Top Gun 2 is expected to be released in the Summer of 2020. Kelly McGillis—Top Gun flight instructor Charlie—after the original Top Gun, opened a restaurant in Key West in the old Pan Am building. And as Dick Young has told me, she was there from the beginning working hard while pregnant overseeing its opening. Always […]
Originally posted January 14, 2014. As you can imagine, Dick and I have just skimmed the surface of places to recommend and things to do in the Conch Republic. I was at Archeo Gallery yesterday talking with our friend Margit Bisztray, one of Shakti’s beautiful yoginis, as well as a travel and food writer for […]
U.S. air superiority is a worthy goal, especially when it comes to protecting our shores. With Cuba only 90-miles away it’s something I think about when I’m in Key West. And with the recent developments in China, explained here by our in-house weapons specialist Steve Schneider, our ability to defend our shores may not always […]
Based on how often Dick and I are in the “Mermaid,” it is not even close. And our endorsement is not meant as any negative for the always marvelous Louie’s Backyard or Latitudes at Sunset Key. The Thirsty Mermaid comes out of the box with a huge jump: The oyster purveyor is Island Creek in […]
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Back in the sixties, Tom Rush was a driving force in the folk music scene at Club 47 in Harvard Square, Cambridge Mass. At that time, I lived on the 2nd floor of a two-decker walk-up rat hole on Forest St., a tired little backstreet behind the old Forest Café on Mass. Ave., just off […]
Hurricane Irma may be a distant memory if you have no connection to Florida, specifically to Key West and the Florida Keys. But along iconic Rt. 1, from Key Largo to Key West, the aftermath of Irma’s destruction in early September is clearly present. Take any avenue off the main Keys highway, especially on the […]