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Parade Wraps Annual Key West Pride Celebration

This year’s annual five-day Key West Pride celebration culminated with an all-welcome parade down Duval and Whitehead streets Sunday evening which featured a 100-foot-long rainbow flag, a joint U.S. military color guard, “brides” promoting marriage equality and marchers in bright-colored tutus.

06/16/2014

Sean Fitzpatrick shows his enthusiasm as he creates his winning concoction during the Stoli Key West Cocktail Contest Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Key West, Fla., Fitzpatrick, a Provincetown, Mass., bartender defeated 11 other regional winners from LGBT bars around the U.S., with a colorful pineapple-and-ginger mixture served in lime-garnished glasses, inside hollowed-out pineapples. (Steve Panariello/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Massachusetts Bartender Creates Winning Key West Cocktail

When you think of Key West, what drink comes to mind? A Massachusetts bartender answered the question with a concoction that won a national contest staged on the island city’s Duval Street.

06/01/2014

(Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key West Songwriter’s Fest Showcases Top Musical Talent

The five-day Key West Songwriters Festival wraps up Sunday night and when it is completed, more than 180 performing songwriters will have staged more than 50 shows.

05/11/2014

Edith Amsterdam, 89, is pushed up Duval Street during the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race  Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events end Sunday, April 27. (Courtesy: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Beds Aren’t For Sleeping In Key West Saturday

Beds will be propelled down Key West’s famous Duval Street Saturday afternoon. It’s part of the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race.

04/26/2014

A female impersonator clambers over an obstacle on Duval Street Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events continue through Sunday, April 27. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

“Drag Racers” Compete In Wacky Key West Competition

Female impersonators will be sporting high heels instead of oversized wheels in Key West for the Great Conch Republic Drag Race on Saturday afternoon.

04/19/2014

(Courtesy: Hollywood Police  Department)

Police Pursue Leads On Pawn Shop Robbers

Hollywood Police are looking for three people, two of them caught on surveillance video robbing a pawn shop earlier this month.

02/16/2014

(Source: USGS)

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Off The Coast Of Cuba

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck just off the coast of Cuba Tuesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

02/04/2014

(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key West Welcomes New Year With “Sushi”

New Year’s Eve revelers celebrated the arrival of 2014 in Key West with four warm-weather takeoffs on the traditional “ball drop” in New York City’s Times Square — including the “drop” of a renowned female impersonator in a super-sized red high heel.

01/01/2014

Sadie, dressed in a Santa outfit, parades in Key West, Fla., Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, during the Key West Dachshund Walk, an annual New Year's Eve tradition that this year attracted almost 200 of the short-legged, long-bodied canines, as well as about 30 "impostor" dogs. The event was a prelude to several New Year's Eve nighttime "drops" in Key West including the descent of a female impersonator in a large red women's high heel. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Dogs Hope To Be “Weiners” In New Year’s Eve Walk

The New Year’s Eve revelry in Key West will got started early Tuesday during the annual Key West Dachsund Walk.

CBS Miami–12/31/2013

Participants in the annual Key West Poker Run wait for a traffic light to change on Duval Street Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Key West during the Key West Poker Run. (Source: Bert Budde/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Thousands Of Bikers Gear Up For Key West Poker Run

Motorcyclists from around the world are in the Sunshine State for a cruise down the Keys Overseas Highway this weekend all in the name of charity.

09/20/2013

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