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Jul 18 Join the Miami Beach Convention Center Hotel Discussion

Join the Miami Beach Convention Center Hotel Discussion

The City of Miami Beach is hosting a public meeting to discuss the Miami Beach Convention Center Hotel proposal this upcoming Tuesday, July 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Miami Beach Police Department Community Room (1100 Washington Avenue).

Learn about the proposed plan from the developers and city officials.

Click here to view the hotel renderings

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Jul 5 Neat Streets Miami Awards Tree Matching Grant to Miami Beach

Neat Streets Miami Awards Tree Matching Grant to Miami Beach

Miami Beach residents are known for their deeply rooted love for trees and a greener, lush environment. Thanks to Miami-Dade County and the Neat Streets Miami, which leverages local resources to enhance the urban forest, North Beach will soon have more trees to enjoy! Neat Streets Miami awarded the City of Miami Beach a Street Tree Matching Grant in the amount of $25,000 for its 2018 Hawthorne Avenue Reforestation Project. In its third year, Neat Streets Miami’s street tree program awarded 14 organizations matching grants to advance the Million Trees Miami initiative, a community-wide effort to plant one million trees by 2020.

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Jul 2 Protecting Miami Beach Hotel & Hostel Employees from Possible Threat of Assault or Sexual Harassment

Protecting Miami Beach Hotel & Hostel Employees from Possible Threat of Assault or Sexual Harassment

Miami Beach could join the ranks of cities like Chicago and Seattle by approving an innovative measure that would give more than 11,000 hotel workers access to a body alarm/security button. The portable emergency device would provide an immediate and effective way for hotel workers to connect to police and hotel security and management if they feel in any way threatened or harassed during work hours.

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Jul 2 Hispanic Heritage Month Award Nominations

Hispanic Heritage Month Award Nominations

The Miami Beach Hispanic Affairs Committee is seeking nominations for the 2018 Hispanic Heritage Month Awards by Friday, August 3, 2018 at 5 p.m.

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Jul 2 City Launches New Emergency Alert Program

City Launches New Emergency Alert Program

In collaboration with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical communications, the City of Miami Beach is launching MBAlert to better equip residents with the proper information to act quickly and confidently in the case of an emergency. The new notification system equips residents, City staff and emergency personnel with potentially life-saving information by alerting registered users on emergency and traffic situations as they occur.

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Jun 25 Miami Beach Fire Department Recognized by the American Heart Association for Delivering Quality EMS Care

Miami Beach Fire Department Recognized by the American Heart Association for Delivering Quality EMS Care

The Miami Beach Fire Department has been awarded the Mission:Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award by the American Heart Association for its impact in saving lives and excellent quality of care for heart patients, specifically in regards to ST Elevation Myocardian Infarction (STEMI) victims.

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Jun 19 Miami Beach Named As a Top Ten STEM City in America

Miami Beach Named As a Top Ten STEM City in America

If asked to use one word to describe Miami Beach, a majority of people would almost instinctively respond with fun, sun or sand. However, the coastal community also proudly boasts STEM among its defining characteristics.

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Jun 19 Miami Beach Takes another Strong Stride toward Ensuring  Gender Equality

Miami Beach Takes another Strong Stride toward Ensuring Gender Equality

Embracing equality for all persons, the City of Miami Beach has a long, decorated history of championing human rights and standing up against discrimination. Further serving the City’s mission to provide all-inclusive City-owned facilities, the diverse community is installing gender-neutral signage on all its single-user restrooms throughout the island to ensure every individual has equal access regardless of his or her gender or sexual identity.

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Jun 12 City of Miami Beach Recognized for Inspiring Civic Engagement

City of Miami Beach Recognized for Inspiring Civic Engagement

Engaged and active citizens are the core of a city’s makeup and the keys to its success. Encouraging public participation in its own residents, the City of Miami Beach was awarded the Florida Citizenship Award from the Florida League of Cities for equipping residents with the proper knowledge to get involved via the MB Resident Connect Program.

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Jun 6 Artist will help City of Miami Beach address sea level rise with new ArtCenter/South Florida residency

Artist will help City of Miami Beach address sea level rise with new ArtCenter/South Florida residency

ArtCenter/South Florida and the City of Miami Beach have named their first Art in Public Life resident, who will provide a fresh perspective in helping the city address the challenge of sea level rise and improve its overall resiliency.

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