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St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

One of the most anticipated Spring Holidays in Key West, St. Patrick’s Day, is around the corner. If you happened to be in Key West, you have noticed by now that more and more revelers are sporting appropriate green outfits and shamrock shaped accessories.  In celebration of one of the year’s most bawdy holidays we are dedicating this blog post to everything Irish, Shamrock and Beer! And more beer! McConnells Irish Pub in Key West Florida is one of the most unique places one can go. They offer local seafood delicacies, traditional Irish fare, drinks as simple as an ice

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March 2015 in Key West

Hopefully at this point you have already figured out that Spring Break 2015 is here. The island is filled with young restless energy and businesses ones again catering to the cheerful youth wanting a vacation out of ordinary! Key West being America’s only Caribbean island, people of all ages are attracted to its exotic, warm and eclectic lifestyle. In today’s blog entry we want to talk about the events that may take you off the beaten path and at the same time to shine a light into our cultural roots that make our island stand out! First Friday Upper Duval

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Our weekly favorites – First weekend of March 2015!

Monthly Artisan Market will open on March 1st. The Key West Artisan Market is a vibrant, open air bazaar filled with artists, authors, chef-made cuisine, craftspeople, performers, fresh produce, baked goods, cheeses, flowers, craft beer & wine from residents representing the diversity, creativity, ingenuity of locally made products of the Keys & Key West. Held the first Sunday of the month, during season (thru May) outdoors at the Restaurant Store, 1111 Eaton Street. Free family pet friendly event. Contact Number 573-619-2200 Happy Birthday, Tennessee Williams! Tennessee Williams is known as one of the greatest 20th century American playwrights. His works

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February Monthly Favorites

Tropic Cinema Celebrates the 87thAnnual Academy Awards with a Screening and glitz & glamour of Hollywood! Hey movie buffs, ever been to the Oscars?  You don’t’ have to fly all the way to Los Angeles to enjoy the festivities. Key West’s own Tropic Cinema is again bringing the Oscars to you – Live!  There are two ways to enjoy the Oscars at the Tropic Gala: A limited number of VIP tickets ($100 members/$125 non-members) are available.  In addition, a champagne reception beginning at 6 PM, VIP attendees receive complementary food, seating in the spacious Carper Theater and a swag gift

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Valentine’s Weekend In Key West

Valentine’s Weekend is a time for romantic fun   Valentine’s Day is a day of love and romance for some, a day of chocolate and cards for others, and for many of us it is the day when we affirm our strong feeling of affection with the three words “I love you” over a romantic dinner with a glass of red wine or extra pink martini. Here are few romantic things you can do with your loved ones on that special day in Key West and remember it for many years to come. Charter a plane with Key West Seaplanes and

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Family Fun in Key West!

In this blog we explore fun family things to do in Key West! The places we talk about are here in Key West permanently and you can enjoy them year around. Plan a visit to the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Located in NOAA’s Dr. Nancy Foster Florida Keys Environmental Complex on the Truman Annex waterfront in Key West, the Center features more than 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, which interpret the resources and management efforts of Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, two national parks, and four national wildlife refuges. Admission is always free, so be sure to stop by for

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What to do in Key West this weekend

For a little town Key West has plenty of things to do. With today’s post we are sharing five activities you might consider for your weekend fun! So here we go: 1. Check out newly renovated Key West Theater at 512 Eaton Street. The season opener “Bones and Pie” will run through February 14. For tickets call 305-295-7676 or go to www.keystix.com. 2. The temperatures took a major dive this week and dropped to not very tropical 68F°. But that’s what the participants of Annual Polar Plunge wished for. The event takes place at 12 PM Saturday at Higgs Beach

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Key West Craft Show runs Saturday and Sunday

One of the Keys largest and most anticipated craft shows is right around the corner. The 30th annual Key West Craft Show will run from 10AM to 5PM Saturday and Sunday at the intersection of Caroline and Whitehead streets in Old Town , Key West. The show will feature an array of wares and crafts from all over the United States. Many of the community’s favorites will be returning along with a number of new and exciting artisans and craftsmen. The Key West Art Center sponsors the show as an extension of its support of local arts. The Art Center

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January 2015 – our weekly favorites

Today’s blog is dedicated to places to visit while vacationing in Key West. We are going to give you the top five hot spots that are worth spending your precious vacation time on: 1. Key West Cemetery: because it has tombstones and memorials in just about every style. Generations overlap with a grave from the 19th century up against one from the 1990s. Markers are made out of wood, metal or brick. You could call it chaos. But it’s the real Key West in death as in life – never boring! Learn more from the Historic Florida Keys Foundation’s cemetery

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January 2015: Our Monthly Favorites

Key West kicks off the new 2015 with welcoming writers and readers for The 33rd Annual Literary Seminar. Themed “How the Light Gets In, Literature of the Spirit,” the Seminar will explore literature’s relationship to the inexplicable — life’s essentials, what lasts and what is at the heart of us — through poetry, essay, fiction, and even silence. Writer’s workshop program takes place January 11-15 at San Carlos Institute on Duval Street. Every year in January our tropical climate invites literary types to flock to our island for warm weather, great food, eclectic culture and good reads all at the

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