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 actually lived in the Audubon House. But don’t let this spoiler keep you from visiting; indeed, a visit to […]

CAUGHT IN KEY WEST THIS WEEK

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: The Gallery on Greene  606 Greene St. Peter Vey  Ongoing www.galleryongreene.com 305-294-1669 SALT Gallery  830 Fleming St. Kreg Kelley  Ongoing www.saltislandprovisions.com 305-517-6088 Key West Art and Historical  Society  Custom House 281 Front St. That’s Outrageous – The work  of […]

Windward Park beauty

606 Truman Ave., #10 — $775,000

This beautifully furnished two-story residence is in Old Town Key West. The well-maintained community offers 13 secluded homes with a secure entrance, private heated pool and immaculate tropical grounds. This home has been upgraded with hardwood floors, granite counter tops, ceramic tile, built-ins and more. The main level boasts a spacious living and dining area, an updated kitchen, a bathroom […]

The quest for the Atocha



They were four weeks behind schedule. For months, a procession of mules had been arriving at the Veracruz docks, winding their way through the haze of a humid tropical summer, laden with a bank’s worth of treasure bound for Spain. Each piece of silver, each flawless emerald, each gold bar, each bronze cannon needed first be recorded in a ledger, […]

2018-07-12 E-Edition


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