17 August 2020

Cuban Culture and Heritage Enrich Key West

Sway to the infectious rhythms of an outdoor salsa band. Savor the rush of caffeine from a shot of café cortadito sold by a smiling vendor. Pause on Duval Street to gaze at an imposing 19th-century building where history was made. And as you do, breathe a fervent “thank you” for the Cuban heritage that enlivens and enhances Key West.
26 July 2020

Video Advisory: “Papas” Miss Key West, COVID-Canceled Hemingway Look-Alike Contest

There should be a 2020 Hemingway Look-Alike winner walking the streets of Key West today. But the global coronavirus pandemic has prevented that.
02 July 2020

Bob Dylan Unveils Poetic Song About Key West

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan recently released a ballad titled “Key West (Philosopher Pirate),” becoming the latest in a long line of poets to draw inspiration from the island city.
17 June 2020

Key West Food Tours: Al Fresco Sampling and Walking

Want to take a walk through Key West history, learn about the island’s unique culture, how its heritage was influenced by the nearby Bahamas, and top off the experience with a refreshing signature Florida Keys dessert?
31 January 2020

Exclusive Tours to Showcase Key West’s Private Gardens Feb. 28-29

Nature lovers can tour the lush and lovely gardens surrounding four private Key West homes Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29, during the once-a-year tours presented by the Key West Garden Club.
27 January 2020

Community Theater Performances Enliven Florida Keys Stages

A first-rate performing arts community in the Florida Keys & Key West offers audiences seasonal musicals, comedies and award-winning performances. A selection of early 2020 highlights is outlined here.
24 January 2020

Stroll, Sip and Savor the Artistry of the Keys

Artists are drawn to the Florida Keys because of the island chain’s deeply-hued, richly colorful natural scenery and an intensively creative spirit that infuses its culture.
24 January 2020

The Art of Chocolate

Visitors to Key Largo are discovering that chocolate isn’t just a delicious treat found in pastries, cookies and more. They’re learning that creating chocolate confections is truly an art form, thanks to the passion and talents of Kristie Thomas.
12 December 2019

Key West Literary Seminar to Explore Literature of Sports Jan. 9-12

More than 20 acclaimed contemporary writers are to explore the literature of sports during the 38th annual Key West Literary Seminar. Scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 9-12, the seminar is themed “Reading Between the Lines: Sports and Literature.”
26 November 2019

Eighth Annual Baygrass Bluegrass Festival to Take Center Stage in Islamorada Jan. 17-19

Three days of flavorful traditional bluegrass, old time, soulgrass, “newgrass” and Americana bands are to attract thousands of music lovers to the Baygrass Bluegrass & Craft Beer Festival. The event is set for Friday through Sunday, Jan. 17-19, in Islamorada.