Taken circa 1953, the before photo showcases one of the earliest iterations of that beloved cultural hub known simply as The Key Biscayne Shopping Center, a staple of early Island life. Later expanding to include Vernon’s Drugs, a business recognizable to generations of Key Biscayners which featured the Island’s earliest phone booth, the shopping center is still around today, radiating a heritage and charm generally bereft in townships bordering such emergent urban cityscapes. — Ryan Jarrell
From charity galas to business networkers and outdoor activities galore, Key Biscayners were out in full force in and around the island.
Friends of Miami Animals Foundation (FoMa) focuses on the root causes of pet homelessness — financial instability, spay & neuter, adoption and foster campaigns — all in the hopes of helping pets find families and get out of shelters.