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SUMMER 2014 • VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3


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contents Dear Reader

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Blood Drive

Stop Motion Animation:

In this Issue: Contents

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Blood Pressure and

Movie Makers

At Your Service

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Glucose Screening

result of good planning and sound policy decisions. Once considered a

Get Connected

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Mini-Flow

Sports Camps

retirement community with themed motels from days gone by, policy

Stay Connected

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Mobile Library

Baseball

makers, your City Commission, set the course for change and redevelopment.

Nearby Attractions

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The development community started the transformation with a few

City Manager’s

luxury condominiums. The City continued that vision and carefully

Quarterly Report

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planned for the quality of life components that would make us a community

City Map

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of choice.

Safety: Hurricane Guide

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The major elements we focused on were public safety, parks, quality

Welcome! Cultural and

The transformation of Sunny Isles Beach is not happenstance. It is the

education, and cultural enrichment. Public safety was paramount and Norman S. Edelcup Mayor

continues to attract residents. With the opening of Intracoastal Park, our 9th City Park in Sunny Isles Beach, we are close to fulfilling our goal to have a park within walking distance for every resident. These open spaces are not only where children play, they are an integral component to economic development as well as an investment in the arts and cultural growth of our community. Parks provide the setting for social events where people

Isaac Aelion Vice Mayor

Jeanette Gatto Commissioner

can connect with each other and participate in classes and group activities

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Basketball

Soccer

Cheerleading and Dance

Tee Ball

Chess

Volleyball

Community Center Membership,

Futsal

Wacky Sports

Policies and Information

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Guitar

Program Registration

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Gymnastics

English as a

Cultural Overview

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Karate

Second Language

Piano

Fine Art: Collage

Community Services

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City Events 2014 City Summer Events

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Adult Programs

Adult Athletics

Chorus

Golden Era Movies

Camp SIB Freshman

Yoga: On the Beach

into our community. Quality education, hand in hand with the parks and

Rock the Beach

Camp SIB Sophomores

programs offered, has shaped the future of Sunny Isles Beach, creating

Summer Camp Talent Showcase

Camp SIB Juniors

The Poets and Writers Forum

Camp SIB Seniors

Coming this fall

economic development to meet the demands of this growing community. Our successes have led to continued demand for new development.

City Cultural Event Trips

Mayor

Specialty Camps

Event Calendar and Policies This Season in South Fla

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Summer Activities Community Shuttle Bus

Norman S. Edelcup

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Ongoing Services & Activities 27 Bingo

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Karate for Teens and Adults

Senior Activities

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City Anniversary pg 21

Olympics

Yoga: Evenings

standard that is expected.

Parks Map

Camp Tot Lot

with the community we have designed and built and maintain it to the high

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Cheerleading

Back to School Picnic

We have another park to finish. We must continue to grow and develop

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Parks by name and location

Youth Programs

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Basketball

General Day Camps

A rating. This has contributed to the large infusion of families moving

George ‘Bud’ Scholl Commissioner

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Anniversary Celebration

for personal enrichment. Our parks are key to connecting us to each other. Once again the Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 scored an

Jennifer Levin Commissioner

Information on Our Parks

Musical Theatre

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Hotel Guide

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Fine Art

Beachside Guide

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Junior Lifeguard

Restaurant Guide

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Lego:

Everything About SIB

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Robotics: Electrobotics

Clean Water

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Robotics: Green City

Contact Information

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Summer Camps pg 31

Our annual party commemorating the incorporation of our beautiful City is a crowd pleaser with music, barbeque and the ceremonial cake cutting by our City officials! sibfl.net

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City of Sunny Isles Beach Visitor Center LOCATED IN THE GOVERNMENT CENTER FIRST FLOOR LOBBY

SUMMER 2014 • VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3

news • events • programs

Free Tourist Information Souvenirs for Purchase

PUBLISHED BY CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH CULTURAL & COMMUNITY SERVICES 18115 North Bay Road • Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Mayor Vice Mayor Commissioner Commissioner Commissioner City Manager City Attorney City Clerk Director, Cultural & Community Services

Norman S. Edelcup Isaac Aelion Jeanette Gatto Jennifer Levin George “Bud” Scholl Christopher J. Russo Hans Ottinot Jane A. Hines Susan Simpson

EDITORIAL AND DESIGN Editor Managing Editor Managing Editor of Programs Creative Services Art Director Associate Designer

Susan Simpson Alayne Yeash Sylvia Flores Bonnie Bennett Creative LLC Bonnie Bennett Marcus Alonso

PRODUCTION Printing Administrative Management GIS Technician

Franklin Dodd Alayne Yeash Kristy Fritts

PHOTOGRAPHY

Sunny Isles Beach Government Center 18070 Collins Avenue Hours of operation: Mon–Sat, 10:00 am–4:00 pm www.sunnyislesbeachmiami.com 305.792.1952

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Cover Rob Dumistrescu City Photographers: Video Production Specialist Mike Tribby Web and Social Media Specialist Leah Einwalter Contributing Photography: thinkstock.com hotel interior & beachside: Scott Baker throughout: Beatrix Csinger, Joel P. Black, Harry Frahm David Gartner, Peter Gardner, Greater Miami CVB Alisa Rauner, Sonny Sabatto, Ilya Taran, William A. Wallace

ADVERTISING SALES Contact Cultural & Community Services

CORRECTIONS

& CLARIFICATIONS

305.792.1706

Sunny Isles Beach Living will occasionally include short excerpts from interesting information found in a variety of locations. These excerpts are considered easily accessible general public information. ©City of Sunny Isles Beach • May 2014

At our Government Center, residents can tend to building permits, police reports, mail, library services and more

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he 54,000 square-foot Sunny Isles Beach Government Center, opened in January, 2005, is located in a pedestrian friendly area at the heart of the City. The Government Center presents its most public expression toward Collins Avenue and is represented by the Commission Chamber that is surrounded by a civic plaza combining landscape, water and contrasting building materials. This is where the serious business of running the City is conducted. Meetings are generally held the third Thursday of each month. But what is housed inside this vision? Through inter-governmental partnerships, the first floor is primarily dedicated to services not under the City’s administration. Through the Federal Government, a satellite branch of the United States Post Office is open Monday– Friday. In cooperation with Miami-Dade County, the Sunny Isles Beach branch library is open Monday–Saturday and offers many classes and programs utilizing the City’s meeting room on the first floor. With support from the Sunny Isles Beach Tourism and Marketing Council, the Visitor Center completes the first floor, offering a wealth of information for tourists or residents looking to find “something to do” in South Florida.

The Center also issues SIB Resident ID Cards for those with a picture ID and utility bill as proof of residence. Tickets to Cultural Events may be purchased there along with branded merchandise depicting SIB, florida’s riviera or Sunny Isles Beach, Miami. The second floor houses the SIB Police Department which is open 24/7. During regular business hours, elevators from the lobby take customers to the 2nd floor. After hours, the police department can be accessed via the 2nd level of the parking garage. Accident and crime reports may be requested at the records department. The third floor of the Government Center is the place for residents, visitors and contractors to visit and address issues of code enforcement and parking, apply for building permits or obtain business licenses. Fire plan reviews from MiamiDade County are also offered on Tuesdays at this location. The fourth floor houses the city commission, the offices of the city attorney, clerk and manager along with human resources and finance departments. Constituents may make appointments to meet with their elected officials over matters that concern them. Public record requests are handled here by the City clerk.

Contact Information For Government Services Beach Condition Hotline Building Permits and Inspections City General Information Code Enforcement & Business Licensing Community Planning & Zoning Cultural Arts, Sports Programming, Concerts & Other Events Emergencies and Fire Miami-Dade County Call Center Police Protection Sports Hotline Stormwater and Street Maintenance Visitor Center

305.792.1940 305.947.2150 305.947.0606 305.792.1705 305.792.1710 305.792.1706 911 311 305.947.4440 305.792.1944 305.792.1711 305.792.1952

Sunny Isles Beach Government Center 18070 Collins Avenue • Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 City Hall Police Station

M–F 8:30 am–5:00 pm 2nd Floor, Open 24/7

Miami-Dade County Library Mon, Tues, Sat 10:00 am–6:00 pm Wed, Thurs noon–8:00 pm Fri 2:00–6:00 pm Building Department, Third Floor M–F 7:30 am–3:30 pm Code Enforcement Department, Third Floor M–F 8:30 am–3:30 pm Visitor Center

M–Sat. 10:00 am–4:00 pm

United States Post Office M–F 8:45 am–4:15 pm Government Offices are closed on holidays.

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RESOURCES

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20,000 residents, and visitors topping 1 million, effective communication is essential to keep all informed of available services, upcoming events and City policies. Here you

the various methods used in Sunny Isles Beach to keep everyone up to date. Printed materials are always available at the Government Center located at 18070 Collins Avenue.

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Social Media and sibfl.net SIBislander NEWSLETTER – Mailed

With a City of more than

will find an overview of

STAY CONNECTED

ASK CITY HALL – An interac-

tive section on our City’s website, sibfl.net, which lets residents send inquiries directly to the appropriate department. Suggestions, compliments and complaints are all handled in a timely manner. SUNNY ISLES BEACH LIVING – Our newest publication, this quarterly magazine, covers City Services, information on parks and beaches and our entire Calendar of Programs and Events, inclusive of three months of classes, events, youth and adult activities including sports teams for all ages. These activities are held in the Pelican Community Park and in other City Parks (detailed on pages 28 and 29).

Nearby hotels, services offered and information which new residents and tourists can use to answer questions are included. This publication is also a great marketing tool for the City used by realtors and travel planners promoting our City to the world. EMAIL – To get the most current information conveniently delivered to your inbox, sign up for our free eSIBi notification service, or electronic Sunny Isles Beach information. Unsubscribing is

easy if the information is no longer needed. Select the eSIBi link on the home page of the City’s official website, sibfl.net.

to every household, this publication comes out four times a year announcing a new season of Programs and Events offering a glimpse of City services and updating important resident information. RADIO – Our newest stream of information is found at 1120 AM. Listen for information about events, City services and City parks. SIB Sun Community Newspaper – Look for things to do and pictures of your neighbors in this information-filled publication circulated twice a month and distributed to condos, businesses and single family homes. This is the original source of City information since 1998. SIB TV, 77 – This is a 24/7 broadcast on your local cable channel 77. Beach access, parks, cultural events and City sponsored concerts, calendar of events and meetings, library programming, traffic information and Community Shuttle pick up locations are found here. City Commission scheduled meetings and tape delay broadcasts are also available. WEBSITE – Online 24/7, for your convenience, all City information can be found at www.sibfl.net with links to other government services such as Miami-Dade County and the State of Florida. A calendar of events and information about City services is available at your fingertips.

