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Feb 9 Miami Beach Recognized for Innovative Complete Streets Initiative

Miami Beach Recognized for Innovative Complete Streets Initiative

Over the past four years, the City of Miami Beach has transformed its urban-island into a livable, walkable, and bikable community under its Transportation Master Plan, implementing a myriad of pedestrian, bicycle, and transit initiatives dedicated to creating a safer and more sustainable city. Recognized for its progressive ideas and pioneer programs, the city was recently awarded the 2018 Complete Streets Community Award for Miami-Dade County at the Safe Streets Summit.

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Feb 8 Artists Selected for the Annual Miami Beach Youth Music Festival

Artists Selected for the Annual Miami Beach Youth Music Festival

The City of Miami Beach and Rhythm Foundation are proud to announce that eight youth performers have been selected to perform at the North Beach Bandshell Stage on Saturday, March 17, 2018 as part of the second annual Miami Beach Youth Music Festival. The festival will begin at 5 p.m. and culminate with a performance by the beloved band Spam Allstars.

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Feb 7 Miami Yacht Show Implements Sustainable Show Plan Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Miami Yacht Show Implements Sustainable Show Plan Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Showcasing more than 500 boats and super yachts from the world’s foremost custom boat builders, the 2018 Miami Yacht Show starting on Thursday, February 15, will take place on the Miami Beach Indian Creek waterway for another year without a trace of trash.

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Feb 5 Free Tax Preparation Services on Miami Beach

Free Tax Preparation Services on Miami Beach

Recognized for its fast and reliable tax preparation services in 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) coined the City of Miami Beach as a best practice site for the country. With tax season underway, the city will once again offer free income tax preparation n services starting February 1 through April 13 for residents earning up to $54,000 annually.

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Jan 26 Miami Beach Hosts Canadian Minister of Environment & Climate Change

Miami Beach Hosts Canadian Minister of Environment & Climate Change

Miami Beach’s environmental leadership is now stronger than ever. On January 24, 2018, the Honorable Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, visited South Florida to learn more about our region’s resiliency initiatives.

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Jan 17 Miami Beach Becomes First City to Adopt Sustainable, Smart Water Solutions

Miami Beach Becomes First City to Adopt Sustainable, Smart Water Solutions

The City of Miami Beach is pleased to announce that the eco-friendly company Woosh is giving bottled water the boot and providing an environmentally-friendly alternative to single use plastic. Woosh will be deploying 25 of its smart water stations throughout the city.

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Jan 11 Miami Beach Pedals on with its Bike-Friendly Initiatives

Miami Beach Pedals on with its Bike-Friendly Initiatives

Earlier this month, we unveil a long-term bicycle parking facility featuring 65 dedicated parking spaces and two new bicycle repair stations in an effort to accommodate the high — and growing — number of cyclists on the urban-island.

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