October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

PINK TRIANGLE

Kristen Livengood, candidate for queen of Fantasy Fest

Kristen Livengood is a true Conch, the rarest of all Key West unicorns. 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...

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...

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

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...

Wharfstock on tap at the schooner wharf bar

Fall under the spell of peace, love and music — Woodstock style. Everyone will be getting groovy with tie-dye, flower power and psychedelic hoo doo on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Schooner Wharf Bar.  More...

‘Peter Pan’s Adventures in Naughty Land: A Burlesque Parody’

Just beyond the second star to the right and straight on til’ morning, exists another land of pirates, mermaids and fairies; where lost boys and girls do grow up and become very naughty …  More...

Goombay Festival 2016 celebrates Bahama Village heritage

In 1648, British colonists traveling from Bermuda arrived on the Bahamian island of Eleuthra, “claiming” it as a crown colony of England and setting up shop, so to speak. 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...

FLORIDA WRITERS

Compendium of Florida facts and follies links the loony, lousy and laughable

¦ “Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country” by Craig Pittman. St. Martin’s Press. 336 pages. Hardcover, $26.99. More...

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

Jill Cassell, the Hula Hooping Bartender of Key West

If you’re not a local, I’m going to let you in on a little local’s secret. There are plenty of places to watch a world-famous Key West sunset, but for my money, there’s no better place to watch for the green flash than at the Galleon Tiki Bar. 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...

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...

Grinnell Street luxury

611 Grinnell Street, #1 – $949,000

Part of a five-unit compound of homes with a shared heated pool, this beautiful three-bedroom and two-bath home has an entrance on Grinnell Street and lives more like a stand-alone home. More...

What To Do Where To Go

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS King and Queen of Fantasy FestThe 2016 Royal Coronation BallOct. 21, 6 to 10 p.m.Casa Marina1500 Reynolds StreetTickets available at ahi.ticketleap.com More...

Key West Dining

SUMMER 2016 KEY WEST RESTAURANT SPECIALS

Antonia’s Italian Restaurant 615 Duval St. Specials and $10 pastas every day Closed Mondays Antoniaskeywest.com More...

KEY WEST CUISINE

The Thirsty Mermaid: From burgers to caviar

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...