Friday, February 17, 2017

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February 17, 2017
Traffic Impact: Yacht Show
Due to the Yacht Show that began yesterday, there will be one southbound lane closed on Collins Avenue between 43 and 52 streets throughout the weekend. Please expect delays.

Bascule Bridge Opening Schedule
From Tuesday, February 21 through Wednesday, February 22 the 63 Street Bridge will have the following open/close schedule:  
  • Bridge will open between 10 AM until 4 PM.  The openings will be on the hour and not last more than 10 minutes.
For traffic updates, please follow the city's Twitter account and sign up for our traffic text alerts by texting MBTraffic to 91011. 
Food Truck & Music Fest: Special Performances

During this month's Food Truck & Music Fest, we'll have special performances by the Miami Beach Youth Music Festival runners-up:
  • Above the Skyline
  • Five-O
  • Feinberg-Fisher Rock Ensemble
  • Salad the Band
View the bands performing throughout the evening at the stage located on 73 Street and Ocean Terrace. The Big Mean Sound Machine will be gracing the Bandshell stage with live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Come out and enjoy a Wednesday evening with your fellow neighbors!
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We-Lab FREE Workshop 

On Thursday, February 23, explore the relationship between water and energy use behaviors at home and implement Water/Energy-Saving behaviors to foster long-term sustainability through money-saving actions during our WE-LAB Workshop.

We'll be hosting the workshop alongside Miami-Dade County and the Dream in Green Organization at City Hall.

Date:  Thursday, February 23, 2017
Workshop:  12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Address:  1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL
               Commission Chambers - City Hall - 3rd Floor
Commemorative Tree Program Kick Off
Trees are a vital part of our community and provide many benefits, including cooler temperatures, cleaner air and shade. Whether you are looking to plant a tree in someone's honor, interested in learning more about native species or simply needed a plant for your home - there's something for everyone as we celebrate the importance of our natural environment!
When: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Where: Scott Rakow Youth Center | 2700 Sheridan Avenue
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Project PetSnip

Need to have your pet spayed and neutered? Get your pet fixed for free or for a low-cost on Miami Beach! Contact Project PetSnip for an appointment during their next Miami Beach visit on Saturday, February 18.
Mardi Growl is Coming to Miami Beach! 
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Across the Bay
Crews working for All Aboard Florida will temporarily close the following grade crossings to perform construction improvements necessary for the introduction of the Brightline passenger rail service.
Where & When: 
NE 79 Street and the Florida East Coast Railway | Until Monday, February 20, 6 p.m.
NE 82 Street and the Florida East Coast Railway | Until Monday, February 20, 6 p.m.
Parks & Rec Corner
Soundscape Cinema Series 
Next Movie: Wednesday, February 22  - Julia and Julia (2000)
All movies begin at 8:00 p.m., rain or shine unless otherwise noted, at the Miami Beach SoundScape ExoStage, located on the corner of 17 Street and Washington Avenue.

Text MBFILM to 91011 for weekly reminders and updates, the full list of movies being played can be viewed here.

Road Rangers To The Rescue
Have you ever been stranded on the side of the road? Well, now there is someone you can 
call. The City of Miami Beach has begun offering Road Rangers - a roadside service that patrols congested areas and high incident locations and are equipped with tools to assist incapacitated vehicles.

Road Rangers is free to those residing in or visiting Miami Beach. This complimentary service is operational during high traffic hours, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Click here for more information >
Find Us On The App Store

Now you can find the 411 at your fingertips!

The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority has launched a comprehensive app for locals and tourists alike. The app includes current listings of shows, concerts, events as well as business suggestions from local accountants to yacht dealers.

Search Miami Beach on your Apple or Android phone to download.
Com-mu-ni-ca-tion (n)
An exchange of information in Miami Beach 
MB Magazine Library (Winter Edition Now Available)

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Government in Action
MBTV logoWatch meetings live on MBTV, available on Atlantic Broadband 77, 90 & 107.3 and AT&T Uverse 99, Roku and on-demand online (available on smartphones and tablets too).
Stop Government Corruption 
Report Suspected Wrongdoing to FBI

Your cooperation is needed to root out corruption. If you suspect any wrongdoing of a government employee, please report it anonymously to the FBI hotline at 754.703.2000 option 4.  

Have a business in Miami Beach? Make sure to have this sign posted, it is required. Visit the Human Rights webpage for more information & forms to file complaints.
MB Suncare - The Official & Exclusive Suncare of Miami Beach

Made with natural sea elements that hydrate and nourish your skin and a signature Miami Beach scent. 
A portion of all proceeds go back towards beach cleanups to ensure that we keep our beaches beautiful.
Available at drug store retailers and online. Free sunscreen dispensers at beaches and parks.
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