Key West Burlesque’s PEACHY POO’S HOLIDAY REVUE



IF KEY WEST were a person, she would no doubt be covered in glitter, wrapped in a fluffy feather boa and towering in 5-inch platform heels. And just as Michelangelo saw the angel in the marble and carved until he set that angel free, Christa Hunt, the the colorful co-creator of Key West Burlesque, recognized Key West’s inner burlesque star […]

21 holiday movies we think you might enjoy watching this season



’Tis the season to stuff our faces and veg out on the couch watching Netflix, fa la la la la la la la la. When it comes to putting ourselves in the holiday mood, there is nothing better than a great seasonal film. But which one is your go-to favorite? Depending on just how naughty or nice you are, there […]

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 you might […]

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Getting around Key West

1. Southernmost Point  The corner of South and Whitehead streets www.southernmostpointwebcam.com The city of Key West erected this concrete buoy in 1983 to denote the southernmost point in the continental United States. 2. Conch Tour Train  303 Front St. 305-294-5161 or 888-916-8687 www.conchtourtrain.com The iconic train has been winding its way through the streets of Key West since 1958. 3. […]

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 […]

‘The Lincoln Assassination and the Florida Keys’

On Thursday, Dec. 20, Key West Art & Historical Society welcomes Distinguished Speaker Series guest Fred L. Borch to the Custom House Museum (281 Front St.). His 6 p.m. presentation, “The Lincoln Assassination and the Florida Keys,” provides insights into the murder of the 16th president of the United States and the imprisonment of four of the accused at Fort […]

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS Key West Art & Historical Society Distinguished Speaker Series  Fred L. Borch: “The Lincoln Assassination and the Florida Keys” Dec. 20, 6 p.m. Custom House Museum 281 Front St. www.kwahs.org Cinematheque Series  Nothing Like a Dame (Tea with the Dames) Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m. Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St. www.tropiccinema.com A Very Truman Experience  Truman Little White House […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s  700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.com Aqua  711 Duval St. 2-6 p.m. $5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beers www.aquakeywest.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 www.blackfinbistro.com Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar 804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

Authentic Neapolitan pizza a staple at Roostica

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Bobby and Michelle Mongelli own Hogfish Bar and Grill and Geiger Key Marina but perhaps their proudest accomplishment is the Stock Island pizzeria Roostica. A favorite restaurant of Key West locals and visitors, Roostica is known for the pizza but also offers an assortment of Italian specialties. However, the pizza it serves is the highlight. In 1998, the Italian government […]

CAUGHT IN KEY WEST THIS WEEK


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