What to Do in Key West

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Key West Powerboat Races

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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…

Garbo’s Grill: The Lone Food Truck

Food trucks seem to be the latest rage for foodies and I admit to dreaming about operating one from time to time. I love the…

One Vacation Strategy: Speed

My Key West vacation strategy is something I like to call “speed vacationing." Start practicing my terminology because once…

Kiteboarding is the Shiznits!

To avoid the dreaded “horse tax” the government imposed on those owning work horses in the 1800s, a brilliant man by the…

How to Key West

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Ecotourism? Prove it!

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I try to live my life with a “live and let live” attitude but there’s something that really frosts my bumper and I can’t let it go unaddressed. The purposely misleading way in which some people toss around the term “ecotourism” is appalling.…

Key West Roosters - A Chicken Civil War?

A visit to Key West gives a whole new perspective to the term "free range chicken." Fifty percent of the Key West wants the…

Key West Smoke Free?

So you're headed to Key West and want to get an idea about where you're going to eat while you're there. You're going with…
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What is that balloon in the sky near Key West?

Maybe you’ve seen it? Hovering in the air, ocean-side, less than twenty miles from Key West? It’s a big white blimpish…

Key Wested: Key West History

Key West Firehouse Museum

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

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 Mariel Boatlift

I’m no Rhodes Scholar by any stretch of the imagination but I thought I’d received a…

The Creepy Tale of Carl Tanzler

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