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What else can I do at the beach?

We who live in Key West get bored, we all know we do.  Some of us who are dating never know what to do or where to go sometimes.  Beach date is always nice, but you can only do that so much before swimming and tanning becomes boring too.  To people who don’t live in […]

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History of Key West and the Iguana

When we first moved here before the hurricane hit, we lived at Key by the Sea, which the neighbors and staff were very friendly, I miss living there because of the neighbors, the rec room, and again the people who lived there where great, very neighborly to say the least, anyway although I was told […]

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Three Florida kids die after accidentally trapping themselves in freezer

According to Suwannee County Sheriff Facebook Page: Yesterday evening the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office – Communications Center received a 911 call from a residence on 173rd Place regarding three children that were found not breathing. Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies along with Suwannee County Fire Rescue (SCFR) personnel responded to the scene where they […]

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🌸Weird Key West History including TV show The Dead Files🌸

🌸The Real Sloppy Joe it’s not just a bar in Key West, but named after a real man!🌸 I’ve compiled some Key West history and it’s strange, from a man who lived with a decaying corpse for 7 years to the KKK killings, to the REAL SLOPPY JOE. My search for the macabre in The […]

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Visit The African Queen boat in Key Largo

Visit the African Queen A small boat with a big history – The African Queen was built in 1912 and has had a rich and varied life, having been used for the East Africa Railway, in the Congo to transport mercenary fights and much later starring in the movie she was re-named after. Someone found […]

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Did you know, haunted Robert the Doll resides in Key West?

The crown jewel of my Key West Trip. Robert the Doll is the most prominent haunted doll in all the country. He has been known to move around “Chucky Style” as well as place curses on anyone who disrespects him. He was made by a Santeria practicing nanny and give to a small boy named […]

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Hemingway’s Fishing Boat

Hemingway’s Fishing Boat By Wally Hamilton The Pilar is a 38 foot modified Playmate manufactured by the Wheeler company. Hemingway commissioned the boat and took delivery in Miami in 1934. She had dual engines, a livewell, and a special roller on the transom to aid in hauling large fish (tuna and sailfish in particular) onto […]

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Fibromyalgia Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – A 25 Year Battle Before Moringa

By Susan L Morris It started with a bad case of the flu. Throughout the rest of that year I visited the clinic because of sleep marathons and strange body aches and each time I was told I had the flu. People just don’t get the flu 5 times in one year. That was in […]

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Overseas Highway: The Impact of Roads on Real Estate in the Florida Keys

By Christina M Marie  The development of Florida Keys real estate is directly linked to the creation of roadways in the islands. Before the chain was connected to the mainland of Florida, homes in the Florida Keys were sparsely inhabited by the early pioneers making a living primarily by growing crops like pineapples and limes. […]

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Mrs. Butters’ Secret Key Lime Pie Recipe

By Larry Winebrenner “Frozen Key Lime Pie recipe?” Fern Butters asked. “Child, I’ll take that secret with me to the grave.” Fern Butters’ frozen key lime pie was legend. Every time President Harry S Truman went through Islamorada on Upper Matecumbe Key on his way to the “Little White House” in Key West, he stopped. […]

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