Good communication is vital to

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maintaining a World Class City.

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An informed public contributes to

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They tend to take pride in their

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NEARBY AT TRACTIONS Sunny Isles Beach is exquisitely positioned on the east coast, centrally located between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, making it possible for residents and visitors alike to enjoy everything that both metro areas have to offer. Visit the Sunny Isles Beach Visitor Center located in the Government Center lobby for area information, specials, coupons and wonderful gifts and souvenirs!

Adrienne Arsht Center Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, is Florida’s largest performing arts center located in Downtown Miami and is the home of the Florida Grand Opera and Miami City Ballet. For more information please call 305.949.6722 or visit www.arshtcenter.org. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center This elegant high-tech facility provides a wide range of performing arts and cultural programming options for patrons of all ages. Set amidst a spectacular waterfront setting in the heart of Aventura, this exciting new landmark brings an extraordinary new world of cultural opportunities. Visit www.aventuracenter.org or call 305.466.8002. Aventura Mall South Florida’s largest regional super-mall is home to Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, JCPenney, and Sears, 300 specialty stores and restaurants and a 24-screen movie theater. The mall is accessible via the City’s free community shuttle bus service. Visit www.aventuramall.com for more information. Bal Harbour Shops This “Shopping Hall of Fame” is home to 100 world-class fashion and jewelry boutiques and flagship stores. The Bal Harbour shuttle bus provides free shuttle bus service between Sunny Isles Beach and Bal Harbour. For more information visit www.balharbourshops.com. Bill Baggs State Park Explore the history of Florida with a free guided tour of Cape Florida Lighthouse, the oldest standing structure in MiamiDade County. Thursday–Monday 10:00 am and 1:00 pm, year-round. The park is located on the island at 1200 S. Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne, FL 33149. Phone: 305.361.5811 or visit www. floridastateparks.org/capeflorida. 8

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Bill Bird Marina at 10800 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL. For information call 305.947.3525 or visit www.miamidade.gov/ parks/parks/bill_bird.asp. Full service marina, boat ramps, open 24 hours, 365 days a year, south end of Haulover Park (open sunrise to sunset). Broward Center for the Performing Arts Located in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale, the center has hosted operas, ballets, concerts, plays and lectures. Steps away from your theatre seat, there is pre-show dining located in the downtown riverfront area. www.RiverwalkAE.com. For more information please call 954.522.5334 or visit www.browardcenter.org. Crandon Golf Key Biscayne Redesigned by Von Hagge in 1993, this 18-hole championship course is considered one of the most beautiful and challenging public par-72 courses in Florida and is located at 6700 Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne, FL 33149. For tee times call: 305.361.9129 or schedule online at: www.golfcrandon.com/ tee-times.html. Design District The Miami Design District is home to over 230 art galleries, showrooms, creative services, architecture firms, stores, antique dealers, eateries and bars. Every 2nd Saturday of the month, a community-wide Art and Design Night is held from 7–10:00 pm. At this popular event, Art Galleries and Design Showrooms open their doors to the public for a good time surrounded by art, music, fashion, design and culture. www.miamidesigndistrict.net. Gulfstream Race Track & Casino and The Village at Gulfstream Park This outdoor shopping and entertainment destination, features a sizzling collection of fashion

Our top selections of this season’s

Activities Throughout South Florida can be found beginning on page 24

boutiques, home accessory shops, signature restaurants, outdoor cafes and nightclubs. Gulfstream Park is the home of Thoroughbred racing and Casino, offering seasonal racing, slots, poker and concerts. For more information, call 954.454.7000 or visit www.gulfstreampark.com. Intracoastal Mall An open-air mall located less than one mile from Sunny Isles Beach, this venue is set in an exclusive stretch of waterfront featuring a shopping center and waterfront restaurants offering panoramic views of the Intracoastal Waterway. The restaurants are accessible by land and water. www.intracoastalmall.com. Las Olas Boulevard This trendy, upscale retail district is famous for great dining, boutique shopping and chic nightlife. Every weekend, visitors and residents enjoy the elegant thoroughfare, and taking in the sights and sounds of Fort Lauderdale’s most elegant mile. Visit www.lasolasboulevard.com. Lincoln Road One-of-a-kind boutiques, art galleries and trendy home design shops make Lincoln Road a retail adventure. Best of all, stores and cafes stay open late for a crowd that never sleeps! For more information, please visit www.shoponmiamibeach.com. Mardi Gras Casino & Dog Track From Vegas-style showgirls, to Bourbon Street atmosphere, Mardi Gras is unlike any South Florida casino you’ve ever seen, featuring heart-pounding slots, historic greyhound racing, and the best poker room in the state. Located in Hallandale Beach, just minutes from the fabulous beaches and legendary nightlife that makes South Florida famous. Visit www. playmardigras.com or call 954.924.3200. Miami Shores Country Club Golf This lush, tropical 18-hole championship golf course is open to the public daily and includes a driving range open from 7am–9pm, conveniently located at 10000 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami Shores FL 33138. Call for tee times to: 305.795.2366. For more information go online to www.miamishoresgolf.com. Oleta River State Park Florida’s largest urban park, Oleta River is located on Biscayne Bay in the busy Miami metropolitan area, and just across the Intracoastal Waterway from Sunny Isles Beach. It offers a variety of recreational opportunities including miles of off-road bicycling trails, beautiful mangrove forest preserves, native South Florida plants and wildlife, canoeing and kayaking, swimming, fishing, hiking, picnic areas and camping. Call 305.919.1844 for more information. www. floridastateparks.org/oletariver. South Beach In both daytime and at nightfall, the South Beach section of Miami Beach is a major entertainment and event destination with hundreds of nightclubs, restaurants, boutiques and hotels. For more information please visit www.miamiandbeaches.com. Sun Life Stadium This multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility is home to the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami football, Discover Orange Bowl and other world class events. For more information, please visit www.sunlifestadium.com or call 305.623.6100. Turnberry Isle Turnberry Isle is an award-winning, tropical golf oasis, featuring a 64-foot waterfall at the 18th hole island green of the Soffer course. After a 2006 Raymond Floyd re-design of the two courses, the resort won the North America’s Top Golf Resort of the Year for 2012. For information call 1.888.721.3984 or visit www.turnberryislemiami.com. Venetian Pool was created from coral rock in the 1920s around a fresh water artesian well and is on the National Register of Historic Places. This public city pool is located at 2701 de Soto Blvd., Coral Gables FL 33134. For information, call 305.460.5306 or visit www.coralgables.com. sibfl.net

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City Manager’s Quarterly Report

Progress Throughout 2014

Developing and Maintaining A World Class City

Sunny Isles Beach living is typically associated with being in paradise. Residents and visitors alike comment on the beautiful water, the sand on the beach, our beautiful parks, and the unique and beautiful architecture of this modern state-of-the-art city which has risen over the past sixteen years. All of this is achieved through hard work by many in and out of government. The City has and will continue to build beautiful parks and improve the infrastructure and streetscape, while the development community continues

to construct state of the art buildings in our City. You may have noticed we are in another building boom, both from new construction replacing the remaining old motels, and from City initiated projects on public land. From the Government, we are proud to announce that by the time you read this article, Christopher J. Russo City Manager

“There are eleven projects approved and in some phase of the construction process. At least eight more projects are being contemplated.”

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the Intracoastal Park on the south side of the city will have been completed. Our Gateway Park at the entrance to our City on Sunny Isles Boulevard is now under construction. Ultra luxury developments are now well on their way to being completed, particularly the Regalia, Mansions of Acqualina and the Chateau Beach Development. There are eleven projects approved and in some phase of the construction process. At least eight more projects are being contemplated. Between 20002005, the height of the last building boom, we had twenty-five development projects either approved or under construction. Although we do not expect to see that level of activity again, the City is still moving forward with

storm drainage system, electrical service and telecommunication equipment

significant complex developments involving the most sophisticated

and wiring. The City, along with the Florida Department of Transportation,

construction techniques.

requires this work to be done overnight so it does not interfere with

In keeping with our beautification plans, all new construction is required

daily traffic.

to have the public utilities undergrounded. Also, through a City-initiated

All those aspects of construction: redevelopment, the City’s infrastructure

project, all existing utilities will be placed underground in the next several years.

improvements, landscaping, streetscape improvements, and new parks are

Public utility connections are made at different times during the construction

why so many people from around the world want to visit or reside here.

process. These are underground connections and usually require some traffic

A word of acknowledgement should go to the development community, City

flow to be disrupted to accomplish the underground work. This work is

staff and Commission for all of the hard work required to make our community

mainly for the installation of the potable water lines, sanitary sewer pipes,

a “World Class City”. sibfl.net

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1 HERITAGE PARK 19200 COLLINS AVENUE 2 GOLDEN SHORES PARK 201 191 TERRACE 3 PELICAN COMMUNITY PARK 18115 NORTH BAY ROAD 4 SEN. GWEN MARGOLIS PARK 17815 NORTH BAY ROAD 5 SAMSON OCEANFRONT PARK 17425 COLLINS AVENUE 6 TOWN CENTER PARK 17200 COLLINS AVENUE AND SKATE PARK WEST END OF TOWN CENTER PARK

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LOCAL HOTELS also shown on pages 40 A MARCO POLO BEACH RESORT–RAMADA PLAZA 19201 COLLINS AVENUE

7 GATEWAY PARK coming soon 151 SUNNY ISLES BOULEVARD

B MARENAS BEACH RESORT & SPA 18683 COLLINS AVENUE

8 PIER PARK 16501 COLLINS AVENUE

C THUNDERBIRD BEACH RESORT HOTEL MIAMI 18401 COLLINS AVENUE

9 BELLA VISTA PARK 500 SUNNY ISLES BOULEVARD

D TRUMP INTERNATIONAL BEACH RESORT 18001 COLLINS AVENUE

10 OCEANIA PARK 16320 COLLINS AVENUE

E GOLDEN STRAND OCEAN VILLA RESORT 17901 COLLINS AVENUE

11 INTRACOASTAL PARK SOUTH OF OCEANIA PARALLEL TO COLLINS AVE

F ACQUALINA RESORT & SPA ON THE BEACH 17875 COLLINS AVENUE

G TRAVELODGE MONACO BEACH RESORT 17501 COLLINS AVENUE H DOUBLETREE BY HILTON OCEANPOINT RESORT & SPA 17375 COLLINS AVENUE I SOLE ON THE OCEAN 17315 COLLINS AVENUE J NEWPORT BEACHSIDE HOTEL & RESORT 16701 COLLINS AVENUE

AND LOCATED IN AVENTURA…

TURNBERRY ISLE MIAMI 19999 WEST COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE

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for your safety HURRICANE SEASON The South Florida hurricane season begins on June 1

and ends November 30. Sunny Isles Beach is located in the Zone B floodplain where a hurricane may cause a storm surge, high winds, tornadoes, flooding, or loss of utility services.

