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Tiny Homes are all the Rage…Perfect for Key West Living!

Tiny Homes in Key West Tiny homes are all the rage, but here in Key West, tiny homes are the norm!  Original “Conch style” homes were very small, around 400 sq. feet.  Over the years, additions were made, like an enclosed patio, but many are still less than 1000 sq. feet.  Quaint conch homes often have architectural qualities not seen in most homes such as: Dade county pine interiors, cisterns and outdoor showers! A true original conch house is one built by early settlers of the Bahamas and Florida Keys.  These homes were built with mortar made from sand, water,

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Games To Play on a Family Vacation

Games to Bring Along on a Family Vacation   Taking long family trips can be hard on kids. Here are some games the family can play together to pass time. Bananagrams Bananagrams is compact and easy to travel with because it comes in a fabric banana! Kids will love it and it can easily be put in the back of a car pocket or backpack for table top play. This is great for teaching kids words and critical thinking. Spot It on the Road We have all played a little I spy on the road; this game that comes in

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The Dolphin House- At Home in Key West’s Spectacular New Truman Annex Property

  The Dolphin House One of our most fabulous homes located in Truman Annex  The Dolphin House is just a short walk to Duval Street and more. This property is sure to delight anyone with its beautiful interior and artwork. Several of the art pieces are from Wyland Galleries. The main house is a large 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath with a kitchen any gourmet cook would love. The newly renovated guesthouse pops with color and unique details.  The living space includes a queen bed and unique steps take you up to the twin-bedded loft.  The third sleeping space in the cottage is a

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Chickens Living on the Beautiful Island of Key West

What’s up with the Key West Chicken?! A question asked by many of our Island visitors! Our beautiful chickens roaming the streets are descendants of jungle fowl that originated in Cuba and the Caribbean islands. These birds were brought here by our island ancestors and used as food. Chickens were also used as now illegal sport of cock fighting. Many of these birds escaped their enclosures or were just released when cock fighting became illegal. The feathered animals are now known as Key West Gypsy Chickens. Since Key West is a no-kill island, it doesn’t take long for the population of chickens to

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32nd Annual Key West Craft Show

32nd Annual Key West Craft Show Jan. 28-29, 2017 10 AM TO 5 PM Daily Whitehead and Caroline Streets The Key West Craft Show is a two day outdoor craft festival. This nationally recognized Craft Show brings over 100 fine and skilled craft artists to this beautiful historic area of Key West. Exhibitors will set up along Whitehead Street from Greene Street to Eaton, and on Caroline Street through the famous Presidential Gates into the beautiful Truman Annex. Set among historical attractions such as Audubon House, the Little White House and Mel Fisher Museum, the City of Key West closes

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Key West Food & Wine Festival 2017

Key West Food & Wine Festival January 25, 2017 – January 29, 2017 Food and Wine festival time is almost here! Enjoy a variety of delicious wines and food with friends. Below is a schedule for this event. JANUARY 25 Joseph Spellman, Master Sommelier Justin Vineyards & Winery Southernmost Beach Cafe 7:00pm – 9:00pm *Buy Tickets $150.00 THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 Sara Brewer, Wine Expert Niven Family Wine Estates  The Southernmost House 7:00pm – 9:00pm Buy Tickets $150.00   FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 Brendan Orr, Chef Bad Ass Brunch Series: Bubbly Roof Top Cafe 11:00am – 1:00pm *Buy Tickets $65.00 Luciano Castiello, Banfi Ambasador Banfi Vintners Spencer’s by the Sea,

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Conch Revival Picnic in Key West 2017

Conch Revival Picnic – 2nd Edition January 11, 2017 Celebrate Conch life with food, music and games. Family fun event and all are invited! Edible History Continues at Fort East Martello, Cook-off Adds Delicious Twist Key West Art & Historical Society and Isle Cook Key West are celebrating the new year with the 2nd edition Conch Revival Picnic. A chance fro some family fun with classic Key West/Conch recipes. The event will is set for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Fort East Martello in Key West. Dinner is only a portion of this wonderful event, attendees can

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Key West Dream, Living in Paradise

  Key West Dream in Paradise! Looking to live the dream in paradise?? Imagine yourself renting a home on the water, with your boat tied up in your canal, and maybe a pool to cool off in on those hot summer nights? Well, dream no more, as we have the home for you! Bring your boat and move right into this very spacious canal front 3+ bedrooms, 2 baths, single family home located on Key West. This home features an open floor plan, central AC, and washer/dryer. Out by the pool, there is an additional detach pool house with a shower,

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Kingfish Mayhem 2017 in Key West

Kingfish Mayhem 2017 in Key West   January 19th -22nd 2017 Key West is known for having some of the largest Kingfish ever caught in any tournament. Come fish the land off the beautiful waters of Key West. Sign up today- Jimmy Wickett (954) 605-8284   Event Schedule: 1/19/2017  Registration: 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Registration will be held at the STOCK ISLAND MARINA TIKI HUT Stock Island Marina Captains Meeting Party – 6:30 p.m. AFTER PARTY 8:30 – 11:30 HALF PRICE DRINKS AND GUARANTEED TO BE A GOOD TIME … Day 1 Fishing  1/21/17 Check-Out : Bimini Start at 6:30 a.m. *

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Canadian Brass Impromptu Concert performance Key West 2017

Canadian Brass Impromptu Concert performance St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 401 Duval St. Jan 15, 2016 4 p.m. Sunday The world-famous Canadian Brass music ensemble will entertain their Key West audience with a wonderful concert including music from Bernstein to Bach, to the Beatles. The Canadian Brass has been around since 1970. One of its founders, tuba player Chuck Daellenbach, is still in the ensemble! These men have an international reputation as one of the most popular brass groups in the world. With an engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences, this band is a must see. Its varied repertoire features

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