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2021-11-25

Hello Key Biscayne!

Let’s get straight to what’s important today: the Winn Dixie is closed but the Golden Hog is open until 5pm (they only hire people who are allergic to turkey or whose families have shunned them). We’ll leave it to you to call around to see if you can still order pizza after you’ve botched the turkey. 🍕

Stormy beach Key BiscayneNot from the storms last week but similar enough.

Wishing all of you a very happy Thanksgiving. Thank you all for reading this newsletter, without which your lowly editor’s life would be just as unfulfilling, but with a little more free time.

Anywho, let’s get on with getting on with it.

 

Beach Park makeover

The Beach Park, that spot that’s popular with underage drinkers and off-island families with excellent fence-jumping skills, is going to be overhauled soon.

The Village had put out a survey a while ago asking residents what they wanted from the Beach Park. At a recent workshop, ideas for a redesigned park were presented. Some of the highlights include knocking down the entire covered area, getting rid of the bathrooms, adding grilling areas, trying to use the grassy entrance area for something rather than nothing, and putting a small concession so the kids don’t have to go all the way to the gas station to buy their booze.

The survey that started it all is still up, and you can fill it out. There’s also another meeting coming up for further discussion, with redesigned plans responding to survey suggestions to be presented. That meeting may or may not be on December 2nd (couldn’t find a confirmation of this in time), but if you’re keen on complaining, look it up and get out there.

 

Calendar

Around Town

  • All weekend 11/26 - 28
  • 🎉 Big 'ol traffic-causing music festival (Virginia Key)
 

Last week's sales

Location SQFT Rooms Prev Price
Bahia Mar 9E 1518 2/2 '04 $435k $780k
Pyramids Ph602 1730 3/2.5 '01 $515k $1.1m
560 Hampton 2779 5/4 '94 $450k $2.3m
Casa del Mar 13H 3120 3/3 '99 $636k $2.925m
Casa del Mar 10E 1875 2/2 '19 $1.425m $1.7m
OC OT II 506 3084 3/4.5 '18 $2.4m $3.3m
 

One more thing

If you missed the Rib Off last weekend but you’re really into team names formed as bad puns about pork and sex, we’ve got your covered right here.

 

Get goin' now, will ya?

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