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David Sloan researches intriguing stories from Key West's past to share island history people might not hear on the Conch Train.
The Key Lime Massacre at Indian Key? - A vintage photo of a group of people posing for the camera - Henry Perrine

The Key Lime Massacre at Indian Key?

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You can thank arsenic poisoning next time you enjoy a slice of Key lime pie. That’s what set physician and horticulturist Dr. Henry Perrine...
Robert the Doll’s Killer Key Lime Pie - A vintage photo of a person - Key lime pie

Robert the Doll’s Killer Key Lime Pie

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Robert the Doll steals most of the attention at his old Key West residence at 534 Eaton St., but there was a time when...
 - A close up of text on a black background - Key lime pie

David Sloan’s Key Lime Pie Hole on the ultimate Keys condiment...

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“Old sour” is a Conch tradition that has shaped the stories of our Key lime culture for generations. Fermented Key lime juice, salt and...
David Sloan’s Bucket List and the Cow Key Zero K this Weekend - A group of people wearing costumes - Cow Key

David Sloan’s Bucket List and the Cow Key Zero K this...

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The Weekly has teamed up with local author David Sloan to sneak peek his new book “The Key West Bucket List,” available in bookstores...
Key limes responsible for real estate prices in Florida Keys - A group of people posing for a photo - Florida Keys

Key limes responsible for real estate prices in Florida Keys

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We all know the “Key” in “Key lime pie” comes from the Florida Keys, but why is a lime native to Southeast Asia named...
Sneak peek of David Sloan’s Key West Bucket List, publishing this Spring - A person standing next to a cow - Goat

Sneak peek of David Sloan’s Key West Bucket List, publishing this...

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The Weekly has teamed up with local author David Sloan to sneak peek his new book “The Key West Bucket List,” coming out in...
From Hookers to High Society: David Sloan’s “Key Lime Pie Hole” - A group of people sitting around a table - Key lime pie

From Hookers to High Society: David Sloan’s “Key Lime Pie Hole”

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Food writers love to belittle the origins of Key lime pie by repeating the outdated belief that the first published recipe for Key lime...
The Bucket List – Local Picks for Best of Key West - A red and black truck sitting on top of a table - Key West Firehouse Museum

The Bucket List – Local Picks for Best of Key West

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The Weekly has teamed up with local author David Sloan to sneak peek his new book “The Key West Bucket List,” coming out in...
In this week’s Key Lime Pie Hole… David Sloan solves 100-Year Mystery! - A piece of cake on a plate - Key lime pie

In this week’s Key Lime Pie Hole… David Sloan solves 100-Year...

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I made my first Key lime pie as a baker in Texas at 16. The experience did nothing but make my fingers taste good....
Key lime pie started with ‘hookers’ - A wooden boat in a body of water - Key lime pie

Key lime pie started with ‘hookers’

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Chef Stella Parks probably didn’t know she was cooking up controversy when she claimed Key lime pie was inspired by a 1931 Borden Company...