What to Do in Key West

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New Year's Eve - Key West Style

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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 health, extended time in paradise and a hole lotto love, thousands of New Year's Eve revelers will gather in front of the…

Joe's Tap Room: Yes, Craft Beer Exists Here!

You’ve all seen the T-Shirts and bumper stickers that read, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” and…
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.…

Scuba Diving Key West

The excitement and diversity of Key West extends past Duval Street and beyond its sandy beaches. You’ll find great beauty…

How to Key West

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The Plight of the Sea Turtle

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If you’ve been fortunate enough to meet a sea turtle eye-to-eye, you know the feeling of being assessed by a creature who seems capable of judging your worth and intentions. I imagine the feeling to be similar to that of being eyeballed by the great…
Conch Republic

The Conch Republic (that's “konk”)

If you’ve spent any time in Key West or have done any reading to prepare for a future visit, you’ve no doubt heard of conch.…

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 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 Wested: Key West History

Fort Zachary Taylor

Construction on Key West’s Fort Zachary Taylor began in 1845, shortly after Florida was…

Key West Cigars: A Smokey History

Cigars seem to be everywhere in Key West. Stroll down Duval Street and you’ll see several…

Mel Fisher, Treasure Hunter

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

Key West Firehouse Museum

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