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Twelve Stock Island Restaurants & Food Trucks

Everyone that visits the Florida Keys knows about Key West. But, the island just before you get to Key West proper, aka Stock Island, is booming. And, the island has its fare share of great restaurants. While some have been…

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Books and Books Key West

Key West Famous Resident Profile: Judy Blume

Many of us are familiar with author Judy Blume. She has written many well known works including one of my personal favorites, Freckle Juice. Although, her more famous work, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, is now being turned…

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Key West Famous Resident Profile: Tennessee Williams

Many people who visit Key West fall in love with the island. So did famed playwright Tennessee Williams. His first of many visits to the island was in 1941. Rumor has it that he finished writing A Streetcar Named Desire…

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Key West Celebrates 200th Anniversary

Key West Beginnings On March 25, 1822, Navy Lieutenant Matthew Perry sailed the schooner Shark to Key West, claiming the island for America. Key West is strategically located, guarding Florida from possible threats from the Gulf and Atlantic. In 1823,…

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