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Key West: Sunset as a lifestyle( AP PHOTO BY AMY E. CONN )
Every evening, visitors and locals alike flock to west end of Duval Street to mingle with the jugglers, musicians and psychics, or dine at the many outdoor restaurants and bars that have sprouted up around Mallory Square. They shop for crafts and snag a cocktail before catching the last glimpse of the sun before it sinks to the horizon.
Possibly the most celebrated sunset in North America, the Mallory Square "stage" attracts talent from all over the country, creating a highly competitive atmosphere for prime space -- and tips -- among performers.
Click here to read more about the culture of this Key West lifestyle in Janelle Weber's story.