QUICK REFERENCE For the most up-to-date information when a storm approaches, tune in to local network news or listen to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio.

For non-emergency information dial 311 or 305.468.5900 for the Miami-Dade County Call Center, TTY/TDD 305.468.5402.

SIB Hurricane Preparedness Information for construction sites: SIB Building Department, 305.947.2150;

SIB Hurricane evacuation questions: SIB Police Department 305.947.4440. SIB TV, Cable Channel 77 runs “Hurricanes, be prepared” from June—November, daily at 2:00 pm.

Hurricane Guidelines on the web: City of SIB, www.sibfl.net, or Miami-Dade County, www.miamidade.gov or State of Florida, www.doh.state.fl.us.

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Pre-register for Emergency Evacuations Prior to hurricane season, residents who need assistance with daily living, medical needs, or specialized transportation must pre-register with the Emergency Evacuation Assistance Program. For applications call: Miami-Dade 311 (305.468.5900), TTY/TDD 305.468.5402. Individuals needing a pet-friendly Hurricane Evacuation Center (HEC) must also pre-register by calling 311. For each event the County will announce the HEC that accepts pets. Hurricane Watches Residents should follow hurricane watches closely. Even if a hurricane warning or an evacuation order is not issued, City parks and beaches may be closed due to high winds. Residents should clear balconies and secure objects in the yard. The MiamiDade County School Board will decide when to close the Norman S. Edelcup SIB K-8 School. When the public school is closed, the City’s After School Program will also be closed. The SIB Community Shuttle Bus service will stop running when sustained winds reach 30 mph. Information regarding City services will be most current on the web at sibfl.net. Hurricane Warning Hurricane warnings are issued 36 hours in advance of anticipated tropical storm force winds. Residents and visitors must complete storm preparations and immediately evacuate if directed. A family should take a 72 hour supply of food, water, medications, and cash to purchase necessary items if the evacuation becomes extended. Evacuations If Miami-Dade County gives the order to evacuate Zone B, all visitors in hotels and residents in condos and single-family homes are required by Florida law to evacuate. There will be no emergency services available once the island is evacuated. Try to evacuate to the home of a friend or family member who lives outside of the evacuation zones. Use a Red Cross Hurricane Evacuation Center (HEC) only as a last resort. Hotel staff will assist their guests with other accommodations. Red Cross Hurricane Evacuation Centers & Bus Pickup Locations When an evacuation order is given, open Hurricane Evacuation Centers (HECs) will be listed on local radio, television stations and at Miami-Dade County Call Center at 311 (305.468.5900, TTY/TDD 305.468.5402). Every shelter may not be open for every event. The County provides free transportation to HECs from predetermined pickup locations in Sunny Isles Beach: Arlen House Condominiums, 158 Street & Collins Avenue Winston Towers, 100 & 400 Buildings on 174 Street Golden Shores Area, 189 Street & Collins Avenue Ocean View Condominiums, 19300 Collins Avenue

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t is important to me to share as much information with our residents and

visitors as I possibly can. After all, I believe that a well informed community tends to contribute to the benefit of all. Recently I had the opportunity to reflect on our years working together with a resident. She mentioned the good communication that we have between us. An avid reader of the Sunny Isles Beach Sun, SIB Islander and Living, she has also registered for our e-mail notifications, has our phone number on speed dial and visits our website often. So of course she was ecstatic to hear that the City has launched a social media program. She was one of the first to like us on Facebook and retweeted our first twitter post. Who has time for that? Someone who is connected to the community, cares about where she lives and wants to be sure she is getting correct information.

She is committed to do her part to ensure her children are raised in a

community that she is proud of. She is always grateful to be ‘in the know’. Knowledge is power. Whether it is as simple as getting your wristband early for the City Anniversary event, knowing of a park closure before you go, or learning of a meeting on something that you feel strongly about so you can be heard. Being ‘in the know’ will enrich your life in our community. So read on. Visit our website. Sign up for our email alerts. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram. And when you can, share your knowledge with your neighbors and continue to make Sunny Isles Beach the best place to BE.

Susan Simpson, Director

Cultural and Community Services

“ Being connected to the community is to care about where you live and ensure that you are getting accurate information. A community that feels connected raises the quality of life for all.” sibfl.net

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The benefits of membership

provide

individuals and families with use of state of the

City of Sunny Isles Beach

Community Center

NOTABLE

at Pelican Community Park

Spaces

Membership and Program Registration

and

art facilities, priority program registration as well as discounts.

COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP FEES FAMILY, parent/child in the same household, up to 6 total Residents

12 Month $ 200

6 Month** $ 150

Non-Residents 12 Month $ 300

6 Month** $ 225

ADULT, individual—18 years of age and older Residents

12 Month $ 100

6 Month** $ 75

Non-Residents 12 Month $ 150

6 Month** $ 115

CHILD, individual—under the age of 18 Residents

12 Month $ 50

6 Month** $ 35

Non-Residents 12 Month $ 75

6 Month** $ 55

SENIOR, individual—over 65 Residents

12 Month $ 75

6 Month** $ 55

Non-Residents 12 Month $ 100

6 Month** $ 75

STUDENT, individual* Residents

12 Month $ 75

6 Month** $ 55

Non-Residents 12 Month $ 100

6 Month** $ 75

* Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, and must present a valid student ID at the time of registration. ** At time of expiration, 6 month memberships cannot be extended into 12 month memberships (i.e. paying the difference to extend the membership another 6 months). Memberships can only be renewed for a full 6 or 12 month fee.

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GUEST POLICIES A member may bring a guest to the Community Center to use the gymnasium only (not the computer lab or fitness center) according to the following rules: ❏ The guest must check in with the front office, present photo ID and sign a waiver. ❏ A member may bring only one guest per visit. ❏ The guest will be charged a $5 fee per visit. RESIDENCE QUALIFICATION In order to receive the resident rate, proof of residence is required at the time of registration. ❏ Adults are required to show proof of residence. ❏ Children must have the same residence of the parent or legal guardian. ❏ A photo ID must be presented for identification purposes, in addition to one of the following documents: ■ Current vehicle registration. ■ Current voter’s registration card. ■ Current utility bill displaying both name and address of Sunny Isles Beach property. Examples are phone, cable, FPL, water bill.

■ Current lease agreement identifying tenants residing in a SIB residence, plus a condo office letter. ❏ Children ages 13 and under must be enrolled in a supervised program unless under the supervision of an adult. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS AND INFORMATION 12 and 6 month memberships to the Community Center at Pelican Community Park offer many advantages, including: ❏ Priority registration in most programs, athletic leagues and lessons held at the Community Center. ❏ Discounts of up to 30% on most programs, athletic leagues and lessons held at the Community Center. ❏ Use of the following when available: ■ COMPUTER LAB Open to all members (no guests). ■ FITNESS CENTER Open to members 18 years and

older (no guests). GYMNASIUM Open to all members. For a listing of availability, check with the Community Center front office.

Sunny Isles Beach is home to unique and attractive filming sites. Contact the Cultural &

Community Services

Program Registration Registration for all programs, classes and activities offered by Cultural & Community Services is held in the Community Center, Pelican Community Park, 18115 North Bay Road. For programs held at Pelican Community Park, except for after school programs or summer camp, registration dates are based on membership. For programs held at a facility or park other than Pelican Community Park, in addition to after school program and summer camp, registration dates are based on residence. Registration for members/

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residents begins on Monday, May 5, 2014 and Monday, May 19, 2014 for non-members/ non-residents. The deadline to register for a course is two days prior to the course start date; however, it’s best to register early. Payment is accepted by cash (bills no larger than $20), credit card (VISA/MasterCard) and checks made payable to the “City of Sunny Isles Beach.” For information about program content and instructors, call 305.792.1706.

Department for information on obtaining film permits: 305.792.1706

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z As is the Sunny Isles Beach tradition, there is a truly packed agenda of activities year round. We continue to provide exciting and interesting opportunities throughout 2014 that many residents and visitors have come to know well. Here is a brief look at City sponsored events for the year by month. Our Cultural Event Trips for this summer season and full policy information follow on pages 22 and 23. Activities for this season throughout South Florida can be found on pages 24 and 25.

DATE EVENT

3, 4 Family Movie Nights 14 Golden Era Movie 26 Car Show & Farmers Market

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Summer Camp Parent Orientation CITY’S 17th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

JULY DATE EVENT

8 19 30

Golden Era Movie Battle of the Bands Summer Camp Talent Showcase

AUGUST DATE EVENT

12 16 31

Golden Era Movie Back to School Picnic Car Show

DATE EVENT

9 17 20

Golden Era Movie Sunny Serenade Sunny Isles Beach Talent Show

OCTOBER DATE EVENT

12 Four Seasons Cultural Series: FIU Jazz Band 24, 25 Booogie by the Beach: Our annual Halloween festivities

APRIL

DATE EVENT

DATE EVENT

NOVEMBER

1 Four Seasons Cultural Series: Musical Theatre Scenes 7, 8 Family Movie Nights

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DATE EVENT

DATE EVENT

7, 8 11 15 19 30

Family Movie Nights Golden Era Movie Spring Fling Sunny Serenade Beethoven on the Beach

Four Seasons Cultural Series: Kemal Gekic Piano Concert Egg Scramble: our annual egg hunt event

MAY DATE EVENT

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Golden Era Movie Sunny Serenade Sock Hop and Car Show

community and enrich the lives of residents.

