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This Key West Bar Is an Ex-Morgue With Bodies Still Buried in It

Roadtrippers | Posted 04.04.2014 | Travel

Not only was the building used as Key West's first morgue, it was also the location of the infamous "Hanging Tree," which was responsible for hanging 16 pirates and one woman who had stabbed her husband and two children to death. Ghost hunters claim she haunts the bar to this day.

So Much To See In The Florida Keys

AP | By SUZETTE LABOY | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — From the treasures of a 1622 shipwreck to 4,000 years of diving history, more than a dozen museums are spread across the more ...

Fugitive's 18-Year Run Ends On Key West Houseboat

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

A woman who fled federal authorities 18 years ago was arrested Friday in Key West when documents showing her real name got shuffled among bogus forms ...

WATCH: The Taxi Ride That Changed My Life

Posted 03.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Sometimes the smallest things can initiate the biggest changes. For life coach Whitney Hess, that thing was a mere cab ride. "I was sitting in a ta...

Grippando Turns Up the Heat With BLACK HORIZON

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 03.04.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review Jackie K Cooper ...

10 Delicious Reasons You Should Be In Key West Right Now

Julie R. Thomson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Taste

Besides all the sunshine, of course.

Hemingway Would Not Be Pleased: The Sinking of Key West

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

Key West is so flat, so low, predictions have been made that Key West could one day disappear from the horizon line, to be covered by a mix of Atlantic Ocean waters and Gulf of Mexico rise. The problem now is rain water.

10 Florida Tours To Float Your Boat (PHOTOS)

Visit Florida | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel
Visit Florida

The first tourists in Florida arrived by boat -- Juan Ponce de Leon and his crew, 500 years ago -- and it's still the best way to see the Sunshine State.

PHOTOS: The Hands-Down Best Halloween Party In Florida

Posted 10.31.2013 | Miami

"Everyone behaves badly -- given the chance," longtime Florida Keys resident Ernest Hemmingway wrote in "The Sun Also Rises." So when it came time ...

Be Daring and Go Baring This Halloween

Tom Mulhall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

Halloween's the scariest time of year for kids and the sexiest for adults. It's the one time of the year where adults become more daring and baring at parties. Last year, for instance, Lady Gaga went to a Halloween party dressed just as a topless mermaid. Where do you go to be your barest?

Key West: Fantasy Now, Always

Jim Werner | Posted 12.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Always ready for a party, Cuba's tiny neighbor amps it up during Fantasy Fest, a 10-day, no-holds-barred fête filled with costumes, body paint, drinking, dancing, life loving and skin aplenty. Here are the highlights, as well as anytime suggestions for your off-Fest getaway.

Cruise Ship Carnage

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 11.29.2013 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

The cruise line industry not only wields extraordinary power over the local port's economy but also wreaks devastation on the delicate marine environments.

Diana Nyad's Lessons in Mental Toughness

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.03.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Impeccable physical condition is a must for a feat of this magnitude, but more so is the mental toughness it took to make this happen. Let's elaborate on the three lessons that Nyad shared with the world once she reached the beach of Key West.

8 Great Florida Beach Towns for Bicycling

Visit Florida | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Bicycling in Florida's beach towns is one of the best ways to see the sights and get closer to nature at the same time. Many of the state's beaches feature slower speed limits, bicycle lanes and crosswalks, making them a family-friendly place to pedal.

This 10-Year-Old Girl's Big Idea Is The Best Thing Ever

Posted 08.29.2013 | Miami

And a child shall build it? A long-discussed footbridge project over a Key West waterway has been resuscitated by unlikely champion: a 10-year-old...

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

INFOGRAPHIC - U.S. Cities That Europeans Love

trivago | Posted 10.20.2013 | Travel

The Brits Love Disney World, the French are heading to beaches, Italians to big cities, and the Germans? They're everywhere (in big numbers). Here are the top U.S. destinations that are most popular with Europeans this summer.

Homeless -- and Happy -- at Age 92

William Laney | Posted 10.14.2013 | Impact
William Laney

Michelangelo is -- at age 92 -- homeless. But more important, Michelangelo is -- at age 92 -- a happy camper. And the words "happy camper" are appropriate, for they describe a man who enjoys, as he does, living close to nature.

Duck Key in the Florida Keys: A Lively Family and Fishing Vacation

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Dwight Brown

One and a half hours from the heart of Miami, there's a sign for Duck Key on Route 1, the Overseas Highway, before it hits the world-famous Seven Mile Bridge. Take the left turn. The road leads to a quiet but developed archipelago anchored by the family-friendly Hawks Cay Resort.

For True Romance, Get Thee to the Beach

Visit Florida | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Looking for a special way to celebrate with that special someone in your life? These five lovely ideas are guaranteed to help you get your snuggle on.

Miami's Classiest Couple?

Posted 07.08.2013 | Miami

Meet Miami's classiest couple: George Burns, 44, and Midiala Siverio Dunn, 43. Burns and Dunn celebrated the Fourth of July by reportedly attacking...

The Best Places to Celebrate the 4th of July This Year

Viator | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel

For many Americans, July 4th is a family holiday -- it involves backyard barbecues, maybe a parade through town, and a local fireworks show. Some people, however, have dreams of celebrating the nation's birthday with more pizzazz, out of town.

12 Spots to Escape the City this Summer

Travelzoo | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel

When planning a big-city break, it's often easy to limit your itinerary to staying within the city limits. But within a few hours' drive of many major...

Best Places to Watch the Sunset

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There's some kind of magic that happens when the sun drifts down. The world -- it seems -- glows with bright light and brilliant color, but just for a...

Island Getaway Without a Passport

David Duran | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel
David Duran

If you just need to take an island trip and leave your stress behind, but don't want to deal with customs and immigration, hop on over to Key West.