Ernest Hemingway Look-Alikes Encouraging Masking In Florida KeysErnest Hemingway look-alikes are being used by the Florida Keys tourism council to encourage visitors and residents to wear masks to protect against COVID-19.
Key West New Year’s Eve Features Early ‘Drag Queen Drop’A female impersonator “dropped” in a giant replica of a high-heel shoe at a Key West entertainment and hotel complex Thursday night to mark the beginning of 2021.
Key West New Year’s Eve To Feature Early ‘Drag Queen Drop’Despite a mandated 10 p.m. New Year's Eve curfew in Key West to help guard against coronavirus transmission, a local entertainment and lodging complex is continuing plans for a scaled-down version of a traditional “drop” of a female impersonator in a super-sized replica of a woman’s red high heel.
Only In Florida: Lobster Trap Holiday Tree Highlights Key West DecorationsA holiday tree made of festively decorated lobster traps is greeting patrons of the Key West Historic Seaport, celebrating the holiday season and Florida Keys commercial fishing heritage.
Thinking Of Welcoming 2021 In Key West, While Partying All Night? Think Again!Key West Mayor Teri Johnston signed an emergency order Friday that sets an island-wide curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 p.m., running Thursday, Dec. 31, through Sunday, Jan. 3.
Hurricane Flags Burned In Key West Marking Official End Of Hurricane SeasonSome Florida Keys residents staged a ceremonial burning of hurricane warning flags Monday evening to mark the official Nov. 30 end of the record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.
$5 Million Grant Will Help Restore Keys Coral ReefA $5 million grant has been awarded to help protect a coral reef about seven miles southeast of Key West that is part of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
COVID-19 In Florida: City Of Key West Tightens Mask OrdinanceThe City of Key West amended its mask ordinance on Thursday in an effort to combat the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the Keys.
Sloppy Joe's, Famed Key West Hangout Of Ernest Hemingway, ReopensOne of Key West's most iconic bars is once again welcoming customers after being closed for six months due to the pandemic.
CBS4 Photojournalist Rafael Murciano's Musical Journey To Mile ZeroJoin CBS4 photojournalist Rafael Murciano on his musical journey to Mile 0, as in mile marker zero in Key West.
Key West Mother Sues After 8-Year-Old Son Was Put In Handcuffs, Arrested At His Elementary SchoolThe mother of a boy who was arrested at his Key West elementary school is now filing a civil lawsuit.
‘Papas’ Miss Key West, COVID-Canceled Hemingway Look-Alike ContestThere should be a 2020 Hemingway Look-Alike winner walking the streets of Key West today. But the global coronavirus pandemic has prevented that.
Key West’s Annual Fantasy Fest Canceled Amid COVID-19 ConcernsTo avoid the risk of potential COVID-19 transmission, organizers of Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest announced Thursday that they’re canceling the 2020 festival.
Key West Installs New Permanent Rainbow CrosswalksKey West workers installed four permanent rainbow crosswalks Monday at the intersection of Duval and Petronia streets, in the heart of the island’s LGBTQ entertainment district.
Key West To Skip Annual Ernest Hemingway Look Alike ContestThe Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, held annually at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, has been canceled for this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.