SEPTEMBER

FEBRUARY

MARCH JANUARY

DATE EVENT

JUNE

7, 8 11 15 18

Family Movie Nights Veterans Day Celebration 7th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest Golden Era Movie

DECEMBER DATE EVENT

6 13

Winter Fest Holiday Ball

Mark your own calendar now to join us for the events that interest you most!

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z Summer and Sunny Isles Beach go hand in glove! While we are a year-round destination, wonderful opportunities for fun will continue to beckon you outside to enjoy longer days and the activities we offer to fill them with!

City’s 17th Anniversary Celebration

Commemorate the City’s incorporation with fun, games, food and music. DATE June 15 DAY Sunday TIME 3:00—7:00 pm LOCATION Town Center Park FEE Free admission, bring your SIB Resident ID Card for free gifts and food.

Golden Era Movie

Catch James Dean and Julie Harris in East of Eden, followed by lunch in the Pelican Community Park’s spacious multipurpose room. Reservations are required. DATE July 8 DAY Tuesday TIME 10:00 am—1:00 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Free with SIB Resident ID Card, $5 without

Rock the Beach

‘A Battle of the Bands’ Come cheer on some of South Florida’s best bands as they battle it out to be best on the beach! DATE July 19 DAY Saturday TIME 7:00—9:00 pm Heritage Park LOCATION FEE Free admission and parking

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Summer Camp Talent Showcase

The children put their best foot forward to show their parents what they have learned this summer! DATE July 30 DAY Wednesday TIME 7:00 pm LOCATION NSE SIB K–8 School FEE Adults $5, kids free

Golden Era Movie

Enjoy an Elvis Presley classic, Viva Las Vegas, followed by lunch, in the Pelican Community Park’s spacious multipurpose room. Reservations are required. DATE August 12 DAY Tuesday TIME 10:00 am—1:00 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Free with SIB Resident ID Card, $5 without

Back to School Picnic

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Cultural Event Trips Summer 2014 Lineup June 7 Saturday 7:00 pm

Ballet Hispanico

June 22 Sunday 12:00 pm

July 13 Sunday 11:30 am

Miami Marlins vs. Schnebly Adrienne Arsht Center New York Mets Redlands Winery Miami, FL Featuring a world premiere by Miami dance star Rosie Herrera and works by Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro, Ballet Hispanico explores the contemporary Latin soul by fusing ethnic dance with classical and contemporary techniques. Since 1979, Ballet Hispanico has celebrated the dynamic aesthetics of the Hispanic diaspora, building new avenues of cultural dialogue and sharing the joy of dance with all communities. Tickets are in the 3rd Tier, Row A. Show time is 8:00 pm. Bus returns at approximately 10:30 pm. Moderate walking required. RESIDENT $50.00 NON RESIDENT $55.00

Marlins Park Miami, FL Come cheer on your Miami Marlins as they make their midseason push for the pennant. Giancarlo Stanton leads the Marlins offense while 2013 NL Rookie of the Year, Jose Fernandez, leads their high power pitching staff. Tickets are in Row 3 of the Baseline Reserved, Section 23. Game time is 1:00 pm. Bus returns at approximately 5:00 pm. Moderate walking required. RESIDENT $27.00 NON RESIDENT $32.00

July 22 Tuesday 9:30 am

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

August 5 Tuesday 9:30 am

The Festival Flea Market Mall

August 17 Sunday 3:00 pm

La Bohéme

Olympia Theater at Homestead, FL Coconut Creek, FL Pompano Beach, FL the Gusman Center Spend your Sunday The best high paying Join us in a fun Miami, FL touring the beautiful slot machines in day of shopping To be young, in love, estate, as they share South Florida are at the Festival Flea and in Paris. The the history of the found at Seminole Market Mall. This magic of the famous family founders, and Casino Coconut shopping paradise is Latin Quarter and take you through the Creek. Spend a a quarter-mile long Puccini’s unmatched whole wine making day testing your with over 500 shops, ability to capture process. Your tour luck in their new restaurants, and love’s passion, hope, guide will show you casino floor that gift boutiques. By and sorrow have each of the steps features over 2,400 drawing in customers made La Bohème needed to handcraft of the best Vegasfrom all over the one of the world’s their unique Schnebly style slot machines state, The Festival best loved operas. Flea Market Mall is Wines. After the tour, and 65 live table Audiences have games. Price includes constantly named you will be able to never stopped one of Florida’s enjoy your choice of transportation and returning to revel best shopping five unique wines. gratuity. Moderate in this moving story locations. Bring your and Puccini’s famous Price includes tour walking required. comfortable shoes score since its debut of winery, ultimate Patrons will meet for a day of heavy in 1896. Tickets sampling, transporat designated spot walking. Bus returns are in Orchestra, tation and gratuity. at 4:00 pm and the at approximately Center Rear, Row I. Bus returns at apbus will return at 4:30 pm. Show time is 4:00 proximately 5:00 pm. approximately RESIDENT $5.00 pm. Bus returns Moderate walking 5:00 pm. NON RESIDENT $10.00 RESIDENT $5.00 at approximately required. NON RESIDENT $10.00 RESIDENT $25.00 6:30 pm. Moderate NON RESIDENT $30.00 walking required. RESIDENT $45.00 NON RESIDENT $50.00

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL EVENT

Miami Home & New Construction Show Sunday, August 31 9:45 am Miami Beach Convention Center

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Reservations Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis when full payment is made. Reservations are NOT accepted over the phone. Reservations can be made in person at Pelican Community Park Community Center, Monday to Saturday, 8:30 am to 8:30 pm and Sunday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; or at SIB Government Center. Registration for these events begins Monday, May 5 for residents and Monday, May 19 for non-residents. The Cultural Event Trips Registration and Waiver forms are available at the Government Center and the Community Center and as a pdf download. Go to sibfl.net/dept_cultural.

Payment

The Miami New Construction Show

Payment is accepted in person by cash (bills no larger than $20), credit card (MasterCard/Visa) or checks. Residence verified at the time of reservation (e.g., utility bill—electric, phone, cable). Payments by check sent in the mail must be accompanied by proof of residence (e.g. copy of utility bill). Make checks payable to the “City of Sunny Isles Beach.” Please complete the appropriate payment method information on The Cultural Event Trips Registration Form and complete and sign the Waiver.

is a unique exhibition, bringing

Refunds

together all the stakeholders in the

Full refunds can only be made when a reservation is cancelled at least 7 days prior to the event trip. When the cancellation is made less than 7 days prior to event, a refund of ticket price will be considered only if a replacement has been found to purchase the ticket.

market of new luxury condominium developments and housing projects in South Florida. During the event, real estate developers, buyers, investors, realtors, neighbors, journalists and other related professionals will meet each other to satisfy their business, information and networking needs. Patrons will meet at a designated spot at 3:00 pm and the bus will return at approximately 4:00 pm. Heavy walking required. RESIDENT $5.00 NON RESIDENT $10.00

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CULTURAL EVENT TRIPS

Limited Ticket Purchase When making a reservation for a cultural event trip, upon verification of residence, a maximum of 4 tickets may be purchased by one participant. For more information on any particular event, please call Cultural & Community Services at 305.792.1706. sibfl.net

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this season z We want you to explore! The summer season in South Florida has much to offer…here are some events you won’t want to miss!

Activities Throughout South Florida June 27 5:30—9:30 pm

July 12, 13 9:30 am—4:30 pm

Family Fun Fridays Parking is FREE. Admission: $5 for guests 2 years & older. Grapeland Water Park, Black Beard’s Beach 1550 NW 37th Ave Miami, FL 33126 305.960.2950, miamigov.com/parks/ pages/grapeland

Fairchild’s International Mango Festival includes tree sales, tastings and evaluations, lectures, food demonstrations and sales, children’s activities and music. 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, FL 33156 305.667.1651, fairchildgarden.org/Events

Dive-In Theatre—Despicable Me 2 International Mango Festival

Playing July 25:

Monsters University Playing August 29:

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs June 29

Bass Museum of Art

Clockwise: Fruit and Spice Park, Ocean Drive and Miami Children’s Museum, courtesy of GMCVB

summer 2014 June 12—July 6

America’s Short Play Festival

Also known as ‘Summer Shorts Festival’, this once yearly presentation of hilarious and provocative 90 minute plays is a must see. Adrienne Arsht Center, Carnival Studio Theatre 305.755.9401, citytheatre.com/pages

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June 20 and throughout the summer! call or visit website 3:00—9:00 pm

Miami Children’s Museum

Play, learn, imagine and create the third Friday of each month at this interactive museum on Watson Island. Parking: $1/hr. 980 MacArthur Causeway Miami, FL 33132 305.373.5437, miamichildrensmuseum.org

June 21, 22

Redland Summer Fruit Festival This annual event showcases local agriculture and tropical fruits. Fruit and Spice Park 24801 SW 187th Avenue Homestead, FL 33031 305.247.5727, fruitandspicepark.org

Enjoy free admission on the last Sunday of each month at this historic museum (built in 1930), located in the heart of the Art Deco District. 2100 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139 305.673.7530, bassmuseum.org Also on July 27 Also on August 31 July 4

Miami Beach Fourth of July Celebration

Free concerts in late afternoon, fireworks at 9:00 pm, the public is encouraged to bring a beach chair or towel. Glass containers and alcoholic beverages are not permitted. 8th Street and Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139 305.673.7000, miamibeachfl.gov

July 17—21

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Show

This fashion show is presented annually at the historic Raleigh Hotel. Raleigh Hotel, Miami Beach 305.534.6300 miami.mbfashionweek.com August 16—24

Brazilian Film Festival of Miami Inffinito Foundation of Miami produces the Brazilian Film Festival of Miami, the largest annual showcase of independent Portuguese-language films from Brazil presented in the United States. Various theaters throughout Miami Beach 305.600.3347, brazilianfilmfestival.com August 29—September 2

Home Design & Remodeling Show—Miami Come and peruse this informational showcase of residential decorating, remodeling and home improvement products. Miami Beach Convention Center 1901 Convention Center Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139 305.667.9299, homeshows.net

photos courtesy of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Additional helpful information! Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau http://www.miamiandbeaches.com Miami Metro Area Events http://eventful.com/miami/events City of Miami Beach Tourism Hotline 305.673.7400

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services & activities GET TING THERE For the convenience of our residents and visitors, mobile services such as the Miami-Dade County Mobile Library, Florida Licensing on Wheels and OneBlood provide regularly scheduled visits to Sunny Isles Beach

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Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening

in style

Provided by Mt. Sinai This service will return in October on a new schedule.

