April 14, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

Shawna Miller Allen: Runaway bride found her true love in Key West

Locals in Key West who were born and raised here are known as Conchs. If you happen to move to the island and make it through seven years you are known as a freshwater Conch.  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 continental United States. More...

Arts and Entertainment News

MUSIC SCENE

Claire Finley — brilliant, blithe and beautiful, sure, but the ‘B’ in ‘Lady B’ stands for bass

There’s no way to describe in words Claire Finley’s skills as a bassist. It’s something you have to hear and experience. 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 and Historicalal Society  Custom House 281 Front St.&n More...

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Your guide to where the locals go for happy hour drink and food specials. Alonzo’s 700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers Olonzoysterbar.com Bagatelle 115 Duval St. 4-6 p.m. Half-price drinks $5 appetizers Bagatellekeywest.com More...

Key West Dining

CUISINE NEWS

Flaming Buoy menu incorporates flavors of the Keys, Caribbean

In a quiet residential neighborhood in Old Town, Scot Forste and Fred Isch are partners and owners of The Flaming Buoy.  The couple moved to Key West from Cincinnati. Mr. More...

KEY WEST DINING

Isle Cook Special Events

Chef’s Tasting Menu Thursday, April 14 Chefs Martha Hubbard and Stephanie Pino Sweet Meets Savory - $90 - 5:30 p.m. More...

Vintners Dinner to kick off Taste of Key West

Back after a very hungry one-year hiatus, the much-loved AIDS Help fundraiser, the Vintners Dinner, returns to Key West for one night only, April 17, at 6 p.m. at the Casa Marina Hotel, 1500 Reynolds St. More...

LaTeDa tradition suits Key West to a tea

Institutions are individuals or events, usually hallowed by time, that represent the character of a place, or even of an entire culture. More...

DRAG LIFE

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...

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

Cudjoe Gardens private retreat is a must see

Relax and enjoy this private retreat after a hard day of fishing. More...

House Hunting:

1017 Southard St.

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

What To Do Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

SPECIAL EVENTS Vintners Dinner A benefit for AIDS Help April 17, 6 p.m. Waldorf Astoria Casa Marina 1500 Reynolds St. Tickets at keystix.com A Taste of Key West A benefit for AIDS Help April 18, 6 p.m. More...

Waterfront Playhouse Delights With ‘Enchanted April’

At the Waterfront Playhouse through April 30, “Enchanted April,” a 2003 Tony nominee, is the kind of play that reminds you of what you loved about theater in the first place.  “A comical, restorative journey of discovery &helli More...

‘Out of the City’ at the Red Barn

The Red Barn Theatre presents “Out of the City,” a witty new comedy that tells the story of two middle-aged couples who take a weekend trip to a lakeside bed-and-breakfast in the Poconos to celebrate a milestone birthday.  An unexpec More...