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Hello Key Biscayne!

Pray to the Crandon tree that last weekend’s east wind doesn’t hit us this weekend.

Key Biscayne seaweed beach june 2021Imagine being a guest at the Ritz on your dream tropical holiday.

Making the rounds

Crack is wack Ever since the tragic collapse of the building in Surfside last week, everyone in town is suddenly a structural engineer, inspecting their buildings with a keen eye. Is that a crack? Is that a crack?

You don’t need a sharp eye to see this crack, though. A giant gash in the ceiling of the Towers parking lot made the rounds on social media this week. Is the building going down? Eh, probably not. ⚡️


Stop the steal The lawsuit trying to invalidate last year’s bond vote was put to rest on Tuesday when the judge ruled in favor of the Village, upholding the vote in favor. Tune in soon for the next conspiracy, and the same recycled joke. 🙃

(KB Independent)

Sappy wholesome 4th rant

You may have wondered in the past few weeks why all this hype on the 4th of July, and the parade. It’s simple: the 4th of July parade is the longest lasting, truly rooted community event in Key Biscayne.

It started on a whim with a couple of key rats in 1959 who wanted to celebrate, and it lives on to today. It’s not something that the Village puts on in any official capacity (though they help a bunch), it’s run by regular key rats who realized the parade was worth doing.

In that sense it goes way past the spirit of USA independence, while still celebrating it to the fullest, into the roots of this island. With so much transience, it’s the deepest roots this island has, and it’s just as much yours as the people who started it 62 years ago.

The jets fly over at 11AM. 🇺🇸

Traffic report

Key Biscayne 4th of July trafficHopefully you're sober enough to follow these guidelines.

Also, there’s no fireworks show on Key Biscayne, so plan accordingly.

From the peanut gallery

On the heat-induced ramblings in the last issue:

I am at the first sentence and could go on before asking: empty?!

Have you tried to find parking at CVS or WD? Or even shop there with people literally on top of you like the pandemic is over?! Have you seen the amount of kids and visitors on the island this past weekend?

You must be on vacation. 🤦🏻‍♀️🤣

Ok heading back to finish my favorite weekly reading.


All the world’s problems can be boiled down to one thing: overpopulation.

Been seeing it first hand on the Key for a long time.


New horizons at Sevies:

I wanted to reach out and say that 7/11 is under new management. We have recently taken over the store and we are making plans to better service, quality and specially cleanliness.

So feel free to drop by and meet us. Please give me a heads up if possible before coming in as we are in and out constantly.



Around Town

Last week's sales

Computer crashed; check back next week.

Line in the sand

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