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Hello Key Biscayne!

In these trying times the Rag has an important favor to ask: could you guys do something interesting so thereโ€™s something to write about here? Thanks.

Crocodile in Key Biscayne crossing the roadA manatee crosses Crandon earlier this week.

The one thing that kinda happened

Field of dreams 202 Sunrise, the apartment complex in the Garden District that was once considered for a public park, is for sale again. Theyโ€™re asking $10.5m, and it comes complete with plans on how to develop it to look just like 101 Sunrise. Will there be another push by residents to buy it?๐Ÿƒ


Key rats doing stuff

Sew-a-bag What do you do with your old clothes and linens? Do you throw them out? Thatโ€™s little brain thinking. Big brain thinking is gathering people on the key to sew the scraps into cool looking bags. Theyโ€™re looking for more help, and more scraps. ๐Ÿ‘˜


Be kind, rewind Kindness in the schools is, โ€œa community-wide initiative whose mission is to promote a culture of kindness and respect and support in upcoming kindness initiatives throughout our community.โ€ They recently drew kind messages in chalk on the sidewalks near the school. It took a lot of restraint not to make fun of this. ๐Ÿ™Š


The Haunted Hike is Key Biscayne's spookiest Halloween experience. It's taking place Oct. 18-19 at Bill Baggs State Park. Fun and scary for the whole family. Are you interested in scaring little kids and their parents? Participating in the Hike is a blast and there's big cash prizes this year.

(More info)

Promote your own thing.

A penny for your hot takes

Every once in a while in these community chats someone will post about a speed trap or DUI checkpoint on Crandon. These messages alert hundreds, maybe even thousands, of drivers of police efforts to try and bust illegal activity. Do you think thatโ€™s a good thing? Reply to this email and share your thoughts. ๐Ÿคณ๐Ÿš“


Around Town

  • Saturday 10/12
  • ๐Ÿฆ† Walk like a duck, bird walk (Bill Baggs)
  • Friday 10/18
  • ๐Ÿ‘ป Spooky time (Bill Baggs)

Last Week's Sales

Location SQFT Rooms Prev Price
Cape Florida Club 609 1330 2/2 '09 $335k $550k
OC Lake Villa II 204 2790 4/4 '05 $1.5m $1.6m
KC II 525 1532 2/2 '04 $520k $735k
Solimar 4H 1058 2/2 '11 $275k $385k
CC South 412 1260 2/2 '11 $440k $575k
Sands 4D 1496 2/2 '99 $300k $870k
CC East 813 1260 2/2 '03 $400k $600k

And it looks like we might have made it...

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