This year

... New Year’s resolutions include fitness, wellness, wholeness


JANUARY 1ST: THE CALENDRICAL harbinger of rebirth and resolution (we know we’re a little late this year; we blame the post-New Year’s Eve haze). It’s the time of year where nearly every magazine issue is headlined something terribly unoriginal, like “New Year, New You!” — more like new year, same old cliché intended to propel us toward holistic self-improvement. Yet […]

Wounded Warriors Soldier Ride coming up



The nonprofit veteran’s service organization Wounded Warrior Project returns to Key West for its annual Soldier Ride on Saturday, Jan. 12. The ride is an adaptive cycling rehabilitation event in which combat-wounded veterans cycle from the Boca Chica Naval Air Station to the Veteran’s Memorial at Bayview Park alongside supportive friends, family members and caregivers. After a welcome ceremony and […]

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 […]

MAP IT OUT

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. […]

MUSIC SCENE

Rachel Grace does it for the love of music


Rachel Grace was born in upstate Warsaw, N.Y., a town she claims had “600 people, 500 teeth, and more cows than human beings.” A Christmas baby, Rachel is the oldest of four siblings — Jose, Nick (also a musician) and Angel, who incidentally is also a Christmas baby. I mean, what are the odds? “We were gypsies,” she says of […]

MUSIC SCENE

Organist Chaz Bowers to give Impromptu Classical Concerts performance at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Jan. 13

Classical organist and improvisational artist Chaz Bowers will visit Key West for an Impromptu Classical Concert performance at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (401 Duval St.). The concert is the first of the 2019 Impromptu Classical Concerts season, and forms part of the rededication of the magnificent St. Paul’s Church organ after 30 years […]

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS Key West Art & Historical Society Distinguished Speaker Series  Sharony Green, Ph.D. presents “Space Matters: The Black Bahamian in Key West and Beyond” Jan. 10, 6 p.m. Custom House Museum 281 Front St. www.kwahs.org Comedy Key West presents Patrick Garrity  Jan. 10 and 11, doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Bottlecap 1128 Simonton St. www.comedykeywest.com […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s700 Front St.4-6:30 p.m.Half-price appetizerswww.alonzoysterbar.comAqua711 Duval St.2-6 p.m.$5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beerswww.aquakeywest.comBagatelle115 Duval St.4-6 p.m.Half-price drinks$5 appetizerswww.Bagatellekeywest.comBlackfin918 Duval St.4:30-6:30 p.m.$7 menuwww.blackfinbistro.comBlue Macaw Island Eats and Bar804 Whitehead St.Every day with live music4-7 p.m.$3 well drinks, domestic beers andhouse wineswww.Bluemacawkeywest.comBoathouse Bar and Grill400 Greene St., #4084-6 p.m.Half-price well drinks and beerswww.Boathousebarandgrill.comBobby’s Monkey BarNoon-8 p.m.$3 well drinks$2.50 domestic beers$3 imports$2 Pringles […]

New York Times bestselling novelist joins lecture series


On Monday, Jan. 14, the Friends of the Key West Library present Madeline Miller as the first speaker in its acclaimed and popular Monday evening lecture series. Miller’s talk — the first in the series of 10 free lectures — at the Old City Hall (510 Greene St.) is made possible by the support of the Key West Literary Seminar. […]

CAUGHT IN KEY WEST THIS WEEK


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