Nude Beaches in Key West

Nude Beaches in Key West

Things You Should Know

Do they exist?

I finally treated myself to a nude beach, not in Key West, however. The experience was exhilarating and something I want to do again. My initial fears were centered on perverts and not-so-attractive people ruining my bucket list adventure. Although my experience was a mix…

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Retiring to Key West

Retiring to Key West

Things You Should Know

Life is Good

Warm weather, great beaches and no state income tax are just three of the reasons Florida earned its reputation as a retirement Mecca. Furthermore, the state's large number of retirees is a big plus, since it provides opportunities to interact with others going through the…

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Fondue at Michaels Restaurant

Fondue at Michaels Restaurant

Things You Should Do

Oh, So Yummy!

I walked six miles today at a very, very brisk pace in anticipation of where I’m taking you on this next Key West Cuisine Adventure. If you didn’t get any exercise today, then perhaps you shouldn’t read this until you burn a few hundred calories…

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Our Beloved Tropic Cinema

Our Beloved Tropic Cinema

About Key West

Now Playing

One of the many great things about living in a small community is that our residents step up to the plate again and again, responding to requests for help from local businesses, charities and fund raising organizations. It’s an amazing and heart-warming thing to witness.…

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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…
Goombay, Key West

Bahama Village Goombay Festival

Goombay, Key West’s annual Caribbean street festival, is the official kick-off for Fantasy Fest. Thousands descend upon…

Joe's Tap Room: Yes, Craft Beer Exists Here!

You’ve all seen the T-Shirts and bumper stickers that read, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy” and…

Garbo’s Grill: The Lone Food Truck

Food trucks seem to be the latest rage for foodies and I admit to dreaming about operating one from time to time. I love the…

How to Key West

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What is Body Paint?

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Happily looking forward to a "golden age" during his 16th-century papacy, Pope Leo X ordered a Florentine youngster be painted in gold paint from head to toe. According to historians, the boy died of lead poisoning. It wasn’t a particularly happy…
Key West AIDS Memorial

Key West AIDS Memorial

Unfortunately, Key West has lost more than a thousand of its citizens to the AIDS epidemic. Some of the Aids victims' names…

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…

Retiring to Key West

Warm weather, great beaches and no state income tax are just three of the reasons Florida earned its reputation as a…

Key Wested: Key West History

Key West Cigars: A Smokey History

Cigars seem to be everywhere in Key West. Stroll down Duval Street and you’ll see several…

The Heritage House

The property located at 410 Caroline Street has a colorful past and remarkable history.…

Crazy and Talented in Key West

Key West might be a good place to analyze that long-standing stereotype that the most…

Key West Firehouse Museum

I grew up surrounded by uncles and cousins who were in the Fire Service. One of my uncles…