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Last night The Weekly Newspaper announced that The Green Parrot was voted Best Live Music Venue in Key West in their recent Best of Key West Poll.
As I hold the award today,  pictured behind me are our Sunday Jazz ensemble, representing just a few of the many, many musicians, local and otherwise,  who mount our stage and continue to weave music into the cultural fabric of Key West, I thank them, without them this honor would not have been possible. 
I would as well extend our appreciation to  musicians everywhere,  for continuing to delight us, and inspire and enrich our lives.
I'd like to also thank all our staff here for their professionalism,  and making The Parrot such a welcoming, warm environment for our patrons to enjoy such great music, and thanks to those patrons, the best anywhere, for their loyalty, enthusiasm, and passion for music, and for making the musicians feel so welcome and appreciated that  they cannot help but deliver their best performances each time they step out on our stage
We promise to remain your

@greenparrot 
Last night The Weekly Newspaper announced that The Green Parrot was voted Best Live Music Venue in Key West in their recent Best of Key West Poll.
As I hold the award today, pictured behind me are our Sunday Jazz ensemble, representing just a few of the many, many musicians, local and otherwise, who mount our stage and continue to weave music into the cultural fabric of Key West, I thank them, without them this honor would not have been possible.
I would as well extend our appreciation to musicians everywhere, for continuing to delight us, and inspire and enrich our lives.
I’d like to also thank all our staff here for their professionalism, and making The Parrot such a welcoming, warm environment for our patrons to enjoy such great music, and thanks to those patrons, the best anywhere, for their loyalty, enthusiasm, and passion for music, and for making the musicians feel so welcome and appreciated that they cannot help but deliver their best performances each time they step out on our stage
We promise to remain your “The Southernmost Center for Culture of All Kinds” and will continually strive to make the entertainment at The
Green Parrot the best it can be.#greenparrotbar #bestofkeywest #livemusic #keywest #keywesttheweekly 

You read that book; put it on the shelf. Not to read it, no more. --Wanda #greenparrotbar @greenparrot 

@nicolenurenberg 
You read that book; put it on the shelf. Not to read it, no more. –Wanda #greenparrotbar @greenparrot 

Today is the day! Mel Fisher Days Scavenger Hunt! Better register your team soon! http://melfisherdays.melfisher.com

#5000cashprize #keywesthunt #melfisher #keywest #challenge #greenparrotbar #halfshell #southflorida #floridakeys #groupactivities #destinationwedding #vacation #gold #treasures #funinthesun #registerfast 

@keywesthunt 
Today is the day! Mel Fisher Days Scavenger Hunt! Better register your team soon! http://melfisherdays.melfisher.com

#5000cashprize #keywesthunt #melfisher #keywest #challenge #greenparrotbar #halfshell #southflorida #floridakeys #groupactivities #destinationwedding #vacation #gold #treasures #funinthesun #registerfast 

The Heavy Pets return to The Green Parrot with shows at  10 p.m. on Friday, July 17th  and  6:00 and 10 p.m on Saturday....gonna be epic!!!! #greenparrotbar  #heavypets 

@greenparrot 
The Heavy Pets return to The Green Parrot with shows at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 17th and 6:00 and 10 p.m on Saturday….gonna be epic!!!! #greenparrotbar #heavypets 

In one of my favorite Hemingway passages, Thomas Hudson,  the protagonist and Hemingway facsimile in his novel, Islands in the Stream, rhapsodizes about a Daiquiri's  appearance: “It reminded him of the sea. The frappéed part of the drink was like the wake of a ship and the clear part was the way the water looked when the bow cut it when you were in shallow water over marl bottom. That was almost the exact color.” Join us to celebrate National Daiquiri Day, Sunday, July 19th,  at The  Green Parrot Package Store Patio, where, hosted by Pilar Rum and Premier Beverage we will hand-shaking the iconic cocktails from 6 to 7:30 while Bill Blue thumps out some classic R & B in the bar.
 There’s a reason the Daiquiri is a classic. It's s simple a cocktail as they come.
Fresh lime juice and a bit of simple syrup brighten and soften a good pour of white rum. The Hemingway version is spiked with a bit of grapefruit juice and maraschino liqueur, it’s a bit more complex than the classic, but just as reviving. #greenparrotbar #daiquiri #nationaldaiquiriday #pilarrum #hemingwaydaiquiri #islandsinthestream #thomashudson #premierbeverage #greenparrotpackagegoodsandspirits 

@greenparrot 
In one of my favorite Hemingway passages, Thomas Hudson, the protagonist and Hemingway facsimile in his novel, Islands in the Stream, rhapsodizes about a Daiquiri’s appearance: “It reminded him of the sea. The frappéed part of the drink was like the wake of a ship and the clear part was the way the water looked when the bow cut it when you were in shallow water over marl bottom. That was almost the exact color.” Join us to celebrate National Daiquiri Day, Sunday, July 19th, at The Green Parrot Package Store Patio, where, hosted by Pilar Rum and Premier Beverage we will hand-shaking the iconic cocktails from 6 to 7:30 while Bill Blue thumps out some classic R & B in the bar.
There’s a reason the Daiquiri is a classic. It’s s simple a cocktail as they come.
Fresh lime juice and a bit of simple syrup brighten and soften a good pour of white rum. The Hemingway version is spiked with a bit of grapefruit juice and maraschino liqueur, it’s a bit more complex than the classic, but just as reviving. #greenparrotbar #daiquiri #nationaldaiquiriday #pilarrum #hemingwaydaiquiri #islandsinthestream #thomashudson #premierbeverage #greenparrotpackagegoodsandspirits 

Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits presents: The Hemingway Daiquiri...Last evening before dinner I opened an old Sunday Times magazine to a story on the daiquiri and how accessible it was: Rum, Citrus, Sugar.
Well, with Hemingway Days coming up, it struck a chord, my pantry seemed up to the task, and I dug out the Bacardi light, a ruby red grapefruit, some limes, and some luxardo maraschino and as well;crushed ice, a brisk 30 second shake....cheers! #greenparrotbar #greenparrotpackagegoodsandspirits #hemingwaydaiquiri #hemingwaydays #bacardi 

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits presents: The Hemingway Daiquiri…Last evening before dinner I opened an old Sunday Times magazine to a story on the daiquiri and how accessible it was: Rum, Citrus, Sugar.
Well, with Hemingway Days coming up, it struck a chord, my pantry seemed up to the task, and I dug out the Bacardi light, a ruby red grapefruit, some limes, and some luxardo maraschino and as well;crushed ice, a brisk 30 second shake….cheers! #greenparrotbar #greenparrotpackagegoodsandspirits #hemingwaydaiquiri #hemingwaydays #bacardi 

Patrick & The Swayzees back tonight at 9, Wednesday, July 22nd! #greenparrotbar #patrickandtheswsyzees #rockandroll 

@greenparrot 
Patrick & The Swayzees back tonight at 9, Wednesday, July 22nd! #greenparrotbar #patrickandtheswsyzees #rockandroll 

Tonight. 9pm. Patrick and The Swayzees!  Green Parrot. #PATS #KeyWest #Music #LocalBand #PatrickAndTheSwayzees #Swayzees #SwayzeeLife #GreenParrotBar @swayzees 

@lesgreene_music 
Tonight. 9pm. Patrick and The Swayzees! Green Parrot. #PATS #KeyWest #Music #LocalBand #PatrickAndTheSwayzees #Swayzees #SwayzeeLife #GreenParrotBar @swayzees 

Tonight. 9pm. Patrick and The Swayzees!  Green Parrot. #PATS #KeyWest #Music #LocalBand #PatrickAndTheSwayzees #Swayzees #SwayzeeLife #GreenParrotBar @swayzees 

@lesgreene_music 
Tonight. 9pm. Patrick and The Swayzees! Green Parrot. #PATS #KeyWest #Music #LocalBand #PatrickAndTheSwayzees #Swayzees #SwayzeeLife #GreenParrotBar @swayzees 

Now people will never stop mistaking me for Patrick of Patrick and the Swayzees  #SwayzeeLife #Swayzees #PATS #PatrickAndTheSwayzees #GreenParrotBar 

@lesgreene_music 
Now people will never stop mistaking me for Patrick of Patrick and the Swayzees #SwayzeeLife #Swayzees #PATS #PatrickAndTheSwayzees #GreenParrotBar 

Another National Tequila Day has come and gone but not unnoticed by Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits.
Always on the lookout for  something to celebrate and and always looking to beat the summer heat, we broke out a recipe we’ve tried before, adapted from a NYT article we spied last summer.
Keeping it simple, which is our mantra, we started with a handful of diced watermelon from the supermarket, a few limes, some decent silver tequila and  some fresh herbs and chiles for garnish.
Mix three parts watermelon purée with one part silver tequila, we used Patron but Herradura, Sauza Hornitos or any other good silver tequila would do,  and ½ part fresh lime juice; serve over ice with a pinch of salt, a couple of slices of jalapeño . You can swap the jalapeño slices for a few mint leaves or a sprig of basil and I added a splash of Fever Tree Club Soda to give it a little fizz and pink it up a bit. #greenparrotbar #greenparrotpackagegoodsandspirits #nationaltequiladay #watermelonpunch 

@greenparrot 
Another National Tequila Day has come and gone but not unnoticed by Green Parrot Package Goods and Spirits.
Always on the lookout for something to celebrate and and always looking to beat the summer heat, we broke out a recipe we’ve tried before, adapted from a NYT article we spied last summer.
Keeping it simple, which is our mantra, we started with a handful of diced watermelon from the supermarket, a few limes, some decent silver tequila and some fresh herbs and chiles for garnish.
Mix three parts watermelon purée with one part silver tequila, we used Patron but Herradura, Sauza Hornitos or any other good silver tequila would do, and ½ part fresh lime juice; serve over ice with a pinch of salt, a couple of slices of jalapeño . You can swap the jalapeño slices for a few mint leaves or a sprig of basil and I added a splash of Fever Tree Club Soda to give it a little fizz and pink it up a bit. #greenparrotbar #greenparrotpackagegoodsandspirits #nationaltequiladay #watermelonpunch 

Amid the recent

@greenparrot 
Amid the recent “love/hate” controversy brewing over whether the Royal Ponciannas are a Royal Pain when they drop their flowers each year, Buco, pictured here, puts himself squarely on the ” “Love” side of the debate, even as he’s rounding the flowers up after last night’s heavy rain.
Looking at this scarlet carpet in front of our liquor store, I’d have to agree with him. Absolutely beautiful! #greenparrotbar #keywest #royalpoinciana #iheartinvasivespecies #keywesttreecommission 

#art en #greenparrot Part4 #gpbar #greenparrotbar #buenosaires #art #graffiti #drawing @yeifrito @thegreenparrotco 

@nessascabuzzo 
#art en #greenparrot Part4 #gpbar #greenparrotbar #buenosaires #art #graffiti #drawing @yeifrito @thegreenparrotco 

Obra final! #art #drawing #dibujos #gpbar #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #buenosaires #ar #graffiti #friend 

@nessascabuzzo 
Obra final! #art #drawing #dibujos #gpbar #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #buenosaires #ar #graffiti #friend 

Where am I???? #lovekw #keywestlife #keywestbars #greenparrotbar 

@elixlilamour 
Where am I???? #lovekw #keywestlife #keywestbars #greenparrotbar 

To work! #frio #fall #buenosaires #ar #work #greenparrotbar #me #selfie 

@nessascabuzzo 
To work! #frio #fall #buenosaires #ar #work #greenparrotbar #me #selfie 

