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City of Sunny Isles Beach – 25th Anniversary

25th Anniversary

This year the City of Sunny Isles Beach is celebrating its 25th anniversary. What first started out as a small parcel of land located in unincorporated Miami-Dade, quickly blossomed into a family-friendly community known for its beautiful beaches, distinct architecture, and vibrant social life. Since the City’s incorporation on June 16, 1997, we have added many quality services to be …

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Sunny Spaces Art Contest

Sunny Spaces Art Contest Shine Your Light and Showcase your work!

Shine your light & showcase your artwork!  As a part of the City’s 25th anniversary, we want to shed light on our talented local artists. Our Sunny Spaces Art Contest gives local artists the opportunity to have a lasting impact on our community. Artists will either paint or hand draw an original 8” x 8” piece, incorporating our theme of …

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A Message from the Mayor – May 2022

Sunny Isles Beach skyline

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Friday, May 6, 2022) – Sunny Isles Beach is undergoing yet another renaissance. After 25 years, and more recently following the pandemic, we are experiencing a greater presence of “nesters” and full-time residents. This translates into additional activity in our residential buildings, shopping centers, sidewalks, roadways, and of course our precious beach. It’s natural for …

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Winston Towers 400 Condo Board Elections as an Example for our City

Winston Towers Buildings and Intracoastal Waterway

By Jerry Joseph, Commissioner (Friday, May 6, 2022) – In January 2022, while I was a candidate for Commissioner, I was contacted by several condo owners at Winston Towers 400 regarding certain practices being conducted by the Condo Board that did not adhere to their by-laws affecting their upcoming board elections. At the same time, the same condo owners contacted …

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Remarkable Recognitions

Mika Shevit with Sunny Isles Beach Commission

By Alex Lama, Commissioner (Friday, May 6, 2022) – It is with great pleasure and admiration that I bring attention to some great deeds and accomplishments by our own Sunny Isles Beach residents and employees. Ocean Rescue Team: On February 23, 2022, Louis and Douglas from our Ocean Rescue Team Tower #174 rescued a resident who was swimming in the …

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Community Spotlight: Arina Zhirkova

Arina Zhirkova

Our first community spotlight is Arina Zhirkova: 18 years old and a resident of Sunny Isles Beach for the past 9 years. She is an active member of our community who launched a weekly beach cleanup program and spreads awareness to prevent beach pollution. What part of our community are you most passionate about and why? “I founded Sunny Isles …

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A Message from the Mayor – April 2022

City Commission stands next to supply donations for Ukraine

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Friday, April 8, 2022) – It has been just over a month since Russian attacked Ukraine. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the consequences of the attack and what that will mean for our country and our world. I’ve also thought a lot about our city. How we could have let this divide …

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The World is My Country…

Mom pushes stroller as two young girls run ahead on sidewalk at Gateway Park

By Fabiola Stuyvesant, Commissioner (Friday, April 8, 2022) – It is an honor and privilege to be part of the Sunny Isles Beach community, a small but vibrant city home to immigrants from all over the world. It is with great pleasure and hope that I witness the harmony and tolerance that we demonstrate to one another. Being an immigrant …

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Addressing Our Residentially Displaced Population

Detective Sasee Morales driving an ATV

By Jerry Joseph, Commissioner (Friday, April 8, 2022) – This past month, it was my pleasure to do a ride a long with Detective Sasee Morales to understand the issues that face the residentially displaced within Sunny Isles Beach. I understand the concerns raised by our residents so I wanted to see what we could do. Sunny Isles Beach is …

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