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Apr 13 Join the Discussion: Unity in the Community Panel

Join the Discussion: Unity in the Community Panel

Seeking to host a candid conversation with the Miami Beach community around how to make Memorial Day Weekend better for residents and visitors alike, the city — in partnership with the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP — is hosting a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

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Apr 12 City of Miami Beach Appoints New Public Works Director

City of Miami Beach Appoints New Public Works Director

As a city at the forefront of combatting sea level rise and managing a high-priority stormwater system, effective leadership is vital to the success of the city’s public infrastructure. In an effort to further improve these operations, the Miami Beach City Commission unanimously promoted Assistant Director of Public Works Roy Coley to the role of Department Director.

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Mar 30 Unveiling of New Public Square at Rue Vendome

Unveiling of New Public Square at Rue Vendome

The City of Miami Beach is permanently closing Rue Vendome to vehicular traffic – creating a walkable and vibrant main street for residents to take in the Miami Beach landscape.

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Mar 27 Miami Beach Chosen as a Finalist for All-America City 2018

Miami Beach Chosen as a Finalist for All-America City 2018

The City of Miami Beach was recently selected by the National Civic League (NCL) as a finalist for All-America City (AAC) 2018. The prestigious designation recognizes cities that lead the nation in addressing today’s current issues in innovative ways, while addressing equity and actively engaging residents throughout the action-planning process.

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Mar 29 City of Miami Beach Awards ABC Studios Grand Hotel Film Grant

City of Miami Beach Awards ABC Studios Grand Hotel Film Grant

Earlier this month, the City of Miami Beach officially launched a $100,000 film production grant program as an extension of its recently approved virtuous cinema guidelines. In an effort to enhance large-scale and local film work, the city selected ABC Studios Grand Hotel as its first grant receipt awarding them $10,000 to shoot their pilot episode on Miami Beach.

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Mar 19 Miami Beach is in High-Gear with Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

Miami Beach is in High-Gear with Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

March is Florida Bicycle Month and the Miami Beach Police Department is continuing the city’s education/enforcement campaign geared to pedestrian and bicycle safety. Pedestrian and bicycle accidents are more likely to result in fatal or serious injuries than any other types of accidents.  A City of Miami Beach bicycle and pedestrian safety initiative is in place to make change and reduce the number of accidents between motor vehicles and cyclists/pedestrians through education and enforcement.

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Mar 8 Miami Beach Launches Five-Star Film Incentive Program

Miami Beach Launches Five-Star Film Incentive Program

While the iconic Ocean Drive backdrop remains the same, the landscape of the film industry is making a drastic change.

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Mar 7 Miami Beach to Host March For Our Lives Event

Miami Beach to Host March For Our Lives Event

The City of Miami Beach is proud to host the Miami-Dade County iteration of the national youth led movement advocating for gun control and mental health counseling. With leadership from Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumni and in partnership with Miami Beach High School students, the city will host a March For Our lives rally on Saturday, March 24.

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Feb 27 Iconic Fitness Location along Ocean Drive Gets a Makeover

Iconic Fitness Location along Ocean Drive Gets a Makeover

The popular 9 Street fitness area at Lummus Park along famed Ocean Drive, commonly referred to as Muscle Beach, just got a full makeover.

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