Creative Loafing

Annual Hemingway days spotlight the arts in Key West

In the early 1930s, famed author Ernest Hemingway began spending his winters in Key West, Florida and soon after, purchased a home where he would later write one of his many acclaimed novels, To Have and Have Not. Eighty years later, Hemingway’s presence is still hard to miss when visiting the island. Images and mentions of the burly writer can be found everywhere, from museums to gay bars. 
Finding the Universe

7 Awesome Adventures in the Florida Keys

Can you beat sitting two thousand feet over a gorgeous turquoise ocean, peering down at more turtles than you thought existed, and listening to Tom Petty belting out “Free Falling”?.

Maybe. But for me, it was a perfect moment. Let’s rewind to the beginning, and do some word association.