About Linda Grist Cunningham

KeyWestWatch Media LLC is owned by editor and proprietor Linda Grist Cunningham, a nationally recognized legacy newspaper editor and publishing executive with more than 40 years of professional experience. Cunningham is a veteran journalist who relocated to Key West...

Camping at Fort Jefferson | 10 insider tips no one tells you

Fort Jefferson is one of the most sought-after, most soul-soothing camping experiences on the planet. Fewer than a dozen small sites cluster among the scrub trees just outside the entrance to the fort and a few steps from the Atlantic Ocean. What you need, you bring. What you bring, you take out. Food. Water. Gear. There’s no corner store, no takeout delivery — and most assuredly, no cell service or wifi.

Women’s March on Duval | Why I march — for the first time

On Saturday I march. From the southernmost end of Duval, where Key West tourists line up for their vacation pictures with the big red buoy, to Mallory Square, where those same tourists gather for sunset. It will be the first time I can stand alongside others of like minds and step off to chants of “equality, unity and social justice.” Because, you see, journalists don’t march.

Surviving American chaos: The complete 7-part-series in one post

The 2016 presidential election will, on hindsight, be recognized as the precursor to the catalyst that ignites the transformation of America from fragmented, angry and disillusioned into cohesive, collaborative and powerful. America will move away from six decades of tearing down to four decades of building up and then we’ll start the process over.

November’s undecided voters: Will it be Hillary or Donald?

What a blessed relief. Presidential political junkies are down to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, down to the Cinderella finalists and we can take the summer off. OK, I know Bernie Sanders is still hoofing the “I want to live in the White House” shuffle, but he’s...