May 5, 2016 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 th More...

Little White House holds wealth of history

Step inside the Harry S. Truman Little White House, and you’ll be forgiven for feeling the sudden urge to solve domestic policy issues while on vacation. More...

Map It Out

Getting around Key West

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

DRAG LIFE

Towering Inga tops them all

Imagine a living, 6-foot-plus tall Barbie doll with the same relative bust-to-hip ratio and requisite long, flowing blond hair. That’s the Inga whom I have seen perform, admire and got to know almost two decades ago. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Love and Theft steal the hearts of their fans

The country music duo Love and Theft will once again be gracing the stages of Key West during the Key West Songwriters Festival this week. 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: The Historic Armory Studios More...

Country superstar Jake Owen to headline songwriters fest

Country superstar Jake Owen, along with headliners Robert Earl Keen, Rhett Akins, Natalie Hemby and over 200 other musicians, will be performing in this year’s Key West Songwriters Festival, much to their fans’ delight. More...

Queen Mother Pageant: A crown above the rest

Since its beginnings more than three decades ago, the Queen Mother Pageant, set for Monday, May 9, at 8 p.m. in the 1100 block of Duval, centered in front of LaTeDa, has always been a cut above the rest. More...

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

No monkey business with Marty McSorley — well, maybe a little

Bobby’s Monkey Bar has a reputation: It’s the ideal after-party location for actors, directors, playwrights, artists and musicians. More...

SHOT IN KEY WEST

LUCAS ALDO & LAUREN SANDER 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

House Hunting:

327 William St.

This beautifully renovated 1,798-square-foot historic home is located just steps from the Historic Seaport on one of the most coveted streets in Old Town. This exquisite property was awarded the prestigious Ceramic Star for historic preservation. More...

Family compound offers privacy and three living areas

1423 Flagler Ave.

This property is a private, walled, family compound with three living spaces that are all surrounded by tropical gardens and a sparkling pool. More...

What To Do Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

SPECIAL EVENTS 2016 Key West Songwriters Festival Through May 8 Check Kwswf.com for a complete schedule 7 p.m. May 5 Jake Owen on the Duval Street Stage 200 block of Duval Street Kentucky Derby Key West Party More...

Key West Dining

Isle Cook Special Events

Chefs Martha Hubbard and Stephanie Pino Thursday, May 5 Sweet Meets Savory (“Revenge of the Fifth”) $90 - 5:30 p.m. ¦ Black Olive Madeleines with Sundried Tomato Jam ¦ Roasted Spiced Beets and Avocado Mousse with Pistachio Brittle More...

Firefly Restaurant — modern Southern food in Bahama Village

Firefly is a modern Southern restaurant located in Bahama Village. They serve brunch and dinner every day featuring two totally different menus and a different vibe between day and night. More...