Gallery Guide

Rosen Gallery & Studios 2172 J&C Blvd., Naples821-1061; Feb. 14-15 – “Julie Kimball: AnExuberance of Flowers”n March 4, 5-8 p.m. – “Nancy WoodWoltz: Eclecticism” opening receptionwith music by Alcyhymie featuringJennifer Ruzicka Sheldon Fine Art 460 Fifth Ave. S., Naples649-6255n Feb. 12, 6-8 p.m. – Champagnereception for Modern Impressionistpalette knife artist Henrietta Milann Feb. 14, 2-4 p.m. – “Quiet Contentment”book […]


Backstreet Boys singer sued after fight in Key West

A Key West Police Department booking image of Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter after his arrest on Jan. 13. A Key West bar employee has filed suit against Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter for an altercation that resulted in Mr. Carter’s arrest. Skylar Carden is accusing Mr. Carter of punching him on Jan. 13 at the Hog’s Breath Saloon. He […]


Good times are to be had 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 The nightly Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square is the best free show in town, a center of Key West commerce and performance art ( The square’s history dates back to the town’s early years when it was incorporated in […]

Not to miss Key West attractions

Audubon House & Tropical Gardens 205 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040 (305) 294- 2116 or (877) 294-2470 Original lithographs of John James Audubon’s drawings are on display at this former home of shipwreck salvager Capt. John Geiger. CityView Trolley Tours of Key West 1045 Whitehead St., Key West, FL 33040 (305) 294-0644 These open-air trolleys offer hop-on-and-off […]

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 site-seeing tour, pulled out of the station on Front Street and rambled and jangled along the sometimes bumpy roads of Key West’s historic district. A ticket for the train, actually a car outfitted like a train with passenger cars in tow, is about $30 (plus tip); […]

Stunning canal home in Sunrise Shores

This Sunrise Shores home offers amazing Key West living with tranquil, private views of the canal and mangroves. The home boasts a 9,794-square-foot lot complete with dock, pool and lush tropical landscaping. This gated home has four bedrooms, three baths and includes an upper level master suite with updated bath, huge walk-in closet with cedar storage and canal views. The […]

House Hunting:

11809 Via Novelli Court Miromar Lakes

This former model in the Murano neighborhood on The Peninsula at Miromar Lakes comes with a private boat dock. There are four bedrooms, five full and two half-baths in more than 4,900 air-conditioned square feet. Open the pocketing sliding glass doors in the great room and make even more room for entertaining family and friends on the screened lanai that […]

Thai snapper and sweet potato pie for dessert

The Place: Seven Fish. 632 Olivia Street. Key West, Fla. 33040. 305-296- 2777. Dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly. Closed Tuesdays. Reservations recommended. The Price: Snapper, $32. Pie, $9. The Details: Seven Fish is a cozy, low-key bistro tucked into an historic residential neighborhood. The setting is elegantly simple: the waitstaff are dressed in shorts and t-shirts, the […]

Cuban mojo-marinated Mahi fish dinner

The Place: Schooner Warf Bar. 202 Williams Street. Key West, Fla. 33040. 305- 292-3302. Open daily. The Price: $18.25 The Details: This rustic bar and eatery is a favorite of locals, a casual place with a fisherman’s vibe, live music, and of course, being right on the water, fresh seafood. One of their most popular dishes, and for good […]

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