February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Its namesake never saw it, but Audubon House still worth a look

It’s midway through the tour of Key West’s stunningly pretty Audubon House and Tropical Gardens that the truth comes out: John James Audubon — famed naturalist painter, whose lifelike paintings of bird portraits line the walls of the museum — never a More...

Old Island Days Art Festival coming up Feb. 25-16

The Old Island Days Art Festival, a juried outdoor fine art festival, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26, at Whitehead and Caroline Streets in Old Town. More...

Hemingway’s Key West legacy and six-toed cats

The crown jewel of Key West’s rich literary legacy, which has attracted writers such as Tennessee Williams, Ralph Ellison, Robert Frost and Carson McCullers, is Ernest Hemingway’s old home at 907 Whitehead Street. More...

Map It Out

Getting around Key West

1. Southernmost Point The corner of South Street and Whitehead Street www.southernmostpointwebcam.com The city of Key West erected this now-famous concrete buoy in 1983 to denote the southernmost point in the continental United States. More...

Arts and Entertainment News

MUSIC SCENE

Jesse Wagner: The Happy Dog

Jesse Wagner was born in Montgomery County, Pa., which at the time “...still had patches of farms spread throughout the growing suburban Philadelphia sprawl. More...

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

For a comprehensive guide and map to Key West’s finest art galleries, visit www.keysarts.com/artist_ connections/ gallery_ guide.pdf  SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK  Gildea Contemporary Gallery  522 Southard St. www.Gildea.gallery More...

DRAG LIFE

Randy Roberts: Uncommon by any definition

Funny thing about being a fan: no matter how well you imagine you know your idol’s life story, it just ain’t so. Sit down and talk biography and there are always surprises. More...

New one-act plays by Florida writers premiere at the Key West Theater

Did you know that Key West is about 129 miles away from the nearest Walmart? That is just one of the many reasons life in the Keys is not like anywhere else in the country. “129 Miles from Walmart,” opening at the Key West Theater Feb. More...

This week’s entertainment at Schooner Wharf Bar

Here’s a lineup of entertainment coming up at the Schooner Wharf from Thursday, Feb. 23 to Wednesday, March 2. More...

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

You gotta have Faith

Faith Higgins is a Philly girl. Born in Bristol, Pa., and raised in Bensalem, her first bar gig was at Club Capri in Levittown. More...

Mindfulness workshop to be held in Key West Botanical Gardens

Mindfulness experts Devon and Craig Hase will be teaching mindfulness techniques and practices during a two-day workshop set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26, at the Key West Botanical Gardens.  More...

Off Off Duval

An insider’s look at Key West

The most traveled and visible street in Key West is only the beginning, the surface, of what the town has to offer. More...

Real Estate News

Suzy’s Parrot Perch offers a bird’s-eye view

1025A Whitehead Street, $669,000

Suzy’s Parrot Perch is the quintessential Key West vacation rental. Through a quaint gate off Whitehead Street, you will climb an outdoor staircase hidden from the street by tropical foliage. More...

Luxury estate in Key West

1017 and 1023 Southard Street seven bedrooms/nine bathrooms, $5,900,000

This property is perhaps the finest luxury estate in Key West. It encompasses more than 20,000 square feet of land and more than 5,000 square feet of living space in the heart of the historic district. More...

What To Do Where To Go

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS 129 Miles from WalmartNew One-act plays by Florida writersFeb. 24 and 28, 8 p.m.The Key West Theater512 Eaton St.Tickets available atwww.thekeywesttheater.com Old Island Days Art Festival More...

Key West Dining

Mary Ellen’s serves up dive bar atmosphere with a side of grilled cheese

Appelrouth Lane, once a sleepy little alley off of Duval Street, has exploded over the last five years with the addition of stellar restaurant 2 Cents and its growth into a local favorite, and Leather Master’s increasingly visible presence. More...