Sunny News

Service Over Selfies

By Fabiola Stuyvesant, Commissioner (Thursday, July 14, 2022) – It is time to take responsibility for what is happening to our youth. Falsely, somehow and at some point, it has become more important to have more “likes” than real people’s phone numbers. The reality is that our kids do not share their numbers anymore… they give each other their “Snapchat” …

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Teens at the Forefront

Three teens making pizza at a teens only cooking class

By Jeniffer Viscarra, Vice Mayor (Thursday, July 14, 2022) – Sunny Isles Beach celebrated its 25th anniversary last month. Since incorporating in 1997, we have become a more diverse and family-oriented place to live, work, and play. As our city changed, so did our residents’ needs. Among those needs is the social well-being and safety of our teens. At the …

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Commit to Clean Air

Female feet with picture no smoking painted on the grey sidewalk

(Thursday, July 7, 2022) – The City of Sunny Isles Beach is committed to protecting the public health and welfare of its citizens. As scientific studies have shown, secondhand smoke causes approximately 7,330 deaths from lung cancer and 33,950 deaths from heart disease each year. According to the American Lung Association, there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand …

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Sunny Spaces Art Contest

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

This contest has now closed. Winners will be announced at the end of 2022. 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 …

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A Message from the Mayor – June 2022

25th Anniversary

By Dana Robin Goldman, Mayor (Wednesday, June 1, 2022) – This June we celebrate Sunny Isles Beach’s 25th anniversary. On June 16, 1997, the city was officially incorporated, establishing our nearly two square miles of land as a municipality. Things moved quickly after incorporation – a Charter Commission was appointed, City Charter adopted and city administration hired. The first City …

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Statement from Mayor Goldman on the Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas

A Statement from Mayor Dana Robin Goldman

(Thursday, May 26, 2022) – I was devastated to learn about Tuesday’s horrific tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. On behalf of the Sunny Isles Beach City Commission, our hearts are with the families of the victims and we pray that the community can heal during this difficult time. We grieve alongside you for the 21 lives that …

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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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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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