Keys History & Discovery Center explores history of Dry Tortugas

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The Keys History & Discovery Center will host an online presentation about Dry Tortugas National Park next week. “History in Images: Dry Tortugas National Park,” a live virtual...

IT’S BEAUUUUTIFUL! MARATHON MUSEUM TRAIN CAR GETS A MAKEOVER

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This project has been a labor of love for Lynn Voit. Although she doesn’t have any formal ties to Crane Point Museum, she does have tons of...

KEY WEST’S CASA MARINA RESORT CELEBRATES A CENTURY

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Key West’s most iconic hotel celebrated a hundred years of hospitality and a legacy of luxury with a champagne luncheon on Dec. 30 in the hotel’s grand...

1976 NEW YEAR’S EVE CURFEW ENDED IN RIOT

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Key West’s last New Year’s Eve curfew ended in a riot. It was late on Dec. 31, 1975, or very early Jan. 1, 1976, when police closed bars...

CUSTOM’ CHRISTMAS GIFTS FROM THE KEY WEST CUSTOM HOUSE

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Just in time for the holidays, Key West Art & Historical Society has announced it will be adding a limited number of personalized commemorative bricks along the...

HISTORY & HAPPY HOUR COMBINE ABOARD THE COAST GUARD CUTTER INGHAM

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As the holiday season approaches, Key West’s ship museum, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham, hosts happy hour every Friday and Saturday nights, offers tours, and is also...

KEY WEST BOTANICAL GARDEN TURNS 85

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After an auspicious beginning in 1936, the Botanical Garden fell victim to the city of Key West’s and the federal government’s administrative needs. In response to World...

Key West may rename — not remove — Confederate pavilion

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One has to look closely at the white-colmned pavilion at Bayview Park to see the reference to the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Stephen R. Mallory chapter,...

Presentation to look at first commercial saturation diving system

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History of Diving Museum’s next virtual Immerse Yourself presentation is set to feature a Keys local who worked within the commercial diving industry for decades. Set for Sept....

The Bum Farto Files: The Other Operation Conch

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Key West Fire Chief Joseph "Bum" Farto disappeared on Feb. 16, 1976, while awaiting sentencing for a drug trafficking conviction stemming from Operation Conch – a sting...