Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Smathers Beach, Key West
Feb15

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Smathers Beach, Key West

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Key West, Florida is known for a lot of things – Mallory Square, Southernmost Point, Duval St., Ernest Hemingway and other touristy draws. Most notably not on that list is its beaches and there’s a reason. They typically don’t have the soft sand associated with islands. Let’s just say this – you aren’t digging to China on most of its beaches unless you plan on losing your fingers along the way....

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Beach Bars and the Memories We Make
Dec20

Beach Bars and the Memories We Make

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I often wondered as I posted updates on various beach bars after hurricanes Irma and Maria struck what people thought of my posts. I knew the community of beach bar bums would get it but how would someone who just didn’t get it understand? These bars were more than just places on the beach where we consumed alcohol and cheeseburgers. They were, among many other things, places where we had created wonderful memories that would generate...

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New Beach Bar Opens In Seaside, Florida
Jun28

New Beach Bar Opens In Seaside, Florida

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Seaside, Florida, located in the states “panhandle” midway between Panama City Beach and Fort Walton Beach, has always intrigued me from afar. With its idyllic white sand beaches, quaint village atmosphere and beachfront family-friendly fun at its central square and pavilion, it’s no wonder filmmakers chose it as the filming location for “The Truman Show” and why it was recently named the “Best Beach on...

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Four Minutes at Caddy’s on the Beach
May12

Four Minutes at Caddy’s on the Beach

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I haven’t been able to make it back down to St. Pete Beach and Treasure Island in Florida to check out the “new” Caddy’s on the Beach beach bar but luckily for me, I don’t have to. In this video from YouTuber “TidyislandCPA,” the videographer takes us on an extensive tour of the beach bar. Included among the highlights are glimpses of the outdoor beach bar stand and an “unveiling” of his corned beef sandwich. With an exclamation of...

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An Introduction to Lagerheads Beach Bar in Key West
Apr19

An Introduction to Lagerheads Beach Bar in Key West

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Everyone knows about the bars on Duval in Key West but did you know there’s an actual beach bar in town? Lagerheads Beach Bar is located at the north end of Simonton Street and yes, it’s really on a beach. Sporting a laid back island atmosphere in stark contrast to its neighbors on Duval, Lagerheads is known for its fish tacos. As the owners mention in the above video, however, they have a Cuban sandwich (“the...

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