• Better Than Sex

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    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
  • 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

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What to Do in Key West


Key West Powerboat Races

in Things You Should Do
The 2013 offshore racing season has been an exciting one so far for Super Boat International and our island will host the most unforgettable race of the year, the 33nd Annual Key West World Championships. Founded by John Carbonell in 1989, Super…

Pizza; The Perfect Key West Food

I realize that while visiting a tropical island paradise, your culinary interests lean toward the fresh catch of the day,…

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…

Irish Pubs of Key West

I’m an Irish girl and celebrate my ties to the Emerald Isle all year long; I don’t believe in wearing green and drinking…

How to Key West


The Manatees

in Things You Should Know
If you’ve ever had the extreme pleasure of seeing a manatee in its natural habitat then you already know what beautiful creatures they are. If you haven’t been so fortunate, allow me to share some manatee love. Let’s start with a bit of biology.…

Gators; Not Just a Football Team

While returning home from the airport about 1am last week, I pulled into my Islamorada neighborhood (86 miles north of Key…
Key West AIDS Memorial

Key West AIDS Memorial

Unfortunately, Key West has lost more than a thousand of its citizens to the AIDS epidemic. Some of the Aids victims' names…

Casa Marina Resort: A Ripping

Call me crazy, but if a resort expects me to spend $640 a night, the experience better be exhilarating, indulgent, and…

Key Wested: Key West History

Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight

Historic Seaport at The Key West Bight
Key West has been a destination for those seeking rest and rejuvenation for hundreds of…

The Creepy Tale of Carl Tanzler

Key West is chock full of legends of pirates and rum runners and ghosts and out of the…

The White House for White Hair

Harry Truman
Without a doubt, being President of the United States takes its toll on a body. Compare…

Key West Firehouse Museum

I grew up surrounded by uncles and cousins who were in the Fire Service. One of my uncles…