Max Farber, monster keyboardist for Juke, sporting his James Joyce Ulysses t shirt, getting the jump on Bloomsday at his Green Parrot gig last weekend #greenparrotbar #juke #bloomsday  #ulysses #jamesjoyce #dublin #greenparrotlittlefreelibrary #littlefreelibrary #outofprint 

@greenparrot 
Max Farber, monster keyboardist for Juke, sporting his James Joyce Ulysses t shirt, getting the jump on Bloomsday at his Green Parrot gig last weekend #greenparrotbar #juke #bloomsday #ulysses #jamesjoyce #dublin #greenparrotlittlefreelibrary #littlefreelibrary #outofprint 

The Green Parrot Little Free Library celebrated June 16th, Bloomsday,  with an installation of a portrait of James Joyce in the GPLFL Portrait Gallery, #greenparrotbar #greenparrotlittlefreelibrary #littlefreelibrary #ulysses #jamesjoyce #dublin #bloomsday 

@greenparrot 
The Green Parrot Little Free Library celebrated June 16th, Bloomsday, with an installation of a portrait of James Joyce in the GPLFL Portrait Gallery, #greenparrotbar #greenparrotlittlefreelibrary #littlefreelibrary #ulysses #jamesjoyce #dublin #bloomsday 

Our home away from home away from home  Best live music on the island and great people! Since 1890 #greenparrotbar @greenparrot #keywest #keywestlife #livemusic #bar #greenparrot #bicycles #shadows #soundcheck #latedaysun #fun #music #historic #islandlife 

@kvwanderlost 
Our home away from home away from home Best live music on the island and great people! Since 1890 #greenparrotbar @greenparrot #keywest #keywestlife #livemusic #bar #greenparrot #bicycles #shadows #soundcheck #latedaysun #fun #music #historic #islandlife 

Larry Baeder broke out the flattop Martin for his Green Parrot gig w/ The Greens tonight in what he labeled his

@greenparrot 
Larry Baeder broke out the flattop Martin for his Green Parrot gig w/ The Greens tonight in what he labeled his “first bluegrass gig”. Coulda’ fooled me!
Some great shit-kicking music has people crowding the floor right now with world-class fiddler Gary Mackey seriously tearing it up.
Good stuff.
Personally, I love it when one musician will play in 2, 3, or even 4 bands.
Maybe some day we’ll mirror New Orleans’ participatory, charged-up, creative-juice-building, if incestuous, music scene with their formula of 50 musicians and 500 bands.#greenparrotbar #thegreens #onehumanfamily 

Eugene Snowden legendary Jc's frontman and spiritual advisor prepares to deliver the bible according to Stax, chapter and verse from Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield and James Brown.
As I was preparing to introduce him I mentioned I couldn't reach his microphone so rather than lower the mike he gleefully lifted me up off my feet and up to it.
The man is Charged Up! #greenparrotbar #legendaryjcs #stax #atlanticrecords #jerrywexler #samcooke #curtismayfield #eugenesnowden 

@greenparrot 
Eugene Snowden legendary Jc’s frontman and spiritual advisor prepares to deliver the bible according to Stax, chapter and verse from Sam Cooke, Curtis Mayfield and James Brown.
As I was preparing to introduce him I mentioned I couldn’t reach his microphone so rather than lower the mike he gleefully lifted me up off my feet and up to it.
The man is Charged Up! #greenparrotbar #legendaryjcs #stax #atlanticrecords #jerrywexler #samcooke #curtismayfield #eugenesnowden 

#FridayNightLights 
#friends #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #love #gay ##lategram #igers #handsome #drinks #keys #gayboy #happy #love #picoftheday #instagay #cocktails #cuddle #selfie #selfienation #tgif #mcqueen #gucci #fashion 

@keysrunaway 
#FridayNightLights
#friends #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #love #gay ##lategram #igers #handsome #drinks #keys #gayboy #happy #love #picoftheday #instagay #cocktails #cuddle #selfie #selfienation #tgif #mcqueen #gucci #fashion 

Here's to the fathers in my life, left to right, my uncle Johnny, my uncle Dick, my great-uncle Carmen Donato, my dad Al with the flintlock in his belt, and my grandfather John Cardona. All shaped me in their own way and I'm forever in their debt. #fathersday #savefamilyphotos #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Here’s to the fathers in my life, left to right, my uncle Johnny, my uncle Dick, my great-uncle Carmen Donato, my dad Al with the flintlock in his belt, and my grandfather John Cardona. All shaped me in their own way and I’m forever in their debt. #fathersday #savefamilyphotos #greenparrotbar 

Looking through old photos for Fathers Day, this looks to be a Sunday afternoon Sharkey's Tavern bartenders meeting in our kitchen. That's my father Al on the far left edge if the frame. Looking at this photo I would venture to say at Sharkey's, when it was time for you to go, it was time to go.#greenparrotbar #fathersday #sharkeystavern #savefamilyphotos #bartenders 

@greenparrot 
Looking through old photos for Fathers Day, this looks to be a Sunday afternoon Sharkey’s Tavern bartenders meeting in our kitchen. That’s my father Al on the far left edge if the frame. Looking at this photo I would venture to say at Sharkey’s, when it was time for you to go, it was time to go.#greenparrotbar #fathersday #sharkeystavern #savefamilyphotos #bartenders 

Hey Florida, we're coming for ya!
Catch us at @guanabanasrestaurant on 6/24
@funkybiscuit on 6/25 
And then we hit @greenparrotbar for 3 days of sun and funky music.  6/26-6/28

If you're in FLORIDA lets jam.
#Florida #HISB #SwampMusic #Funk #NOLA #HISB #Music #SunshineState #KeyWest #JupiterFlorida #BocaRaton #Guanabanas #FunkyBiscuit #GreenParrotBar 

@hisbnola1 
Hey Florida, we’re coming for ya!
Catch us at @guanabanasrestaurant on 6/24
@funkybiscuit on 6/25
And then we hit @greenparrotbar for 3 days of sun and funky music. 6/26-6/28

If you’re in FLORIDA lets jam.
#Florida #HISB #SwampMusic #Funk #NOLA #HISB #Music #SunshineState #KeyWest #JupiterFlorida #BocaRaton #Guanabanas #FunkyBiscuit #GreenParrotBar 

#tb #dinamita #greenparrotbar #thegreenparrotco #stella #VSCOcam #volcom #friends #graffitiart #lifestyle @thegreenparrotco 

@matibarrozo 
#tb #dinamita #greenparrotbar #thegreenparrotco #stella #VSCOcam #volcom #friends #graffitiart #lifestyle @thegreenparrotco 

Started off yesterday with a morning stroll through Key West Cemetery, a photo op at the Southernmost point buoy (only 90 miles to Cuba!), followed by a Rum Punch Brunch at Green Parrot Bar (I believe to be the oldest bar on an island of bars), and a piece of key lime pie from the award-winning Kermit's. 

@meghanordus 
Started off yesterday with a morning stroll through Key West Cemetery, a photo op at the Southernmost point buoy (only 90 miles to Cuba!), followed by a Rum Punch Brunch at Green Parrot Bar (I believe to be the oldest bar on an island of bars), and a piece of key lime pie from the award-winning Kermit’s. 

Memorial Day

@greenparrot 
Memorial Day “beach-read”from The Green Parrot Little Free Library. I don’t think I have that kind of time to spend in the chaise lounge #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary #edithwharton #keepingupwiththejoneses #beachreads 

Relaxed at Green Parrot this afternoon!  Great place.  #keywest #greenparrotbar 

@vexor3 
Relaxed at Green Parrot this afternoon! Great place. #keywest #greenparrotbar 

This being Memorial Day  thought I would share this photo.

That's my father, Signal Corps Staff Seargant Al Vagnoni on the left, wearing the hat and the impish grin. Oh, wait, they're all grinning.

I'm picturing Al now,  sitting with his headphones on,  in a tiny, steamy radio shack in the middle of a vast pineapple field on the westernmost tip of the Hawaiian island of Oahu on that August  day in 1945, the day the Japanese surrendered.

Al was the radioman on duty who  received the first encoded message announcing  the Japanese surrender. He then passed the message on to San Francisco to be forwarded to Washington, D.C.  After passing the message on,  Al tore off  the piece of tape containing the historic bit of code and  that historic spool of tape sits in a tiny box in a drawer in brother’s house today.

In fading ink, he caption on the back of the photo reads, “Now what do you think we are so sad about.

@greenparrot 
This being Memorial Day thought I would share this photo.

That’s my father, Signal Corps Staff Seargant Al Vagnoni on the left, wearing the hat and the impish grin. Oh, wait, they’re all grinning.

I’m picturing Al now, sitting with his headphones on, in a tiny, steamy radio shack in the middle of a vast pineapple field on the westernmost tip of the Hawaiian island of Oahu on that August day in 1945, the day the Japanese surrendered.

Al was the radioman on duty who received the first encoded message announcing the Japanese surrender. He then passed the message on to San Francisco to be forwarded to Washington, D.C. After passing the message on, Al tore off the piece of tape containing the historic bit of code and that historic spool of tape sits in a tiny box in a drawer in brother’s house today.

In fading ink, he caption on the back of the photo reads, “Now what do you think we are so sad about.
“Presenting myself, Mariani, Gould and Alabama Davis saying hello you all” #greenparrotbar #memorialday #savefamilyphotos 

Pictured here in a moment of relaxation with his little friend Lizzie. in September of 1945, in Puri, India,  Debbie's dad, Sergeant Irwin Esbitz, Army Air Corps, 
As a radio operator  Irwin flew, in the unpressurized cabin of a B-17 bomber,

@greenparrot 
Pictured here in a moment of relaxation with his little friend Lizzie. in September of 1945, in Puri, India, Debbie’s dad, Sergeant Irwin Esbitz, Army Air Corps,
As a radio operator Irwin flew, in the unpressurized cabin of a B-17 bomber, “over The Hump”, the dangerous 530-mile long passage over the Himalayas, #greenparrotbar #savefamilyphotos #overthehump #memorialday 

#reddsappleale #greenparrotbar #BVmainstreet #buenavista #colorado #finally a #vacation #visitingeve #greattimeswithagreatfriend #daydrinking 

@krohnerbohner 
#reddsappleale #greenparrotbar #BVmainstreet #buenavista #colorado #finally a #vacation #visitingeve #greattimeswithagreatfriend #daydrinking 

Found this bag marked

@greenparrot 
Found this bag marked “free books”on the wall outside my house this morning. It looks like a good omen for the Bookleggers book exchange this afternoon on the back porch of the Green parrot bar next to the green parrot little free library #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary #bookleggers #freebooks 

At the Bookleggers event at the Green parrot little free library, trying to pick my one free book. Decisions decisions...#littlefreelibrary #greenparrotbar #bookleggers # 

@greenparrot 
At the Bookleggers event at the Green parrot little free library, trying to pick my one free book. Decisions decisions…#littlefreelibrary #greenparrotbar #bookleggers # 

B.B. King was laid to rest today in Mississippi and at The Green Parrot Bill Blue dedicated our Sunday Soundcheck to him and tomorrow we will permanently install the B.B. King concert poster pictured here next to our stage. A remembrance for a musical legend to whom our debt can never be repaid. #greenparrotbar #bbking #bigroadblues 

@greenparrot 
B.B. King was laid to rest today in Mississippi and at The Green Parrot Bill Blue dedicated our Sunday Soundcheck to him and tomorrow we will permanently install the B.B. King concert poster pictured here next to our stage. A remembrance for a musical legend to whom our debt can never be repaid. #greenparrotbar #bbking #bigroadblues 

