What to Do in Key West

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Snuba and Other Adventures

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Key West, Florida is famous for its sunsets, pub crawls and devil-may-care attitude but it should be equally famous for its seemingly endless selection of unique adventures. Surrounded by tranquil turquoise waters, it makes sense that the island’s…

B&O’s Fish Wagon

There’s a dumpy little pile of rubbish on the corners of William and Caroline Streets that could easily be mistaken for a…

The Girls of Fantesy Fest 2014

The masked balls, body painting, crazy parties and costume competitions of Fantasy Fest have wrapped up for another year in…

Our Lady of Lourdes

Key West has been hit by more than its fair share of hurricanes. While a number of them caused only minor damage, too many…

How to Key West

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The Plight of the Sea Turtle

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If you’ve been fortunate enough to meet a sea turtle eye-to-eye, you know the feeling of being assessed by a creature who seems capable of judging your worth and intentions. I imagine the feeling to be similar to that of being eyeballed by the great…

The Manatees

If you’ve ever had the extreme pleasure of seeing a manatee in its natural habitat then you already know what beautiful…

Fighting the War on Drugs

About five months ago, a shiny new patrol ship docked at Key West’s Navy Pier. I nosed around and learned the pretty little…

Open Container Law in Key West

You’ve booked your flight to Key West, found the perfect accommodations and you can’t wait to walk Duval Street with a beer…

Key Wested: Key West History

The White House for White Hair

Harry Truman
Without a doubt, being President of the United States takes its toll on a body. Compare…

Mel Fisher, Treasure Hunter

During the 1600’s, many treasure-laden Spanish ships made their voyages through the…

The Mariel Boatlift

I’m no Rhodes Scholar by any stretch of the imagination but I thought I’d received a…

Fort Zachary Taylor

Construction on Key West’s Fort Zachary Taylor began in 1845, shortly after Florida was…