Help Make North Beach a More Vibrant & Exciting Place Join Your Neighbors at Community Visioning Workshops Thursday, January 30, 6:30 p.m.North Shore Park & Youth Center, 501 72 Street
Thursday, February 13, 6:30 p.m. North Shore Park & Youth Center, 501 72 Street
Miami Beach is kicking off an ambitious effort to prepare an Economic Development and Revitalization Strategy Plan for North Beach. The plan will be designed to address a broad range of issues in North Beach and will incorporate existing plans, studies, initiatives, projects and programs for the area into a single comprehensive strategy document.
Go and Play at Art Deco Weekend (Free) January 17 - 19, Ocean Drive
THE MIAMI DESIGN PRESERVATION LEAGUE is excited to celebrate a time when Shirley Temple danced and sang her way into our hearts, Mickey Mouse debuted as Steamboat Willie, and Yo-Yos made their way to America.
Three Finalists have been Selected. Now, It's Your Turn.
Judges made their evaluations and the final three poems are posted online for final judging by the public. All entries submitted will be hung on a "Poet Tree" at Lummus Park. Winners will be announced in January.
Thank you to all who submitted prose or verse telling us why you like to love Miami Beach.
Neighborhood Leadership Academy Register Now, Classes Start February 3.
Be in the know about your city. The free 13-week course is held on Monday nights at City Hall. Each week focuses on a different department. Add the academy to your resume. Hundreds of Miami Beach residents have completed this academy.
Miami Beach is No Place for Hate Youth Attend Anti-bullying Workshops Miami Beach is designated a "Community of Respect" for its commitment to enhance the appreciation of diversity and foster harmony amongst diverse groups.
Miami Beach Parks & Recreation Department is holding workshops for children of all ages to engage in activities that are interactive and proactive in increasing awareness, delinquent behavior and fostering positive culture among youth.
Collins Park ArtScape First Friday of Each Month, 6PM
Be part of this trendy arts neighborhood. Escape with art in seven locations: Riviera South Beach, 301 20 ST at Moreno's Restaurant, Anthony Liggins Gallery 88, just north of Liberty Avenue, Surprise at the Ansonia and Sweetwater Beer Garden on 21 Street, Liberty crosses through Collins Park at the Bass Museum, sculptures, Miami City Ballet, 22 Street, and Avant Gallery at 23 Street.
Use Caution: Share the Road Whether You are a Motorist or a Ride a Bike, Obey the Law
Motorists: When passing a cyclist, keep a three-foot distance between your vehicle and the bicycle. Look out for approaching cyclists before opening your car door when parked.
Cyclists: You must follow traffic rules of the road including traffic signals. Ride in the same direction as vehicles and yield when making turns. Yield to pedestrians when riding on a sidewalk. Register your bicycle.
Alton Road Businesses are Open During Construction
Free Park & Ride Alton/West Loop (Trolley) Starting in February
New: January 21 - 23: Michigan Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. nightly for drainage work. Northbound and southbound traffic on Alton Road will be maintained at all times at Michigan Av. Motorists who wish to head east on Michigan Avenue will have to turn east on Dade Boulevard during these nighttime activities. Access to properties will be maintained at all times.
Overall: Southbound Alton Rd from 17 to 8 Streets is Detoured to West Av Northbound Alton Rd at 17 Street is Detoured to Meridian Avenue
Free MB Parent Program Improving Your Child's Skills & Connections
Informative free workshops offered in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools The Parent Academy.
4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. (informational booths open til 6 p.m.)
February 11: Flamingo Park, 11 ST & Jefferson Avenue Common Core Curriculum and Cultural Connections
March 11: Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Avenue
Your Child's Amazing Brain
It's WasteFULL Weekends
Keep It Clean the First Weekend of Every Month | February 1 & 2 | 8AM - 8PM
During WasteFull Weekends, take your bulk trash to the two dumpster locations: 75 St + Dickens Avenue (North Beach) < RECYCLE HERE
541 Jefferson Avenue (South Beach)
Remember to recycle, it's the law!
Sunset Harbour Storm Water Improvements Begin
Beginning this week, storm water pump station improvements will begin at 20 Street from Purdy Avenue to Alton Road. All of the existing pump stations in the area will be upgraded to improve storm water drainage.
For real-time traffic reports, call 511 or go to www.fl511.com. Check out the city's online GIS Traffic report. Call 511 for up-to-the-minute traffic reports throughout South Florida. Also listen to MB Radio 1670AM for weekly updates in Miami Beach.
All residential buildings and businesses must have recycling programs. It is required by City Code. Contact your waste hauler or other recycling company to initiate a recycling program for your building or business.
No Text is Worth Dying for. #PutItDown Don't Text and Drive.
Caring for Animals
Keep Public Areas Clean & Follow the Code
Animal Resource Officer Know of crimes against animals or other unlawful issues with animals in your neighborhood? Contact the Police Department's new animal resource officer, Mariana Jomarron at 305.673.7000, ext 3705.
Spay & Neuter / Need Volunteers
Next: Saturday, January 18, 8128 Collins Avenue (former Log Cabin Nursery). The Meow Mobile comes to Miami Beach to spay and neuter community cats. This program is made possible by a grant from PetSmart Charities, Inc. For an appointment, 305.233.9958 or firstname.lastname@example.org and/or to volunteer:email@example.com.
Feed Them, Don't Litter
Be aware of littering laws. If you are feeding stray animals, food cannot be placed directly on the ground including plants or leaves and sand dunes. Also when using plates, cans or other containers, these objects must be removed immediately. Do not trespass in sand dunes. ReportContact Code Compliance at 305.673.7555 if you see any dogs off leash; any dogs owners failing to clean after the animal; littering; or any trespassing in sand dunes.
Free Miami Beach Apps for Your Smartphone
Find Parking; Ask and Receive Answers, Report Problems, Request Services and More
Check out our new online app webpage where you can learn more about new Miami Beach apps: Miami Beach ParkMe, Miami Beach Report It, BeachView, Miami Beach ParksnReview, and Miami Beach FloodApp
State Attorney's Office Offers Services in Miami Beach Weekly
A representative from the State Attorney's Office will be present at Miami Beach City Hall every Wednesday from 10 am-12:30 pm at the Answer Center, located at 1700 Convention Center Drive on the first floor.
Have a question or need information regarding: Child Support Enforcement Domestic Violence Services ID Theft Prevention Sealing or Expunging an Arrest Record Bad Check Restitution Victim Services
For more information, contact the State Attorney's Office Community Outreach Division at 305.547.0724.
Learn More About Health Insurance Marketplace "Affordable Healthcare Act"
Through March 31, 2014, representatives will be at Miami Beach City Hall on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help you navigate through the Health Insurance Marketplace and inform you about the "Affordable Healthcare Act."