August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

THE FISHING REPORT

Fishing in August in the Keys can be great

Summer in the Keys can be the best time for catching spawning snapper such as yellowtail, mangroves and muttons in the reefs. They usually respond to live or cut bait and anchoring and chumming the waters is usually your best bet. 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.&n 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...

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

Coming up at the Green Parrot

Surf rocker and bluesman Danny Morris leads his trio into The Green Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. 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...

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK For a comprehensive guide and map to Key West’s finest art galleries, visit keysarts.com/artist_ connections/gallery_ guide.pdf The Historic Armory Studios 600 White St. Paintings by Michael J. More...

Martello towers protected fort

By the time the American Civil War began, Key West was primed to defend its coastal borders against those dastardly enemy ships sent from … the South.  More...

PINK TRIANGLE

Atlantic Shores: Beloved and mourned

It is probably safe to say that no gay institution in Key West (no, not even The Monster or Papillon) has been so beloved and so deeply mourned as the Atlantic Shores. More...

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...

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

Key West’s Sweetheart Bartender Erin Wagoner

Twenty-some years ago Erin Odom was watching the house band at a small dive bar in Key West called Boston Billy’s, where she worked as a waitress, when she met the young aspiring guitarist playing that night, Carl Wagoner. 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

Luxurious Casa Marina townhouse

811 Washington St., Unit 102 $924,000

This 1,876-square-foot, three-bedroom, 3½-bath, fully appointed, luxurious Casa Marina Estates townhouse features cathedral ceilings, high-end tile and hardwood floors throughout. More...

915 Cornish Lane

$1,400,000 Two bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms

Recently featured on HGTV’s new show “Hunting Vintage” and the home of men’s fashion designer Andrew Christian, this stunning contemporary cottage is tucked away at the end of a quiet lane. More...

What To Do Where To Go

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS  Full Moon Yoga Gathering and Ceremony Aug. 18, 8-10 p.m. Shakti Yoga Key West 1114 White St.   More...

Key West Dining

SUMMER 2016 KEY WEST RESTAURANT SPECIALS

Prime Steakhouse 951 Caroline St. 50 percent off appetizers and 25 percent off wine for locals Primekeywest.com   More...

KEY WEST CUISINE

Firefly Restaurant — modern Southern food in Bahama Village

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