What to Do in Key West

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Joe's Tap Room: Yes, Craft Beer Exists Here!

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You’ve all seen the T-Shirts and bumper stickers that read, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” and the quote is credited to Ben Franklin. It’s a lot of crap because old Ben didn’t actually say that. My husband is old enough…

Snorkeling the Western Dry Rocks

If you make a visit to Key West without snorkeling, you’re a complete moron. It’s one of the best places on earth to…
Christmas in Key West

Christmas in Key West

Did you know that Santa Claus is not only capable of flying a sleigh pulled by horned reindeer, he’s an accomplished mariner…

The Girls of Fantesy Fest 2014

The masked balls, body painting, crazy parties and costume competitions of Fantasy Fest have wrapped up for another year in…

How to Key West

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Oysters and the "R" Myth

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Although I've lived by this rule for years, as it turns out the "R" rule has more to do with history than seasonal choices...at least these days. In other words, it's no longer true! The rule goes back to the 1700s and perhaps even earlier. Around…
chickens in key west

The Roosters of Key West

If you’re talking about Key West, chickens seem to be everywhere. Visitors may be surprised to see a clucking hen followed…

When in Key West: Hotels vs Bed and Breakfasts

You’re planning a trip to paradise and you want everything to be perfect but you also want to get your hard-earned money’s…

Holiday Deals

Everybody loves a bargain and if you’re headed to Key West, I have some information on last minute deals for you! The Key…

Key Wested: Key West History

La Bella San Carlos

It seems Key West’s history is chock full of those who rocked the boat, went against the…

Why Hemingway Stayed

Hemingway in Key West
Ernest Hemmingway’s lasting effects on Key West seem to be a reflection and result of the…

The Secret Past of Key West’s Audubon House

The property located at 205 Whitehead Street in Key West is now known as The Audubon…

Key West Lighthouse(s)

The first lighthouse in Key West was built, obviously, to aid ships navigating dangerous…