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Jesse Wagner is a Happy Dog


Jesses Wagner was born in Montgomery County, Pa., which at the time “…still had patches of farms spread throughout the growing suburban Philadelphia sprawl. It was a nice mix of old farmers and suits and lower middle class average Joes populating the area. First, we lived in Lansdale which was more developed, then we moved to what I consider my […]

SALT Gallery features Conch artist Tony Campo through May

Through the end of May, SALT Gallery (830 Fleming St.) will feature a new collection of vibrant acrylic paintings by local artist Tony Campo. Tony is a fifth generation Conch — a true Key West native. His ancestors immigrated to the island from Cuba in the mid-1800s to work in the booming cigar industry. A lifelong friend of Campo’s great […]

‘Hot Island Nights: Tropical Delights’


No one makes a crowd swoon or sway more than drag king and littlest strong man, Chief Peach, the newest member of Key West Burlesque and co-host of “Hot Island Nights: Tropical Delights” on Friday, April 20, at Key West Theater, 512 Eaton Street. Set to a song list of tiki, tropical and Latin fusion favorites, “Tropical Delights” transports you […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

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 www.alonzoysterbar.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 Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

‘Cry It Out’ at the Red Barn Theatre


Two women in a shared back yard — with baby monitors and coffee mugs in hand — find mutual longed-for companionship as they weave their respective ways through the landscape of new motherhood. Admittedly, this could be a bit narrow a storyline for a stage play if it weren’t for the fact that this particular play — “Cry It Out,” […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

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 www.alonzoysterbar.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 Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

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 SALT Gallery  830 Fleming St. Lenny Addorisio and  Marlene Koenigh  Ongoing www.saltislandprovisions.com 305-517-6088 The Gallery on Greene  606 Greene St. Mike Rooney  Ongoing www.galleryongreene.com 305-2941669 The Historic Armory Studios  600 White St. Paintings by Michael J. Phillips  Ongoing conchead2@yahoo.com […]

A new Florida author combines real estate and piloting experience in a fictional tale of intrigue set in the Florida Keys


The Great Recession and subsequent real estate bust of 2008 was a force Floridians knew all too well if they were residing then in the Sunshine State. Shane Kammerdiener of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., a longtime real estate agent, was a professional casualty of the crisis, and his insight gave the first-time author an idea for a fictional story that […]

Olga Manosalvas art exhibit opens at Collections, Key West, April 6, 5 to 8 p.m.

For years Keys locals have had only a taste of Olga Manosalvas’ work, often seen through her commercial side at Baby’s Coffee, the business her husband Gary and she, have owned for 30 years. We are honored to have the opportunity to show a large body of Olgas’ work, with a meet the artist reception on April 6th, 5-8:00, at […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

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 www.alonzoysterbar.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   Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 […]


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