Santa Claus could have used Rudolph’s help. When the Promenade put a lighted sleigh with a reindeer on the roof of the 10-story condominium during the second week of December, a heavy fog swept through the area, making it tough to spot from Gulf of Mexico Drive.
Maintenance workers spent a full day hauling the display up the stairs, constructing a stand to elevate it and building a rig to hold it down so that residents wouldn’t see Santa’s sleigh flying past their windows.
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Beach project wraps up
Approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand was placed on the north end of the Key from North Shore Road to Broadway.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Flippered Friends
Mote Marine Laboratory’s Holly West washes a baby sea turtle that was brought in after a coyote attacked its nest July 10. Sea turtles face a variety of predators while they’re nesting, but Mote strives to help them by caring for any wounds, administering antibiotics and releasing them off shore when they’re strong enough.
Groin project costs come in under $2.5 million
The groins will be built next summer near the North Shore Road beach access to help hold sand in place on the north end that is swept off the Key