October 27, 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 the museum — never a 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...

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

No snow for Tiffany Keefer, but lots of snowbirds

Good-natured Tiffany Keefer came to Key West from Mechanicsburg, Pa., just outside of Harrisburg, in 1979, when she was just 13 years old. “I had no choice,” she said with a sparkle in her eye. 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

Five Guys Newtown to donate portion of sales to Key West Montessori

Are you looking for an easy, tasty way to donate to a deserving local school? The First Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Five Guys Newtown will be donating 10 percent of its sales to the Key West Montessori Charter School. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Sweetheart of the Key West stage — Dora Gholson

Dora Gholson was born in Ypsilanti, Mich. After finishing high school in northern Michigan, she moved to Ann Arbor for a few years. More...

DRAG LIFE

Maya Montana, the Darling of Aqua Nightclub

Make no mistake about it — whether in drag or not, Maya Montana is the most adorable drag queen on Duval Street. More...

Business Guild presents 34th Headdress Ball, premier Fantasy Fest gay and lesbian event

Revelers hoping to make “headlines” in Key West can take center stage Thursday, Oct. More...

FLORIDA WRITERS

Key West Halloween festival brings downfall to would-be queen

¦ “Killer Takeout” by Lucy Burdette. Obsidian/NAL. 304 pages. Paperback, $7.99. More...

PINK TRIANGLE

THE 801 Girls: A rock ‘n’ roll walk on the wild side

Ask anyone in Key West and they’ll tell you that Sushi is the undisputed queen of drag in town and The 801 Bourbon Bar is her castle. 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...

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 2016 Smallest Parade in theUniverse October 27, 5 to 9 pm The Waterfront Brewery 201 William Street Frisky Business at the Sidebar October 27, 7 to 9 pm Sidebar at Aqua Nightclub 504 Angela Street More...

Key West Dining

Isle Cook Key West

“Preparing for Thanksgiving” cooking series

Prepare yourself this year by learning how to create an incredible Thanksgiving dinner. Chef Martha Hubbard is offering a three-part, hands-on cooking lesson series covering Thanksgiving basics (with additional chef touches and secrets).  More...

Blue Heaven is back

Blue Heaven, the landmark Bahama Village restaurant, has reopened after a six-week renovation just in time for Fantasy Fest.  A favorite of tourists and locals, Blue Heaven has completely updated its indoor bar area into an inviting and comforta More...