Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Paddleboard Race Set for July 25th in Key West

Racers can compete on foot or on paddleboards during two Key West challenges that commemorate Ernest Hemingway’s exuberant outdoor lifestyle and passion for sporting pursuits. Set for Saturday, July 25th, the Malibu Rum Hemingway 5k Sunset Run/Walk and Lazy Dog Paddleboard Race are part of Key West’s annual Hemingway Days celebration. The July 21-26 festival salutes…

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Hemingway Lookalike Contest!

Stop by Sloppy Joe’s bar at 201 Duval St. tonight to check in on the 32nd annual Hemingway Lookalike Contest, whose second night of preliminary judging is happening this evening. This incredible event is not to be missed, with finalists gathering at Sloppy Joe’s through tomorrow evening. Come place your bets on which “Papa” has…

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Key West Secrets

Tucked away at the back of an overflowing Caribbean handicrafts store lies one of our favorite Key West secrets: the delightfully kitschy Casa Antigua Garden tour. Behind the looming facade of 314 Simonton Street, through the overflowing artisan shop and a few back-room storage areas, visitors suddenly enter a literal oasis– complete with lush tropical…

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Sloppy Joe’s 31st Annual Papa Look-Alike Contest

The annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest is coming up later this month at Sloppy Joe’s Bar.  This is one of the best yearly bar events for writing enthusiasts, beard lovers, or pretty much anyone interested in having a good time.  The contest last four days, from July 21-24th and involves arm wrestling, a running of the…

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