Florida Keys Set to Reopen to Travel June 1st
May26

Florida Keys Set to Reopen to Travel June 1st

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In an announcement posted to their website, the Monroe County Emergency Management department, which encompasses the Florida Keys, stated that travel to the county would be allowed again starting June 1st. The latest update states that reservations can start to be accepted by lodging establishments the first day of June. “Monroe County plans to reopen to visitors Monday, June 1 by suspending the checkpoints on U.S. 1 and State...

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Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Caddy’s on the Beach, Treasure Island, Florida
Feb12

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Caddy’s on the Beach, Treasure Island, Florida

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Whenever someone asks me for beach bar recommendations in the St. Pete Beach, Florida area, Caddy’s on the Beach is always on that list. Located on Treasure Island, which is separated from St. Pete Beach by the Blind Pass inlet, this longtime favorite beach bar somehow faced an uncertainty at one point. Luckily for all of us, the issues were straightened out and Caddy’s still exists for your beachfront pleasure. It’s evolved in the...

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“I Was Drunk the Day My Mom Got Out of Prison”
Jan08

“I Was Drunk the Day My Mom Got Out of Prison”

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If you’re wondering how a David Allan Coe song lyric ties into a blog post about the Salty Crab, a beach bar in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida, you’ll have to read this entertaining story from Jim Greer to find out. As always, Jim keeps us entertained until the very end. “This is what you do. You write how your tattoo artist turned you on to this great place in Ft. Myers Beach! That will get people interested.” Done, Mr. Christoph. This is...

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Lido Shuffle
Dec11

Lido Shuffle

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I’ve been to Lido Key Beach, located in Sarasota, Florida, so I can confirm when guest author James Greer calls it “Paradise,” that’s not hyperbole. Of course, I’ve never been driven there by an Uber driver who spent time in the Galapagos but that’s just a small part of what makes Jim’s story so memorable. To Jim’s youngest daughter – I hope you enjoy this story as much as we did and read it dozens of times a day. You know … because...

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An Introduction to Cedar Key Florida’s Waterfront Bars on Dock Street
Oct09

An Introduction to Cedar Key Florida’s Waterfront Bars on Dock Street

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The Cedar Keys and the town of Cedar Key, Florida may not be part of the more famous Florida Keys but if you’re looking for a remote island to visit, head to the western end of Florida State Road 24. That’s where you’ll find Cedar Key and its Duval St. equivalent, Dock St. Lined with bars from one end to the other, Dock St. offers up one option in abundance that Duval St. can’t match – a multitude of waterfront bars. Located 90 miles...

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Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Skipper’s Dockside, Key Largo, Florida
Aug07

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Skipper’s Dockside, Key Largo, Florida

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Among the many attributes and attractions the Florida Keys are known for, it’s bar scene is certainly up there. Skipper’s Dockside, a waterfront tiki bar located in Key Largo, is one of the many waterfront bars that dot these islands. Located waterfront at mile marker 100 (actual street address is 528 Caribbean Drive), Skipper’s Dockside was established in 2015. Especially popular for its annual dolphin tournament and Monday –...

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