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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 […]

Studios host poetry contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month, and Robert Frost (1874-1963), The Studios of Key West will host the Annual Children and Teen Poetry Contest this April. The contest is open to all Monroe County children & teens. Students are encouraged to submit poems (up to three per student) by May 4. Children ages 6-12 and teens ages 13-18 can mail […]

Sammy Hagar set to rock Coffee Butler Amphitheater

For the past year, the national music scene has been quiet. But it’s already returning with a roar, with music festivals and socially distanced shows filling Coffee Butler Amphitheater and other venues. And now Sammy Hagar plans to take the stage, bringing The Circle to Coffee Butler Amphitheater on May 23. For the better part of four decades, he has […]

Singer-songwriter Carll performs at Mile 0 Fest



Dolly Parton was once quoted as saying, “Songwriting is my way of channeling my feelings and thoughts. Not just mine, but the things I see, the people I care about. My head would explode if I didn’t get that stuff out.” Hayes Carll is fully on board with that statement. Playing the Mile 0 Fest in Key West in support […]

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 drinks, […]

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 though you can hardly walk a block down Duval Street without stumbling over an artisan peddling his crafts […]

New York designer Watts opens Key West studio

Interior designer Vanessa Watts has opened a Key West outpost of her interior design studio. Ms. Watts has taken up residence on South Street and begun taking clients in Southern Florida and the Keys. The new studio is offering a full array of services, including interior design, editorial styling, object design and digital design. Ms. Watts’ client, New York-based opera […]


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