Hello Key Biscayne!
This week it’s a bunch of news that could have happened last week, or last month, or last year: stolen cars, car chases, and crocs.
Even our beaches get a little plastic surgery.
The small town strikes back. Let’s get on with it.
The coveted Krusty Cup is back. For over ten years the Calusa Club has held an all-island frisbee tournament and the final is coming up on April 4th. If you're into friz it's a good opportunity to meet other nerds like you, and if you're not it's still a good chance to be outside and grab a beer (courtesy of the club). Reach out to the Calusa Club following the link below.
Promote your own thing.
One more time Another three cars were stolen around 2am last weekend. Two of three cars were recovered right away.
The curious thing is that the island has a checkpoint every night because of curfew, making sure everyone coming in lives on the island. Could it be an inside job? Well, in one way: the keys were inside the cars. 🤔
Hold me some In that big federal stimulus package that passed was some cash for local governments. The Key is gonna get ~$5.4m to work on projects and to dole out to businesses. If that’s how much you paid this year you’re probably not happy, but you also probably don’t read this newsletter. 💸
For the sake of it A Minnesota tourist who drove into the Key late-night this week got stopped at the key curfew checkpoint, sped off injuring an officer in the process (she’s ok), and ended up being caught on alligator alley (I-75).
They charged the guy with fleeing and hitting the officer. Why did this person flee in the first place? That’s left for you to guess. 🤷♀️
What you came for Here’s your croc fix for the week. It’s at the golf course so it doesn’t really count. 🐊
From the peanut gallery
On last week’s island paths:
That would never fly. As it is, with the restricted paths, we already have too many bike thefts, among other thefts. Mine was stole twice, chained to the wall from the parking garage. Perps entered through the beach going under the fence. Things calmed down when they paved over the sand at the fence, but still there are trespassing issues. It’s not 1960 any more Toto, certainly not 1949 when there wasn’t anything.
[…] I totally agreed about the blocked passage ways, ungate us!
RitzGate was usually closed during my tenure as a Galenite that ended 3 years ago, so check your facts, and my shoe prints, southsider.
Ed note: ’twas open this summer!
Last week's sales
|KC I 428||1541||2/2||'13 $660k||$1.04m|
|797 Woodcrest||EMPTY||LOT||'15 $1.75m||$1.65m|
|OC CT II 303||2500||3/4.5||'06 $1.7m||1.475m|
|CC West 815||2610||4/4||'90 $275k||$1.3m|
|Oceana 205S||1830||3/3.5||'14 $1.675m||$1.88m|
|Mar Azul 11AS||2052||3/3||'20 $1.1m||$1.355m|
|100 Ocean Lane 308||1242||2/2||'86 $112k||$410k|
|GB Tower 1003||3630||3/5.5||'99 $1.225m||$2.8m|
|Towers A1006||1409||2/2||'01 $160k||$660k|
|Towers F1001||1782||2/2||'89 $325k||$970k|
|Oceana 1106N||2257||3/4.5||'14 $4.15m||$3.59m|
|CC East 1002||840||1/1.5||'18 $540k||$625k|
|CC West 104||1260||2/2||'13 $720k||$700k|
|Island House 707||1320||2/2||'07 $875k||$935k|
|945 Mariner||5191||5/6||'92 $1.15m||$5.75m|
|KC III 533||1546||2/2||'01 $360k||$770k|
|Towers C406||1782||2/2||'72 $74k||$1.155m|
|CC East 209||1260||2/2||'03 $399k||$633k|
|CC East 1205||1260||2/2||'09 $630k||$862.5k|
|KC II 139||1546||2/2||'16 $829k||$1.05m|
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