• B&O’s Fish Wagon

      There’s a dumpy little pile of rubbish on the corners of William and Caroline Streets that could easily be mistaken for a pile of hurricane debris when in fact Read More
  • Key’s Disease

    You’ve been bitten by the bug and all you can think about is pulling up stakes and moving to paradise. Life would be so much simpler if you lived in Read More
  • Better Than Sex

    I’ve never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day because it always seemed too commercial, too forced. I want to walk in the room and find flowers because my husband Read More
  • Camp Key West

    Air-conditioned rooms with antique beds in charming, historic inns are always appealing. However, when you’re vacationing on an island, what could be more inviting than sleeping under the stars with Read More
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What to Do in Key West

Key West Aquarium

Key West Aquarium

in Things You Should Do
How many public aquariums are you aware of that allow patrons to enter with their dog’s leash in one hand and a cocktail in the other? I’m aware of only one and it’s located at Mallory Square in Key West. What a concept! People-friendly, leashed…
The Studios of Key West

The Studios of Key West

I’ve found that my level of creativity or perhaps the quality of what I create is greatly influenced by my surroundings.…

Fondue at Michaels Restaurant

I walked six miles today at a very, very brisk pace in anticipation of where I’m taking you on this next Key West Cuisine…

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…

How to Key West


Holiday Deals

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Everybody loves a bargain and if you’re headed to Key West, I have some information on last minute deals for you! The Key West Vacation Pass is basically a coupon sold by The Key West Attractions Association. Each pass sells for $49, but if you plan…

Scoring Weed in Key West

President Clinton swore he didn't inhale but he admitted during a TV interview that he had experimented with weed while…

The Plight of the Sea Turtle

If you’ve been fortunate enough to meet a sea turtle eye-to-eye, you know the feeling of being assessed by a creature who…

Culture or Cruise Ships: The Future of Key West

One of the biggest controversies to embroil Key West seems to be gaining momentum. The question is, how will it end? Cruise…

Key Wested: Key West History

Key West Woman’s Club

The property located at 319 Duval may be surrounded by touristy businesses and…

The Great Fire of 1886

Entrenched in revolution with Cuba in the late 1880’s, the Spanish Empire was well aware…

Key West Cigars: A Smokey History

Cigars seem to be everywhere in Key West. Stroll down Duval Street and you’ll see several…

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…