The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two men after their plan to escape Cuba by windsurfing went awry. Authorities learned of the man's disappearance after a third Cuban windsurfer successfully completed a nine and a half hour journey and wound up on a private resort beach in Key West on Tuesday ... More >>
An inky, flooded road skirts the edge of a trailer park on Stock Island, a square mile swath of land just east of Key West. Two men in rubber overalls stomp through the water, sheets of rain smacking their bright-orange suits. They head toward Hogfish Bar & Grill, a rickety restaurant beside the old ... More >>
On one side, there's the billion-dollar cruise industry and Key West's powerful chamber of commerce sinking thousands into a campaign to convince islanders to dredge 17 acres of sea floor to allow bigger ships and thousands more tourists to visit. On the other, environmentalists, preservationists an ... 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 >>
See Best of Miami: Best MojitoErnest Hemingway -- author, journalist, hunter, sportsman, and booze hound -- will celebrate his 113th birthday Saturday, July 21. That day, thousands of fans and lookalikes (including Paula Deen's husband, Michael Groover) will converge on the streets of Key West, Hemi ... 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 >>
via YoutubeThis is what happens when you take your clothes off at the ballpark.The Marlins blew another game in late innings last night against the hapless Cubbies, but it wasn't all bad news at Sun Life Stadium. A kind-hearted, completely buck-naked fellow with stringy caveman hair gave all the ... More >>
Courtesy of Monroe County CorrectionsCarl Dudley Crabtree (left) and Sir Lawrence Scipio Dixon.>The theft of chicken nuggets should always be taken very seriously as those things are just ridiculously delicious, and depriving someone else of those precious fried meat bits is as an un-American ... More >>
Pity the man pictured here. After all, how many times would you have to be (metaphorically) touched by an uncle (named, say, Fred) for your brain to turn to such mush that on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Key West all you want to do is hold signs declaring that a recently-dead film actress is ... More >>
We've given up on Miami -- home of bloodthirsty drivers and bureaucrats too inept to implement bike lanes -- ever being a good place to ride a bicycle.
Photo by Ily GoyanesArroz con Mariscos: Hard to make, easy to screw up. Once upon a time, there was a seafood restaurant on Douglas Road and Flagler Street. People came from all around to sample its fresh and delectable seafood dishes. Then one day, the wicked stepmother put a curse on the lovabl ... More >>
Courtesy State Archives and Library of FloridaErnest Hemingway posing with sailfish in Key West.Key West is known for its funkiness, its natural beauty, and its lovely weather in winter. It's also been a popular spot for literary types over the decades, including Annie Dillard, Shel Silverstein, ... More >>
It's not pretty but it's fillingWise men and idiots alike have uttered the words, "Food is better when it's booze." But the intelligence of the utterer has absolutely no bearing on the truth of the matter. Booze food is better. And there are three main reasons why: 1) Swallowing takes less effort ... More >>
Summer is the time to drive down to Key West. It's empty now, the streets and beaches quiet. Here's a list of places to eat on the drive down (or back up). Robert Is Here Fruit StandSummer is perhaps the best time to hit up what should be a mainstay of any drive south of Miami: Robert is Here I ... More >>
Key West Gets Frosty
Nutcracker fever sweeps SoFla.
Mount up for Petersons Key West Poker Run.
Aint nothing wrong with it in this Key West musical.
The sweet science returns to the southernmost point.
Key West residents want a say in how land is annexed in the future, which may save Wisteria Island -- also known as Christmas Tree Island -- from being developed. About 75 percent of Key West voters cast ballots on a referendum that allows citizens not officials, to decide whether the city should a ... More >>
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Meg Cabot gives adults good summer reading