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Nov 8 Miami Beach Police Get a Head Start on Spring Break Planning

Miami Beach Police Get a Head Start on Spring Break Planning

The Miami Beach Police Department has begun an early effort to get messaging out to college students who may already be making their plans for Spring Break 2019 — advising the young adults that there will be an increased emphasis on enforcement of laws to address crime and quality-of-life issues. A series of letters addressed to university administrators across the nation and to fraternity/ sorority leadership conveys the message that violations of law will not be tolerated in Miami Beach during the upcoming Spring Break season.

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Nov 7 City of Miami Beach Passes $439 Million General Obligation Bond and Convention Center Hotel Proposal

City of Miami Beach Passes $439 Million General Obligation Bond and Convention Center Hotel Proposal

The City of Miami Beach Special Election results are in, and voters provided a clear mandate that they want to invest in the future, have faith in their government, and trust their leadership. On the first ballot measure, the majority of the electorate voted in favor of creating the independent Office of Inspector General, which will serve an independent watchdog in City Hall whose office will address fraud and abuse, and also protect tax dollars by addressing waste and implementing best practices.

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Nov 1 City of Miami Beach Partners with Colgate to Bring Children Bright Smiles

City of Miami Beach Partners with Colgate to Bring Children Bright Smiles

The City of Miami Beach recently inked a partnership with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures®, to bring free oral health services directly to children in the community via the company’s state-of-the-art mobile dental starting next summer

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Nov 1 Miami Beach Receives Praise from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Miami Beach Receives Praise from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

As the state’s leading agency for environmental management and stewardship and the regulator of stormwater management activities associated with the Miami-Dade County Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) permit of which the City of Miami Beach is a co-permittee, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Department (DEP) recently praised the City’s initiatives in protecting local water quality.

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Oct 29 Miami Beach Solidarity Vigil to Honor Victims of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shooting

Miami Beach Solidarity Vigil to Honor Victims of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shooting

Join Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, for a community-wide solidarity vigil taking place tomorrow, October 30, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the emblematic Holocaust Memorial located at 1933-1945 Meridian Avenue, Miami Beach, FL.

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Oct 15 Miami Beach Invites Residents to Make Their Voice Heard

Miami Beach Invites Residents to Make Their Voice Heard

Encouraging residents to a play a more active role in improving their community, the City of Miami Beach recently partnered with CityGrader to make it easier for residents to share their comments, critiques and compliments directly with the City in a public forum.

 

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Oct 17 With 11,000 sandbags, artist builds outdoor theater to spark discussion on environmental conservation

With 11,000 sandbags, artist builds outdoor theater to spark discussion on environmental conservation

What are the long-term impacts of building an entire city on what was once a sandbar and mangrove swamp?

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Oct 17 Miami Beach Passes Ordinance Regulating Noise Along Ocean Drive

Miami Beach Passes Ordinance Regulating Noise Along Ocean Drive

For years, excessive noise along Ocean Drive has been a concern of the community. In an effort to diminish ongoing noise disruptions in the historic area, the City Commission unanimously passed an ordinance today addressing unnecessary and excessive noise along Ocean Drive between 5 to 15 Street.

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Oct 17 Miami Beach “Says No” to the Sale of E-Cigarettes & Liquid Nicotine to Minors

Miami Beach “Says No” to the Sale of E-Cigarettes & Liquid Nicotine to Minors

The use of electronic cigarettes, known as E-Cigarettes, has skyrocketed to alarming popularity among teens in middle and high schools across the nation. Clever marketing schemes and popular flavors have contributed to a nationwide vaping craze among our youth.

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Oct 9 Open Call for Talented Miami Beach Youth Musicians

Open Call for Talented Miami Beach Youth Musicians

In partnership with The Rhythm Foundation, the City of Miami Beach will be hosting its Third Annual Youth Music Festival, and is looking for eager talent to take center stage at the North Beach Bandshell on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

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