• 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
  • 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
  • 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
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What to Do in Key West

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B&O’s Fish Wagon

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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 it’s one of my favorite places to be entertained in Key West. B&O’s Fish Wagon is the…

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…

Thanksgiving in Paradise

Rather than performing the traditional Thanksgiving dance, which most likely involves stuffing yourself with turkey and the…

Only One Day in Paradise?

For those fortunate enough to find themselves being deposited by their cruise ship in Key West for the day, here’s an…

How to Key West

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The Roosters of Key West

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If you’re talking about Key West, chickens seem to be everywhere. Visitors may be surprised to see a clucking hen followed by her waddling brood of chicks scratching around tables at an outside cafe or wandering in and out of busy, downtown traffic.…
Key West Vagrant

Homeless in Paradise

If you come to Key West looking for cloying sentiment and valentine platitudes, you may be in for a big surprise. Especially…
Key West Wedding

Tie the Knot in Key West

It was a romantic kiss that awakened Sleeping Beauty from her enchanted sleep and a peck on the lips transformed a frog into…
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…

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…

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…

Capt Tony’s Saloon; A Ghostly Past

Many years before the property at 428 Greene Street became the famous Key West watering…

Key Lime Pie; A Surprisingly Rich History

Chicago is known for deep dish and hot dogs, Philadelphia for its cheese steak. Just like…