Latest Key West, Florida Stories

2009-10-26 04:15:00

KEY WEST, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Morgan, legendary purveyor of good times, is returning to Key West for Fantasy Fest with the ultimate Halloween party, along with a familiar Safe Ride solution.

2008-08-02 12:00:42

By Alyson Crean, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Aug. 2--While county staff is looking for ways to pare more dollars off the proposed property taxes for the coming year, one small agency is crossing its fingers with the hope that $68,000 will be added back into the budget.

2008-07-28 15:00:56

By Alyson Crean, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jul. 28--Big Pine Key residents will have their own animal shelter, at least for a couple more years, after all. Keys Energy Services, the Lower Keys electric utility, owns the land on which the shelter sits, on Industrial Road.

2008-07-23 12:00:57

By Alyson Crean, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jul. 23--Starting in October, it'll be easier to get out of the Keys when US Airways starts flying nonstop from Key West to Charlotte, N.C.

2008-06-30 12:00:00

By MARGARET MENGE, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jun. 28--The month of May was not a good one at Key West International Airport.

2008-06-25 15:02:44

By Ryan McCarthy, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jun.

2008-06-24 02:29:59

By Margaret Menge, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jun. 21--It's going to be a bigger headache to take the kids up to see Mickey this fall. Delta Air Lines announced this week it's discontinuing direct service from Key West to Orlando. The change is to go into effect at the end of summer.

2007-09-23 21:00:00

Ernest Hemingway's final home in this central Idaho mountain town - with its astonishing array of the author's personal possessions - is perhaps the most enigmatic, and certainly the least visited, of the houses the Nobel Prize winner once owned.

2006-08-02 01:51:12

By Laura Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - At the point where U.S. soil comes closest to that of implacable foe Cuba, the historic handover of power by Cuban President Fidel Castro has been marked mainly by the click of cameras.

2006-07-23 11:23:32

By Laura L. Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - A Texas commercial real estate developer won Florida's annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike competition, rocking the house at Sloppy Joe's, the writer's favorite Key West drinking hole, with new lyrics to an American country crooner's tune.

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Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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