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No Name Key - 03/31/10 10:47 PM
A small island in the Florida Keys, No Name Key has been the center of attention in recent months. For the last twenty years, the debate has continued about bringing commercial electricity to the island. Currently, no power lines or water lines run from the mainland to No Name Key. This little island is about 30 miles from Key West. 820 of its 998 acres are a federally protected Key Deer Refuge. The earliest record of people living on the island, date back to the 1870's. No Name Key was a landing site for the ferry in the early 1900's. Traveling (5 comments)
Enjoy Café Cubano in Key West - 03/30/10 08:45 AM
Key West is truly a cultural melting pot. One of the biggest influences you can see from our many cultures is in the cuisine. From Conch fritters to Tostones Rellenos at El Meson de Pepe', the Keys have a flavor all their own! Then there's the coffee! One thing that definitely needs to be on your list of Key West things to try is a Café Cubano! Café Cubano is known by several names: Cuban coffee, Cuban shots, cafecito, buchito, and Cuban espresso are the most well known. The basics are the same. Café Cubano is an espresso shot sweetened with (0 comments)
Help on the Way for Florida Homeowners - 03/20/10 02:19 PM
Want to stay in the Key West home you love but finding it hard to make the payment? If you can hold on a little longer, hope may be on the horizon for you and other distressed homeowners in the state. Florida will be receiving $418 million dollars to help those who are unemployed and behind on their mortgage. Assistance will also be available for those who are overleveraged on their homes here in Key West and throughout the state. The Housing Finance Agency Innovation Fund for the Hardest-Hit Housing Markets (HFA Hardest-Hit Fund) is aimed at preventing foreclosures by offering (2 comments)
On Stage at the Red Barn Theater in Key West - 03/17/10 10:16 PM
The Red Barn Theater in Key West is celebrating 30 wonderful years with their 2010 season! Over the years, many famous playwrights, musicians, and actors, have been a part of what was happening in the theater. Jimmy Buffet, Richard Wilbur (U.S. Poet Laureate), and Tennessee Williams have included the Red Barn Theater in their Key West performance schedule. The theater started out as a carriage house around 1829, but in the 1940's, it began its life as a center for performing arts. The Key West Community Players performed at the Red barn until after WWII. Ruth Guttman and her husband Yehuda (0 comments)
Key West’s One Human Family - 03/14/10 10:14 PM
Key West is well known for various reasons! Shining sunsets, fantastic architecture and famous people are just a few things that come to mind when people think of Key West. But what we are most proud of is our philosophy of One Human Family! The people of Key West have always been warm and welcoming to different cultures and lifestyles. Local artist, J.T. Thompson, created a campaign in early 2000 to express the accepting attitude of the area. He designed and gave away bumper stickers that read; "All people are created equal members of ONE HUMAN FAMILY." By October of 2000, (2 comments)
Closing on Your Key West Home - 03/10/10 05:27 PM
Right now there is a lot going on in the real estate market. Home buyer tax credits, low prices and low interest rates have many first time home buyers ready to take the ownership plunge. With all the excitement and incentives, don't forget the basics when it comes to closing on your Key West home. The first and most important thing to remember as you prepare for closing is don't change anything about your financial profile! The excitement of buying your home may have you running out to the local home improvement store and opening a credit account to buy new (0 comments)
Snorkeling in Key West - 03/03/10 09:53 PM
There are many reasons why living in Key West is such an amazing experience, but one of the most spectacular things you will find in the Florida Keys is our coral reef. The Florida Reef is the ONLY living coral reef in the continental United States. It is home to some of the Keys most colorful residents! One of the best ways to explore the reef and all its' inhabitants is by going snorkeling! Approximately 6,000 coral reefs are found between Key Biscayne and the Dry Tortugas. There are many charters that are available to those wanting to snorkel. Sailboat charters, (3 comments)
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