Key West Art & Historical Society CELEBRATES Keys’ culture

Key West Art & Historical Society is one of the oldest nonprofits in the Keys.


CAYO HUESO — LITERALLY “bone cay” in Spanish, Key West has had a fascinating, often morbid history. In its precolonial days, it was said that the island was once a communal graveyard, littered with the bones of prior inhabitants. Key West became an official territory of the United States in 1822, but its rich history spans well beyond the past […]

‘Blind Spots’ exposes modern slavery at The Studios



What makes someone an activist? Does activism necessitate action or can we consider ourselves activists if we genuinely desire to confront our discomfort in order to understand the plights of those who are less fortunate? These are the questions Erika Biddle is hoping to address in her newest exhibit, “Blind Spots — Modern Slavery Exposed.” On Thursday, Feb. 7, The […]

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. […]

Miami meets New York City at Misohappy

KEY WEST CUISINE


Take your taste buds on an international journey without using your Sky- Miles or even leaving the island. Check in to Misohappy, Key West’s newest and hottest dining spot. Think Miami meets New York City — comfy and cozy but oh-so-chic, this warm and inviting yet trendy sushi and Thai spot is a real treat for the senses. Located at […]

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS Comedy Key West presents Lenny Clarke  Feb. 7-8, doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Bottlecap 1128 Simonton St. www.comedykeywest.com A Night at the Full Moon Saloon  Feb. 8, doors open at 7 p.m., concert at 8 p.m. Key West Theater 512 Eaton St. Tickets available at www.thekeywesttheater.com Blue Heaven Concert Series: Susan Werner  Feb. 8, […]

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 […]

BARTENDER OF THE WEEK

From Alaska to Key West to Alaska with Nikki Baran


Nikki Baran seems to be unable to make up her mind on which extreme corner of the country she wants to settle in — the icy crags of Skagway, Alaska, or the salty reefs of Key West, so she bounces back and forth like a tennis ball. But is there any reason to choose just one? Probably not. Nikki was […]

Key West Art & Historical Society hosts fourth annual Key West Food Truck Festival at Fort East Martello


What could be better than a day-long concert in a field by the sea, complete with a bevy of food trucks for the choosing? On Saturday, Feb. 9 from noon to 7 p.m., Key West Art & Historical Society hosts the fourth annual Key West Food Truck Festival, “Food Trucks in Paradise 2019,” an event that transforms Fort East Martello’s […]

CAUGHT IN KEY WEST THIS WEEK


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