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KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

22&Co 504 Angela St. Open-6 p.m. 2-for-1 beer, wine and well drinks Manic Monday, 1/2 price all drinks all day www.22andco.com Alonzo’s Oyster Bar 700 Front St. 4-7 p.m. 1/2 price well drinks, beer, wines by the glass 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. 1/2 price […]

THE KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE



Key West is an artist’s utopia. Vibrant colors, stunning landscapes, dynamic wildlife and a culture that embraces art in all its incarnations are just a few of the infinite reasons why creators of all types flock to the island seeking inspiration. And while you hardly can walk a block down Duval Street without stumbling over an artisan peddling his crafts […]

Southern-tinged rock

Allman Betts Band hits the road in a tour that comes to Key West.


Devon Allman can look back on his music career and see he has always tended to have a band that goes for a few years, and then he’s been ready to shake things up and start something different. During the early 2000s, he fronted Devon Allman’s Honeytribe, then in 2011, he joined up with Cyril Neville, Mike Zito, Yonrico Scott […]

Jorma Kaukonen remains a storyteller



In light of the spate of music biopics and memoirs that have come out, anyone expecting lots of hot dishing when they crack open “Been So Long: My Life and Music,” Jorma Kaukonen’s 2018 autobiography, is advised to look elsewhere. Despite the fact that the Jefferson Airplane founding member and Hot Tuna co-founder experienced his first dalliance with fame during […]

Argentinian restaurant plans evening of Flamenco music, dance

Is there anything more romantic than flamenco music — the dancing and the guitars? We think not. You can enjoy the music and the dance of Spain when Viva Argentinian Steakhouse hosts “Viva el Flamenco!” at 8 p.m. May 21-22. Viva says it will offer special menus for the evenings. Dancers Belen Almaguer and Carolina Celeste join singer/guitarist Lius Linares […]

ON THE WATER

New boat engine cutoff switch law now in effect

There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard Reauthorization. These devices, commonly referred to as engine cutoff switches (ECOS), are designed to prevent a boat strike injury if an operator is accidentally ejected overboard while underway. Engine cutoff devices can […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

22&Co504 Angela St.Open-6 p.m.2-for-1 beer, wine and well drinksManic Monday, 1/2 price all drinksall daywww.22andco.com Alonzo’s Oyster Bar700 Front St.4-7 p.m.1/2 price well drinks, beer,wines by the glasswww.alonzoysterbar.com Aqua711 Duval St.2-6 p.m.$5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beerswww.aquakeywest.com Bagatelle115 Duval St.4-6 p.m.1/2 price drinks, $5 tasting plateswww.Bagatellekeywest.com Bobby’s Monkey Bar900 Simonton St.Noon-8 p.m.$2.50 domestic beers$3 imports and well drinks BottleCap Lounge1128 […]

THE KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE



Key West is an artist’s utopia. Vibrant colors, stunning landscapes, dynamic wildlife and a culture that embraces art in all its incarnations are just a few of the infinite reasons why creators of all types flock to the island seeking inspiration. And while you hardly can walk a block down Duval Street without stumbling over an artisan peddling his crafts […]

1622 shipwreck Atocha’s story continues through artifacts

Karolina Calderwood and Carol Tedesco met recently at the Mel Fisher’s Treasures shop on Duval Street to examine and photograph two artifacts previously recovered from the Nuestra Senora de Atocha shipwreck: an unusual silver “piece of eight” treasure coin and a 43.72-carat rough jadeite stone. What makes these two particular pieces so noteworthy? “Almost all of the more than 150,000 […]

Butterfly biome designed to replenish zebra longwings

The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is collaborating with the Lower Keys Zebra Longwing Project to replenish the Florida Keys population of the zebra longwing, which is the Florida State Butterfly. While once abundant in the Florida Keys, local populations of this species were substantially lost in Hurricane Irma in 2017. The garden has built a butterfly biome […]


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