The Key Wester | A Key West Blog

Come and get away from it all - visit Key West, Florida. Whether you are a Key Wester for the day, a week or life. Island Genn's Key West blog guides you to the best parts of our Southernmost Island city. A collection of island tips on accommodations, restaurants, lifestyle, events and activities.

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Frita’s Cuban Burger | Review

I have walked by this tiny little eatery, located at 425 Southard Street, many times. After seeing a movie the other night, my husband and I along with our friends, Erik and Dianne, decided to try it out for a quick dinner. We were able to park just … [Read More...]

Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour!

Last night I went on the Key West Ghosts & Gravestones tour with my friend, Kurt. The tour began at 501 Front Street, on the corner of Front and Duval Streets where we boarded the trolley, fittingly decorated to fit the “ghoulish” theme. There … [Read More...]

Easter in Key West – 2017

Easter Sunday is just around the corner now, and if you will be in Key West for this holiday, you are probably wondering where you can enjoy a nice Easter brunch or dinner. Below are a list of restaurants that will be open, some offering their … [Read More...]

Kim’s Kuban | Review

After a busy morning in the office, we were starving. Delivery to Stock Island is limited, and tired of the same old, we decided to try something different. Having never eaten at Kim's Cuban, we gave them a call and placed out order.  Lila ordered … [Read More...]

Key West Restaurants

Frita’s Cuban Burger | Review

I have walked by this tiny little eatery, located at 425 Southard Street, many times. After seeing a … [Read More...]

Lupida’s | Review

Our office staff were all hungry today, so we decided to try a place that we had never been … [Read More...]

Ocean Grill & Bar | Review

I love eating at Duval Square because it is a comfortable atmosphere with great restaurants and … [Read More...]

Bier Boutique Review

So, this is a bit strange for me, but today I am going to be writing about a delivery experience. I … [Read More...]

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Key West History

Conch Republic

You may have heard Key West referred to as the Conch Republic. That is because in 1982, Key West … [Read More...]

Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum

At one time in the 1800's, more than one hundred ships per day sailed by Key West with at least one … [Read More...]

East Martello Fort & Museum

I have lived in the Keys since the 1990's, and in all if this time I had never been inside the East … [Read More...]

Key West Resident Profiles: Ernest Hemingway

Today would have been Ernest Hemingway's 115th birthday, and Key West always has a week long … [Read More...]

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