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Five Days and Nights of Jazz Coming to Sunny Isles Beach this November

11th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest

11th Annual SIB Jazz Fest is back from Nov. 14 – 18, 2018 (Friday, November 9, 2018) – The 11th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest is back this Nov. 14-18, 2018 for five days of concerts and events featuring an assortment of jazz genres. With the theme, Jazz Around the World, award-winning artists from across the globe are gathering in …

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Term Limits

Red building with Sunny Isles Beach seal and lettering

By Isaac Aelion, Commissioner (Saturday, November 3, 2018) – When the U.S. Constitution replaced the Articles of Confederation in 1789, George Washington, as our first president, decided that term limits for the presidency were important in order not to extend too much power to one person. Since then, term limits became codes in many elected office positions in state, county, …

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Traffic & Pedestrian Safety in Sunny Isles Beach

Traffic on Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach with buildings and ocean view of coastline.

By Dwight Snyder, Police Chief (Saturday, November 3, 2018) – Normally this article is reserved for our City Manager who keeps us informed on capital projects and future innovative developments currently in the planning stages, which makes this a world class and cutting-edge community. This month the manager graciously gave his article space to the police department, so we could …

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Election Year Brings Change

Commissioners Jeanette Gatto and Isaac Aelion

By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor (Saturday, November 3, 2018) – This November we prepare for another election year, which brings change to our City Commission. Commissioners Jeanette Gatto and Isaac Aelion have served the maximum of two four-year terms as City Commissioners and their seats are now up for election. Throughout the last eight years, I have had the privilege …

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Taking Action: A Safe and Secure School for our Children

Three police officers on the road overseeing children walking to school

By Larisa Svechin, Commissioner (Saturday, November 3, 2018) – As a parent of four school-age children, safety is my priority. After the tragedy that occurred in Parkland on February 14, 2018, where 17 students and staff members were killed, Florida passed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. Here are some key points of the law: 1) raise …

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Collins Avenue Street Lighting Enhancement Project

Collins Avenue street liit up with lights

Project Details Work for the Collins Avenue Street Lighting Enhancement Project will begin on Monday, November 5 on the north end of Sunny Isles Beach. Work will take place on the west side of Collins Avenue in front of the Millennium Plaza and move south, block by block. The area being covered includes just south of the William Lehman Causeway to the Residence Inn Marriott (17700 Collins Ave.) …

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Gateway LIVE!

Chinese Acrobats of Hebei performing

Chinese Acrobats of Hebei at Gateway LIVE!   Saturday, February 2, 2019 7:30 pm Gateway Park 151 Sunny Isles Blvd. Experience these skilled acrobats as they perform amazing and colorful feats. Acrobats of Hebei China are masters of agility and grace combining Chinese traditions, incredible acrobatics, stunning costumes, Chinese props, and a beautiful music soundtrack. Tickets: FREE with a valid SIB …

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Pre-New Year’s Eve in Sunny Isles Beach

Pre New Year's Eve in Sunny Isles Beach

Saturday, December 29 8:00 – 11:00 pm Gateway Park 151 Sunny Isles Blvd. Celebrate New Year’s Eve a little early in Sunny Isles Beach. Enjoy live music by Higher Ground, with food and alcohol for purchase. Tickets are free for residents with valid SIB Resident ID Card; $10 for all others. Tickets are available for purchase online at sibevents.ticketleap.com or in …

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Hurricane Michael Relief Effort

Together we are Stronger

(Sunday, October 14, 2018) – The Sunny Isles Beach Police Department along with the Aventura Police Department and multiple local and state agencies have partnered with Mobile Mike, I-Heart Radio and the Aventura Mall to coordinate a Hurricane Michael relief effort. On Wednesday, October 10, Category 4 Hurricane Michael made landfall across Florida’s Panhandle. Entire towns were leveled by the …

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Red Tide: Update

Red Tide Update

(October 19, 2018, 6:50 pm) – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s test results on Tuesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 18 taken at Haulover and Golden Beach both show the levels of Karenia brevis found are not present/background (0-1,000 cells per liter). At this level, there are no anticipated health effects. Visit the FWC Daily Map to see the test results. (October 12, …

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