Ultimate Key West Home 3 Bedroom With Guest House $6M

This Key West home is among the most expensive homes for sale. This lush property in the historic district asking $6.25 million and comprised of four buildings totaling 3,440 square feet of living space. There’s a main house with three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a coral stone wall in the main living area, and Southeast Asian […]
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6 All Time Favorite Florida Keys Foods and Where to Find Them

The Florida Keys are well-known for many things such as Fishing, Diving, Beautiful Sunsets and of course Florida Keys foods. The varied recipes found in the local restaurants reflect a multitude of cultural influences from our Spanish, Bahamian, Caribbean neighbors as well as American cuisine. With Commercial fishing the 2nd largest industry in the Keys, just behind tourism, it […]
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Auditions for Undying Love the Musical in Key West

AUDITIONS for Undying Love the Musical to be held April 2nd 1-3pm and April 3rd 11:30-1:30pm, in the Heinen Design Lab on the third floor of The Studios of Key West. Undying Love, a musical by Ben Harrison, will be performed at The Studios of Key West in 2018. SUMMARY Undying Love The Musical is […]
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Contestants Pucker Up for the Key West Conch Shell Blowing Contest

Making music with a conch (pronounced “konk”) shell might seem quite unusual, but dozens of people tried it Saturday afternoon, during Key West’s 55th annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest. When the “Conch Honk” concluded, Delaware’s Jayne Challman and Key West musician Steve Gibson were declared the adult winners — after each one coaxed not just […]
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Trap life: Born and Bred Lobstering Cousins Know How to Hustle

On summer break, the alarm goes off at 4:30 a.m., and two Lobstering Cousins,  Key West High School soon-to-be sophomores open their eyes. Lobstering Cousins Demi Stiglitz and Peder Bidonne, both 15, brush their teeth, put on a little deodorant and climb into dad Richie Stiglitz’s truck. From there, they sleep for the 30-minute ride […]
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Key West’s Strangest Love Story – Undying Love – Count Carl von Cosel

Writer/musician/playwright Ben Harrison tells the true macabre story of Key West’s own “Count” Carl von Cosel and his passion that defied death, for an episode titled “Grand Gestures”. Von Cosel achieved international fame in 1940 when the corpse of his true love (and former tuberculosis patient) Elena Milagro Hoyos was discovered in his secluded house […]
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Diana Nyad Donates Historic Cuba-Key West Swim Gear To Key West Museum – Video

Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad dedicated an exhibit at Key West’s Custom House Museum Friday, featuring items she wore during her landmark 2013 swim from Havana to Key West. The installation includes the bathing suit, goggles. and custom-designed jellyfish protection face-mask Diana Nyad used during the nearly 111-mile swim that took almost 53 hours. Nyad donated […]
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KeysCaribbean Resorts Special Discounts for February Fun in the Florida Keys

February in the Florida Keys features fun events to be found only in the tropical islands off Florida’s southern tip. KeysCaribbean Resorts salutes four unique Keys events and features special offers to enjoy a getaway to the Keys in February. “The Longer You Stay in Paradise, The More You Save” special discount offers a lower […]
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Why Key Largo Diving Capital is better than Key West for Scuba Diving

Key Largo Diving Capital, Florida is the first of the many Florida Keys and often overlooked by tourists. Perhaps it is because of the news media and Hollywood productions that highlight Key West more than Key Largo, but everyone thinks that Key West is the place to go for diving. There are certainly lots of […]
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10 Things We Love About The Florida Keys

From Caribbean-like aquamarine waters to a friendly, island life attitude, the Florida Keys never fail to surprise first-time visitors. We love the food, rum, nightlife and sunsets, but were also charmed by the abundance of wildlife and the beaches (who says there’s no beaches in the Keys?). The Keys manage to deliver the tropical vacations […]
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3 Key West businesses Band Together Offer New Eco-Foodie Experiences

The Stoned Crab, Three Hands Fish, and Key West Legal Rum partner to create “Chef Distilled” and “The Three Hands Experience” packages to be offered beginning in the Fall of 2016. Taking a stand against the increasingly homo­genized American tourist experience, three local Key West businesses are banding together to offer two new ‘eco-foodie’ experiences […]
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Most Beautiful Small Towns to Visit in the U.S. – Key West # 6

Many travelers get caught up in visiting large, popular cities around the world to sightsee and explore new places. Although often overlooked, small towns [Key West] often provide the greatest insights into local culture and enable travelers to engage with locals in uncommon ways. America was built upon small towns, and fortunately, many of them […]
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Family-Friendly Activities in the Florida Keys

Thinking of visiting the Florida Keys? Contributing writer Margot Black planned a road trip with her family, and discovered some family-friendly activities and hotels along the way.  I had not traveled to the Florida Keys since I was a little girl and was excited to plan a trip there with my own family in tow. […]
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5 Must-Stop Island Spots in the Florida Keys

We often think we need to escape to the Bahamas or elsewhere in the Caribbean to get to paradise, but the truth is that we have a paradise right at home in the U.S. That’s right, we’re talking about the Florida Keys. Most of us have heard about how awesome Key West is, but the […]
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Things to Do In And Around Key West : For Animal Lovers

Want to get to know Key West wildlife? (And no, we’re not talking about nightly festivities at Sloppy Joe’s on Duval Street.) If you’re the kind of person who always puts the local zoo on your travel itinerary, or who fumbles over your camera every time a squirrel or lizard make an appearance during vacation, […]
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Sand Key Lighthouse Built in 1853 | The Florida Memory Blog

Lighthouses in the Florida Keys have a tough task to manage. The area is not only strewn with coral reefs and shoals, but is also a favorite highway for destructive hurricanes and other storms. The Sand Key Lighthouse, the southernmost lighthouse in the United States, has been in operation since 1827, and has borne witness […]
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Key West Greyhound Track – Tiniest in America

The Key West Greyhound Track was once billed as the Tiniest Track in America, this oval was located amid auto graveyards and cheap trailer parks in the poorest section of America’s most southeastern town. [this was actually on Stock Island] It was the literally the last stop on the road for young pups or aging […]
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Key West Beckons Key Lime Pie Lovers to Annual Key Lime Festival

Never mind apple pie. In Florida, the most beloved dessert might be Key Lime Pie.  If you’re looking for a place to celebrate the July 4 weekend, the annual Key Lime Festival will take place July 2-4 in Key West. The full schedule can be found here. Here is more information in a news release […]
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Mote Launches Coral Restoration Project in Key West

On Monday, June 13 scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory launched a coral restoration project at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park in Key West, Florida with a goal of creating a publicly accessible coral restoration site at the State Park while demonstrating the techniques of current restoration strategies happening at Mote. Throughout the day, scientists […]
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Florida Keys Summer Camps 2016

The following is a sample of some of the Florida Keys Summer Camps. Marathon sailing Summer sailing in Marathon’s Boot Key Harbor will begin with the first two week session beginning June 13 – June 24.  Each session will consist of 10 three hour classes in either the morning (9am –Noon) or afternoon (1‐4pm).  Younger sailors (5‐8 […]
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