FREE City of Sunny Isles Beach Community Shuttle

Be sure to look for the dates when the FALL edition of Sunny Isles Beach Living comes out in late August!

Service 7 days a week! Easy, clean and comfortable travel around town as well as to several key destinations. Our

MiniFlow: Florida Licensing on Wheels Auto tag and disabled parking placard renewal service.

convenient bus services expand our boundaries by connecting with city shuttles from Aventura, Hallandale and North Miami Beach. Call for times and locations: 305.792.1706. Community Shuttle schedule and map available at: ❏ Sunny Isles Beach Gvmt Center ❏ Community Center at Pelican Community Park ❏ hotel concierge desks ❏ Aventura Mall ❏ www.sibfl.net. The City’s buses are wheelchair accessible. Please specify handicapped requirements when making your reservation. The City of Sunny Isles Beach Community Shuttle is funded in part by the Miami-Dade County People’s Transportation Trust.

Mount Sinai Transportation The City provides free transportation to and from the Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, from these residential buildings: Arlen House, Coastal Towers, Marina Del Mar, Winston Towers, Marian Towers and Oceanview: DAYS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday TIME: Pick up, 9:00 am and noon Return, 12:30 and 4:00 pm City recognized holidays excluded. Make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance by calling Cultural and Community Services, 305.792.1706.

Bingo

Win cash prizes, gift cards and merchandise. DATES June 4, 25 July 2, 23 August 6, 27 DAY Wednesday TIME 3:00 pm—4:00 pm LOCATION SIB Government Center Commission Chambers FEE $2 per 8 game session

Blood Drive

Provided by OneBlood DATE July 1 September 2 DAY Tuesday TIME 10:30 am—4:00 pm LOCATION SIB Government Center 1st floor meeting room Free FEE

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. License renewal, duplicate licenses, first time and duplicate ID cards, CDL license renewal. For required documents go to GatherGoGet.com or call 1.850.617.2000. DATES June 6 July 11 August 1 DAY Friday TIME 9:30 am—2:30 pm LOCATION SIB Government Center 1st floor meeting room FEE Varies by service

Mobile Library Services

The Miami-Dade Public Library System provides Mobile Library services once per week, at the location, day and time listed. DATES weekly DAY Tuesday TIME noon—1:00 pm LOCATION Winston Towers 100 250 174 Street Parked in the driveway

Dr. Vivien Birnbaum, Internal Medicine

Medical Lecture Series Provided by Mt. Sinai This Series will return in September. Be sure to look for the dates when the FALL edition of Living comes out in late August! Sunny Isles Beach Government Center Commission Chambers Free. Reservation is required. Call 305.674.2600

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Parks provide a chance for people to connect. They are where lifetime friend-

Bella Vista Bay Park 500 Sunny Isles Boulevard

Parks Map

Small park on the intracoastal waterway. Dock space available for lease for vessels less than 50 feet. Fishing is allowed. For more information, call 305.792.1706.

Bone Zone North end of Senator Gwen Margolis Park 17815 North Bay Road

A fenced in leash-free dog area open every day from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm. Dogs must be on a leash until in the Bone Zone. Dogs are not allowed in other areas of Senator Gwen Margolis Park.

Gateway Park CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH GOVERNMENT CENTER NORMAN S. EDELCUP K–8 SCHOOL PELICAN COMMUNITY PARK AND COMMUNITY CENTER ADDITIONAL PARK LOCATIONS SEE NUMBERED LISTING PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS LOCATIONS

151 Sunny Isles Boulevard

This flagship park is under construction at the entrance of our City. Look for an opening next winter!

Golden Shores Community Park 201 191 Terrace

The ‘Gateway to Heritage Park’ includes playground area, picnic table and a bench swing.

1 HERITAGE PARK

Heritage Park

2 GOLDEN SHORES PARK

19200 Collins Avenue

3 PELICAN COMMUNITY PARK 4 SEN. GWEN MARGOLIS PARK 5 SAMSON OCEANFRONT PARK 6 TOWN CENTER PARK AND SKATE PARK

4 acres of park and play space including 2 playgrounds, Memorial Wall and fountains, water play area, stage, basketball court, dog park, large open lawn and public parking. Open 7:30 am to 8:45 pm except Friday, noon to 8:45 pm.

7 GATEWAY PARK coming soon

Intracoastal Parks

8 PIER PARK

Collins Avenue, 159 to 163 Street

9 BELLA VISTA BAY PARK 10 OCEANIA PARK 11 INTRACOASTAL PARK

A linear passive park with art, paths, benches and a playground (fall 2014).

Oceania Park 16320 Collins Avenue (south of Sunny Isles Blvd)

ships are formed. They are where the gap between generations is bridged and people discover what they have in common. Parks are where a sense of community is established and are a vital component of A World Class City.

All City parks are Wi-Fi Hotspots where wireless internet access is free and

commercial free. Unless otherwise indicated, City parks are open every day from sunrise to sunset. All parks are equipped with a Thor Guard Lightning Prediction System that provides advance notice of lightning conditions. When activated, here is how the system works:

1 2 3

ONE long horn blast indicates possible lightning in the area

Get TO a safe indoor area quickly THREE shorter horn blasts signal that it is safe to return to the park

Pelican Community Park and Community Center 18115 North Bay Road Many of the programs and events you will find in SIB Living magazine take place here.

Amenities: Chief Fred Maas Little League Field, Phyllis and Raanan Katz Sports Center indoor basketball gymnasium, playground, Community Center with classrooms, a fitness center and administrative offices for Cultural & Community Services. Memberships available (see pages 16 and 17) and facilities available for rent. Hours of Operation: Monday to Saturday 8:30 am—9:00 pm Sunday, 8:30 am—5:00 pm Registration Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am—2:00 pm and 6:00 —8:30 pm Saturday, 9:00 am—8:30 pm

Pier Park

SIB Government Center

16501 Collins Avenue

18070 Collins Avenue

Amenities: metered public parking, restrooms, showers, fishing pier, restaurant and beach access with lifeguard station. Pier is open 24/7; small admission fee.

Samson Oceanfront Park 17425 Collins Avenue

Amenities: benches, boardwalk, pavillion with tables, showers, restrooms, water fountain, volleyball court (on the beach) and vending machines. A new play area will be built in 2015.

Senator Gwen Margolis Park 17815 North Bay Road

Amenities: playground area, picnic tables, seating, soccer field. Includes leash-free area for dogs; see Bone Zone. 7:30 am—8:30 pm daily. Soccer field: 9:30 am—8:00 pm daily except when City programs in session

Government offices, including Commission Chambers, meeting rooms, Visitor Center, Police Dept., Post Office and Miami-Dade Public Library.

Town Center Park 17200 Collins Avenue

Open 7:00 am—9:00 pm except Wednesday, 10:00 am—9:00 pm. Amenities: fitness trail, gazebo, restrooms and play field. The entry for the Skate Park resides inside Town Center Park.

Skate Park West end of Town Center Park

There is a fee to use the Skate Park. Operated by Sugars Drop Shop, 786.537.3372. Waivers are required and must be signed by a parent for patrons under the age of 18. Helmets are required. Equipment for rent.

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Gymnastics Open to ages 4—13

Cheer & Dance Academy Open to ages 6—14

DATES DAY TIME LOCATION FEE

July 8—August 14 Tuesday, Thursday 4:45—6:00 pm: Levels 1 & 2 6:00—7:15 pm: Level 3 Pelican Community Park Members $110, Non-Members $165 Does not include uniform.

Chess Club Open to ages 6—12

Basketball, Drop In League Open to ages 13—17

DATES June 7—June 28 DAY Saturday TIME 1:00—3:00 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Per 2 games: Members $5, Non-Members $10. First week free.

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July 9—August 15 Wednesday, practice; Friday, game (subject to change) 5:00—6:00 pm 6:15—7:15 pm Pelican Community Park Members $60, Non-Members $90

DATES* June 21—August 16 DAY Saturday TIME 9:00—10:30 am LOCATION Pelican Community Park Members $70, Non-Members $105 FEE

DATES June 3—June 26 July 1—July 31 August 5—August 28 DAY Tuesday, Thursday TIME 5:30—6:30 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE: monthly Members $100, Non-Members $150 FEE: other Uniform, $50 and material fee, $20 can be purchased directly from instructor.

Karate Lessons for Youth Open to ages 5—12

DATES* June 3—June 28 July 1—July 31 August 2—August 30 DAY Tuesday, Thursday TIME 4:45—5:45 pm: ages 5 to 7 6:00—7:00 pm: ages 8 to 12 DAY Saturday TIME 11:00 am—noon; all ages LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE: monthly Members $75, Non-Members $110 Uniforms available for purchase from instructor at additional cost.

Futsal – Indoor Soccer

Piano Lessons for Youth

Open to ages 10—14

Open to ages 4—12

DATES July 12—August 16 DAY Saturday TIME 8:30—10:30 am LOCATION Pelican Community Park Members $60, Non-Members $90 FEE Does not include uniform.

Guitar Classes

DATES June 18—August 6 DAY Wednesday TIME 4:45—5:45 pm: ages 4 to 6 5:55—6:55 pm: ages 7 to 12 LOCATION Pelican Community Park Members $110, Non-Members $165 FEE Students must bring their own keyboard.

Open to ages 8—14

Youth Chorus

DATES* June 21—August 16 DAY Saturday TIME 1:30—2:30 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park Members $110, Non-Members $165 FEE Students must bring their own guitar.

Open to ages 8—14

DATES June 18—August 6 DAY Wednesday TIME 7:00—8:00 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park Members $60, Non-Members $90 FEE

SUMMER CAMPS

Camp SIB Sophomores ends August 8

June 9—August 8

Open to ages 9 and 10, should be entering 3rd or 4th grade in fall 2014

General Day Camps

Pick up our Summer Camp Brochure at the Community Center office. Cancellation policy information is included. Registration is April 12th for Residents; April 26th for everyone.

