30 January 2018

Bizarre but True 'Undying Love' to Debut in Key West on Valentine's Day

In 1930s Key West, a man who called himself “Count von Cosel” fell in love with a terminally ill girl named Elena Hoyos. Her death was the start of a bizarre but true love story that unfolds for theater fans in “Undying Love: A Key West Musical,” debuting on Valentine’s Day at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St.
26 January 2018

Anglers to Target Permit During Lower Keys’ March Merkin Tournament

Anglers passionate about targeting permit can seek the wily sport fish during the 2018 March Merkin Permit Tournament set for Monday through Thursday, March 12-15.  
17 January 2018

Team Beach Marine Wins Key West Kingfish Mayhem Tournament

A 65.2-pound kingfish catch earned the Beach Marine team top honors at the Key West Kingfish Mayhem Tournament that ended Jan. 14.
10 January 2018

State of the Florida Keys Tourism Industry Following Hurricane Irma

Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by Hurricane Irma, which struck the Keys Sept. 10, 2017, as were most hotels and businesses on the bayside, or gulfside, in Islamorada and Marathon. The Florida Keys & Key West have been open to visitors since Oct. 1, just three weeks after the hurricane.
10 January 2018

Follow the Florida Keys at #FishFLKeys for a Chance to Win an Angling Vacation

Winning a Florida Keys fishing vacation could be as simple as following the Florida Keys Facebook page and entering the #FishFLKeys trip giveaway, part of a four-month social media program that launched Monday. The program spotlights the Keys' recreational fishing activities and the destination’s unmatched concentration of seasoned professional charter guides.
09 January 2018

Open-Air Key West Craft Show to Highlight Creative Heritage Jan. 27-28

On the subtropical island that has nurtured creative spirits dating back to John James Audubon, aficionados of artistry can discover offerings by more than 80 national and regional exhibitors Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 27-28.
02 January 2018

Drag Queen 'Drop' Highlights Florida Keys New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve revelers in subtropical Key West enjoyed six offbeat warmer-weather takeoffs on New York City's traditional Times Square "ball drop" — including the 20th annual "drop" of a female impersonator called Sushi in a super-sized red high heel.
02 January 2018

Dachshund Walk is Canine Kickoff to Key West's New Year's Eve

Canines had a doggone good time in Key West Sunday ,  when the annual Key West Dachshund Walk kicked off New Year’s Eve celebrations in the island city’s historic Old Town. 
29 December 2017

Mile 0 Fest to Star ‘Red Dirt’ and Americana Music on Key West’s Waterfront

A long roster of leading Americana and “Red Dirt” musical acts, performing in a subtropical waterfront setting, await music lovers Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 7-10, at Key West’s inaugural Mile 0 Fest.
27 December 2017

Offbeat 'Drops' and Fireworks to Mark Florida Keys New Year's Eve

From beachside fireworks to wacky takeoffs on the traditional ball drop in New York's Times Square, the Florida Keys offer visitors a wealth of ways to welcome 2018. And because "winter" in the subtropical island chain means balmy breezes rather than blizzards, revelers can leave heavy coats and boots behind as they head out to celebrate wearing light dresses or shorts and sandals.