21 February 2020

Clinton Curry: Steward of Key West’s Heritage

Clinton Curry is a seventh-generation Key West resident or “Conch” whose ancestors arrived some 180 years ago from the Bahamas’ Green Turtle Cay. The fifth generation of his family to be born on the island, he has lived there for all but two years of his life.
21 February 2020

Live Music to Rock at Islamorada’s Daylong ‘Bay Jam 26’ April 5

Live musical performers representing Americana, blues, rock, funk and other genres are to entertain audiences from midday into the evening Sunday, April 5, at Islamorada’s Bay Jam 26.
19 February 2020

Florida Keys’ Little Palm Island Resort & Spa to Reopen March 1

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is scheduled for a soft reopening March 1, almost two and one-half years after Hurricane Irma ravaged the 4-acre island off Little Torch Key in the Lower Florida Keys, following a complete redesign and rebuild.

 

19 February 2020

Florida Keys Ocean Fest to Celebrate Marine World March 28

The vibrant marine environment of the continental United States’ southernmost island chain is to be celebrated Saturday, March 28, with live music, art, activities for kids, educational exhibits and more during Mote Marine Laboratory’s Ocean Fest Key West: A Community Celebration.
18 February 2020

Divers to Take a Bite Out of Lionfish at Key Largo Derby April 3-4

Divers are to convene in Key Largo Friday and Saturday, April 3-4, for the Reef Environmental Education Foundation’s 2020 Winter Lionfish Derby Series in the Florida Keys.
14 February 2020

Sombrero Beach Run/Walk to Highlight Family Fun Weekend March 6-8

Florida Keys sunshine and family togetherness attract hundreds of avid runners and walkers from around the U.S. to the Middle Keys each year for the Sombrero Beach Run, a mixture of athleticism and beach fun. This year’s sporty weekend is set for Friday through Sunday, March 6-8.
12 February 2020

Contest Prize Is a Fishing Vacation to Northernmost and Southernmost Points in the U.S.

Anglers can enter to win a two-destination vacation to fish freshwater and saltwater species in the “Northernmost to Southernmost Fishing Trip Giveaway” that spotlights recreational angling in Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, and the Florida Keys.
11 February 2020

Fresh Seafood and Family Fun Highlight Original Marathon Seafood Festival March 14-15

Shrimp, spiny lobster, stone crab claws and fish, all “fishermen-to-fork fresh,” are to headline the attractions for attendees at the Original Marathon Seafood Festival scheduled Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15, in Marathon.
10 February 2020

‘Conch Honkers’ to Vie for Victory in Key West March 7

It’s not a stringed instrument, a percussion instrument or the musical choice of virtually any “American Idol” contestant. Nonetheless, the conch shell takes center stage in Key West’s music scene each spring, when several dozen hopefuls vie for victory in the annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest.
07 February 2020

Presidential Descendants to Explore Relatives’ Legacies Feb. 15 in Key West

Descendants of former presidents Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley are to discuss their famous relatives’ lives and legacies Saturday, Feb. 15, at Key West’s Harry S. Truman Little White House.