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SIB Historical Bus Tours

Updated–Sunday, May 28, 2017 — As part of the celebration of Sunny Isles Beach’s 20th Anniversary, the City has been offering FREE guided bus tours throughout our City. The tours are conducted from a historical perspective by Seth Bramson, the author of From Sandbar to Sophistication (2007). As the bus travels to various locations in the City, Seth will explain …

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WWII Trip

SIB WWII Veteran Resident takes Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

May 25, 2016 SIB WWII Veteran Takes Honor Flight with Vietnam Veteran By Alayne Yeash, Communications Coordinator Readers may remember, in the fall of 2015, reading about local WWII Veterans taking an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. This spring it was SIB resident James Federici’s turn, after a two year health delay, to hop on an airplane to Washington DC. …

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Creating a Safer Environment for Our City’s Pedestrians

Sunny Isles Beach City Manager Chris Russo is presented an incentive check for working towards a safer environment for our City's pedestrians.

May 25, 2016 By Chris Russo, City Manager Many of the featured articles in this newsletter have been about new capital projects, development, and many other new challenges in our City. But this article is about the “not so new” areas of the west side of our City where we have a high concentration of residents who mostly live in …

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Police search underway for suspected bank ATM skimmer

A photo of the suspected ATM bank skimmer.

May 13, 2016 Sunny Isles Beach Police are searching for a man who attached a skimming device to the ATM at a Sunny Isles Beach Bank last month. Police have excellent surveillance footage and are looking for anyone who might know this person. This story appeared on Channel 7 News on Thursday, May 12, 2016. —— The below article appeared …

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Update from City Manager on the Undergrounding Project

Photo of the improvements being done in the Undergrounding Capital Project.

May 2, 2016 This article can be found in the May 2016 SIB Islander By Christopher Russo, City Manager Moving electrical and telecommunications lines from overhead to underground is a huge endeavor. It took years of planning and is costing millions of dollars. The benefit is a safer city. With power lines underground, they are not susceptible to damage from …

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Message from Mayor on our Parks

The playground at Intracoastal Park.

May 2, 2016 This article can be found in the May 2016 SIB Islander By Mayor George “Bud” Scholl Quite often I am asked why we concentrate so much effort on acquiring more park land and building more parks. Allow me to give you my perspective and a few facts to back it up. Our City is made up of …

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Cultural Master Plan for our City

Orchestra playing during Beethoven on the Beach.

Friday, April 29, 2017 By Mayor George “Bud” Scholl Since the formation of the City of Sunny Isles Beach almost 20 years ago, a lot of thought has gone into providing events and activities for our residents and guests. Our ability to predict what our community is looking for has been a constant learning process over the years. Te one …

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2016 Egg Scramble Recap

Photo of the 2016 Egg Scramble.

April 7, 2016 On Saturday, March 26, Sunny Isles Beach residents and visitors welcomed Spring with another fantastic Egg Scramble! The event was a great success with more attendees than ever! You can now re-live the fun by watching our video recap! Also be sure to check out our Egg Scramble Photo Gallery! 2016 Egg Scramble Recap Video Egg Scramble …

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Utility Line Undergrounding Project to Commence in Sunny Isles Beach

The Undergrounding Project is a huge improvement project in Sunny Isles Beach.

Starting Sunday night, April 3, 2016, Sunny Isles Beach contractors will commence work to underground electric distribution and other utility lines along the City’s major thoroughfare, State Road A1A, also known as Collins Avenue. This will require the closure of 2 southbound lanes of Collins Avenue, leaving one lane open, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. between …

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