‘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.
We are having ‘King Tides’ (used to be Super tide, somebody changed the phrase).
Also used to be called ‘harvest tides’ because this is the time of year to
harvest your crops. This is the intersection of Green and Elizabeth.
about a tour of Caroline Street? ('There's a woman going crazy on Caroline Street', Jimmy Buffett)
We start on Trumbo Road at the end of Caroline
St. (the city seem to be doing some repairs)
corner of Grinnell and Caroline is the Ferry Terminal.
corner of Margret and Caroline is Harpoon Harry’s (sort of a 1950 dinner with a
is Pepe’s (they are open even during hurricanes.)
corner of Williams and Caroline is B.O. 's
And the new exercise place.
And of course
our house is on Caroline
The corner of Simonton and Caroline has the Cypress House (it burned to the ground
during the great fire of 1886, it is now made of Dade County Pine)
there is the Federal Building (it is made from local coral)
Next is the
Curry Mansion (Florida’s first millionaire)
corner of Duval and Caroline is the Bull (downstairs) the Whistle (upstairs)
and the Garden of Eden (on the roof – clothing optional)
Then there is the Pirates Well. (The first fresh water found on the island)
Kelly’s (remember her from Top Gun with Tom Cruise). This is also the
birthplace of Pam Am Airlines.
corner of Whitehead and Caroline is the Presidential Gates
to Truman’s Little White House on the corner of Front and Caroline.
you this week with Cuban Cigars (now legal in the U.S.)
Caroline Street, Key West, Florida. It's a kind of interesting street.
you have got to love it
'Close to Perfect, far from Normal’
Lat 24.5591N, Long 81.8016W