Tales from the Key West Curry Mansion

Behind the history of Key West Curry Mansion one of the most enduring and charming historic inns. IT IS THE VERY DEFINITION OF THE AMERICAN DREAM: a penniless immigrant boy, inspired by tales of wealth and wonder, sets off to seek his fortune on American soil, where, after much hard work, he becomes a self-made millionaire, … Read more

Chance to Win a Florida Keys Angling Vacation

Sponsored by The Monroe County Tourist Development Council, 1201 White Street, Suite 102 Key West, Florida 33040. Winning a Florida Keys Angling 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 … Read more

Historic Key West Cemetery Stroll 1-27-18

The first Cemetery Stroll to be offered at the Historic Key West Cemetery this season will take place on January 27, 2018. During the stroll, small groups of visitors will be escorted to gravesites where interpreters will tell the stories of the deceased in brief monologues. The groups are scheduled for departures at 9:30, 9:50, and 10:10 Reservations are necessary, … Read more

Halloween Story The Legend of Robert the Doll

Original Print Publish Date: October 21, 1989 – Key West’s Robert the Doll – If there are such things as ghosts and possessed things, souls wandering in search of a peace denied them in life, then Key West is a perfect place for them to flourish. If you know where to look, however, you can still talk … Read more

Papaya Sunset – Living Aboard Sailboat In Key West – Review

Robert E. Schiller, a life-long and highly sought-after public education administrator now serving as the interim superintendent of the Falls Church, Virginia, public schools, knows basketball, and in “PAPAYA SUNSET” he manages to draw the reader into the excitement of a close game, a last minute basket, and the intricate moves of the players. Papaya … Read more

Ernest Hemingway: A Biography by Mary V. Dearborn

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. Ernest Hemingway: A Biography A revelatory look into the life and … Read more

Florida Keys Tourism Report First Quarter 2017 The High Season

Monroe County Tourist Development Council’s most recent Smith Travel Research report shows Florida Keys Tourism is doing just fine. The Florida Keys continued with Florida’s best average daily rate. during the first quarter of 2017, at $315. The report on Florida Keys Tourism, with data from January through March 2017, provides a look at the average … Read more

Summer Camps 2017 – Florida Keys Community College

Florida Keys Community College invites kids, tweens, and teens to take part in the FKCC’s Summer Camps.  Campers will have the opportunity to tap their creative talents, explore careers, expand their academic interests, develop technical skills, and make new friends.  Parents and guardians can trust FKCC to deliver a high-quality camp experience in a safe, comfortable, and … Read more

Affordable Family Friendly Florida Keys Restaurants

As you would expect Seafood Rules in the Florida Keys restaurants. But you can’t eat seafood for every meal…or can you? Most serve up cuisine reflecting the tropical Caribbean flavors. Tropical fruits and veggies, fresh seafood, and tropical drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic (you must try Mrs. Mac’s Key Lime Freeze).  In season you can enjoy … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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