Camp Tot Lot ends August 1 Open to ages 3 and 4; must be 3 as of June 10

DAYS Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday TIME 9:00am—noon LOCATION NSE SIB K—8 School FEE Registration Residents $ 25 Non-Residents $ 45 FEE Camp Includes activities and daily snack Residents $60 per wk Non-Residents $90 per wk Participants must be potty trained. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers. The following applies to all listed General Day Camps:

DAYS* Monday to Friday TIME 9:00 am—5:00 pm Before Care: 8:00—9:00 am After Care: 5:00—6:00 pm FEE Registration Residents $25 Non-Residents $45 FEE Before Care additional $10 per wk After Care additional $10 per wk FEE INDIVIDUAL CAMP FEE VARIES

Camp SIB Freshman ends August 8 Open to ages 5 to 8; should be entering K, 1st or 2nd grade in fall 2014

LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Camp: Residents $125 per wk Non-Residents $190 per wk Weekly fees include activities, 2 field trips per week, 1 lunch per week and daily snack.

LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Camp: Residents $125 per wk Non-Residents $190 per wk Weekly fees include activities, 2 field trips per week, 1 lunch per week and daily snack.

Camp SIB Juniors ends August 1 Open to ages 11 and 12, should be entering 5th or 6th grade in fall 2014

LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Camp: Residents $160 per wk Non-Residents $240 per wk Weekly fees include activities, 3 field trips per week, 1 lunch per week and daily snack.

Cultural & Community Services information: 305.792.1706 * No programs or activities on July 4, 5 Registration for Summer Camp for residents begins on April 12 and nonresidents, on April 26. For other programs, registration begins May 5 for residents/ members and May 19 for non-residents, non-members. Students must sign up and pay for a full session at

Camp SIB Seniors ends August 1

a time. Fees must be paid

Open to ages 13 to 15, should be entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in fall 2014

based on the number of

LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Camp: Residents $160 per wk Non-Residents $240 per wk Weekly fees include activities, 3 field trips per week, 1 lunch per week and daily snack.

NOT be prorated. A session

weeks in a session. Fees will must be paid in full one week prior to the start of that session. If the program is full, a waiting list will be started.

Cancellations & Refunds Register early. Courses will be cancelled by the City 3 days prior to the first class if enrollment is insufficient. Cancellations by participants are allowed only prior to the session and must be received at least seven (7) days in advance (in writing) in order to receive a refund.

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Specialty Camps

The following applies to all listed Specialty Camps; times for Junior Lifeguard are slightly different.

DAYS Monday to Friday TIME 9:00 am—5:00 pm Before Care: 8:00—9:00 am After Care: 5:00—6:00 pm FEE Registration Residents $25 Non-Residents $45 FEE Before Care additional $10 per wk After Care additional $10 per wk Fees include instructions and daily snack. Participants must bring their own lunch.

Fine Art Camp Open to ages 8 to 14. All skill levels welcome.

DATES June 9—13 and July 7—11 LOCATION NSE SIB K–8 School; meet at PCP FEE Camp: Residents $180 per wk Non-Residents $270 per wk FEE Material $20 Participants must bring their own lunch. Limit 24 campers.

Junior Lifeguard Camp Open to ages 6 to 16. All skill levels welcome.

DATES June 16—June 27, ages 6 to 10 July 7—July 18, ages 11 to 16 July 28—August 8, ages 9 to 16 ELITE SQUAD1 DAY Monday to Friday TIME 9:30 am—3:30 pm Before Care: 8:30—9:30 am After Care: 3:30—4:30 pm LOCATION Samson Oceanfront Park Lifeguard Stand FEE Camp: Residents $360 per session Non-Residents $540 per session 1 ELITE SQUAD: AGES 9 to 16. Participants must pass a swim test to register. Contact 305.792.1706.

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Lego

Cheerleading Camp

Tee Ball

Open to ages 6 to 13

Open to ages 6 to 12

Open to ages 6 to 8

DATES June 9—June 13; Robotics Camp: Green City July 14—July 18; Stop Motion Animation Camp: Movie Makers with Legos August 11—August 15; Robotics Camp: Electrobotics Machine LOCATION NSE SIB K–8 School; meet at PCP FEE Camp: Residents $180 per wk Non-Residents $270 per wk FEE Material, $20 Limit 40 campers.

DATES June 16—20 July 14—18 LOCATION Pelican Community Park Participants must wear closed-toe sneakers.

DATES June 23—June 27 LOCATION Pelican Community Park Participants must wear closed-toe sneakers.

Musical Theater Camp Open to ages 7 to 14. All skill levels welcome.

DATES June 16—June 27 July 21—August 1 LOCATION NSE SIB K–8 School; meet at PCP FEE Camp: Residents $160 per wk Non-Residents $240 per wk FEE Material $20 Participants may sign up for one or two weeks. Limit 20 campers. Performance on July 30.

Flag Football Camp, Co-Ed

Sports Camps

The following applies to all listed Sports Camps, except Olympic Sports Camp.

DAYS Monday to Friday TIME 9:00 am—5:00 pm Before Care: 8:00—9:00 am After Care: 5:00—6:00 pm FEE Registration Residents $25 Non-Residents $45 FEE Weekly Residents $125 Non-Residents $190 FEE Before Care additional $10 per wk After Care additional $10 per wk Fees include 1 field trip and 1 lunch per week. Participants must bring their own lunch.

Baseball Camp, Co-Ed

DATES June 23—June 27, ages 9 to 12 LOCATION Pelican Community Park Cleats are not required but recommended. If cleats are worn, participants must bring a second pair of sneakers. Other equipment provided.

Basketball Camp, Co-Ed DATES LOCATION

June 9—June 13, ages 6 to 12 ELITE: ages 7 to 10 July 28—August 1 ELITE: ages 9 to 14 August 4—August 8 Pelican Community Park

Open to ages 6 to 12

DATES LOCATION

July 14—July 18 Senator Gwen Margolis Park, meet at Pelican Community Park

Olympic Sports Camp, Co-Ed Open to ages 6 to 12

DATES August 11—August 15 Fee Residents $160 Non-Residents $240 LOCATION Meet at Pelican Community Park Participants will learn a different sport daily: basketball, baseball, volleyball and soccer. Fee includes 2 field trips and 2 lunches.

Soccer Camp Open to ages 6 to 12

DATES BOYS June 16—June 20 GIRLS June 16—June 20 CO-ED July 7—July 11 July 21—July 25 INDOOR (Futsal) July 21—July 25 ELITE: ages 11 to 14 August 4—August 8 LOCATION Senator Gwen Margolis Park, meet at Pelican Community Park Participants must bring shin guards and cleats.

Volleyball Camp, Co-Ed Open to ages 8 to 14

DATES July 7—July 11 LOCATION Pelican Community Park Participants must wear closed-toe sneakers.

Wacky Sports Week Open to ages 6 to 12

DATES* June 30—July 3 LOCATION Pelican Community Park Fee includes 2 field trips per week and 1 lunch. Cultural & Community Services information: 305.792.1706 * No programs or activities on July 4, 5 Registration for Programs: For residents begins on April 12 and non-residents, on April 26. Students must sign up and pay for a full session at a time. Fees must be paid based on the number of weeks in a session. Fees will NOT be prorated. A session must be paid in full one week prior to the start of that session. If the program is full, a waiting list will be started.

Cancellations & Refunds Register early. Courses will be cancelled by the City 3 days prior to the first class if enrollment is insufficient. Cancellations by participants are allowed only prior to the session and must be received at least seven (7) days in advance (in writing) in order to receive a refund.

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English as a Second Language: Beginners to Intermediate Open to ages 18+

the art of collage is in marrying various elements…the end result can have a theme or be personal to you. By definition, collage work is a mix of various media. Paint, photographs, theatre tickets, found objects, can all come together to express your unique piece.

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DATES* June 21—August 16 DAY Saturday TIME 9:00—11:00 am LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Members $60 Non-Members $90 Students will use Internet-based language programs in class and practice language at home.

English as a Second Language: Advanced

Coming in the fall… The fall season heats up with activities spanning every age and picking up where we left off with classes and sports for the summer break. Be sure and review the annual calendar on pages 18 and 19; then look forward to the fall edition of Living for an in depth look at the full fall season both here in Sunny Isles Beach and throughout South Florida!

Open to ages 18+

DATES June 18—August 6 DAY Wednesday TIME 6:00—8:00 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Members $60 Non-Members $90 Students will use Internet-based language programs in class and practice language at home.

Fine Art: Collage Open to ages 18+

DATES* June 21—August 16 DAY Saturday TIME 10:30 am—12:30 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Members $50 Non-Members $75 MATERIALS Bring your own supplies: scissors, Guache water color paint set or individual colors of your choice, water color pad, Foam Board 20x20 or larger, glue sticks, flat wide soft bristle brush.

Cultural & Community Services information: 305.792.1706 * No programs or activities on July 4, 5

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Karate for Teens & Adults Open to ages 14+

DATES* June 3—June 28 July 1—July 31 August 2—August 30 DAYS Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday TIME Tue & Thur: 7:15—8:15 pm Saturday: 12:15—1:15 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Per month: Members $75 Non-Members $110 Uniforms are available for purchase from instructor at additional cost.

Yoga: Evenings Hatha, Vinyasa, Power Yoga

Cultural & Community Services information: 305.792.1706 * No programs or

Open to ages 18+

Warm up Depending on your exercise routine, gentle stretching moves are essential to preparing your body for more intense physical workouts

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DATES June 2—June 30 July 2—July 30 August 4—August 27 LOCATION Pelican Community Park DAYS Monday and Wednesday TIME 6:15—7:15 pm FEE Per month: Members $50, Non-Members $75 FEE, per class Members $10, Non-Members $15 MATERIALS Participants bring their own mat.

Yoga: On the Beach Open to ages 18+

DATES June 4—June 25 July 2—July 30 August 6—August 27 DAY Wednesday TIME 7:00—8:15 am LOCATION Samson Oceanfront Park FEE Free. Advanced registration required in person at PCP. MATERIALS Participants bring their own mat. Parking pass provided at registration.

activities on July 4, 5

STOCK UP

School kids aren’t the only ones who will benefit from a summer reading list! The New York Times Book Review (in the Sunday edition) and Oprah’s O Magazine provide brief insight into some of the latest in literature, both fiction and non. Check it out (also nyt.com or oprah.com) and while you’re relaxing on our beaches or enjoying the shade in one of the parks, you’ll have plenty to stay and enjoy the outdoors with!

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Registration for Programs: For Residents begins on April 12 and Non-Residents, on April 26. Students must sign up and pay for a full session at a time. Fees must be paid based on the number of weeks in a session. Fees will NOT be prorated. A session must be paid in full one week prior to the start of that session. If the program is full, a waiting list will be started.

