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Stories Behind Ocean Reef Sculptures

July 15, 2020 2:01 pm Published by

Stories Behind Ocean Reef Sculptures By Holly Houser, Ocean Reef Press Editorial Assistant   The Florida Keys environment is one of the things that makes Ocean Reef so unique, and for many Members, it is one of the primary reasons... Read More »


The Academy at Ocean Reef Celebrates

July 13, 2020 11:49 am Published by

The Academy at Ocean Reef Celebrates By Jody Steele Closing up a most unusual school year, an eighth grade graduation and awards ceremony was held live on June 3rd at The Academy, accompanied by pre-recorded student choral ensembles. With limited... Read More »


Joan the Shopper: EYE OPENERS

July 7, 2020 10:36 am Published by

Joan the Shopper: EYE OPENERS Lilly Pulitzer Vineyard Vines By Joan Birsh For nearly a decade I’ve covered the extraordinary retail venues at our Ocean Reef Club in my weekly column called Joan the Shopper. But, alas, this year for... Read More »


St. Peter’s Fleet Providing Both Jobs & Hunger Relief

June 15, 2020 10:08 am Published by

St. Peter’s Fleet Providing Both Jobs & Hunger Relief by Yurianna Mikolay, Executive Director Ocean Reef Community Foundation From early on in our COVID-19 Relief Fund work two things were clear: with the Keys closed to the visitors that fuel... Read More »


The Dive Shop Reboots Reef Cleanup Program

June 12, 2020 11:01 am Published by

The Dive Shop Reboots Reef Cleanup Program By Holly Houser, Ocean Reef Press Editorial Assistant The Dive Shop is open and excited to welcome Members back out to enjoy, appreciate and support the environment, after closing their doors in March... Read More »


Summer Adventures in the Redlands

June 10, 2020 10:17 am Published by

Summer Adventures in the Redlands By Jody Steele Looking for a journey nearby this summer? The Redland area is just a short drive away up Card Sound Road. This historic area was first settled in 1898 by pioneers homesteading the... Read More »


CABIN FEVER

June 8, 2020 10:54 am Published by

CABIN FEVER Joan the Shopper finds gifts for Father’s Day (June 21) in some newly opened Ocean Reef stores By Joan Birsh Isn’t it lovely that at Ocean Reef you can now don a mask, hop in your cart and... Read More »


Market News & Views

June 1, 2020 10:06 am Published by

Market News & Views By Gertrude Mann The Cheese Lover Good news for all cheese aficionados! The Market hosts a new purveyor – The Cheese Lover. Rosa Perez is the owner, and her business sells only in the Keys. The... Read More »


A Mother’s Day Whodunit

May 27, 2020 11:36 am Published by

A Mother’s Day Whodunit By Terry Baxter Jane Silverman gave me a jolt when she posted on Facebook that an anonymous gal sent her an orchid on Mother’s Day with a note saying “All You Need Is Love.” Sweet. Sweet... Read More »


CABIN FEVER

May 25, 2020 12:59 pm Published by

CABIN FEVER By Joan Birsh I’m happy to report that many Ocean Reef stores are now open and others are expected to open soon – Joan the Shopper I admit it. I’ve missed shopping in real time in a real... Read More »


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