Florida Keys Underwater Music Festival Encourages Reef ProtectionA weekend underwater concert underscored reef protection for conservation-minded divers and snorkelers in the Florida Keys, home to the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef.
New York City Bartender Wins Key West Cocktail ContestA New York City man created a cocktail inspired by Key West’s signature Key lime pie to win a North American bartending contest.
Country Music Star Brad Paisley Headlines Key West Songwriters FestThe five-day Key West Songwriters Festival wraps up Sunday night and when it’s completed, more than 150 performing songwriters will have staged more than 50 shows in the island city.
Key West’s Kinetic Sculpture Parade Features Zany Recycled CreationsCreative recycling and “people-powered” mobile sculptures combined to entertain spectators Saturday during Key West’s Papio (pronounced PAPPY-OH) Kinetic Sculpture Parade.
Easter Bunny Stages Underwater Egg Hunt Off Florida KeysAn Underwater Easter Egg Hunt, staged in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, attracted dozens of undersea "egg-splorers" who searched for real hard-boiled eggs off Key Largo.
22 Malnourished Sea Turtles Transferred To Florida Keys Turtle HospitalTwenty-two stranded juvenile green sea turtles, several encrusted with barnacles, indicating severe malnourishment, have arrived at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital from two Central Florida facilities for rehabilitation.
Contestants Pucker Up For Key West's Conch Shell Blowing ContestMore than 50 contestants tested their "seashell musicianship" in Key West Saturday, but none succeeded better than David "Bat" Masterson.
Wounded Warriors Interact With Dolphins In Florida Keys As TherapyInteracting with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in the Florida Keys provided physical and emotional therapy Sunday for 44 wounded U.S. military veterans.
New Year's Eve Kicks Off In Key West With Annual Dachshund WalkAmerica's southernmost island "went to the dogs" New Year’s Eve, when hundreds of short-legged, long-bodied canines and their people staged the annual Key West Dachshund Walk.
Six Offbeat "Drops" To Celebrate New Year's Eve In Key WestRinging in a new year isn’t a celebration exclusive to one part of the country.
32 Cold Sea Turtles Flown To Florida Keys To Warm UpThirty-two critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles that were rescued off Cape Cod were flown by private plane Tuesday from Quincy, Massachusetts, to the subtropical Florida Keys, where they will convalesce at Marathon's Turtle Hospital.
International Artists Sculpt at Key West Sand Art CompetitionFun in the sun met fun in the sand this weekend in the Florida Keys.
Champion Crowned At Florida Keys Stone Crab Eating ContestSeafood and the Florida Keys go hand in hand.
Fantasy Fest Masquerade Marchers Roam Key West StreetsFantasy Fest is one of the biggest events of the year in Key West.
Culinary Experts Dispute Cookbook Author's Claim That Key Lime Pie Not Invented in Key WestCulinary experts in the Florida Keys are irate about a cookbook author’s claim that Key lime pie was not invented in the island chain.