Nightlife

Bartender Sonora Tillman brings out a refreshing Havana Red Ale

Bartender Sonora Tillman brings out a refreshing Havana Red Ale

Kelly’s Caribbean Bar, Grill and Brewery The libations column wouldn’t have any credibility if it didn’t feature the island’s only restaurant and brewery — Kelly’s Caribbean. Kelly’s Caribbean Bar, Grill and Brewery’s happy hour is 4-7 p.m. every day of the entire year and is epic for its extremely marked down quality libations and bar […]

Losing minds at The Brass Monkey with Sammy

Losing minds at The Brass Monkey with Sammy

Shaking up a refreshing root beer “Mind Eraser” at The Brass Monkey, Gary Leo, who is known to locals as the lovable Sammy, shares his insight on why this shot is a crowd favorite. In a regular-sized cup and made with vanilla vodka, root beer schnapps, a splash of Coke, then topped with ice — […]

Delice presents a cold glass and bottle of La Fin Du Monde at Mo’s Restaurant

Delice presents a cold glass and bottle of La Fin Du Monde at Mo’s Restaurant

Get the real Caribbean experience at Mo’s Restaurant on White Street. A Haitian chef, who slow cooks chicken for two and a half hours until it falls right off the bone, delivers the authentic food and drinks. The meals at Mo’s would not be complete without their island beverages and libations. At Mo’s there are […]

Gearl Jam plays in Big Pine Key this weekend

Gearl Jam plays in Big Pine Key this weekend

Seven women with one passion. Four years ago, the stars aligned to bring seven women together. Friendships grew during their jam sessions and soon enough the band Gearl Jam band was born. The ladies enjoy playing ’60s music, soft rock and fun sing-along songs that get the crowd moving. “We like to empower women our […]

Dinner-dance recognizes Holly Merrill

Dinner-dance recognizes Holly Merrill

The American Red Cross fundraising dinner-dance, The Florence Spottswood Humanitarian of the Year Award Gala, recognized and honored an outstanding leader in the Monroe County community, Holly Merrill at an event on Jan. 31. Merrill possesses the qualities outlined by the International Red Cross Movement including humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity. […]

#libation: Cocktails at Southernmost Beach Cafe

#libation: Cocktails at Southernmost Beach Cafe

Southernmost Beach Café is really on the beach. The restaurant and bar is fronted by a wide swath of sand that overlooks the ocean close to the Southernmost Point. It’s fine dining and drinking in a very tropical locale, complete with a custom menu of cocktails such as the SOMO Sangria made from scratch with […]

#Libation: Bartender Liz Lynch serves up her signature drink, the Lizarita.

#Libation: Bartender Liz Lynch serves up her signature drink, the Lizarita.

Schooner Wharf Bar at Key West Historic Seaport is like a fantasy pirate hangout with unique nautical decor, music, food, and total proximity to the sweet ocean breeze. And the bar is as true as its name. Schooners — either under sail or docked nearby — are a common sight from a Schooner Wharf barstool. The […]

#Music: Tony Baltimore fits in with strange people

#Music: Tony Baltimore fits in with strange people

By Karri Daley Tony describes Key West as a body of weird kindred spirits that flock together. He says, “turn the country on its side, shake it out, and all the strange and cool people sift to the bottom!” That’s probably why Tony fits in so well down here and feels at home. He’s passionate […]

#Music: The Working Man’s Band

#Music: The Working Man’s Band

Southern Drawl Band has made serious strides since its conception in May 2011 by lead vocalist and guitarist Mike Nash and drummer Larry Dunsmore. Since then, they’ve added three members, Paul Wray (bass), David Crow (lead guitar) and J.D. Edge (fiddle) to form the band they are today, which has an amplified fan base of […]