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When Casa Marina Key West opened on New Year's Eve in 1920, it welcomed in a glamorous resort to the southern Florida destination. Now the Waldorf Astoria property is celebrating its 100th anniversary by launching its 100-night giveaway contest, in which it will award 50 guests three-day, two-night stays. To enter, those who ...Read More
Movie aficionados can enjoy outdoor and indoor screenings in Key West during the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, with 11 films to be unveiled by Tropic Cinema — a Sundance Satellite Screen partner in one of only two Florida cities. The nonprofit Sundance Institute, founded by actor Robert Redford, selected Tropic ...Read More
The roster of writers who have lived or spent significant time in Key West reads like a “Who’s Who” of Key West Literary luminaries. The creative spirits who found refuge and inspiration on the island, and made it part of their lives and work, are showcased in the Old Town ...Read More
Innovative cuisine, premium libations and intriguing events in subtropical island settings top the “menu” at the 2021 Key West Food and Wine Festival. Set for Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 27-31, the festival’s all-outdoor events showcase local chefs’ culinary flair, tempting vintages and distinctive Florida Keys atmosphere. Attendees can whet their ...Read More
You would think something called “Joes Tug” would actually be a tugboat. However, it is a 75-foot, steel-hulled shrimp boat, and one of the most well-known novice scuba diving wreck sites in the Lower Keys, located just 7 miles southeast of Key West. According to tales shared among Florida Keys ...Read More
Angling teams can vie for awards while targeting the Lower Florida Keys’ wiliest species during the rescheduled Sugarloaf Showdown, a fundraising fishing tournament scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 28-30. Presented by the Lower Keys Guides Association, the seventh annual tournament was originally slated for November 2020 but was postponed because ...Read More
Cove Communities, announced the acquisition of an iconic RV resort in the Florida Keys, Big Pine Key Fishing Lodge (BPKFL). Located on ten pristine acres between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, the resort was founded in 1959 and owned and operated by the Gladwell family since 1972. Cove is the fourth owner of ...Read More
There is a lot of discussion about iguanas in the South Florida landscape. This exotic species is not native to FL but has been in the state for a while. These creatures are a unique part of our Broward environment. Like it or not, we are forced to share our ...Read More
Non-native Burmese python caught in Big Cypress, Florida - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission /Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission People in Florida may have an unusual delicacy to sample, pending a state review of whether they are safe for consumption, CNN reported on Sunday: Burmese pythons. Burmese pythons are an ...Read More
The fabled Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, reflecting the rich history of Key West, is to celebrate its 100th anniversary on New Year’s Eve 2020. Casa Marina opened Dec. 31, 1920, at 1500 Reynolds St. on the southernmost island city in the continental United States. Called Key West’s most ...Read More
Great Blue Heron Florida Keys Classic T-Shirt Designed by KeysTreasures $21.55 Features The standard, traditional t-shirt for everyday wear Classic, generous, boxy fit Heavyweight 5.3 oz / 180 gsm fabric, solid colors are 100% preshrunk cotton, heather grey is 90% cotton/10% polyester, denim heather is 50% cotton/ 50% polyester Double-needle hems and ...Read More
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on a proposal for a seasonal fishing closure in a 1-square-mile area near Western Dry Rocks. This area is about 10 miles southwest of Key West and is an important spawning location for many recreationally and commercially important species ...Read More
At its December meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a draft proposal to protect fish spawning aggregations near an area known as Western Dry Rocks. Western Dry Rocks, which is about 10 miles south of Key West, is an important spawning location for many recreationally and ...Read More
At its December meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved draft language and directed staff to continue working on diamondback terrapin conservation proposals that are part of a larger approach to prevent further decline of the species. Throughout their range, diamondback terrapin populations are in decline due ...Read More
Caribbean King crab could help save threatened coral reefs by keeping excessive seaweed growth under control, a promising new study claims. Experiments on the Florida Keys showed the Caribbean king crab is better than other species at removing overgrown seaweeds that threaten the reefs, by eating it. When introduced to experimental plots ...Read More
Snook, spiny lobster, reef fish, sharks from shore, blue crabs and stone crabs caught in traps: What do all these have in common? They each require a special add-on permit, designation or registration on your recreational fishing license. Maybe you’ve heard of these specialty designations, some of which have been ...Read More
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2020-21 High School Fishing Program offers high school fishing clubs or teams the opportunity to apply for the Florida Sport Fish Restoration R3 Fishing Grant. This grant program is focused on recruiting new anglers to ensure the future of fishing in Florida ...Read More
A new study provides the first detailed documentation of a shallow water fish diving 450 feet deep to spawn. Uncovering this very rare spawning behavior in bonefish (Albula vulpes) is unprecedented. Using active acoustic telemetry and sonar data along the southern shore of Abaco, The Bahamas, a team of scientists ...Read More
Key West may be Florida’s subtropical southernmost island, but visitors can enjoy events as seasonal as Santa’s North Pole celebrations during the 2020 Key West Holiday Fest that runs through Dec. 31. The harborwalk area in the Key West Historic Seaport is to glimmer with holiday displays from Elizabeth to ...Read More
Forty critically endangered Kemp Ridley sea turtles arrived in the subtropical Florida Keys Saturday to warm up and receive treatment after suffering “cold stunning” in the waters off Cape Cod, Mass. Found stranded on beaches as a result of the condition, the juvenile turtles were rescued and subsequently flown from ...Read More