20 August 2019

‘Plastic Ocean’ Underwater Art Exhibit Surfaces in the Florida Keys

Divers recently retrieved the submerged 24-piece “Plastic Ocean Project” underwater art exhibit by Austrian photographer Andreas Franke. The collection spent three months adhered to the hull of the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg shipwreck for scuba divers to view, accruing the ocean’s salt, algae and microorganisms.
16 August 2019

Connect & Protect: Be a Citizen Scientist in the Florida Keys

Increased efforts in volunteerism, often called “voluntourism,” contribute to the self-sufficiency and sustainability of tourist destinations like the Florida Keys, helping make the world a better place through environmental education. Advocacy groups and learning-based attractions in the Keys offer hands-on experiences that enable visitors to learn about impacts on Florida's reefs and the environment, and how the average person can help as a citizen scientist.
13 August 2019

Key West Museums Offer a Colorful Historic Adventure

The colorful history of Key West incorporates shipwreck treasures and artifacts, renowned artists and eccentrics, pioneering women, a cigar-making heyday and a vibrant past as a bustling seaport. The area’s cultural and historic richness is preserved, spotlighted and celebrated in the island city’s many museums.
12 August 2019

Key West to Host Annual Womenfest Revelries Sept. 4-8

The subtropical island of Key West, renowned for its all-welcoming diversity, is to host thousands of women during the annual Womenfest celebration scheduled Wednesday through Sunday, Sept. 4-8.
09 August 2019

Key West’s Fantasy Fest Marks 40 Years with ‘In Tune But … Off Key’ Exuberance

In tune with one of most off-key celebrations on the planet, revelers are to gather in Key West to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Fantasy Fest, the island’s internationally renowned masking and costuming festival. Scheduled Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 27, the exotic extravaganza features masquerade balls, costume competitions, street fairs, performance art, glamorous galas and an over-the-top grand parade. 
25 July 2019

Key West’s Tropical Heat Celebrations Set for Aug. 14-18

The subtropical island of Key West, internationally known as a top LGBTQ destination, is to welcome visitors to a long weekend of all-male adult activities Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 14-18, during the annual Tropical Heat celebrations.
25 July 2019

S.L.A.M. Celebrity Tournament Set for Sept. 6-8 in Key West

Anglers can target the “big three” game fish of the flats in the annual Robert-James Sales S.L.A.M. Fishing Tournament, scheduled Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6-8.