New acquisition for Green Parrot Bar collection. Charlie Parker

@greenparrot 
New acquisition for Green Parrot Bar collection. Charlie Parker “Colorful Bird”Oil on wood by Barb Grob.
#greenparrotbar #charlieparker #bird #hardbop#barbgrob 

Green Parrot Ukulele Night Wednesday, June 3rd 8 p.m. Key West's only Uke-Powered Jam Session. Come and whip yourself into a four-string frenzy.
#greenparrotbar #ukulele #fourstingfrenzy #ukelifeco 

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Ukulele Night Wednesday, June 3rd 8 p.m. Key West’s only Uke-Powered Jam Session. Come and whip yourself into a four-string frenzy.
#greenparrotbar #ukulele #fourstingfrenzy #ukelifeco 

This guy #greenparrotbar #keywest 

@kwaxmonsky 
This guy #greenparrotbar #keywest 

Corey Harris at the Green parrot this weekend Friday and Saturday 530 and 10 Sunday at 5:30 #coreyharris #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Corey Harris at the Green parrot this weekend Friday and Saturday 530 and 10 Sunday at 5:30 #coreyharris #greenparrotbar 

Corey Harris Dedicates Big Road Blues To his mentor BB King#coreyharris #greenparrotbar #bbking 

@greenparrot 
Corey Harris Dedicates Big Road Blues To his mentor BB King#coreyharris #greenparrotbar #bbking 

One more chance to catch Corey Harris at the Green Parrot, today at 5:30.#greenparrotbar  #coreyharris #bbking #bigroadblues #mississippitomali 

@greenparrot 
One more chance to catch Corey Harris at the Green Parrot, today at 5:30.#greenparrotbar #coreyharris #bbking #bigroadblues #mississippitomali 

Celebratory shots last night with PapaBear :)) love ya ~xo~ #txst #greenparrotbar #shots 

@wes_will_is_i_am 
Celebratory shots last night with PapaBear :)) love ya ~xo~ #txst #greenparrotbar #shots 

#goruckscavenger #greenparrotbar #1200hours 

@cool_kids_keywest 
#goruckscavenger #greenparrotbar #1200hours 

And so it happened that we stumbled upon some good music... #greenparrotbar   

@michelle_s_cox 
And so it happened that we stumbled upon some good music… #greenparrotbar  

There's an ETF somewhere in there, I know it, cause I put it there some moons ago! #ecotrekfitness #keywestrocks #greenparrotbar 

@engineeramy 
There’s an ETF somewhere in there, I know it, cause I put it there some moons ago! #ecotrekfitness #keywestrocks #greenparrotbar 

Zane lamprey and Monkey Rum are coming to Key West. Come by the Green parrot bar on Saturday, May 9th at 5:30 pm for the official launch of his monkey rum. Zane will be signing bottles and providing tastings of monkey spiced rum monkey toasted coconut rum 

@greenparrot 
Zane lamprey and Monkey Rum are coming to Key West. Come by the Green parrot bar on Saturday, May 9th at 5:30 pm for the official launch of his monkey rum. Zane will be signing bottles and providing tastings of monkey spiced rum monkey toasted coconut rum 

Listo asi voy a hablar muuucho menos! #work #bar #gpbar #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #buenosaires #ar #working  @matibarrozo 

@nessascabuzzo 
Listo asi voy a hablar muuucho menos! #work #bar #gpbar #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #buenosaires #ar #working @matibarrozo 

While the mother and child bond is honored each Mothers Day, perhaps too often overlooked is the bond Moms have for other Moms.  That bond is what shines through in this picture where some Parrot Moms, all sporting their

@greenparrot 
While the mother and child bond is honored each Mothers Day, perhaps too often overlooked is the bond Moms have for other Moms. That bond is what shines through in this picture where some Parrot Moms, all sporting their “Parrot Moms Rock” gear, gathered on this special day to show some props for each other. Parrot Moms, Here’s looking at you,for tackling, bravely, the hardest job there is, parenting. We are flattered and proud you choose the Parrot for your oasis, a place to catch your breath, to unwind, recharge, thanks for all you do, and yes, you do Rock! #mothersday #greenparrotbar #parrotmomsrock 

Young Elek from Baltimore tears it up at Uke night last week.#ukulelenight #ukulele #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Young Elek from Baltimore tears it up at Uke night last week.#ukulelenight #ukulele #greenparrotbar 

Sunday afternoon in the back bar, listening to jazz with a Cynar, an Italian artichoke-based bitter, w/ soda and orange slice.
an inventive and richly-scented cocktail with a low-proof punch. 
As my father, who's birthday is tomorrow, by the way, used to say in moments when he was particularly contented with some of life's simpler pleasures,

@greenparrot 
Sunday afternoon in the back bar, listening to jazz with a Cynar, an Italian artichoke-based bitter, w/ soda and orange slice.
an inventive and richly-scented cocktail with a low-proof punch.
As my father, who’s birthday is tomorrow, by the way, used to say in moments when he was particularly contented with some of life’s simpler pleasures, “I wonder what the rich people are doing tonight”
Thanks, Al, and Salute! #greenparrotbar #cynar #sundayjazz #thankamusician 

Having a beer with my friend Jesus at the #greenparrotbar !!! 

@skinnylizardboy 
Having a beer with my friend Jesus at the #greenparrotbar !!! 

Photos of myself and my father, taken, I'm thinking, when we were both around the same age, about 22 or so. I posted it last year but I am compelled to do so again, out of respect, for who he was, and gratitude, for what he left me. Salute, Al, on today, your birthday, and thank you. 

@greenparrot 
Photos of myself and my father, taken, I’m thinking, when we were both around the same age, about 22 or so. I posted it last year but I am compelled to do so again, out of respect, for who he was, and gratitude, for what he left me. Salute, Al, on today, your birthday, and thank you. 

#eatingout #greenparrotbar #nassau #bahamas2015 #favorite #greenparrotnassau 

@annikainspiration 
#eatingout #greenparrotbar #nassau #bahamas2015 #favorite #greenparrotnassau 

Today is National Record Store Day and it got me thinking about some of the vinyl I’ve been hoarding, so I pulled a dozen or so LP’s off the top of the pile I have stashed in the back bedroom and spread them out on the kitchen counter in no particular order, chronological or otherwise. 
Top row, left to right, is The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan, Amazing Rhytmn Aces To Stuffed to Jump, A Dave Brubeck Greatest Hits, Peter, Paul and Mary Album 1700.
Second Row, Blonde on Blonde and On The Threshold of a Dream, Neil Diamond (ouch) anda British Robert Johnson Collection.
Third Row: Spam Allstars(a new release), Fairport Convention’s Unhalfbricking, David Bromberg’s Reckless Abandon, and Buffy St. Marie #greenparrotbar #nationalrecordstoreday #vinyl 

@greenparrot 
Today is National Record Store Day and it got me thinking about some of the vinyl I’ve been hoarding, so I pulled a dozen or so LP’s off the top of the pile I have stashed in the back bedroom and spread them out on the kitchen counter in no particular order, chronological or otherwise.
Top row, left to right, is The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan, Amazing Rhytmn Aces To Stuffed to Jump, A Dave Brubeck Greatest Hits, Peter, Paul and Mary Album 1700.
Second Row, Blonde on Blonde and On The Threshold of a Dream, Neil Diamond (ouch) anda British Robert Johnson Collection.
Third Row: Spam Allstars(a new release), Fairport Convention’s Unhalfbricking, David Bromberg’s Reckless Abandon, and Buffy St. Marie #greenparrotbar #nationalrecordstoreday #vinyl 

Bonerama crushing it! 
War Pigs! #greenparrotbar #bonerama #warpigs #blacksabbath 

@greenparrot 
Bonerama crushing it!
War Pigs! #greenparrotbar #bonerama #warpigs #blacksabbath 

Started out with Joel Gott Riesling at #1ErCru; however @roderickwells was bamboozled into sipping #GrandMarnier. Then @maelynnbacchus joined us for dinner at Green Parrot Bar and the rest was history.  It's Monday and the week is off to a delicious start. #buffalochickenwrap #GreenParrotBar #goodtimes #progressivedrinks #MondayMatters #RoderickWells #MaelynnSeymourMajor #VKRmoments #Riesling #JoelGott  #Nassau #Bahamas 

@valdezkrussell 
Started out with Joel Gott Riesling at #1ErCru; however @roderickwells was bamboozled into sipping #GrandMarnier. Then @maelynnbacchus joined us for dinner at Green Parrot Bar and the rest was history. It’s Monday and the week is off to a delicious start. #buffalochickenwrap #GreenParrotBar #goodtimes #progressivedrinks #MondayMatters #RoderickWells #MaelynnSeymourMajor #VKRmoments #Riesling #JoelGott #Nassau #Bahamas 

Buster, a thoughtful and heavily-inked  seaman from the British Frigate HMS Lancaster, in Key West for emergency repairs, accepts our invitation to participate in National Poetry Month at The Parrot and earnestly delivers an extemporaneous bit of verse, the subject of which was, predictably, the sea. On this day, Coleridge had nothing on Buster. #greenparrotbar #nationalpoetrymonth #hmslancaster #coleridge 

@greenparrot 
Buster, a thoughtful and heavily-inked seaman from the British Frigate HMS Lancaster, in Key West for emergency repairs, accepts our invitation to participate in National Poetry Month at The Parrot and earnestly delivers an extemporaneous bit of verse, the subject of which was, predictably, the sea. On this day, Coleridge had nothing on Buster. #greenparrotbar #nationalpoetrymonth #hmslancaster #coleridge 

On the other side of the proscenium, Buster's Royal Navy shipmates, thoroughly enjoying his performance, and discovering that the rewards provided by of an an afternoon in the Green Parrot include far more culture than can be found in the strip clubs on lower Duval Street, and far fewer the trips to the ATM. 

@greenparrot 
On the other side of the proscenium, Buster’s Royal Navy shipmates, thoroughly enjoying his performance, and discovering that the rewards provided by of an an afternoon in the Green Parrot include far more culture than can be found in the strip clubs on lower Duval Street, and far fewer the trips to the ATM. 

