider what quickly became a controversial vote on Aug. 14 to reduce funding for Marathon's signature event by ... (more)
Lobster catch brisk, prices on the rise
Spiny lobster season is off to a brisk start this year, with fishermen reporting large catches and a fair price.
The Miami Herald
Hawks Cay, Keys' largest resort, is for sale
Hawks Cay Resort at mile marker 61 is the Keys' largest resort. Its sale would follow the sale of two high-end, expensive Key West resorts the past few months.