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Holiday Safety Tips from Sunny Isles Beach Police Chief Fred Maas

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By Fred Maas, SIB Police Chief Monday, December 11, 2017 — Every year, the holidays bring families joy, love and new beginnings. But the holidays also bring criminals and con-artists who take advantage of this special season. As you are getting in the holiday spirit by shopping for loved ones, decorating your home or traveling, please take precaution and follow these …

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Winter Glow Party (Teens Only)

Graphic announcing a Teen Winter Glow Party with neon lettering and cartoon snowmen.

Winter Glow Party (Teens Only) Friday, December 22, 2017 7:00 pm Gateway Park 151 Sunny Isles Blvd. Start your winter break with this Teen ONLY party, with special guest host DJ Zog! Dress up in a glow version of your favorite holiday character for a chance to win prizes valued up to $500! FREE admission, but get your tickets early …

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Pre-New Year’s Eve in SIB (21+)

Pre-New Year's Eve event Graphic in Sunny Isles Beach.

Pre-New Year’s Eve in SIB Friday, December 29, 2017 9:00 pm – 1:00 am Gateway Park 151 Sunny Isles Blvd. Join us for live music from Fusion, a practice countdown, champagne toast and confetti at our Pre-New Year’s Eve in SIB celebration. This event is for adults 21 years of age and older only. Admission is $25 with proof of …

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Notice to Residents Adjacent to 172 – 174 Street Pedestrian Bridge

Aerial view of new Pedestrian Bridge in Sunny Isles Beach connecting 172 - 174th street.

Construction activities to commence Saturday, December 2. As the Pedestrian Bridge nears completion, the top surface application will require some unique construction activities. Commencing Saturday, December 2, crews will begin the surface preparation of the concrete surface. This operation entails minor grinding of the existing concrete surface to provide for an appropriate base for the installation of the top decorative surface. The …

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From the Mayor: Celebrating Veterans Day

SIB Veterans posing with SIB Police Officers

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — By George “Bud” Scholl, Mayor For the past 98 years, our country has been recognizing those who have served in the armed forces. It all began in 1918 on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month when the fighting of World War I stopped per the terms of an armistice agreement. …

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Update on Active Capital Projects

Dumptruck dumps sand on the beach during the Beach Sand Renourishment Project.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — By Chris Russo, City Manager If you have not seen any of the City’s media releases or status reports on the various projects currently in progress, here is a run through of the major ones for your convenience. The beach sand renourishment project is underway with the placement of almost 2000,000 cubic yards of sand.  …

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Something for Everyone

SIB Residents smile for the camera while sitting at a table at the City's Holiday Ball Party.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — By Jeanette Gatto, City Commissioner Though Sunny Isles Beach is geographically a small city, our programming and special events are designed specifically to entertain the entire population, from those celebrating their first to their ninety- first birthdays. Just in December alone we are offering an assortment of events for all ages. Bring your little ones …

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Small Pains, Big Gains: Bumpy Collins Avenue

Aerial view of Collins Avenue by Acqualina Resort in Sunny Isles Beach.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — By Isaac Aelion, City Commissioner During the last year, the residents of Sunny Isles Beach have experienced an inconvenience in traveling along Collins Avenue. This inconvenience is partially attributed to the undergrounding of the FPL power lines along Collins, which have necessitated patching of the road in several areas. Irma, the most recent hurricane to …

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Emergency Bridge Loan Program Application Deadline November 30

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Citrus Growers, Small Businesses Physically and Economically Injured by Hurricane Irma Encouraged to Apply Tuesday, November 27, 2017 — Small businesses and citrus growers located in Florida that suffered physical and or economic injury from Hurricane Irma have through November 30, 2017 to apply for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program and Citrus Emergency Loan Program. Administered by the Florida Department …

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