A proper boozer #greenparrotbar #floridakeys #keywest #florida #keywestflorida #properboozer 

@dayyz_off 
A proper boozer #greenparrotbar #floridakeys #keywest #florida #keywestflorida #properboozer 

Tortuga Jack Hackett completes Day 23 of his

@greenparrot 
Tortuga Jack Hackett completes Day 23 of his “One For The Road” poem-a-day Green Parrot residency for National Poetry Month #tortugajack #greenparrotbar #nationalpoetrymonth #poemaday 

Gente linda que conoces gracias a #greenparrotbar #gpbar #greenparrot #buenosaires #ar #fiesta #party 

@nessascabuzzo 
Gente linda que conoces gracias a #greenparrotbar #gpbar #greenparrot #buenosaires #ar #fiesta #party 

Love the idea #spreadthelove #lovereading #greenparrotbar 

@stef_ima 
Love the idea #spreadthelove #lovereading #greenparrotbar 

 @hippie1981666 #latepost #keywest #greenparrotbar #nohippies #myman #myboo #beards 

@sweetxapple 
@hippie1981666 #latepost #keywest #greenparrotbar #nohippies #myman #myboo #beards 

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Sign, Sign
#FiveManElectricalBand #Sign #Signs #StevieRayVaughn #Sting #TomPetty #Slash #KeithRichards #NeilYoung #BobDylan #Santana #JimmyPage #EricClapton #JoeWalsh #BruceSpringsteen #Santana #JeffBeck #GreenParrot #TheGreenParrot #GreenParrotBar #TheGreenParrotBar #FloridaKeys  #KeyWest #KeyWestFL #Gibson #GibsonGuitars #Autographs #RockLegends #SignSign #BrownInkDesign 

@_jonathanbrowning 
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Sign, Sign
#FiveManElectricalBand #Sign #Signs #StevieRayVaughn #Sting #TomPetty #Slash #KeithRichards #NeilYoung #BobDylan #Santana #JimmyPage #EricClapton #JoeWalsh #BruceSpringsteen #Santana #JeffBeck #GreenParrot #TheGreenParrot #GreenParrotBar #TheGreenParrotBar #FloridaKeys #KeyWest #KeyWestFL #Gibson #GibsonGuitars #Autographs #RockLegends #SignSign #BrownInkDesign 

Was your favorite stop? #keywest #Oldtowntrolley #greenparrotbar #sightseeing #hoponhopoff #vacation 

@oldtowntrolley 
Was your favorite stop? #keywest #Oldtowntrolley #greenparrotbar #sightseeing #hoponhopoff #vacation 

Garage band-revivalists The Fleshtones, storm The Green Parrot last night. #greenparrotbar #thefleshtones #garagebandrevival #remembertheramones 

@greenparrot 
Garage band-revivalists The Fleshtones, storm The Green Parrot last night. #greenparrotbar #thefleshtones #garagebandrevival #remembertheramones 

Fleshtones, still kickin' it! #greenparrotbar #garagebandrevival #thefleshtones 

@greenparrot 
Fleshtones, still kickin’ it! #greenparrotbar #garagebandrevival #thefleshtones 

Marley dreaming big! #bahamas #paradiseisland #greenparrotbar 

@donna_cabral 
Marley dreaming big! #bahamas #paradiseisland #greenparrotbar 

He's going places..
#xoxobrudi #0711inkeywest #greenparrotbar 

@derwerbehipster 
He’s going places..
#xoxobrudi #0711inkeywest #greenparrotbar 

#funkdefunk #keywest #greenparrotbar 

@reneaparks 
#funkdefunk #keywest #greenparrotbar 

@lookinghereandthere 
“The Green Parrot Library” – an art installation on a porch of the infamous #GreenParrotBar- created by David Wegman, #KeyWest and Caribbean artist. Memorializes jazz master Robert Johnson 1911 – 1938 along side a mural of books. 

Breakfast beverage at the Green Parrot!!! They have the best Bloody Mary's in Key West!!! #drink #drinks #slurp #TagsForLikes #pub #bar #liquor #yum #yummy #thirst #thirsty #instagood #cocktail #cocktails #drinkup #glass #can #photooftheday #bloodymary #greenparrotbar #keywest #florida #partyanimal #wasted 

@roadhogster 
Breakfast beverage at the Green Parrot!!! They have the best Bloody Mary’s in Key West!!! #drink #drinks #slurp #TagsForLikes #pub #bar #liquor #yum #yummy #thirst #thirsty #instagood #cocktail #cocktails #drinkup #glass #can #photooftheday #bloodymary #greenparrotbar #keywest #florida #partyanimal #wasted 

Jessee Havey of The Duhks at The Green Parrot 

@greenparrot 
Jessee Havey of The Duhks at The Green Parrot 

Watching my baby bro @quinncarson and #SpiritualRez performing LIVE at #GreenParrotBar in #KeyWest! Tune in or get there!! #apocalypsewhenever #reggae #funk #groove #doit #primalscream #trombone #littlebrother #quinno #minnow #sunsoutgunsout 

@hadlawar 
Watching my baby bro @quinncarson and #SpiritualRez performing LIVE at #GreenParrotBar in #KeyWest! Tune in or get there!! #apocalypsewhenever #reggae #funk #groove #doit #primalscream #trombone #littlebrother #quinno #minnow #sunsoutgunsout 

Thanks Green Parrot Little Free library.
Getting ready to have my morning coffee with Danny Meyer. 

@greenparrot 
Thanks Green Parrot Little Free library.
Getting ready to have my morning coffee with Danny Meyer. 

Day trip from Austin to San Marcos to check out my alma mater #TexasStateUniversity with my college roomie and amazing, amazing friend #SamShannon (@allthingsmontedog) where we were both relieved to find our favorite watering hole was still going strong. This is the REAL institution!  #GreenParrotBar #officerLaRay 

@tiffanydaviscollective 
Day trip from Austin to San Marcos to check out my alma mater #TexasStateUniversity with my college roomie and amazing, amazing friend #SamShannon (@allthingsmontedog) where we were both relieved to find our favorite watering hole was still going strong. This is the REAL institution! #GreenParrotBar #officerLaRay 

Nice find this morning in the Green Parrot Little Free Library. Thanks to all for helping keep the great books circulating. #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary #kesey #juicyfruit 

@greenparrot 
Nice find this morning in the Green Parrot Little Free Library. Thanks to all for helping keep the great books circulating. #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary #kesey #juicyfruit 

Green Parrot Little Free Library celebrates National Poetry Month: Read-a-Poem/Leave-a-Poem #greenparrotbar  #littlefreelibrary #nationalpoetrymonth #billycollins #brianturner #ABNegative 

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Little Free Library celebrates National Poetry Month: Read-a-Poem/Leave-a-Poem #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary #nationalpoetrymonth #billycollins #brianturner #ABNegative 

Green Parrot Little Free Library celebrates National Poetry Month: Read-a-Poem/Leave-a-Poem #greenparrotbar  #littlefreelibrary #nationalpoetrymonth #billycollins #brianturner #ABNegative 

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Little Free Library celebrates National Poetry Month: Read-a-Poem/Leave-a-Poem #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary #nationalpoetrymonth #billycollins #brianturner #ABNegative 

Thanks Billy from out Little Free Library #billycollins #bartime #nationalpoetrymonth #littlefreelibrary #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Thanks Billy from out Little Free Library #billycollins #bartime #nationalpoetrymonth #littlefreelibrary #greenparrotbar 

Oh Key West... You are truly never boring.  Easter bunny was hanging out outside of the Green Parrot so I had to snap a pic or two. This particular photo is Mr. Easter Bunny realizing I'm taking a photo of him and running across the street to give me a hug.  Only in Key West do you get hugged by the easter bunny while sitting at a stop light on your way to work.  This place is somethin else... #greenparrotbar #easterbunny #keywest #onlyinkeywest #bunny #funny 

@carlyflowerrrr 
Oh Key West… You are truly never boring. Easter bunny was hanging out outside of the Green Parrot so I had to snap a pic or two. This particular photo is Mr. Easter Bunny realizing I’m taking a photo of him and running across the street to give me a hug. Only in Key West do you get hugged by the easter bunny while sitting at a stop light on your way to work. This place is somethin else… #greenparrotbar #easterbunny #keywest #onlyinkeywest #bunny #funny 

Flyer someone brought to our Green Parrot Muddy Waters Birthday Tribute w/ Larry Baeder and Bull Blue.
Happy Birthday, Muddy! 

@greenparrot 
Flyer someone brought to our Green Parrot Muddy Waters Birthday Tribute w/ Larry Baeder and Bull Blue.
Happy Birthday, Muddy! 

Jack Hackett continued his

@greenparrot 
Jack Hackett continued his “One For The Road”, poem-a-day residency at The Green Parrot today to celebrate National Poetry Month.
Inspired by the impish-looking Jack, pictured here, I big-dealed a few others, tourist and locals alike, into stepping up to the mike and reading something.
I thought it went well.
I even read one myself.
I asked a very nice tourist gal to pick a baseball poem from an anthology of baseball poetry I had because they were bummed to miss opening day at home in Cincinnati, she did, and she did great!
Then Whitey read one extemporaneously, then Lew from next door, then Dixie, and Nicole.
It was very cool and so spontaneous!
I think we will try it again tomorrow at 5:30! 

Celebrating National Poetry Month and National Beer Day in a two-fisted way: reading Billy Collins Bar Time and savoring a Green Parrot Session Ale. 

@greenparrot 
Celebrating National Poetry Month and National Beer Day in a two-fisted way: reading Billy Collins Bar Time and savoring a Green Parrot Session Ale. 

Billy Collins signed

@greenparrot 
Billy Collins signed “Bar Time” poem on our community bulletin board. 

As if National Beer Day and National Poetry  Month were not enough here comes The Hat Trick, Today is International Beaver Day and their website reminds us,

@greenparrot 
As if National Beer Day and National Poetry Month were not enough here comes The Hat Trick, Today is International Beaver Day and their website reminds us, “Beavers are more than fascinating watchable wildlife–they can help us solve major environmental problems. To raise public awareness about this shy, but important species, individual actions can also range from writing a letter to the editor to doing a radio or television interview. An agency could take advantage of this day to launch a new beaver policy”, which makes me think, I need to revisit our old Beaver policy, which is basically “we love our Green Parrot Beaver more each day”! 

Uke-Out tomorrow at 8 PM.
Arrive a few minutes early and hear a poem! 

@greenparrot 
Uke-Out tomorrow at 8 PM.
Arrive a few minutes early and hear a poem! 

Our neighbor and long-time friend Jon O'Halloran drops off the latest acquisition for The Green Parror bar/museum, a circa 1976 Flying Burrito Brothers poster from a high school auditorium venue in upstate New York. Tickets $4.00 in advance, $4.25 at the door.
Thanks Jon! 

@greenparrot 
Our neighbor and long-time friend Jon O’Halloran drops off the latest acquisition for The Green Parror bar/museum, a circa 1976 Flying Burrito Brothers poster from a high school auditorium venue in upstate New York. Tickets $4.00 in advance, $4.25 at the door.
Thanks Jon! 

De alguna forma, terminamos asi @clovillalba. 
#GreenParrot #GreenParrotBar #GPBar #RedBull 

@flaarancio 
De alguna forma, terminamos asi @clovillalba.
#GreenParrot #GreenParrotBar #GPBar #RedBull 

#WHAT #greenparrotbar #FLkeys 

@dejahvudu 
#WHAT #greenparrotbar #FLkeys 

Casey O'Bryan and his mononymous grandfather Ricardo show that Green Parrot ukulele night is fun for all ages! 

@greenparrot 
Casey O’Bryan and his mononymous grandfather Ricardo show that Green Parrot ukulele night is fun for all ages! 

#wakeboard #greenparrotbar 

@frandeane 
#wakeboard #greenparrotbar 

A.J. Ghent shredding it at The Green Parrot Bar. photo credit Jim Fossum 

@greenparrot 
A.J. Ghent shredding it at The Green Parrot Bar. photo credit Jim Fossum 

So. indulge me while I jump ahead just a bit here.
Yes,

@greenparrot 
So. indulge me while I jump ahead just a bit here.
Yes, “Your Favorite Band”, Igor and The Red Elvises, no slouches themselves, will be here Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday this week.
But, as this photo so vividly reminds me, Honey Island Swamp Band are coming right at you… this weekend…in spades…full-tilt.
Chris Mule, Aaron Wilkinson, Sam Price, Garland Paul, and Trevor Brooks will be in the house like furniture, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 3 days, 7 sets. Yup 

Eric Lindell, soundcheck encore!
Killin' it! 

@greenparrot 
Eric Lindell, soundcheck encore!
Killin’ it! 

