25 May 2016
Middle and Upper Keys Potters: Hand Building an Artful Niche
Visual artistry can be found virtually anywhere in the Florida Keys. Inspiration might come from palm-fringed shorescapes that edge the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, or the orange and purple abstracts unrolling against vast skies at sunset. Aspiring potters working from the clay of the earth also learn, find inspiration and practice their craft at Middle and Upper Keys studios. Opportunities abound around the island chain for those eager to explore their own potential and discover others' artistry.
25 May 2016
From Sandals to Sea Glass: Artisan Offerings in the Keys
For nearly a century the Florida Keys have beckoned many with their natural beauty and vibrant yet laidback atmosphere. But it's not just travelers that gravitate to the intriguing destination. Quaint, quirky and filled with a free-spirited charm, the subtropical islands are a haven for the creative. Artists and artisans from across the globe flock to the Keys and stay, making the island chain their home while helping shape its reputation as a cultural mecca.
26 April 2016
Brewed and Barreled in the Florida Keys
Fans of fine beers, ales, rums and more can enjoy libations created in the Florida Keys, many of them for the first time in modern years.
31 March 2016
Enhanced Accommodations, New Excursions and Adventures Highlight What's New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Spring 2016
The Florida Keys & Key West mark the spring season with a variety of enhanced accommodations, new adventures and culinary offerings to tempt visitors. Explore the highlights here.
18 February 2016
'Forgotten Soldier' Unveiling Remembers Key West's Black Union Soldiers
A sculpture remembering the island's African-American soldiers who served in a Union regiment was unveiled and dedicated Tuesday.
08 February 2016
Michigan and Key West Anglers Win Cuda Bowl
Chad Brown of Traverse City, Michigan, released 137.75 inches of barracuda to win the spin division of the 2016 Cuda Bowl Tournament that ended Feb. 6 in Key West.
08 February 2016
Key West Literary Seminar Founder Honored with Literary Landmark Plaque
A new national literary landmark was dedicated in Key West Saturday, Feb. 6, honoring the late David Kaufelt, a novelist and founder of the critically acclaimed Key West Literary Seminar.
06 January 2016
Fiction Contest Winner Can Write in Hemingway's Key West Studio
The winner of a fiction-writing competition is to have the opportunity to work in the Key West writing studio that was once the sanctum of Ernest Hemingway, one of America's greatest authors.
02 October 2015
Mysterious Spirits to Haunt Halloween in the Florida Keys
FLORIDA KEYS — Quirky and laid-back year-round, the Florida Keys turn to mischievous mayhem come Halloween. Hauntings are to take place in the island chain from the northernmost outpost of Key Largo to mile marker (MM) 0 in Key West, the southernmost city in the continental United States. Here is a sampling of spooky events in the Keys.