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Gypsy Chickens, Huh?

When I first came to The Keys I saw my first Gypsy at the Winn Dixie in Marathon, I heard it crowing at first, I thought someone is raising chickens somewhere, but then I saw him wondering the parking lot.  I haven’t seen any since Hurricane Irma in Marathon yet, but took a trip to […]

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Florida Keys Shipwrecks, cool Vids & Pics

Since moving here in the Keys I find myself wanting to know more about the Keys, it’s all such a mystery to me living near the ocean and life in the Keys, sometimes I wonder how anyone survived here before air conditioners, but then when the temperature drops below 72 degrees, I’m starting to fra, […]

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Is Keys Disease a real thing? Here’s what I found

I moved here from Upstate NY and I’ll be honest with you, I’ve never heard of Keys Disease, and I was warned by many that it’s a real thing here.  At first I thought, oh no, how do I catch this, how do you get rid of it once you catch it, and to be […]

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Local Keys Business and Holiday Fun

This is how we roll in Marathon Florida.  The Greens, CEO’s of TikiLive.com invited friends and employees to share Thanksgiving with all of us.  Their theme was to dress as a Pilgrim or Indian.  Most of us preferred the Indian route. Our Hosts   Watch here and below of a little game the Greens like […]

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Let’s start a Social Beach Day in the Keys – Get to know our neighbors!

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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Blondiepie’s Key West Style a trip to the beach in Nikibiki Dress

Today 01-15-2019 it’s cold in the Keys.  People are wearing hoodies with them tied up around their heads.  Up north we would be lying out thinking spring has sprung early.  Here in the Keys, it’s winter! Blondiepie is wearing a Nikibiki dress.  It looks great on the beach or for evening wear.  Shoot it looks […]

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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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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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