Having an 80-Acre Wheat beer, compliments of Tony Lazarus of Key West Spice Co,, with my turkey nachos and my Mayan quesadilla (spinach, black beans, and jack cheese) 

@greenparrot 
Having an 80-Acre Wheat beer, compliments of Tony Lazarus of Key West Spice Co,, with my turkey nachos and my Mayan quesadilla (spinach, black beans, and jack cheese) 

A consummate and passionate performer, always-on, here's Eric Lindell, in the middle of loading out, 9 am Monday morning, playing some old Curtis Mayfield chestnuts for the pleasure of me, the opening bartender, the janitor, and I'm sure, most importantly, himself.
Great end to a great weekend of exceptional music. 

@greenparrot 
A consummate and passionate performer, always-on, here’s Eric Lindell, in the middle of loading out, 9 am Monday morning, playing some old Curtis Mayfield chestnuts for the pleasure of me, the opening bartender, the janitor, and I’m sure, most importantly, himself.
Great end to a great weekend of exceptional music. 

Maggie Moniz of Magnolia Cajun Band at Green Parrot Fat Tuesday Party 

@greenparrot 
Maggie Moniz of Magnolia Cajun Band at Green Parrot Fat Tuesday Party 

Chuck Sherman pedal steel Magnolia Cajun Band 

@greenparrot 
Chuck Sherman pedal steel Magnolia Cajun Band 

Bob Marley's signed bongo drums at The Green Parrot Bar. Happy 70th Birthday! 

@greenparrot 
Bob Marley’s signed bongo drums at The Green Parrot Bar. Happy 70th Birthday! 

Van, at today's Bob Marley tribute. 

@greenparrot 
Van, at today’s Bob Marley tribute. 

What I'm having.
#greenparrotbar #greenparrotsessionale 

@greenparrot 
What I’m having.
#greenparrotbar #greenparrotsessionale 

#pfax#greenparrotbar#ladylinerty#kcco 

@mfaxts 
#pfax#greenparrotbar#ladylinerty#kcco 

Se termino mi finde. 
#GreenParrotBar #GreenParrot #Car #Route #Rain #GoodBye 

@flaarancio 
Se termino mi finde.
#GreenParrotBar #GreenParrot #Car #Route #Rain #GoodBye 

#greenparrotbar #keywest 

@evelyn.peach 
#greenparrotbar #keywest 

I’d like to thank Nathaniel Sandler of Bookleggers, the Miami-based, mobile, pop-up public library. who recently donated this trove of quality books  to The GP Little Free Library. And special thanks to my son Nick and his wife Ingrid who delivered the volumes down to us from Miami.
It was during the Bookleggers meet-up on The Green Parrot back porch last Memorial Day weekend that our clientele’s affinity to communing over used books really evidenced itself and helped spark the creation of our LFL #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

@greenparrot 
I’d like to thank Nathaniel Sandler of Bookleggers, the Miami-based, mobile, pop-up public library. who recently donated this trove of quality books to The GP Little Free Library. And special thanks to my son Nick and his wife Ingrid who delivered the volumes down to us from Miami.
It was during the Bookleggers meet-up on The Green Parrot back porch last Memorial Day weekend that our clientele’s affinity to communing over used books really evidenced itself and helped spark the creation of our LFL #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

I’d like to thank Nathaniel Sandler of Bookleggers, the Miami-based, mobile, pop-up public library. who recently donated this trove of quality books  to The GP Little Free Library. And special thanks to my son Nick and his wife Ingrid who delivered the volumes down to us from Miami.
It was during the Bookleggers meet-up on The Green Parrot back porch last Memorial Day weekend that our clientele’s affinity to communing over used books really evidenced itself and helped spark the creation of our LFL #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

@greenparrot 
I’d like to thank Nathaniel Sandler of Bookleggers, the Miami-based, mobile, pop-up public library. who recently donated this trove of quality books to The GP Little Free Library. And special thanks to my son Nick and his wife Ingrid who delivered the volumes down to us from Miami.
It was during the Bookleggers meet-up on The Green Parrot back porch last Memorial Day weekend that our clientele’s affinity to communing over used books really evidenced itself and helped spark the creation of our LFL #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

Surprise visit from weary boys fiddler turned jet pilot Cory. I'll never forget when Cory beat out bandmate Brian for the fiddling championship of the Green parrot 

@greenparrot 
Surprise visit from weary boys fiddler turned jet pilot Cory. I’ll never forget when Cory beat out bandmate Brian for the fiddling championship of the Green parrot 

Dare To be Dateless on Valentines Day at The Green Parrot

@greenparrot 
Dare To be Dateless on Valentines Day at The Green Parrot ”
Years back, The Green Parrot was mentioned in Cosmopolitan magazine as “the home of Key West’s most terminally eligible bachelors”, and here’s “Tom Robinson, looking more like the antidote for amour than the mythological God of Desire, as our very own Valnetine’s Day Cupid 

Anson Funderburgh of The Fabulous Thunderbirds sharing the bill with Eric Lindell. 

@greenparrot 
Anson Funderburgh of The Fabulous Thunderbirds sharing the bill with Eric Lindell. 

Eric and Anson, having fun at The Green Parrot. Thanks for letting us all be a part if it. 

@greenparrot 
Eric and Anson, having fun at The Green Parrot. Thanks for letting us all be a part if it. 

3 more sets in Key West for this Nauti Girl and it's back home to the fray. Happy Valentine Mardi Keys CarniFest! #greenparrotbar #keywest 

@williemcmains 
3 more sets in Key West for this Nauti Girl and it’s back home to the fray. Happy Valentine Mardi Keys CarniFest! #greenparrotbar #keywest 

La mejor hora para el #kitesurf #kiteboard #clubkitelatam  #riodelaplata @greenparrot #greenparrotbar #argentina #BuenosAires 

@frandeane 
La mejor hora para el #kitesurf #kiteboard #clubkitelatam #riodelaplata @greenparrot #greenparrotbar #argentina #BuenosAires 

#latergram chilling at one of Key West's quintessential bars #greenparrotbar 
Not much to be sniveling about when drinking miscellaneous #rumpunch #dangerouslydelicious #keywest #newfriends  

@melissaandream 
#latergram chilling at one of Key West’s quintessential bars #greenparrotbar
Not much to be sniveling about when drinking miscellaneous #rumpunch #dangerouslydelicious #keywest #newfriends  

Chambeyronia macrocarpa.
New frond this morning.
#greenparrotbar #danskeywestgarden 

@greenparrot 
Chambeyronia macrocarpa.
New frond this morning.
#greenparrotbar #danskeywestgarden 

Jäger in daaa house! #jager #jagermeifter #gpbar #greenparrot #thegreenparrotco #bsas #bar #greenparrotbar @thegreenparrotco 

@jromaniturnes 
Jäger in daaa house! #jager #jagermeifter #gpbar #greenparrot #thegreenparrotco #bsas #bar #greenparrotbar @thegreenparrotco 

Con @brunolapadula en el mejor point del bajo #greenparrotbeach #gpbeach #greenparrotbar #gpbarsanisidro #thegreenparrotco #sucodeabacaxi #kitepoint #bar #bsas #kiteboardingpoint 

@jromaniturnes 
Con @brunolapadula en el mejor point del bajo #greenparrotbeach #gpbeach #greenparrotbar #gpbarsanisidro #thegreenparrotco #sucodeabacaxi #kitepoint #bar #bsas #kiteboardingpoint 

#Repost from @jromaniturnes with @repostapp 
Suco de abacaxi a la tarde con el brother @jromaniturnes
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Con @brunolapadula en el mejor point del bajo #greenparrotbeach #gpbeach #greenparrotbar #gpbarsanisidro #thegreenparrotco #sucodeabacaxi #kitepoint #bar #bsas #kiteboardingpoint 

@brunolapadula 
#Repost from @jromaniturnes with @repostapp
Suco de abacaxi a la tarde con el brother @jromaniturnes

Con @brunolapadula en el mejor point del bajo #greenparrotbeach #gpbeach #greenparrotbar #gpbarsanisidro #thegreenparrotco #sucodeabacaxi #kitepoint #bar #bsas #kiteboardingpoint 

That's going to be a long walk...
#greenparrotbar #Disney #DisneyCruise #DisneyCruiseLine #DCL #Wonder #DisneyWonder #Miami #PortOfMiami #MiamiBeach #Sailing #Castaway #CastawayCay #Nassau 
#Bahamas #KeyWest #diabeetus #Vacation #VacationFromANewJob 

@johnnyberry 
That’s going to be a long walk…
#greenparrotbar #Disney #DisneyCruise #DisneyCruiseLine #DCL #Wonder #DisneyWonder #Miami #PortOfMiami #MiamiBeach #Sailing #Castaway #CastawayCay #Nassau
#Bahamas #KeyWest #diabeetus #Vacation #VacationFromANewJob 

Damn this was eight years ago before I grew my dreadlocks. #tbt #keywest #Islandlife #Greenparrotbar #Yingling #fatTuesdays 

@boneytony84 
Damn this was eight years ago before I grew my dreadlocks. #tbt #keywest #Islandlife #Greenparrotbar #Yingling #fatTuesdays 

Sidewalk selfie in key west.  Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season.  Cherish the love!  C y'all #NYE at @chspourhouse #ukulele #batman #bluesteel #beardsofinstagram #waronsleeves #totallynormal #bringyourweird #chickenhawk #keywest #greenparrotbar #mondaymorningsidewalk 

@soldriventrain 
Sidewalk selfie in key west. Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Cherish the love! C y’all #NYE at @chspourhouse #ukulele #batman #bluesteel #beardsofinstagram #waronsleeves #totallynormal #bringyourweird #chickenhawk #keywest #greenparrotbar #mondaymorningsidewalk 

#instakw #igers_kw #keywest #lovefl #monroecountyfl #greenparrotbar #nosnivelling #urban5life #myrufflife #kw 

@kll1017 
#instakw #igers_kw #keywest #lovefl #monroecountyfl #greenparrotbar #nosnivelling #urban5life #myrufflife #kw 

#KeyWest  #GreenParrotBar #Divebar #NewYearsEve 

@antlive01 
#KeyWest #GreenParrotBar #Divebar #NewYearsEve 

#keywest #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #milemarker0 #cigar #backporch 

@hoffnj 
#keywest #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #milemarker0 #cigar #backporch 

take me back! #keywest #greenparrotbar 

@meggiejahn 
take me back! #keywest #greenparrotbar 

Green Parrot Bar!  #greenparrotbar #keywest #newyear 

@marouchca 
Green Parrot Bar! #greenparrotbar #keywest #newyear 

Happy new year!  #greenparrotbar #keywest #newyear #hallo2015 #bloodymary 

@marouchca 
Happy new year! #greenparrotbar #keywest #newyear #hallo2015 #bloodymary 

#keywest #greenparrotbar 

@mrbcrazydog 
#keywest #greenparrotbar 

It's going down at the @greenparrot. #305 #KeyWest #saltlife #greenparrotbar 

@tattooedhead 
It’s going down at the @greenparrot. #305 #KeyWest #saltlife #greenparrotbar 

Last week's Tito's Vodka party 

@greenparrot 
Last week’s Tito’s Vodka party 

Last week's Tito's Vodka party 

@greenparrot 
Last week’s Tito’s Vodka party 

Popa Chubby 

@greenparrot 
Popa Chubby 

The Green Parrot Bar. #Florida #GreenParrotBar #Bars #Pubs #Keywest #Keys #Vacation #Drinks
: @derekbond_ 

@b0nd94 
The Green Parrot Bar. #Florida #GreenParrotBar #Bars #Pubs #Keywest #Keys #Vacation #Drinks
: @derekbond_ 

Awesome shot of Key West's Green Parrot Bar by @lifeintrips #greenparrotbar #keywest #a1a #bar #keywestbar #beer #travel #roadtrip #florida #unitedstates #americana #gay #lesbian #lgbt #instagay #gaytravel #gayfriendly #gayfriendlydestination #gaykeywest #gaycouple #lesbiancouple #gaypride #gaymarriage #gaywedding #gayhoneymoon #pride #enjoylife 

@gaytravelinformation 
Awesome shot of Key West’s Green Parrot Bar by @lifeintrips #greenparrotbar #keywest #a1a #bar #keywestbar #beer #travel #roadtrip #florida #unitedstates #americana #gay #lesbian #lgbt #instagay #gaytravel #gayfriendly #gayfriendlydestination #gaykeywest #gaycouple #lesbiancouple #gaypride #gaymarriage #gaywedding #gayhoneymoon #pride #enjoylife 

Corypha Utan in Key West with inflorescence. These palms flower only towards the end of their lifetime, but when they do flower they send up a massive inflorescence up to 5m high, and with an estimated one million flowers. 

