Key West news with an island attitude
Your one-stop source for everything you need to know about Key West. And, editor Linda Grist Cunningham does her best — on island time, of course — to write something original each day.
Key West Island News
Key West Island News connects Key West residents and friends of the island, fosters our One Human Family culture and advances understanding of shared goals for our island community
Everything you need to know | Top News | Where to go | What to do
Key West Island News integrates RRS and live Facebook feeds from our trusted sources. This means you get the latest posts from the people and organizations we trust. All in one place; no Facebook account necessary. No spending time searching. We do it for you.
From the editor | LGC Says
Linda Grist Cunningham continues her four decades of reporting and writing in her columns from Key West. She explores local and national news and the political decisions that affect our lives, property investments and future of the Florida Keys. Her collection of Dear Connor columns is written for her grandson, Connor. Oh, and, she’ll take the occasional side trip to Key West wacky.
Key West Island News
Who we are: We are a Key West-owned digital news and information company that uses a community-support model to sustain our news, information and connections mission. Our funding comes from our local and off-island subscribers, select advertisers and investors. We are governed by an advisory board comprising residents and journalism and community-building professionals. Editor and publisher Linda Grist Cunningham owns KeyWestWatch Media LLC, which publishes Key West Island News
What we do: We do original reporting and aggregate information from trusted news sources in Key West, the Keys and the state of Florida. We choose our trusted sources carefully to ensure accuracy and useful information.
Why we do it: We believe Key West needs a comprehensive, trusted source of news and information — a single place where residents and friends of Key West can find what they need to know each day.
What’s important to us: The topics shape our coverage: The Key West mystique; economic development; environmental protection; not-for-profits, arts and entertainment; small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Today’s Key West walkabout
Need a Key West inspiration fix? We’ve got it. Each day we’ll bring you a quick photo gallery or video to brighten your day. Want to submit your own pictures or videos for Walkabout? Check here for details.
Coming to Key West? We've got you covered
So many friends and family folks ask us what to do and where to go when they come to Key West. We decided to put together our own planning guide with tips on what to bring (and what not); what to do on a rainy day, our top 10 things to do and much more.
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Today’s Best of Key West
The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden: The only frost-free botanical garden in the continental United States. The Garden advocates the importance of native plants and species through education in a natural conservation habitat.
Need more to do?
Many of our favorite Key West places-to-visit post their events and specials on their Facebook pages. So, if you’re looking for even more to do, here are our recommendations. (PS: The are our favorites. No one pays us to promote them.
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Key West Island News
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