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...

Tarred and Feathered by the Key West Ku Klux Klan

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The Beatles fought racism from a Key West motel. (You can read about that at keysweekly.com.) You can also fight racism. While we celebrate Key...

The Key West Race War of 1897

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The Beatles fought racism from a Key West motel. (You can read more about that at keysweekly.com.) You can also fight racism. While we celebrate...

LOST …. Two readers in search of old friends — Inez and Snowball

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At the Keys Weekly, we received not one, but two letters this week strangely similar. The first, from a former Keys resident, is looking to...
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Love Me Do – The dark side of Mallory Square

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The Beatles fought racism from a Key West motel. (See keysweekly.com for that story.)  You can fight racism, too. While we celebrate...

Slavery at Fort Taylor & Fort Jefferson

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The Beatles fought racism from a Key West motel. You too can fight racism. While we celebrate Key West as “One Human Family,” we must not forget...

How the Beatles fought racism from a Key West motel

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Beatlemania took America by storm in 1964, but that same year, the president of the Florida Hotel & Motel Association dumped muriatic acid on black...

The Bum Farto Files: The Ballad of Titus Walters

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(Editor's Note: This week's installment of The Bum Farto Files includes details of a murder and crime scene that some readers may find disturbing.)