@greenparrot 
Corypha Utan in Key West with inflorescence. These palms flower only towards the end of their lifetime, but when they do flower they send up a massive inflorescence up to 5m high, and with an estimated one million flowers. 

#greenparrotbar 

@elixlilamour 
#greenparrotbar 

Claire Finley of The Key Lime Pirates absolutely kills it last night with great originals and inspired covers. Awesome set! 

@greenparrot 
Claire Finley of The Key Lime Pirates absolutely kills it last night with great originals and inspired covers. Awesome set! 

What's afoot at The Green Parrot Little Free Livrary? Left to right Robin Smith Martin, David Wegman, and Richard Hatch 

@greenparrot 
What’s afoot at The Green Parrot Little Free Livrary? Left to right Robin Smith Martin, David Wegman, and Richard Hatch 

Pictured here is one of Buco's enormous record-breaking pumpkins being blown sky-high some years ago in front of his Waterfront Market. Along with his death-defying group Halloween costumes it is one of Buco's sorely-missed community contributions, most of all his even more sorely-missed Waterfront Market.
At The Green Parrot tonight we might not be blowing a pumpkin up  but we do plan to blow the roof off the joint at 5:30 and 10 PM when three of the original Blues Brother explode onto The Parrot Stage! 

@greenparrot 
Pictured here is one of Buco’s enormous record-breaking pumpkins being blown sky-high some years ago in front of his Waterfront Market. Along with his death-defying group Halloween costumes it is one of Buco’s sorely-missed community contributions, most of all his even more sorely-missed Waterfront Market.
At The Green Parrot tonight we might not be blowing a pumpkin up but we do plan to blow the roof off the joint at 5:30 and 10 PM when three of the original Blues Brother explode onto The Parrot Stage! 

So then #this happened. I feel so lucky to have witnessed this. Living three blocks from @greenparrot is a real treat.  #bluesbrothers #greenparrotbar #keywest #305 #saltlife #blues 

@tattooedhead 
So then #this happened. I feel so lucky to have witnessed this. Living three blocks from @greenparrot is a real treat. #bluesbrothers #greenparrotbar #keywest #305 #saltlife #blues 

Had my bike stolen last night. Inside the gate but unlocked. My bad. 

@greenparrot 
Had my bike stolen last night. Inside the gate but unlocked. My bad. 

Visiting from Rockingham North Carolina, made his first stop the green parrot, then the courthouse to get married, then went to get this tattoo, and then back to the parrot to relax! 

@greenparrot 
Visiting from Rockingham North Carolina, made his first stop the green parrot, then the courthouse to get married, then went to get this tattoo, and then back to the parrot to relax! 

Another great tattoo. This time it's Justin, sporting his new Tradesman's Card to match his Tradesman's tattoo. Atta boy!
 Lew of The Walking Dead in the background. 

@greenparrot 
Another great tattoo. This time it’s Justin, sporting his new Tradesman’s Card to match his Tradesman’s tattoo. Atta boy!
Lew of The Walking Dead in the background. 

Headed to Goombay? Grab yourself a

@greenparrot 
Headed to Goombay? Grab yourself a “goombay smash” at The Parrot on the way! 

This woman made my night! So happy she came into vodka #vodkastreet #greenparrotbar #ilovemyjob 

@chelseywatt 
This woman made my night! So happy she came into vodka #vodkastreet #greenparrotbar #ilovemyjob 

Zombie Siblings Arlo and Elana. #greenparrotbar #zombiebikeride #zombiefestkeywest 

@greenparrot 
Zombie Siblings Arlo and Elana. #greenparrotbar #zombiebikeride #zombiefestkeywest 

Shaking a leg with the Red Elvises #greenparrotbar  #redelvises 

@greenparrot 
Shaking a leg with the Red Elvises #greenparrotbar #redelvises 

All Weekend! 

@greenparrot 
All Weekend! 

La posts de los jueves! #greenparrotbar #gpbar 

@chanfloo 
La posts de los jueves! #greenparrotbar #gpbar 

Otis at Green Parrot Package Goods &Spirits #greenparrotbar #bodegacatsofinstagram 

@greenparrot 
Otis at Green Parrot Package Goods &Spirits #greenparrotbar #bodegacatsofinstagram 

Green parrot little free library solar lighting #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

@greenparrot 
Green parrot little free library solar lighting #greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

Amy,  After hanging the new Green Parrot parachute with Buco, looking satisfied and self-assured. Good job Amy! 

@greenparrot 
Amy, After hanging the new Green Parrot parachute with Buco, looking satisfied and self-assured. Good job Amy! 

Jeff rocks the new floor as the chute goes up. #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Jeff rocks the new floor as the chute goes up. #greenparrotbar 

... so here's the thing, life... though you are able to take the boy away from the island, you're simply not capable of taking the island away from the boy... so yeah, basically, bug off!  (Green Parrot Bar; Key West, Fl: July, 2013) 

@kevin_kibler 
… so here’s the thing, life… though you are able to take the boy away from the island, you’re simply not capable of taking the island away from the boy… so yeah, basically, bug off! (Green Parrot Bar; Key West, Fl: July, 2013) 

Parachute lights reflected on new floor. Trippy! 

@greenparrot 
Parachute lights reflected on new floor. Trippy! 

#24NoSonNada... #GreenParrotBar 

@mariano_g08 
#24NoSonNada… #GreenParrotBar 

#GreenParrotBar #24NoSonNada 

@mariano_g08 
#GreenParrotBar #24NoSonNada 

#GreenParrotBar #24NoSonNada 

@mariano_g08 
#GreenParrotBar #24NoSonNada 

#GreenParrotBar #Micumple 

@mariano_g08 
#GreenParrotBar #Micumple 

#GreenParrotBar #Micumple 

@mariano_g08 
#GreenParrotBar #Micumple 

#GreenParrotBar #Micumple 

@mariano_g08 
#GreenParrotBar #Micumple 

#cumpleMarian #GreenParrotBar 

@mariano_g08 
#cumpleMarian #GreenParrotBar 

#GreenParrotBar #24NoSonNada 

@mariano_g08 
#GreenParrotBar #24NoSonNada 

Green Parrot Ukulele Night.
Wed., Oct 8th, 8 PM.
Dig out that old ukulele from your attic or closet, Join Tim McAlpine & Jeff Clark and strum your way into a four-string stupor at Green Parrot Ukulele night, Key West's only ukulele-powered jam session. 

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Ukulele Night.
Wed., Oct 8th, 8 PM.
Dig out that old ukulele from your attic or closet, Join Tim McAlpine & Jeff Clark and strum your way into a four-string stupor at Green Parrot Ukulele night, Key West’s only ukulele-powered jam session. 

 #painting #keywest #greenparrotbar #gregpiro 

@gregp_17 
#painting #keywest #greenparrotbar #gregpiro 

Thomas Wynn Drummer 

@greenparrot 
Thomas Wynn Drummer 

Curating the Green Parrot Little Free Library on rainy Sunday morning 
with more rain on the way.
I spy a new volume, no dust jacket but the author's name on the spine  catches my eye, Tony Hillerman.
Perfect day to spend with The Tribal Police in the land of the Navajo.
Thanks, Green Parrot Little Free Library!
As a footnote, on the Other Books 
by the Author page, the previous owner had checked off nearly all of Hillerman's previous books as well as some marginalia on how often a certain phrase appear in this particular novel.
That's another reason I love used books, and our little library. While a brand new book communicates with it's first-reader alone, a used book has the possibility of granting us, the current owner, a sort of legacy from past owners as well, be it a note on the flyleaf, a coffee stain, or a greyhound bus ticket used as a bookmark.#greenparrotbar #tonyhillerman #joeleaphorn #marginalia #littlefreelibrary 

@greenparrot 
Curating the Green Parrot Little Free Library on rainy Sunday morning
with more rain on the way.
I spy a new volume, no dust jacket but the author’s name on the spine catches my eye, Tony Hillerman.
Perfect day to spend with The Tribal Police in the land of the Navajo.
Thanks, Green Parrot Little Free Library!
As a footnote, on the Other Books
by the Author page, the previous owner had checked off nearly all of Hillerman’s previous books as well as some marginalia on how often a certain phrase appear in this particular novel.
That’s another reason I love used books, and our little library. While a brand new book communicates with it’s first-reader alone, a used book has the possibility of granting us, the current owner, a sort of legacy from past owners as well, be it a note on the flyleaf, a coffee stain, or a greyhound bus ticket used as a bookmark.#greenparrotbar #tonyhillerman #joeleaphorn #marginalia #littlefreelibrary 

Marginalia 2: here's the note on how many times

@greenparrot 
Marginalia 2: here’s the note on how many times “wry face” appears in The Wailing Wind, complete with hash marks . 

Marginalia: Here's the checklist of the Tony. Hillerman books read . 

@greenparrot 
Marginalia: Here’s the checklist of the Tony. Hillerman books read . 

For what would have been her 101st birthday today, I'm publishing a drawing of my mother done by her grandson Chris Vagnoni. 
Managing to look both contented in her gaze and capable in her squared shoulders and thick arms and hands, 
I think those who knew her will agree that many qualities we all loved in her shine through simply here.
From the collection of granddaughter Jessica. #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
For what would have been her 101st birthday today, I’m publishing a drawing of my mother done by her grandson Chris Vagnoni.
Managing to look both contented in her gaze and capable in her squared shoulders and thick arms and hands,
I think those who knew her will agree that many qualities we all loved in her shine through simply here.
From the collection of granddaughter Jessica. #greenparrotbar 

Green Parrot Friday Soundcheck:

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Friday Soundcheck: “The Next Generation” #greenparrotbar 

Green Parrot Friday Soundcheck:

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Friday Soundcheck: “The Final Frontier” #greenparrotbar 

Ukulele night guest performer from London#greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Ukulele night guest performer from London#greenparrotbar 

Ukuleles bring families together. 

@greenparrot 
Ukuleles bring families together. 

