#NeverAgain marches through Key West March 24

KEY WEST’S REPUTATION AS A HARD-PARTYING TOWN is no great secret. Between Spring Break, Fantasy Fest and New Year’s Eve, there is no shortage of reasons to booze it up, bare it all and (maybe) break an indecency law or two. But on March 24, while the lingering tail end of spring breakers will be making moves down Duval Street […]

SPCA of the Florida Keys hosts Spring Social March 23

Here in the Keys, there’s very little we won’t do for the puppies and the kitties. A beer pong tournament for our furry friends? I’ve been perfecting my arc shot since high school. Vibrator races on Thursday nights at Mary Ellen’s to raise money for pet adoption and spay/neuter services? My money’s on “Conan the Vibrarian” to win it all. […]


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 nine spots that you […]

Getting around Key West

1. Southernmost Point  The corner of South Street and Whitehead Street 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 The Conch Train has been winding its way through the streets of Key […]


Key West’s Nordic Goddess Helena Linder

The adventurous nature of Vikings is renowned. They crossed seas in tiny dragon-headed merchant ships designed for long-distance trade, exploration and colonization before anyone else dared. They conquered the rough seas fearlessly in their lust for land and treasure. That same nature can be found in the diminutive and gorgeous bartender, Helena Linder, a native of Umea, a coastal town […]


SPECIAL EVENTS The Studios of Key West 2018  Gala  March 22, 7 to 10 p.m. The Studios of Key West 533 Eaton St. “Native Gardens”  March 22, 23, 24, 27 and 28, 8 p.m. Red Barn Theatre 319 Duval St. #2 Literary Walking Tours  March 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 24, 10 a.m. to noon Key West […]


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 Bagatelle  115 Duval St. 4-6 p.m. Half-price drinks $5 appetizers 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 […]

The Key West Art and Historical Society invites the public to Tennessee Williams’ 107th birthday party

The Key West Art and Historical Society invites the public to a party celebrating what would have been literary icon Tennessee Williams’s 107th birthday, Monday, March 26, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tennessee Williams Museum, 513 Truman Ave. The party, which will include contest award presentations, bubbly beverages and birthday cake, highlights an annual six-week Tennessee Williams celebration that […]

‘Native Gardens’: Bloomin’ hysterical comedy

Most of us think of ourselves as intelligent, rational people who believe that not only do we know what the right thing is, but we have no trouble actually doing it. But as playwright Karen Zacarias shows us in her hilarious new play, “Native Gardens,” sometimes knowing and doing the right thing is a matter of personal perspective, and, more […]


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