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Wine Dine Key West 2016

Wine Dine in Key West…   Wine Dine is an annual promotion that celebrates gourmet dining. A vast majority of local restaurants participate, offering 3 course prix-fixe menus at a great price $20 for lunch and $35 for dinner. The deals do not stop at there! This promotion also includes special offers and discounts with other businesses. Walk-ins are accepted, but to avoid a long wait reservations are HIGHLY recommended. Visit the Wine Dine website for a list of participating businesses. OpenTable is a one the most preferred sponsors to make reservations. Restaurants offer a minimum of two choices for appetizers, two

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Going green in key west

   Going Green in Key West! Everyone is doing their part for “going green” these days and we couldn’t be happier! Here in Key West, with such a beautiful and fragile eco system, green initiatives are important. Here are some of the Going Green successes happening in Key West. City of Key West received a grant to removed old high energy use light fixtures and install energy efficient lighting in 166 street light fixtures in Old town. Two local businesses were awarded for their outstanding recycling efforts by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The Green Parrot achieved a 59%

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Fantasy Fest 2016 in Key West

Fantasy Fest Key West   Fantasy Fest is a 10 day party that happens every year here in Key West during the month of October. In 1979 a group of locals came up with the idea to have this party to bring more visitors to this quiet island. Their idea definitely worked as Fantasy Fest is now one of the biggest and wildest events of the island. The events range from costuming, street fair, parade and more! Festivities begin October 21-30, 2016, the theme for this year will be Heroes and Villains. Bahama Village Goombay Festival October 21-22, 2016 Noon-midnight

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Vacation Rentals Featured Property in Key West

Vacation Rentals   BOGEY’S RETREAT (Monthly Rental)  Welcome to Bogey’s Retreat, your home away from home in Key West. This lovely townhome is located in the exclusive Golf Course community, and allows you to enjoy all that Key West has to offer. A tranquil setting, stunning pool area, only a few short miles to Old Town and best of all 18 holes on the Caribbean golf course in the United States. This townhome has been lovingly updated with your comfort in mind, bright and colorful details give Bogey’s Retreat a true Key West feel and fun memorabilia throughout top it

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Poker Run Key West 2016

Poker Run 2016 – Key West   Poker Run Bikers from across the United States travel all the way to Key West for charity. There are expected to be more than 10,000 bikers traveling the Overseas Highway. Peterson’s Harley-Davidson of Miami and Key West Sunrise Rotary is in charge of this annual event. The proceeds collected are divided between Sunrise Rotary local charities, Scholarships and Diabetes Research Institute. September 15, 2016 at approximately 9 a.m. participants leave Miami and begin the ride down to Key West, stopping along the way at designated points to draw cards. The final stop is Conch

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Rainy Days in Key West…What To Do?

Rainy Days in Key West       Rainy days in Key West do not have to be spent locked away in your hotel room or rental property. There is so much to see and learn on this unique and beautiful island. Grab an umbrella and explore some of these interesting places! Hemingway House– Ernest Hemingway loved Key West so much that he purchased a home right in the heart of Old Town back in 1931. Take a walk through this beautiful home and witness some of Hemingway’s personal touches. There are antique European furnishings that were collected during his

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Dog Friendly Activities in Key West

Dog Friendly “To Do’s” in Key West   Dog Friendly -Key West is one city that definitely LOVES animals, especially dogs! Often when people visit Key West, they wonder where their precious pup may be allowed. We understand the struggle of finding pet friendly establishments. Searching high and low we were able to come up with a nice list of restaurants, parks and other fun places your little fury friend can visit along with you! Dog Friendly Restaurants:   Blue Heaven You and your pup can enjoy a great breakfast, or Caribbean inspired seafood lunch and dinner. There are roosters

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Pet Friendly Rental Search Tips for Key West

Pet Friendly Property Rental in Key West   You do not have to explore Key West for long to realize that our community is very pet friendly. It is almost impossible to walk or ride down a street in town without bumping into a pet out with their owner enjoying the day. While looking for the perfect rental for your family including fury and feathered family members, there are many privately owned homes and apartments on the island that will welcome your pet. Tips to consider for your search: Use search filters on the internet to make sure that the

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Famous Authors of Key West

Famous Authors of Key West   Key West has been a place authors and many other creative minds have visited and/or lived. I don’t know if it is the wonderful weather, friendly laid back people or beyond beautiful scenery but these following authors have been able to write some of the most captivating books! There are many authors, artists, and musicians etc that have graced us with their presence and work here in Key West. We have a chosen a few to discuss. Ernest Hemingway is one the top authors of Key West. In 1931 Hemingway purchased a home here

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Vacation Rentals Featured Property- Key West

Vacation Rentals -Emma’s Escape & Emma’s Secret   Vacation Rentals Located in one of Key West’s historic and most cultural neighborhoods these two lovely condominiums will give you cause to celebrate the island way of life. A fabulous location that will allow you to walk  or bike to all the island highlights. In the heart of Old Town,  Duval Street is an easy stroll to the live music, entertaining shops and galleries along with Mallory Square where hundreds gather nightly to celebrate the setting sun and watch the local street performers. Fabulous food everywhere but the locals favorite and a

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