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Full-time is not enough

The destruction that Hurricane Irma brought to the Florida Keys, oddly enough, is what brought veteran musician Tim Scott to Key West this past...

3 guitarists, 3 shows

Three accomplished Keys guitarists – each with a unique style of play – will join together for the second Florida Keys Guitar Summit, to...

WHO’S THE BEST?

VOTE NOW FOR THE 2018 BUBBAS!   The Bubbas. What else could we call the official People’s Choice Awards for Key West? And in 2014, that’s...

Time for laughs

Comedy Key West presents standup comedians Chris Pennie on Thursday and Friday, June 7 and 8 and Kelly MacFarland on Thursday and Friday, June...

So STIFF

Just a few short years ago, the Stock Island Film Festival was an idea that was “kind of tongue in cheek, since its acronym...

the wrecking industry

MARATHON Joshua Appelby sailed from Rhode Island, bound for the West Indies, circa 1822. He would come ashore in the area of Knights Key with...

jump starting tourism

UPPER KEYS P.F. “Bud” and Martha McKenney came to visit the Florida Keys from Atlanta, Georgia where they operated a series of ice cream parlors....

Road to the Keys

UPPER KEYS In 1895, years before Flagler’s train began making tracks for the Florida Keys, politician George W. Allen gave a speech advocating the necessity...

THE LIGHTHOUSE

KEY WEST Some 70 miles southwest of Key West are the Dry Tortugas, where two lighthouses have been erected. The first, built in 1825, was...

Hurricane Treasure

Given enough time, the calamity of a hurricane can bring positive consequences – in the Keys, that amount of time is about 215 years....