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2022-01-06

Happy new year, Key Biscayne!

A new year and the same old island, at least for now. Here’s hoping 2022 treats you well.

Revelers on Key Biscayne beach morning of Jan. 1stSome rats up bright and early for new year's day meditation. 📸:AS

As you’ve surely heard, covid is still a thing this week after messing up the holidays for so many. Even the mayor got the bug. But isn’t it impressive that when things get tough, you start seeing more of your fellow neighbors wearing masks outside? Chyeah right. As an avid reader pointed out, this is the Key, not exactly a place filled with Mother Teresas. If you see someone with a mask outside it’s more likely that they have it. 😆

Deja news

Passing thru A massive 20ft (6m) great white shark was spotted off the coast of the island over the holiday. Was it really that long? He said, she said, but there’s a video so you can judge for yourself.

The curious thing is that it happened almost exactly two years to the day from the last time a great white was spotted off the island. Was it the same one? Probably not. 🦈

(WSVN)

Fire also works If you’re a real grinch and can’t wait to get rid of your tree and the holiday spirit along with it, you’ll have to wait just a little longer. Trees should be left out for bulk trash pickup which starts this coming Tuesday, Jan. 11th [pdf].

Condo dwellers can get rid of it now, though, by leaving it on the swale outside their building. Very anxious homeowners can also get rid of it by driving around and finding a pile of trees outside a condo building. 🌲

(Village KB)

Calendar

Around Town

  • Saturday & Sunday 1/8-9
  • 🚮 Clean up what others threw up (Bill Baggs)

Last week's sales

Location SQFT Rooms Prev Price
OC RV I 508 1450 2/2 '08 $725k $1.1m
CC West 1107 895 1/1.5 '14 $453k $589k
KC II 523 1838 2/2 '79 $120k $1m
750 S Mashta 5967 5/6.5 '20 $6.6m $10.9m
251 Galen 303E 854 1/1.5 '79 $49k $328.5k
130 Knollwood 2102 3/3 '20 $4.35m $5.9m
265 Grapetree 125 1404 3/2.5 '09 $590k $895k
379 Caribbean 2314 4/3 '71 $45k $3.09m
Towers D806 1409 2/2 '16 $810k $864k

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Already failed the resolution to make this thing funnier. Oh well, maybe next year!

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