Hello Key Biscayne!
One hot story (😏) and a bit of human interest fluff for you all this week.
Key Biscayne at night.
You guys remember those old postcards? Anywho, let’s go.
That one thing that happened
Sunburnt You know those thatched umbrella shades they have at the Beach Club? What would you call those things? It’s not a chickee hut, as some have reported. A chickee shade? A chickee umbrella? Well, regardless, someone lit a bunch of them on fire Tuesday night.
The culprits are unknown. Probably some punks; probably the type of people to refer to them as ‘tiki’ instead of ‘chickee’. 🔥
Key rats doin' stuff
Mysteries of the deep You ever done it underwater? It’s overrated, unless you’re a fish. Or a staghorn coral.
Pete Zuccarini, key rat, brother of ‘Beaches and Peaches’, and renowned underwater cinematographer, has been helping researchers at RSMAS film corals spawning. These transplanted corals only spawn at a precise time, in pitch darkness, so his expertise and a special camera (4.5M ISO for you camera nerds) were needed.
Stonks A paddleboard is cool but someone else’s paddleboard is even cooler. But what if you have no friends with paddleboards, or no friends at all? Three key rats came up with the solution and are now looking to take it to the next step.
A few years ago EP Jauregui, Andres Avellano, and Khalil Khouri started PADL, the self-service paddleboard rental company (there’s a station at the beach park). After some time ironing out the kinks they’re now ready to expand the business and are looking for punters like you to get in on the action.
She who smelt it School buses carry the residual smell of the thousands of stinky kids who ride them. Another part of that smell might be the lingering CO2 from the exhaust, which can be ten times higher than EPA limits.
Key rat Holly Thorpe discovered the noxious fumes when taking air samples in buses, and that in turn helped to encourage Miami Dade Public Schools in their initiative to replace diesel busses with electric.
- Sunday 1/24
- 🥒 You ever stick your finger in a sea cucumber? (Biscayne Nature Center)
Last week's sales
|GB Res 1009||3480||3/4.5||'11 $2.4m||$2.85m|
|315 Cypress||2109||4/3||'05 $1.175m||$1.4m|
|135 Woodcrest Ln||3699||6/6.5||'05 $1.038m||$2.346m|
|761 Glenridge||3504||5/5.5||'17 $2.795m||$3.075m|
|251 Galen 311E||1200||2/2||'93 $117k||$370k|
|CC South 900||1930||3/2.5||'80 $340k||$1.255m|
|Oceana 1206N||2257||3/4.5||'14 $2.9m||$3.575m|
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