Like a college freshman named Jamie who's decided to reinvent herself under the name "Jaymi," Coconut Grove will likely rebrand itself "the Nearby Republic of Coconut Grove." No word on how Key West, the "Conch Republic," feels about the Grove piling on its branding shtick. But seriously, the Gr ... More >>
If Jimmy Buffett hasn't already written a sappy acoustic ballad about the foibles of Thomas Knight, it's probably only a matter of time. The 57-year-old Conch had such a strong hankering for another cold one, local police say, that he broke into the Key West Airport to steal a six pack from the term ... More >>
Read Also CerveTech Brew Institute: You Got ServedKey West Brewfest starts its third year on Thursday, August 30, and will be the biggest ever, with over 60 beer companies, many of those from Florida.Among the Florida vendors on the list are Naples Beach Brewery, 7venth Sun, Swamp Head Brewery, Ciga ... More >>
Somewhere in Key West, a diver with a seriously sick sense of humor is laughing his ass off right now. A sponge fisherman diving near the Conch Republic on Monday presumably spit out his snorkel when he spotted a nearly intact human skeleton eerily strapped into the captain's chair of a sunken boat. ... More >>
The Allstars' DJ Le Spam.Spend Friday the 13th in Key West. But don't go to sleep. Machete clawed janitors in Bermuda shorts could creepsurf your dreaming brainwaves. You might wake up next to a she-crab full of hot, musky soup. You will miss out on the party at a musiholic paradise calle ... More >>
Travel Channel Adam Richman and Vanilla Ice take on Blue HeavenWe wish we had Adam Richman's job. This former soap actor and graduate of the Yale School of Drama has made his mark on the world not by reciting Shakespeare - but by eating massive amounts of food on Travel Channel's Man ... More >>
via Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeBenjamin Moore allegedly brandished a "ninja sword" and baseball bat before cops took him down.Say what you will about our friends in the Conch Republic -- life is never boring on Duval Street. Just ask the Key West beat cops, who spent their Sunday night chasing ... More >>
Courtesy of Icebox CafeAs a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
SaritaYou've very likely caught them at one of their innumerable gigs around town, at Jazid or at Bougie's. At The Vagabond, perhaps, or Tobacco Road? Or maybe even 90 miles from Cuba, down that southbound stretch of I-95, in the good ole' Conch Republic's Green Parrot Bar. And you've no doubt se ... More >>
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The Conch Coalition and Taras Lyssenko claimed environmentalists were out to destroy the culture and economy of the Keys. Voters listened.
Key West to Havana is a grand tradition, a boater's delight, and a lively tourist adventure. Bon voyage!