April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

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...

DRAG LIFE

Sushi primping for the night. More...

SHOT IN KEY WEST

Got a great Key West photo? Share it with everyone. Send your images to okillian@floridaweekly.com Tell us where you’re from and where you shot the photo.   More...

NOT-TO-MISS ATTRACTIONS

Audubon House & Tropical Gardens 205 Whitehead St. (305) 294- 2116 or (877) 294-2470 audubonhouse.com  Original lithographs of John James Audubon’s drawings are on display at this former home of shipwreck salvager Capt. John Geiger. More...

The Conch Train: rambling along the streets and through the history of Key West since 1958

On a blustery, partly cloudy Sunday afternoon The Conch Tour Train, Key West’s old-time sightseeing tour, pulled out of the station on Front Street and rambled and jangled along the sometimes bumpy roads of Key West’s historic district. More...

Map It Out

Getting around Key West

Area attractions

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

Arts and Entertainment News

Meet the Mobtown beast: Tony Baltimore

I often have musician friends from back home ask me how they can move to Key West and play music for a living, and I always cite Tony Baltimore as the best example of how to get that done. More...

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

For a comprehensive guide and map to Key West’s finest art galleries visit keysarts.com/artist_ connections/gallery_ guide.pdf  Special events this week Key West Art Center More...

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Your guide to where the locals go for happy hour drink and food specials. More...

‘Free Beer Tomorrow’ opens at the Key West Theater

In “Free Beer Tomorrow,” The Key West Theater holds true to one of its primary missions; developing and showcasing new local talent.  More...

Love, sparkle and merriment: What every wedding is made of

Nothing captures a diva’s fancy more than a wedding. It combines all of my favorite things: love, sparkle and merriment. More...

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

Jay Graham, Dante’s

Jay Graham is a Key West islander made if not born, like many who have migrated here from the mainland. More...

Sushi: the house queen of 801 Cabaret

Spelled out on the wall behind the bar in huge letters lit with orange bulbs are the words DRAG ASYLUM. More...

Good times in the Conch Republic

Here are three attractions for the whole family that capture Key West’s artistic inclinations, diverse history, and whimsical beauty.  Mallory Square   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

A charming perch located in the heart of Old Town

Suzy’s Parrot’s Perch is a charming transient licensed two bedroom apartment that is “perched” on the second floor of a two-story building. More...

House Hunting:

1109 Fleming St.

This beautifully appointed historic home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms in the main house, with hardwood floors and Dade County Pine throughout. More...

What To Do Where To Go

THEATER

Free Beer Tomorrow 8 p.m. on April 7, 8, 9. Key West Theater 512 Eaton Street (305) 985-0433 thekeywesttheater.com Out of the City 8 p.m. on April 7, 8, 9, and 11. Red Barn Theatre 319 Duval Street, #2 (305) 296-9911 redbarntheatre.com More...

Key West Dining

The Dish: Thai snapper and sweet potato pie for dessert

The Place: Seven Fish. 632 Olivia St. (305) 296-2777. Dinner 6 to 10 p.m. nightly. Closed Tuesdays. Reservations recommended. 7fish.com  The Price: Snapper, $32. Pie, $9.  More...

The Dish: Maine lobster roll with slaw

The Place: D.J.’s Clam Shack. 629 Duval St. (305) 294-0102. Open daily 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. djsclamshack.com  The Price: $16 More...

The Thirsty Mermaid: fresh seafood at its best

Tommy Quartararo and his wife Kristen Onderdonk, owners of Blackfin Bistro and Antonia’s, have now opened The Thirsty Mermaid featuring Chef Ryan Shapiro.  The Thirsty Mermaid is a small, quaint raw bar/restaurant featuring everything fro More...