WHY (THE HELL) NOT?

22&Co. glitter bombs Duval St.


“WHY NOT?” That’s the sign that hangs behind the bar at 22&Co., the coziest and most colorful new addition to the Duval Street bar scene, and it couldn’t be a more apt slogan for the bar itself or its unicorn of an owner, Jenn Stefanacci. Why not open up your first bar in a matter of weeks after taking over […]

‘Hand to God’ rocks the Waterfront Playhouse


In the quiet and devout town of Cypress, Texas, strange things are happening in a church basement. Pastor Greg has asked Margery to head the church’s puppet ministry. The pastor’s hope is that this recently widowed mother will overcome her grief through a puppet ministry, which instills good values in young parishioners. The class includes Jason, Margery’s troubled son; Jessica, […]

OFF OFF DUVAL

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 and you’ll begin to dive deeper into the quieter, more diverse and less readily apparent offerings. Here are eight spots that you […]

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 […]

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

Courtney Wilson – Waterworld Girl


If it’s possible to balance “down-to-earth” and “free-spirit,” then social butterfly Courtney Wilson has mastered it. You might see her out late at a party, the next day she’s snowboarding in Colorado, or floating in the blue waters of Iceland, but her professionalism and dependability have kept her working steadily at the best bars and restaurants since her arrival in […]

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS “Night of the Living”  March 1, 2 and 3, 7 p.m. The Key West Theater 512 Eaton St. www.thekeywesttheater.com “Undying Love”  March 1, 2 and 3, 8 p.m. The Studios of Key West 533 Eaton St. www.tskw.org “Always Patsy Cline”  March 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7, 8 p.m. Red Barn Theatre 319 Duval St. #2 www.redbarntheatre.com […]

‘Undying Love’ at the Studios of Key West


It was the strangest of times in the strangest of places, Key West (Cayo Hueso), the island of bones. There was the Great Depression, Prohibition and the catastrophic hurricane of 1935, which destroyed Flagler’s railroad, leaving Key West cut off from the mainland. But the strangest of the strange, without a doubt was “Undying Love,” the bizarre true story of […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Your guide to where the locals go for happy hour drink and food specials. Alonzo’s  700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.com Bagatelle   115 Duval St. 4-6 p.m. Half-price drinks $5 appetizers www.Bagatellekeywest.com Blackfin  918 Duval St. 4:30-6:30 p.m. $7 menu Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

Bringing Patsy Cline back to life at the Red Barn


Think of your favorite singing superstar. Now imagine that you just happen to run into her, strike up a conversation, and within minutes have formed a friendship that lasts your lifetimes. Sweet dream, right? For Louise Seger, a simple Houston housewife who loved Patsy Cline, it actually happened. And the story of how she met her idol one fateful day […]

LOCAL FOCUS

Courtney Collins: Must love dogs


Courtney Collins is the kind of person you want to have a really long conversation with. She’s soft spoken, insightful and confident, someone who seems to know exactly what she brings to the table. From her strength as a past professional tennis player to the heart she puts into her business today, Courtney is a one-woman show who packs some […]


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