Cancellations & Refunds

Register early. Courses will be cancelled by the City 3 days prior to the first class if enrollment is insufficient. Cancellations by participants are allowed only prior to the session and must be received at least seven (7) days in advance (in writing) in order to receive a refund.

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Attention Boomers and Seniors!

The Poets & Writers Forum Do you like to write poems or literary compositions (short stories) which express your feelings, sentiments, and emotions? Perhaps discover your hidden talent through listening to others? Even if you are not a writer or poet, you are invited to share a free, delightful and cultural Saturday afternoon. Share literary talent with people from our City, as well as neighboring areas, who offer presentations for others to participate, with much appreciated audience feedback; the 3rd Saturday of each month! DATES June 21 July 19 August 16 DAY Saturday TIME 1:00 — 4:00 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Free. Reservation required; 305.792.1706.

“If trying to find a way when you don’t even know you can get there isn’t a small miracle; then I don’t know what is.”

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–Rachel Joyce

Poets and Writers Forum See description on this page for an in depth look at this popular program!

DATES June 21 July 19 August 16 DAY Saturday TIME 1:00—4:00 pm LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Free. Reservations required; call 305.792.1706.

The Alliance for Aging returns this fall with three evidence based programs. Are you an adult age 60 or older with an ongoing health condition? You will get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment options and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health. A Matter of Balance

Managing Concerns About Falls for Ages 60+ Award winning, evidence based program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels of older adults. Trained volunteer coaches teach 8 sessions. Limited space: registration required in person at Pelican Community Park. Provided by Alliance for Aging. Healthy snack provided.

RETURNING THIS FALL

DATE, DAY to be announced TIME 9:30—noon LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Free. Advanced registration required, 305.792.1706, or 305.671.6325.

Diabetes Self-management Program for Ages 60+

Participants will learn techniques to manage their symptoms, blood glucose and day-today activities better. Learn ways to balance food, exercise, medication and working more effectively with health care providers. Limited space: registration required in person at Pelican Community Park. Provided by Alliance for Aging. Healthy snack provided.

RETURNING THIS FALL

DATE, DAY to be announced TIME 10:00 am—noon LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Free. Advanced registration required, 305.792.1706, or 305.671.6325.

Living Healthy Workshops Put Life Back in Your Life for Ages 62+:

Take charge of your life, get support, find practical ways to communicate better about your health. Limited space: registration required in person at Pelican Community Park. Provided by Alliance for Aging.

RETURNING THIS FALL

DATE, DAY to be announced TIME 9:30 am — noon, with healthy snack LOCATION Pelican Community Park FEE Free. Registration required; 305.792.1706.

Refresh! With a June Bug Blend together: 3 cups gingerale, 4 tablespoons grenadine, 4 tablespoons of orange juice and 3 scoops of orange sherbert and pour into ice filled cocktail glasses. –bhg/recipes/drinks.com

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Beachside Guide If you’re looking for things to do outdoors, here are several options:

beach activities

Beach Volleyball—Bring your own ball Samson Oceanfront Park On the beach at 17425 Collins Avenue 305.792.1706

boat rental

Come in to the Sunny Isles Beach Visitor Center for information, gifts, souvenirs and more! Located in the lobby of the City of Sunny Isles Beach Government Center at 18070 Collins Avenue. Monday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 305.792.1952

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Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

17875 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.918.8000 Fax: 305.918.8100 www.acqualinaresort.com Doubletree by Hilton Ocean Point Resort & Spa

17375 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 866.623.2678 Fax: 786.528.2519 www.oceanpointresort.com Golden Strand Ocean Villa Resort

17901 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.931.7000 Fax: 305.935.4183 www.goldenstrandresort.com

Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort 16701 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.949.1300 • Fax: 305.749.2130 www.newportbeachsideresort.com

Haulover Rentals 15000 Collins Avenue North Miami Beach 33160 305.604.3456 www.hauloverrentals.com Renting wave-runners and boats on an hourly or daily basis.

Solé on the Ocean

fishing

17315 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 786.923.9300 www.soleontheocean.com Thunderbird Beach Resort Hotel Miami

18401 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.931.7700 • Fax: 305.932.7521 www.thunderbirdresortmiami.com Travelodge Monaco Beach Resort

17501 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.932.2100 • Fax: 305.931.5519 www.resortmonacobeach.com

Newport Fishing Pier 16501 Collins Avenue Bring your Resident ID for a discounted admission. 305.949.1300

bicycle rentals (over the bridge) Oleta River State Park 3400 N.E. 163 Street North Miami Beach 33160 305.919.1846 Buddy Bike 2775 163 Street #118 North Miami Beach 33160 786.489.2453

sport fishing

Free Spool Too Captain Dennis Forgione Sailing from Haulover Marina 10800 Collins Avenue Cell: 305.582.5445 dennis@freespoolsportfishing.com www.freespoolsportfishing.com Half day & full day trips available Available for local fishing tournaments

water sport rentals

Atlantic Beach Club Water Sports On the beach at 18001 Collins Avenue Wave runners, ocean kayaks, Hobie catamarans, SeaDuction floats, innertubes, rafts, boogie boards 305.692.5600

Trump International Beach Resort

Jet Ski King On the beach at 16701 Collins Avenue Jet Ski rental, guided tours available 305.218.2764

19201 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.932.2233 • Fax: 305.935.5009 www.marcopolobeachresort.com

18001 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.692.5600 www.trumpmiami.com

Turnberry Beach Sports On the beach at 18401 Collins Avenue Jet Ski, kayak, snorkeling, paddleboards 786.728.4170

Marenas Beach Resort & Spa 18683 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Tel: 305.503.6000 www.marenasresortmiami.com

Turnberry Isle Miami

Marco Polo Beach Resort— Ramada Plaza

19999 West Country Club Drive Aventura, FL 33180 Tel: 305.932.6200 • Fax: 305.933.6554 www.turnberryislemiami.com sibfl.net

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Alba at Sole 17315 Collins Avenue 786.923.9316 www.albamiami.com Cuisine: Italian & Seafood Beach Bar at Newport Pier 16501 Collins Avenue www.beachbarnewportpier.com Cuisine: Sushi, Steak and Seafood Bourbon Steak at Turnberry Isle 19999 West Country Club Drive Aventura, FL 33180 786.279.6600 Cuisine: Steakhouse Caracol Restaurant at Marenas 18683 Collins Avenue 305.503.6000 Cuisine: Mediterranean-inspired

Cascata Grill at Turnberry Isle 19999 West Country Club Drive Aventura, FL 33180 305.932.6200 turnberryislemiami.com Cuisine: Mediterranean-inspired Chayhana Oasis 250 Sunny Isles Boulevard 305.917.1133 chayhanaoasis.com Cuisine: Uzbek, Russian, and Mediterranean Costa Grill at Acqualina 17875 Collins Avenue 305.918.6910 acqualinaresort.com/dining Cuisine: Upscale Casual D’Tako Market Mexican Restaurant 17100 Collins Avenue, No.1–OP 305.918.6910 takomarket.com Cuisine: Authentic Mexican El Megachuzo 17632 Collins Avenue 305.948.3335 megachuzo.com Cuisine: Latin; Colombian, Venezuelan El Tropico Cuban Cuisine 17020 Collins Avenue 305.947.0094 tropicocubancuisine.com Cuisine: Cuban Gili’s Beach Club at Trump International 18001 Collins Avenue 305.692.5777 trumpmiami.com Cuisine: Mediterranean Style Granier Bakery 18230 Collins Avenue 305.974.0469 granierbakery.com Cuisine: French bakery, European Il Mulino New York at Acqualina 17875 Collins Avenue 305.466.9191 acqualinaresort.com/dining Cuisine: Italian

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Kitchen 305 at Newport 16701 Collins Avenue 305.749.2110 kitchen305miami.com Cuisine: American-eclectic La Terrazza 18090 Collins Avenue 305.792.2355 laterrazzasunnyisles.com Cuisine: Italian Lula Kebab House 18100 Collins Avenue 305.792.0151 lulakebabhouse.com Cuisine: Russian-Mediterranean Mozart Grill 18120 Collins Avenue 305.974.0098 mozartgrillusa.com Cuisine: Glatt Kosher Neomi’s at Trump International 18001 Collins Avenue 305.692.5770 trumpmiami.com Cuisine: Contemporary American Bistro Sumo Sushi Bar and Thai 17630 Collins Avenue 305.682.1243 sumosushibar.com Cuisine: Japanese, Thai and Chinese The View Restaurant at Doubletree 17375 Collins Avenue 786.528.2500 oceanpointresort.com Cuisine: American Cuisine Tony Roma’s 18050 Collins Avenue 305.932.7907 tonyromas.com/sunny-isles Cuisine: Signature Ribs and Steaks Werner Staub’s Peppermill Restaurant & Bar 350 Bayview Drive (Arlen House) 305.944.2224 Cuisine: Continental sibfl.net

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Everything About

QUALITY OF L I FE Once visitors find this wonderful vacation spot

that we call home, they return again and again. Sometimes, the visitors become residents, drawn by the walkable space, the family-friendly atmosphere and the plethora of outdoor activities.

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he quality of life is enhanced by many factors such as high-end homes, conveniently located retail stores, a variety of community and recreational programs, a complimentary shuttle bus service, and an active senior population. These, as well as the award winning Police Department, our A-rated schools and quality healthcare, are important factors that draw buyers to purchase here in Sunny Isles Beach. As you can see, the city offers a variety of quality community and recreational programs. Working closely with the schools and other community organizations, we believe in developing the entire student: mind, body and soul. The City’s High School Graduates College Scholarship Program encourages students to continue to a University after high school.

