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.
20 July 2020

Late Summer Coral Spawn Represents Circle of Life for Florida Keys Reefs

The hard corals of the Florida Keys reefs have spent eons developing a simple system to perpetuate the species. It’s one of nature’s mysteries that works without human intervention or complete understanding.
20 July 2020

Flavorful Florida Keys Lobster Season Begins Aug. 6

Attention, crustacean fans: Thursday, Aug. 6, marks the start of the eagerly anticipated Florida Keys lobster season.
29 June 2020

Hemingway Days to Honor Ernest’s Legacy in Key West July 21-26

Fans of Ernest Hemingway’s literary accomplishments and exuberant Key West lifestyle can celebrate both Tuesday through Sunday, July 21-26, during the annual Hemingway Days festivities on the island he called home during the 1930s.
23 June 2020

Key West’s Hemingway 5k and Paddleboard Race to Debut Individual Format July 23-26

Ernest Hemingway’s sporting lifestyle is to inspire athletes on land and water in Key West, the island where the legendary writer lived during the 1930s. The Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race are to challenge competitors in a new individual format Thursday through Sunday, July 23-26.
23 June 2020

Key West’s Hemingway 5k and Paddleboard Race to Debut Individual Format July 23-26

Ernest Hemingway’s sporting lifestyle is to inspire athletes on land and water in Key West, the island where the legendary writer lived during the 1930s. The Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race are to challenge competitors in a new individual format Thursday through Sunday, July 23-26.
22 June 2020

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West: Welcome Back and Bring a Mask

The Florida Keys & Key West reopened to visitors June 1, with officials urging everyone to take personal health actions to protect against the spread of COVID-19. A Keyswide county ordinance requires that facial coverings must be worn by visitors and residents while in business establishments and other public settings, as well as outdoors when social distancing of 6 feet or more is not possible.
17 June 2020

Key West Marlin Tournament Offers Anglers Big Rewards for ‘Big Game’

Legendary author Ernest Hemingway fished for “big game” in Key West waters during the 1930s, and contemporary anglers can follow his lead Wednesday through Saturday, July 22-25.
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?
17 June 2020

Key West Installs New Permanent Rainbow Crosswalks

Key West city workers installed four permanent rainbow crosswalks Monday, June 15, at the intersection of Duval and Petronia streets in the heart of the island’s LGBTQ entertainment district. Spanning all four corners of the intersection, the crosswalks feature long bands of all six colors of the rainbow flag, an internationally recognized symbol of LGBTQ unity.