CATCH THE WAVE: Hang Loose at Lucy’s

CATCH THE WAVE: Hang Loose at Lucy’s

Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant has hit Key West like the big Kahuna. Open just a few weeks, they have made a big splash on the corner of Grinnell and James streets, garnering local support and rave reviews with their kick-off party. Nightly the restaurant has seen a full house while the word has […]

Key West Outdoor Movies: THIRD SEASON STARTS

Key West Outdoor Movies: THIRD SEASON STARTS

Twice-monthly event starts on Oct. 7 Scott, Gerke, owner of Visualize Entertainment, saw a great opportunity for a community wide event three years ago — free outdoor family friendly movies for locals and tourists. The movie series’ popularity has exploded and the crowd swelled to more than 700 fans on one memorable occasion. Season three […]

DUST & FAME: Artist Tyler Buckheim wows at Burning Man

DUST & FAME: Artist Tyler Buckheim wows at Burning Man

Local artist Tyler Buckheim has gained national attention with her sculpture at this year’s Burning Man installation. Each year the non-profit Burning Man Organization hosts 200-plus artists who create interactive 3D sculptures in a temporary city in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. Over 70,000 people attend the weeklong festival celebrating principles such as self-reliance, self-expression, community […]

Politics and The Sun – Amendment 1

Politics and The Sun – Amendment 1

Solar Energy in The Keys-Making it Affordable August 30, Floridians voted and passed Amendment 4 that would support providing tax exemptions for solar power and renewable energy equipment. These incentives help the private citizen “go green” with energy equipment without tax repercussions. In conjunction, Florida already has a 30 percent tax credit for photovoltaic (solar […]

The Lord of the (4) Strings

The Lord of the (4) Strings

Acclaimed ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro coming to Key West Jake Shimabukuro laughs, “the best thing about playing the ukulele, your audience has such low expectations.” This from a world-renowned musician and ukulele player.  Shimabukuro’s ability to play the underdog of small instruments exceeds every expectation and is a performance not to be missed. Shimabukuro will […]

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