Sunday, January 14, 2018

This Week on the Island 01/14/2018



 ‘This Week on the Island’ is written by Doug Bennett and is an update to friends about happenings in Key West last week. Everything is true except for those parts that are lies.
The Weather:
This week I read the book ‘The Wild Road to Key West’ by Michael Reisig.
This week we had the Seafood Festival at Bayview park.
We also had the Half Shell Half Marathon.
The bridge from Mallory Square to the Matgaritaville Hotel has been rebuilt. It was destroyed by Hurricane Irma.
I spent some time at Schooner Wharf Bar listening to Michael McCloud.
We leave you today with this.
Key West
Close to Perfect, Far from Normal’
Doug Bennett

GDougBennett@att.net



Sunday, January 07, 2018

This Week on the Island 01/07/2018



 ‘This Week on the Island’ is written by Doug Bennett and is an update to friends about happenings in Key West last week. Everything is true except for those parts that are lies.
The Weather:
This week I read the book ‘Across The Sound’.
Things happening around town. The condos on Simonton Street continue to be built. At $1.6 Million, everyone should rush down and buy one.
The building next to Sloppy Joes will be Duval Central.
The building on Green Street that used to be Chicago’s will be ‘The BC too’.
The building on the corner of Green and Whitehead is gutted and being rebuilt.
We leave you today with this.
Key West
Close to Perfect, Far from Normal’
Doug Bennett

GDougBennett@att.net

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

This Week on the Island 12/31/2017



 ‘This Week on the Island’ is written by Doug Bennett and is an update to friends about happenings in Key West last week. Everything is true except for those parts that are lies.
The Weather:

This week I finished the book ‘Far from Shore’.
This being New Years Eve, there are many celebrations you may attend here in Key West. The most popular are: Lowering the Conch Shell at Sloppy Joes
The Lowering of Sushi
The lowering of the Pirate Wench
The lowering of a Lime into a Margarita
Other news
The newest US Navy ship arrives in Key West, the USS Spruance.
And last

Key West
Close to Perfect, Far from Normal’
Doug Bennett

GDougBennett@att.net

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