Florida Keys News Bureau
Hundreds of spectators hooped and hollered as amateur boat builders paddled and sculled their self-made racing crafts to the finish line during this weekend’s annual “Anything that Floats” regatta race in the Florida Keys.
A loggerhead sea turtle, rehabilitated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after being struck by a boat, was fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter and released from a Florida Keys beach Friday afternoon.
Web-watchers were able to see about 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles hatch via a live-streaming, high definition camera.
After six tries, Wally Collins of Phoenix, Arizona finally won the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on Key West.
Dozens of white-bearded Ernest Hemingway look-alikes took part in the “Running of the Bulls” Saturday afternoon in Key West.
A Key lime pie measuring 9 feet in diameter, that should shatter the record for the world’s largest Key lime pie, is to be prepared and served to Independence Day revelers Friday during Key West’s Key Lime Festival
It was World Oceans Day and to celebrate, divers in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary displayed underwater messages in front of a live-streaming video camera.
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.
Beds will be propelled down Key West’s famous Duval Street Saturday afternoon. It’s part of the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race.
Female impersonators will be sporting high heels instead of oversized wheels in Key West for the Great Conch Republic Drag Race on Saturday afternoon.