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Weekly News update from KB Independent
June 10, 2024

Good evening, Key Biscayne.

Our top news today is about an annual report on the health of Biscayne Bay, which is facing continued environmental threats. But where there are problems, you also find people ready to help — like Inter Miami’s Benjamin Cremaschi, who volunteered to help revive coral reefs.

In economic news, data shows that South Florida’s hot real estate market is defying national trends as prices rise – but in Key Biscayne, there is evidence that condo prices are cooling a bit.

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The 2024 Biscayne Bay Report Card showed almost no change in the overall health of the Bay, which was already not in the best state. 

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The young athlete was named KBI’s ‘Person of the Year’ in 2023 at just 18. He scored two goals and four assists during his first season with Inter Miami.

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“In the first four and a half months of 2024, [the] Key Biscayne median price actually fell by 1%.”

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A section of Hobie Beach of Key Biscayne was recently renamed Castaways Against Cancer Beach.  To make the effort possible, Castaways Against Cancer teamed up with Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella…



INTERNATIONAL NEWS


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The ships also are expected possibly to make port calls in Venezuela and Cuba

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Israel imports more than 50% of its coal from Colombia, according to the American Journal for Transportation, and uses much of it to feed its power plants.

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The vast majority of the nearly 200 people kidnapped and killed during the country’s dictatorship remain unidentified.

SPORTS


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A franchise that was swept in the 1996 final against Colorado and routed in last year’s final against Vegas — Florida got a game in that series, but never had…

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“A dream come true,” Mbappé said on X. “So happy and proud to join the club of my dream”

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT


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The five DeSantis-appointed supervisors who oversee the Disney World district will vote Wednesday on a new development agreement

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“She is the closest to perfection that has been attained so far,” Martins said. “She’s a complete cow.”


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BIILY JEAN LOUIS is the senior editor of the Key Biscayne Independent. A native of Port Au Prince, Haiti, Jean Louis  has worked for Bloomberg and the Baltimore Sun. He is a corps member of Report for...