Halloween in Florida can feel redundant since living in the Sunshine State is often inherently a horror story. All future slasher and disaster flicks should be filmed here. For one, the people are usually coated in sweat and tears (no makeup artists required), and the fauna includes sharks, alligato ... More >>
A sleepy beach in the Florida Keys had more cocaine on in this weekend then your average South Beach nightclub. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer found twenty pounds of the white stuff sitting on the shores of Long Key State Park on Friday.
Norman Van Aken wears many "toques". He's been coined the father of New World cuisine and was one of the "Mango Gang", a group of chefs including Douglas Rodriguez, Allen Susser, and Mark Militello who turned Miami's culinary vista from diners and early bird specials into an interesting and cultural ... More >>
Heartbeat got no rhythm? Drop dead when you don't dance? Need a musical defibrillator? The Revivalists can bring you back to life with radio-friendly rock. These six New Orleans dudes are fresh from playing at the Green Parrot in Key West, and they're catching some rays on South Beach before tonigh ... 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 >>
"Half the people down here know me as the 'Hatman,'" Shahdaroba Rodd says. "The other half know me as the 'Naked Guy.'" Key West resident Rodd likes to bike around town wearing nothing but a G-string and a homemade stovepipe hat. He's something of a legend at Fantasy Fest, the weirdo town's ann ... More >>
Santa's loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh.Every Christmas it's the same thing -- what do you get a man? Sure it's easy if money's no object -- get a Porsche and call it a day. But what if your budget is under $50? We've put together a list of sure-fire gifts that he'll love and that w ... More >>
Arlo HaskellArlo Haskell is a Key West native, a poet and, for the last three years, a member of the small staff responsible for putting on the annual Key West Literary Seminar.In January 2011 the annual event -- which started in 1983 and has a different theme each year -- will explore food in li ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThe threesome behind 180.When we hit up chef Norman Van Aken for an interview a few months ago, he mentioned he'd soon open a new restaurant in Miami, but he neglected to say his son, Justin, would fan the flames at his side. But there Justin was at the pre ... More >>
Musician's Discount Center can seem like it's half way to Key West if you live in downtown Miami, Cuba if you're in NMB, or Argentina if you're in Broward, but for Cutler Ridge, West Kendall, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, Florida City, and the whole Down South, the store is pretty much just down the ... More >>
GAB via Flicker CCJust after midnight last November, Gordon and Barbara Taylor climbed into a privately-chartered, two-propeller airplane at Key West International Airport. Gordon, age 51, had a bad kidney and was on his way to surgery in Gainesville. So the small plane took off northbound in the ... More >>
Photo via albertoalerigi's Flickr / CC2.0Aaaah! A plate.Some people are saying this recession is over. Maybe it started when "they" gave us back some time (sorry Arizona), literally. Fall Back dropped early Sunday morning. We're pretty sure that has something to do with farming. Here are some fre ... More >>
Join us as we try to hitch a ride to the island before the gold rush strikes.
Sides square off over Christmas Tree Island
Talula can be what you want; the fine line is now more difficult to divine
Blond Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory
Hooligans Pub & Oyster Bar
The new Ritz-Carlton scores big with Willis Loughhead's classy cuisine
Mile Marker 82
New Fico Key West Seafood
Green Turtle Inn
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!
Undeterred by Miami's history of hops flops, local microbreweries unleash a new round of beer pressure
A new breed of scuba diver is testing the limits using experimental gases, advanced technology, and a compulsion to take risks
A dark day in Key West: The demise of the Full Moon Saloon marks the end of an era