Duval Street

(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

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, left, and her chief handler Bonnie Stoll, right, ride in a parade Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, past Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla., a day after Nyad completed a Cuba-to-Key West swim that took 52 hours and 54 minutes. The procession honored Nyad after she became the first person to complete the swim across the Florida Straits without the security of a shark cage. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Rob O'Neal)

Nyad Has No Plans Of Slowing Down After Record-Breaking Swim

Fifth times the charm for swimmer Diana Nyad who, at 64, feels as if she’s “truly dead center in the prime” of her life.

09/04/2013

Scene from the Key West Lobsterfest Street Fair Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Key West, Fla. Photo by Presley Adamson/Florida Keys News Bureau

Spiny Lobsters Being Served Up Down In Key West

Grab the butter and head on down to Key West because the annual Lobsterfest is underway.

CBS Miami–08/10/2013

(Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Wacky Bed Race Down Key West’s Famed Duval Street

It’s billed as “the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on.” The weekend Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race featured decorated beds propelled up Key West’s famed Duval Street by teams of strange bedfellows.

04/28/2013

CrimeTape

Key West Man: After Learning Obama Won, My Partner Killed Himself

After America chose, a Key West man may have chosen to die.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Thousands of garbed revelers participate in the Fantasy Fest Masquerade March Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in Key West, Fla. (Courtesy: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

10 Days Of Fantasy Fest Revelry Begins Friday

Key West’s Fantasy Fest celebration begins Friday, kicking off 10 days of masking and costuming balls, lively street parties and costume contests that continues through Oct. 28.

CBS4–10/19/2012

Florida Keys

Key West’s Duval Street Makes 2012’s ’10 Great Streets’ List

Key West’s Duval Street has been named one of the 10 Great Streets for 2012. Learn why.

CBS4–10/06/2012

KWP04

Key West Poker Run For Diabetes, Local Charities Brings 10,000 Bikers

Motorcyclists from throughout the United States came to Key West this weekend, raising money for charity during the 40th Key West Poker Run.

CBS Miami–09/15/2012

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