Program 269: Listener Feedback; Agriturismos In Italy; Key West

Release Date: 12-10-2011


It's a tropical party town that hosted some of America's best known writers. William McKeen explains the appeal of Key West during its artistic heyday of the 1970s, and as a resort town today. We'll also explore the advantages of staying at a farmhouse "agriturismo" in Italy, as a relaxing alternative to the busy city scene. And Rick shares listener comments from recent shows.


  • Cecilia Bottai, vintner and tour guide based in Orvieto, Italy
  • Jamie Blair Gould, tour guide based in Lucca, Italy
  • William McKeen, journalism professor at Boston University, and author of "Mile Marker Zero" (Crown)