Rudy gives Session an unsolicited thumbs-up at last night release party 

@greenparrot 
Rudy gives Session an unsolicited thumbs-up at last night release party 

Green Parrot Session Ale heads down the road to Brewfest tomorrow at the southermost hotel 

@greenparrot 
Green Parrot Session Ale heads down the road to Brewfest tomorrow at the southermost hotel 

Amin 

@greenparrot 
Amin 

Diana, congratulations on the anniversary of your incredible achievement.  You taught us...Onward !!! We love you! #greenparrotbar #diananyad 

@greenparrot 
Diana, congratulations on the anniversary of your incredible achievement. You taught us…Onward !!! We love you! #greenparrotbar #diananyad 

Good morning beautiful!! We hit key west in 3 days.  #greenparrotbar #keywest #keepitwild #onehumanfamily #tourcountdown #lovefl 

@thehipabduction 
Good morning beautiful!! We hit key west in 3 days. #greenparrotbar #keywest #keepitwild #onehumanfamily #tourcountdown #lovefl 

Sweet addition to our Green Parrot Little Free Library found on this rainy Tuesday morning. Love Richard Brautigan. Once when I was a bartender here in the early 70's, I saw him standing one morning under the overhang  outside, tall, rail-thin, squinting into our empty saloon and them moving on. 

@greenparrot 
Sweet addition to our Green Parrot Little Free Library found on this rainy Tuesday morning. Love Richard Brautigan. Once when I was a bartender here in the early 70’s, I saw him standing one morning under the overhang outside, tall, rail-thin, squinting into our empty saloon and them moving on. 

Zamia Skinneri, cycad from Panama, after thus morning's rain. #greenparrotbar #cycads 

@greenparrot 
Zamia Skinneri, cycad from Panama, after thus morning’s rain. #greenparrotbar #cycads 

variegated licuala Mapu palm, native to sarawak in Borneo. #greenparrotbar #danskeywestgarden 

@greenparrot 
variegated licuala Mapu palm, native to sarawak in Borneo. #greenparrotbar #danskeywestgarden 

It's official: check out our Green Parrot Session Ale tap handle #greenparrotbar #shipyardbrewingco 

@greenparrot 
It’s official: check out our Green Parrot Session Ale tap handle #greenparrotbar #shipyardbrewingco 

#keywest #GreenParrotBar #vacation #nightlife 

@diztracted 
#keywest #GreenParrotBar #vacation #nightlife 

#LilLibrary #GreenParrotBar 

@amhark27 
#LilLibrary #GreenParrotBar 

Move over boys! Green Parrot Session Ale to launch Thursdsy, August 28th at 9 PM. Party with Shipyard and Bill Blue 

@greenparrot 
Move over boys! Green Parrot Session Ale to launch Thursdsy, August 28th at 9 PM. Party with Shipyard and Bill Blue 

This is part of what I found in the green parrot little free library this morning.
Compare and contrast.#greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

@greenparrot 
This is part of what I found in the green parrot little free library this morning.
Compare and contrast.#greenparrotbar #littlefreelibrary 

Final vacation night! 

@elljoseph 
Final vacation night! 

Key West #greenparrotbar 

@kkduel 
Key West #greenparrotbar 

Starting our countdown to @aminmc for Labor Day weekend. What's the name of the band? @suenalo #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Starting our countdown to @aminmc for Labor Day weekend. What’s the name of the band? @suenalo #greenparrotbar 

Chad says @suenalo is coming for you Labor Day at the #greenparrotbar 

@greenparrot 
Chad says @suenalo is coming for you Labor Day at the #greenparrotbar 

#tbt  @greenparrotbar  @hgielmi @pjrobx #vacation #keywest #greenparrotbar 

@raskin5 
#tbt @greenparrotbar @hgielmi @pjrobx #vacation #keywest #greenparrotbar 

Key West... Oldest bar in Key West the #greenparrotbar @dalifore @ljaprice @brody81 @miller667 

@jpricedallas 
Key West… Oldest bar in Key West the #greenparrotbar @dalifore @ljaprice @brody81 @miller667 

Spam Allstars 

@greenparrot 
Spam Allstars 

Spam Allstars 

@greenparrot 
Spam Allstars 

Spam Allstars 

@greenparrot 
Spam Allstars 

Spam Allstars 

@greenparrot 
Spam Allstars 

Guilty 

@greenparrot 
Guilty 

Seen at Green Parrot Soundcheck. 

@greenparrot 
Seen at Green Parrot Soundcheck. 

Orb 

@greenparrot 
Orb 

#greenparrotbar 

@joomagoo 
#greenparrotbar 

Sweet Pea at Bookleggers at The Green Parrot 

@greenparrot 
Sweet Pea at Bookleggers at The Green Parrot 

Ukulele nught 

@greenparrot 
Ukulele nught 

Desi, Andrew, Jose 

@greenparrot 
Desi, Andrew, Jose 

Fort Zachary Taylor early this morning. Water like glass and I'm the only swimmer. As my father used to say when he was particularly content,

@greenparrot 
Fort Zachary Taylor early this morning. Water like glass and I’m the only swimmer. As my father used to say when he was particularly content, “I wonder what the rich people are doing today” Also feels like a perfect way to celebrate a birthday. 

Standing in clear water about up to my chin this morning I saw the shimmer of baitfish breaking the surface, the same as I had seen yesterday morning out by the jetty. This time, however, they were just a few yards away and in a few seconds, looking down, I a clearly saw the silvery/grey flash of a large barracuda by my feet that could have easily passed right between my legs. 

@greenparrot 
Standing in clear water about up to my chin this morning I saw the shimmer of baitfish breaking the surface, the same as I had seen yesterday morning out by the jetty. This time, however, they were just a few yards away and in a few seconds, looking down, I a clearly saw the silvery/grey flash of a large barracuda by my feet that could have easily passed right between my legs. 

Dans Palm Garden this morning after last nights squall/light show. Looking good. 

@greenparrot 
Dans Palm Garden this morning after last nights squall/light show. Looking good. 

More Palm Garden 

@greenparrot 
More Palm Garden 

More garden 

@greenparrot 
More garden 

#keywest #greenparrotbar 

@juliachepina 
#keywest #greenparrotbar 

Looking Proud, Jim Fossum and Mia Borders with Key West People's Choice Award: Voted Best Live Music Venue in Key West 

@greenparrot 
Looking Proud, Jim Fossum and Mia Borders with Key West People’s Choice Award: Voted Best Live Music Venue in Key West 

Old greybeard inside the Portrait Gallery of The Green Parrot Little Free Library 

@greenparrot 
Old greybeard inside the Portrait Gallery of The Green Parrot Little Free Library 

Key West #yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #iloveyoga #greenparrotbar #instagood 

@jnp79 
Key West #yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #iloveyoga #greenparrotbar #instagood 

Key West #yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #crow #greenparrotbar #iloveyoga #instagood 

@jnp79 
Key West #yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #crow #greenparrotbar #iloveyoga #instagood 

Key West #yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #iloveyoga #greenparrotbar #instagood 

@jnp79 
Key West #yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #iloveyoga #greenparrotbar #instagood 

#yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday  #greenparrotbar #iloveyoga #instagood #balancingstickpose (damn my foot not pointing properly) 

@jnp79 
#yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #greenparrotbar #iloveyoga #instagood #balancingstickpose (damn my foot not pointing properly) 

#yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday  #iloveyoga #greenparrotbar #instagood 

@jnp79 
#yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #iloveyoga #greenparrotbar #instagood 

#yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #iloveyoga #instagood #greenparrotbar #standingsplit almost there 

@jnp79 
#yogainatree #yogaeverydamnday #iloveyoga #instagood #greenparrotbar #standingsplit almost there 

On this Father’s Day I’d like to taken a moment to honor not only my father, God bless his gentle soul, but some of the the other men in our family who influenced me, each in their own special way.
Sadly all of the men in this photo are now gone, a few of them way too soon.

On the far right is my maternal grandfather, John Cardona, On the far left in the photo is his son, also John, In the center of the picture, with the bow tie and pencil-thin moustache, is my maternal grandmother’s brother, my great uncle, Carmen Donato. On his right is my uncle Dick, And that leaves Al, my father.I don’t know what to say about him that would really do him justice. As I said earlier, he was the gentlest of souls. He was soft-spoken, patient, loving, and never-comlaining, all this in spite of the fact, or perhaps because of the fact that he had a childhood that is difficult for me to even imagine, His father died when he was just 3, in the Spanish Flu pandemic in 1917. There was no social safety net for anyone in those days, let alone newly arrived immigrants, except the meager help that other newly-arrived family members or paisans could provide , or what little charity the catholic church could offer to his young widow and her five children. Because his mother could not support them all Al was sent to a Catholic orphanage in West Philadelphia till he was 13. Years later when I was in college I volunteered to help chaperone field trips for kids in a local orphanage and when I told Al, he cried.

You would think that the residue of his childhood like his would be bitterness or contempt but instead he emerged to become a man with a deep well of humility, optimism and grace. As my brother once said of him, “It’s as if the guy never had a bad day in his life”. 

@greenparrot 
On this Father’s Day I’d like to taken a moment to honor not only my father, God bless his gentle soul, but some of the the other men in our family who influenced me, each in their own special way.
Sadly all of the men in this photo are now gone, a few of them way too soon.

On the far right is my maternal grandfather, John Cardona, On the far left in the photo is his son, also John, In the center of the picture, with the bow tie and pencil-thin moustache, is my maternal grandmother’s brother, my great uncle, Carmen Donato. On his right is my uncle Dick, And that leaves Al, my father.I don’t know what to say about him that would really do him justice. As I said earlier, he was the gentlest of souls. He was soft-spoken, patient, loving, and never-comlaining, all this in spite of the fact, or perhaps because of the fact that he had a childhood that is difficult for me to even imagine, His father died when he was just 3, in the Spanish Flu pandemic in 1917. There was no social safety net for anyone in those days, let alone newly arrived immigrants, except the meager help that other newly-arrived family members or paisans could provide , or what little charity the catholic church could offer to his young widow and her five children. Because his mother could not support them all Al was sent to a Catholic orphanage in West Philadelphia till he was 13. Years later when I was in college I volunteered to help chaperone field trips for kids in a local orphanage and when I told Al, he cried.

You would think that the residue of his childhood like his would be bitterness or contempt but instead he emerged to become a man with a deep well of humility, optimism and grace. As my brother once said of him, “It’s as if the guy never had a bad day in his life”. 

Sporting the hat gifted him by Ernesto and Clara, John cheers the Colombian squad to victory at The Green Parrot Bar in Key West! 

@greenparrot 
Sporting the hat gifted him by Ernesto and Clara, John cheers the Colombian squad to victory at The Green Parrot Bar in Key West! 

Delivering soul-stirring, hands-to-heaven, old-fashioned R&B, Eugene Snowden of The Legendary JC's covers Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Sly Stone and more. He's got Hully-Gully Fever! 

@greenparrot 
Delivering soul-stirring, hands-to-heaven, old-fashioned R&B, Eugene Snowden of The Legendary JC’s covers Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Sly Stone and more. He’s got Hully-Gully Fever! 

#greenparrotbar @greenparrotbar #sunnyplaceforshadypeople 

@dahoocaca 
#greenparrotbar @greenparrotbar #sunnyplaceforshadypeople 

#legendaryjc #greenparrotbar @greenparrotbar @legendaryjc #amazingmusic #funk #comeouttonight 

@dahoocaca 
#legendaryjc #greenparrotbar @greenparrotbar @legendaryjc #amazingmusic #funk #comeouttonight 

#greenparrotbar #greenparrot #keywest #music #amazingmusic #keywest  @greenparrotbar #greenparrotsaloon 

@dahoocaca 
#greenparrotbar #greenparrot #keywest #music #amazingmusic #keywest @greenparrotbar #greenparrotsaloon 

#greenparrotbar #greenparrot #greenparrotsaloon #popcorn @greenparrotbar all they need is #sandbarsunday my cup is empty:( #islamoradabeer #islamoradabeercompany @islamoradabeer #keywest 

@dahoocaca 
#greenparrotbar #greenparrot #greenparrotsaloon #popcorn @greenparrotbar all they need is #sandbarsunday my cup is empty:( #islamoradabeer #islamoradabeercompany @islamoradabeer #keywest 

#legendaryjc @legendaryjc @greenparrotbar #greenparrotbar #amazingmusic #keywest 

@dahoocaca 
#legendaryjc @legendaryjc @greenparrotbar #greenparrotbar #amazingmusic #keywest 

Mojito made with St. Augustine Vodka, hand-crafted from pure Florida cane. 

