• 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
  • 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
  • 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

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Red Barn Theatre

in Things You Should Do
There are two kinds of people in this world; those who love going to the theater and those who’d rather get a root canal. I fall somewhere in between, which obviously blows my theory about there being only two kinds of people! If one of my children…
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.…

Valentine's Day in Key West

As if Key West didn’t already have enough love and romance, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and many are looking…

Fishing in the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys and fishing go together like peanut butter and jelly. They’re both great on their own but they just…

How to Key West

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Nancy Forrester’s Secret Garden

in Things You Should Know
Lots of people claim to be environmentalists and conservationists but Key West is home to a woman for whom actions speak louder than words. Nancy Forrester is her name and, on this island, it’s synonymous with “secret garden”. Nancy Forrester’s…

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…

Open Container Law in Key West

You’ve booked your flight to Key West, found the perfect accommodations and you can’t wait to walk Duval Street with a beer…
Creepy Robert the Doll with stuffed dog and letters begging forgiveness for taking photos without permission.

Robert the Doll

Like that weird clown picture with eyes that follow you around the room that hangs in your crazy uncle's man cave, Robert…

Key Wested: Key West History

Mel Fisher, Treasure Hunter

During the 1600’s, many treasure-laden Spanish ships made their voyages through the…

The Southernmost House

Key West research suggests William Curry lived a charmed life. When he stepped off the…

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…

La Bella San Carlos

It seems Key West’s history is chock full of those who rocked the boat, went against the…