What to Do in Key West

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Royal Coronation Ball

in Things You Should Do
Think Mardi Gras on steroids and Carnival pumped up a few notches and you have Key West’s Fantasy Fest. Started more than two decades ago as a means to boost the economy during an otherwise slow season, the festival has taken on a life of its own.…

New Year's Eve - Key West Style

Key West loves to party! What's a better reason than New Year's Eve? With hopes that 2013 will bring them more money, better…

Which Way to the Beach?

I remember quite well my first trip to Key West. I was a naïve, inexperienced traveler fresh off the family farm in western…

Snuba and Other Adventures

Key West, Florida is famous for its sunsets, pub crawls and devil-may-care attitude but it should be equally famous for its…

How to Key West

Key West AIDS Memorial
2005

Key West AIDS Memorial

in Things You Should Know
Unfortunately, Key West has lost more than a thousand of its citizens to the AIDS epidemic. Some of the Aids victims' names are inscribed on a lovely granite memorial near the White Street Pier. The memorial is embedded in the sidewalk near the…

What is Body Paint?

Happily looking forward to a "golden age" during his 16th-century papacy, Pope Leo X ordered a Florentine youngster be…

Pool Crashing

I’ve recently learned of a new sport and am rather ashamed for not having thought of it myself. I blame my overprotective,…

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

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Graveyard

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
The widow of John William Charles Fleming granted a parcel of land to St. Paul’s on one…

Wreckers' Museum/Oldest House

Wreckers' Museum/Oldest House
If I’d been alive in Key West in the early 1800’s, I’d have been a wrecker. Not a home…

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…

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