@greenparrot 
Mojito made with St. Augustine Vodka, hand-crafted from pure Florida cane. 

Graffiti found by Shipyard Brewers inside the abandoned warehouse that is now their Brewery in Portland, Maine. Shipyard preserved the graffiti and now, nearly 25 years later, managed to find that same graffiti  artist and have him create the logo for their Monkey Fist IPA.
Good Work, Shipyard ! 

@greenparrot 
Graffiti found by Shipyard Brewers inside the abandoned warehouse that is now their Brewery in Portland, Maine. Shipyard preserved the graffiti and now, nearly 25 years later, managed to find that same graffiti artist and have him create the logo for their Monkey Fist IPA.
Good Work, Shipyard ! 

Monkey Fist IPA logo created by the graffiti artist whose work was found in the abandoned warehouse that is now the home of shipyard Shipyard Brewery in Portland, Maine. 

@greenparrot 
Monkey Fist IPA logo created by the graffiti artist whose work was found in the abandoned warehouse that is now the home of shipyard Shipyard Brewery in Portland, Maine. 

Zach Brown sits in with The Honey Island Swamp Band last night at The Parrot. 

@greenparrot 
Zach Brown sits in with The Honey Island Swamp Band last night at The Parrot. 

Zach Brown sits in with The Honey Island Swamp Band last night at The Parrot. 

@greenparrot 
Zach Brown sits in with The Honey Island Swamp Band last night at The Parrot. 

Our 1950's Chambers 90 C in Jadite Green 

@greenparrot 
Our 1950’s Chambers 90 C in Jadite Green 

Key West circa 1975, The Zen Primates men's softball team sponsored by The Orchid Tree restaurant.
Tony Gregory back row far left, Buzzy Rossman, front row 2nd from right. 

@greenparrot 
Key West circa 1975, The Zen Primates men’s softball team sponsored by The Orchid Tree restaurant.
Tony Gregory back row far left, Buzzy Rossman, front row 2nd from right. 

Dan's Trophy Wall 

@greenparrot 
Dan’s Trophy Wall 

Outside The Parrot: street-legal 1959 Dodgem bumper car, complete with electrical contact pole behind the seat. 

@greenparrot 
Outside The Parrot: street-legal 1959 Dodgem bumper car, complete with electrical contact pole behind the seat. 

Happy Mother's Day Amelia.
You would be happy to know the Green Parrot Bocce team is kicking butt this year. 

@greenparrot 
Happy Mother’s Day Amelia.
You would be happy to know the Green Parrot Bocce team is kicking butt this year. 

Myself and Itaguey from Locos por Juana onstage at the Green Parrot at Nick and Ingrid's wedding. What a night! 

@greenparrot 
Myself and Itaguey from Locos por Juana onstage at the Green Parrot at Nick and Ingrid’s wedding. What a night! 

@greenparrot 
” O Brother, Where’s Aldo”, My Red Belgian IPA that I brewed at Beer Camp at the Sierra Nevada Brewery has arrived. 

Robert Earl Keen at The Green Parrot last night. 

@greenparrot 
Robert Earl Keen at The Green Parrot last night. 

Me and Robert Earl Keen out back. 

@greenparrot 
Me and Robert Earl Keen out back. 

@greenparrot 
” O Brother, Where’s Aldo”, My Red Belgian IPA that I brewed at Beer Camp at the Sierra Nevada Brewery has arrived. 

Robert Earl Keen at The Green Parrot last night. 

@greenparrot 
Robert Earl Keen at The Green Parrot last night. 

Me and Robert Earl Keen out back. 

@greenparrot 
Me and Robert Earl Keen out back. 

Favorite bar in key west. #greenparrotbar 

@b_carner_benoit 
Favorite bar in key west. #greenparrotbar 

Abe. My homie. #greenparrotbar 

@b_carner_benoit 
Abe. My homie. #greenparrotbar 

#marionibachelorparty #greenparrotbar @sj_lord @jessesai @rdougherty23 @bonezmalonez @purplehayes_dh @adellose @the_first_nowell #greattime 

@sir_carmie_cakes 
#marionibachelorparty #greenparrotbar @sj_lord @jessesai @rdougherty23 @bonezmalonez @purplehayes_dh @adellose @the_first_nowell #greattime 

Gracias @depolpancho por la mano que nos disteee!! #bar #friends #amigos #knicks #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #nyknicks #buenosaires #argentina 

@thegreenparrotco 
Gracias @depolpancho por la mano que nos disteee!! #bar #friends #amigos #knicks #greenparrot #greenparrotbar #nyknicks #buenosaires #argentina 

Rising star from New Orleans, Mia Borders at The Green Parrot last night. 

@greenparrot 
Rising star from New Orleans, Mia Borders at The Green Parrot last night. 

This Saturday is National Record Store Day. Pictured above is Records and Rogues, late of Truman Avenue here in Key West, Marty and Dana’s Vinyl Emporium, Musicians Exchange, Band Clearing House and sometimes-Green Room for Danny Simpson and Melody Cooper’s Private Ear Studio, around back on Watson St. 

@greenparrot 
This Saturday is National Record Store Day. Pictured above is Records and Rogues, late of Truman Avenue here in Key West, Marty and Dana’s Vinyl Emporium, Musicians Exchange, Band Clearing House and sometimes-Green Room for Danny Simpson and Melody Cooper’s Private Ear Studio, around back on Watson St. 

Two photos, my dad on the left, me on the right, each of us, I'm thinking, about the same age, early 20's. 
Happy Birthday, Al.  I don't want this day to pass without wishing my father a happy birthday on what would have been his 100th. 

@greenparrot 
Two photos, my dad on the left, me on the right, each of us, I’m thinking, about the same age, early 20’s.
Happy Birthday, Al. I don’t want this day to pass without wishing my father a happy birthday on what would have been his 100th. 

Weary Boys sampling Green Parrot Vintage Instruments: Mario, looking  somewhat like he was Gumped off the cover of “Nashville Skyline”, sports our 1947 Martin 000-21 while Big D sets down his Cuban coffee from the Courthouse Deli long enough to sample a circa 1950′s Stradolin mandolin. 

@greenparrot 
Weary Boys sampling Green Parrot Vintage Instruments: Mario, looking somewhat like he was Gumped off the cover of “Nashville Skyline”, sports our 1947 Martin 000-21 while Big D sets down his Cuban coffee from the Courthouse Deli long enough to sample a circa 1950′s Stradolin mandolin. 

Good vibes in the air
#nigth#goout#dance#she#friend#wild#party#greenparrotbar#look#fashion#instagood#instashoes 

@cultivodiseno_oficial 
Good vibes in the air
#nigth#goout#dance#she#friend#wild#party#greenparrotbar#look#fashion#instagood#instashoes 

Selfie in the Green Parrot Band House. 

@greenparrot 
Selfie in the Green Parrot Band House. 

The Love Lane Gang/guitar 

@greenparrot 
The Love Lane Gang/guitar 

The Love Lane Gang/mando 

@greenparrot 
The Love Lane Gang/mando 

The Love Lane Gang/banjo 

@greenparrot 
The Love Lane Gang/banjo 

The Love Lane Gang 

@greenparrot 
The Love Lane Gang 

New Riders, David Nelson 

@jimfossum 
New Riders, David Nelson 

Keller Williams, me and Keith Moseley 

@jimfossum 
Keller Williams, me and Keith Moseley 

Jim with Tim Reynolds 

@jimfossum 
Jim with Tim Reynolds 

#greenparrotbar 

@jimfossum 
#greenparrotbar 

Beau at ukulele night 

@greenparrot 
Beau at ukulele night 

Regan is tan, rested, and ready for Ukulele Night at the Green Parrot 

@greenparrot 
Regan is tan, rested, and ready for Ukulele Night at the Green Parrot 

@greenparrot 
“In terms of improving one’s mood and general outlook I consider the ukulele to be the big gun”-Louden Wainright III 

Free Air on The Green Parrot back porch w/ Robert Johnson. 

@greenparrot 
Free Air on The Green Parrot back porch w/ Robert Johnson. 

Pero que linduras se pueden encontrar en #greenparrotbar : ) 

@miipalaciosm 
Pero que linduras se pueden encontrar en #greenparrotbar : ) 

Maggie Munoz of Magnolia Cajun Band leads a Fais Do Do or Fat Tuesday dance party 

@greenparrot
Maggie Munoz of Magnolia Cajun Band leads a Fais Do Do or Fat Tuesday dance party

 

@greenparrot 
“The Ancient Ones” or the #1 reason we never had a webcam. 

The Invisible Men 

@greenparrot 
The Invisible Men 

Cigarettes and coffee. AM at the Green Parrot. 

@greenparrot 
Cigarettes and coffee. AM at the Green Parrot. 

Big Tim patiently waiting for his roll on the new #greenparrotbar  video we are shooting. 

@jwp_mia 
Big Tim patiently waiting for his roll on the new #greenparrotbar video we are shooting. 

#greenparrotbar #nosnivelling 

@aliciaehiggins 
#greenparrotbar #nosnivelling 

Where you'll likely find the Cook family in Key West. #KeyWest #GreenParrotBar 

@mollyrck 
Where you’ll likely find the Cook family in Key West. #KeyWest #GreenParrotBar 

Wishing I was in #keywest on this #tbt! In 2012 we visited #greenparrotbar where Joel's parents have been going since their college spring breaks. 

@mrs_mollon 
Wishing I was in #keywest on this #tbt! In 2012 we visited #greenparrotbar where Joel’s parents have been going since their college spring breaks. 

En el bar de @tgpco con @sophiie_bg y amigos!! #thegreenparrotco #greenparrotbar 

@jromaniturnes 
En el bar de @tgpco con @sophiie_bg y amigos!! #thegreenparrotco #greenparrotbar 

#keywest#florida#0mile#greenparrotbar 

@tmetinn 
#keywest#florida#0mile#greenparrotbar 

#team #greenparrotbar 

@lionelferro 
#team #greenparrotbar 

#greenparrotbar #ahora #palermo 

@lionelferro 
#greenparrotbar #ahora #palermo 

Back in MN-day 1: craving lobster and open air bars. #bahamas 

@bbates53 
Back in MN-day 1: craving lobster and open air bars. #bahamas 

Seeing the #parrots makes me excited to go home to my baby #quakerparrot #birdsofinstagram #greenparrotbar #keywest #florida #home 

@rizfield5 
Seeing the #parrots makes me excited to go home to my baby #quakerparrot #birdsofinstagram #greenparrotbar #keywest #florida #home 

Cloudy cool gray day. Doing our own walking ghost tour. 1st rest stop at the first and last bar on hwy 1. #greenparrotbar #keywest #ghostsofkeywest 

@miapbw 
Cloudy cool gray day. Doing our own walking ghost tour. 1st rest stop at the first and last bar on hwy 1. #greenparrotbar #keywest #ghostsofkeywest 

#greenparrotbar #keywest 

@miapbw 
#greenparrotbar #keywest