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Key West is stuck in the '80s, too

After four very hot days in Key West with Vegas Girlfriend, I can report this: Key West is very much stuck in the '80s too. How so?


  • We're pretty sure half the island was last painted in 1984.
  • There's a Mexican restaurant on Duval Street that does nothing but play Simply Red music all day. It was fun ... for about 30 minutes.
  • There's a Walgreens on Duval that has the World's Smallest Pharmacy. I'm not sure why it's so small, but the store seems to play nonstop Frankie Goes to Hollywood every day. You'd think it'd be easier to sell Viagra and birth control to the tourists while playing Relax every hour.
  • I seriously heard every song from the '80s played by either street musicians or the hacks on stools inside every bar. EXCEPT the great Sweet Freedom by Michael McDonald from the movie Running Scared. So that's why I posted the requisite Key West song on today's blog.

So I'm back in town but technically still on vacation, so expect more guest bloggers in the coming days, along with a few fresh items from myself and maybe even a guest spot by Vegas Girlfriend.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:45pm]


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