Missing iconic Key West sign found



Mystery solved! The iconic Rotary Club of Key West sign that beaconed visitors “Welcome to Key West,” has been found and returned to the club Thursday. The Key West Express, a daily fast-ferry to Key West from Fort Myers Beach and Marco Island, brought the missing sign back to Key West this morning after a young couple in their mid-20s […]

BON APPETIT



Isle Cook, opened three years ago by the husband and wife team of Bill and Eden Brown, has been a revolutionary force in the Key West culinary scene.

Made in Key West: Supporting local business



Despite Key West’s reputation as a town full of dive bars, fish tacos and “Trop Rock” fanatics, there is a lot more being made here than just bad decisions (yes, that includes that Hawaiian shirt you’re contemplating purchasing and also that stranger you tried to bring back to your hotel room last night after your third shot of Fireball). Our […]

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. Ask the locals about their favorite spots, stroll through quiet neighborhoods or down alleyways off Duval Street and you’ll begin to dive deeper into the quieter, more diverse and less readily apparent offerings. Here are eight spots that […]

Getting around Key West

1. Southernmost Point The corner of South Street and Whitehead Street www.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.
2. Conch Tour Train 303 Front St., Key West 305-294-5161 or 888-916-8687 www.conchtourtrain.com The Conch Train has been winding its way through the streets of Key West since 1958.

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

Living joyfully with Julie Le Sergent


Bahama Village once was considered the sketchy and dangerous part of town, but it has become a hip and trendy destination without comprising its cultural heritage and the small-town sense of community at its heart. Thanks to the iconic restaurant Blue Heaven, it is a highly pursued destination on the tourist map. The main attraction in the village is a […]

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS Boy-lesque 2Destiny for Queen of Fantasy FestOct. 12, 6 p.m.Aqua Nightclub711 Duval St. Girls Rock the Key WestTheater for AIDS HelpOct. 15, 7 to 10 p.m.Key West Theater512 Eaton St.www.thekeywesttheater.com Key West Film Festival 2017Launch PartyOct. 17, 7 p.m.Mangoes700 Duval St. Fantasy Fest King and Queen Events See the complete schedule at www.ahmonroe.org COMEDY Comedy Open Mike NightMondays, […]

LOCAL FOCUS

Quincy Perkins and the potential of filmmaking


There are heroes among us every day. I like to think that after the recent natural disaster that devastated our islands. We know this now more than ever. We need these people, the heroes. While some of us retreat into the shadows when the going gets tough, they bravely step out into the light in order to effect change and […]

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

For a comprehensive guide and map to Key West’s finest art galleries visit, www.keysarts.com/artist_ connections/ gallery_ guide.pdf. SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK SALT Gallery830 Fleming St.Kate Holtkamp-The Little ThingsOngoing through October Key West Art and HistoricalSocietyCustom House Museum281 Front St.The Navy in Key WestOngoing Tennessee Williams,The Playwright and PainterOngoingwww.Kwahs.org The Historic Armory Studios600 White St.Paintings by Michael J. PhillipsOngoing conchead2@yahoo.com704-819-2487 Mixed […]

SHOT IN KEY WEST

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