Education

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KINDERGARTEN—GRADE 8 Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8 School 201 182nd Drive, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Phone: 305.933.6161 Fax: 305.933.6162 Website: www.sib.dadeschools.net/ MIDDLE SCHOOL, GRADES 6-8 Highland Oaks Middle School 2375 NE 203rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33180 Phone: 305-932-3810 Fax: 305-932-0676 Website: www.hom.dadeschools.net/ HIGH SCHOOL, GRADES 9-12 Alonzo & Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus 2601 NE 151 St, North Miami, FL 33181 Phone: 305.919.2000 Fax: 305.919.2001 Website: www.atmourning.dadeschools.net/ Dr. Michael M. Krop High School 1410 N.E. 215 St, Miami, Florida 33179 Phone: 305.652.6808 Fax: 305.651.8043 Website: www.mkhs.dadeschools.net/ For more information about public schools, special and magnet programs, contact the Miami-Dade County Public Schools at: Miami-Dade County School Board 1450 N.E. 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33132 305.995.1334 For schools in this area: 305.883.5651 Website: www.dadeschools.net/

Sunny Isles Beach:

We’re So Glad You Asked! Higher Education Florida International University – Biscayne Bay Campus 3000 NE 151st St, North Miami, FL 305.919.5700 Email: bbcinfo@fiu.edu Website: www.fiu.edu University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida 33124 305.284.2211 Website: www.miami.edu/ Miami-Dade College 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132 305.237.3000 Website: www.mdc.edu/main/ Barry University 11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33161 305.899.3000 Email: admissions@mail.barry.edu Website: www.barry.edu/

Residential areas

We are well known for ultra-luxury high rise condos with ocean and city views and unique developments priced in the millions. Equally impressive are the singlefamily home enclaves at each end of the City and luxury condos with breathtaking views to the west and the Intracoastal Waterway. Considered a walkable community, the free shuttle bus means you can leave your car in the garage, with local shopping all along Collins Avenue.

Police in your Community

The Police Department believes in proactive community policing. They are in the schools, on the streets, in the parks and always there for you. They are often at

City events providing helpful safety tips accredited 407-bed acute care facility and promoting safety programs such as: which provides award-winning inpatient Car seat installations and outpatient diagnostic, medical, Schedule an appointment at the Police surgical and cancer services. Station and a Certified Car Seat Aventura Hospital installer will install your car seat into 20900 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180 your vehicle at no charge. This ensures 305-682-7000 Mount Sinai Medical Center is proper use and saves lives. Bike helmet fittings the largest private independent notDon’t have a bike helmet? In this for-profit teaching hospital in South bike friendly community, the police Florida, combining technology, research department will provide one for you and academics to provide innovative and ensure that it fits properly before and comprehensive care in cardiology, you leave the station. They also provide neuroscience, oncology and orthopedics. helpful bike safety tips and reflective The Center is committed to quality and is gear for walking and biking at night to the hospital of choice for those who seek keep you safe. the level of expertise and care that only a Shred-a-thons teaching hospital can offer. Identity theft is on the rise all over the In addition to providing quality health country. Protect yourself from the risk care, Mount Sinai Medical Center is of someone capturing your personal committed to helping people in our cominformation by visiting the SIBPD munity live better, healthier lives. Mount semi-annual Shred-a-thon. It is free Sinai offers a variety of free and vital and insures complete shredding of community programs such as support your personal documents to keep you groups, health screenings and a medical safe from the criminals you don’t see. lecture series. A full schedule is available Contact Sandra Block at the Police at msmc.com. And, accessing Mount Station at 305.792.1839 for these pro- Sinai physicians is now easier than grams and so much more. ever for Sunny Isles Beach residents; the medical center is opening a new satellite Healthcare office location at 323 Sunny Isles Boulevard This area boasts two of the finest medical in the fall of 2014. Mount Sinai Aventura facilities in the South Florida region. Aventura Hospital is run by one of 2845 Aventura Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180 the nation’s first hospital companies, 305-692-1010 which was founded by physicians. This Mount Sinai Medical Center Aventura location has served the region 4300 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140 for more than 37 years and is a fully 305-674-2273 sibfl.net

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Visitors from around the world come to Sunny Isles Beach to enjoy

the weather, our beautiful beaches and the ocean. Our guests–much like our residents–especially our children, enjoy swimming in the ocean. No one wants to swim in polluted water. And polluting our water is against the law.

“Our responsibility for clean water begins at home…continues in the workplace… and the public spaces we enjoy.” Compliance The EPA conducts yearly reviews of the city’s efforts and results in preventing stormwater pollution. It is everyone’s responsibility to keep the waters clean. Water Rain water makes everything fresh and clean including our streets. And after a heavy rain, stormwater in our streets rushes into storm drains. These storm drains are important in providing a place for stormwater to go and help prevent our streets from flooding. But it isn’t only rain water that rushes into storm drains. Stormwater Pollution Say “pollution” and many people think of a factory pipe spewing pollutants. The federal Clean Water Act and similar state laws MAIN STORMWATER POLLUTANTS

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LITTER: Cans, paper and plastic bags and cigarette butts.

Put these in garbage bags; recycle when possible.

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CHEMICALS: Detergents, automotive fluids and fertilizers.

Dispose of these according to container and local laws. Use earth-friendly products.

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ORGANIC WASTE: Leaves, lawn and garden clippings and animal excrement.

Bag it or compost it.

limit this type of pollution. Today, we know that even neighborhoods without factories add pollutants to our water. How? In urban areas, like Sunny Isles Beach, stormwater carries with it everything from our modern, urban lives, including cigarette butts, litter, lawn chemicals, pet waste, grease and motor oil. Everything that goes into storm drains impacts our oceans, canals and lakes. 46 sibfl.net

For the most part, water entering storm drains, unlike water entering sanitary sewers, does not get treated before entering Biscayne Bay, the Intracoastal Waterway, the Atlantic Ocean, and our canals, rivers and lakes. Impact of Stormwater Pollution Polluted stormwater draining into our waterways is harmful to plants and animals. There are three main types of stormwater pollutants that impact marine life as follows: litter, chemicals and organic waste. Collection Centers Miami-Dade County has Permanent Home Chemical Collection Centers that accept oil-based paints, the liquid form of latex paints, pesticides, solvents, pool chemicals, unbroken fluorescent light bulbs and other household items. The centers are free and available to non-commercial residents only. The centers are located in west Dade and south Dade. For specific questions regarding waste disposal, call Miami-Dade County’s Answer Center at 311. To report stormwater violations of an immediate nature, call the Complaint Desk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 305.372.6955. Residents can also report illegal dumping to the City of Sunny Isles Beach Public Works Department at 305.792.1711 during business hours, Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Resources: City of Sunny Isles Beach, Public Works Department 305.792.1711 Miami-Dade County, Answer Center 311 or 305.468.5900 Miami-Dade County, Complaint Desk 305.372.6955 Miami-Dade County, Stormwater Regulations www.miamidade.gov/derm/pollution_stormwater. asp. South Florida Water Management District www.flwaterpermits.org Federal Environmental Protection Agency Best Management Practices: www.epa.gov/npdes/menuofbmps

There are many great ideas about preventing water pollution available on the internet, search using key words like “prevent water pollution.”

Contact Information for SIB Government Services Beach Condition Hotline 305.792.1940 Building Permits & Inspections 305.947.2150 City General Information 305.947.0606 Code Enforcement & Business Licensing 305.792.1705 Community Planning & Zoning 305.792.1710 Cultural Arts, Sports Programming, Concerts & Other Events 305.792.1706 Emergencies 911 Fire 911 Miami-Dade County Call Center 311 Police Protection 305.947.4440 Stormwater & Street Maintenance 305.792.1711 Contact Information for Government Offices 18070 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 SIB Government Center 305.947.0606 Fax 305.792.1563 Elected Officials Mayor Norman S. Edelcup 305.792.1700 Vice Mayor Isaac Aelion 305.792.1700 Commissioner Jeanette Gatto 305.792.1700 Commissioner Jennifer Levin 305.792.1700 Commissioner George “Bud” Scholl 305.792.1700 City Departments Office of the City Manager 305.792.1701 Office of the City Attorney 305.792.1702 Office of the City Clerk 305.792.1703 Building Department 305.947.2150 Community Development 305.792.1705 Cultural and Community Services 305.792.1706 CCS Fax 305.792.1566 Finance Department 305.792.1707 Human Resources 305.792.1708 Information Technology 305.792.1709 Planning and Zoning 305.792.1710 Public Works 305.792.1711 Police Dispatch 305.947.4440 Police TTY Line 305.792.1589 Police Records 305.792.1743

Police Detective Bureau 305.792.1714 Pelican Community Park 305.792.1706 Pelican Community Park Community Center 18115 North Bay Road Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 Visitor Center 305.792.1952 Visitor Center Fax 305.792.1672 Other Useful Numbers: Miami–Dade County Departments Miami-Dade Public Library System SIB Branch Library 305.682.0726 Miami-Dade County Fire Station #10 305.947.1551 Miami-Dade County Clerk of Courts 73 W Flagler St 305.275.1155 North Dade Justice Center 15555 Biscayne Blvd 305.354.8793 Miami-Dade County Property Tax Collector 140 W. Flagler Street, Room101 305.270.4916 Miami-Dade County Solid Waste Department 305.594.1500 Miami-Dade Transit (Bus service information) 305.770.3131 North Miami Beach Water Management 305.948.2960 Team Metro 658 NE Miami Gardens Dr. 305.947.9858 Norman S. Edelcup SIB K–8 201 182nd Drive 305.933.6161 Public School Citizen Information 305.995.1128 Other Government Services US Post Office 800.275.8777 Social Security Administration 18475 N.W. 2nd Avenue 800.772.1213 Driver’s License Office North Miami Justice Center 15555 Biscayne Blvd 305.229.6333 Auto Tag Agency in North Miami Beach 313 NE 167th Street 305.770.1900 Water Management 305.948.2960 Water Laboratory 305.654.7137

SIBinformation The City of Sunny Isles Beach distributes information about City events, services and Commission meetings on its website, cable television and in the newspaper. An overview of the contents of each is listed below. Website: www.sibfl.net The City of Sunny Isles Beach maintains its official website with up-to-date information. • Want to know what’s happening this week? Check the Calendar of Events. • Want to know if it’s a beach day? Check the Beach Conditions that are updated daily by the lifeguards. • Want to know what’s on the agenda for an upcoming City Commission Meeting? Look for it under Commission Meetings. • Want to comply with sign regulations? Check the Code of Ordinances Online. You can also find: News, Community Shuttle Schedule, Cultural Event Trips, Traffic Alerts, Photo Contest Winners, Parks and Recreational Programs, Commission Meetings Broadcast, GovQA and eSIBi. For links to other government services go to: http://www.sibfl.net/main_resident.asp Government Access Cable Channel SIB TV, Channel 77 The Sunny Isles Beach Government Center houses the government informational channel—SIB TV. This cable channel is available on Channel 77 to Atlantic Broadband subscribers that reside within the city limits. Watch SIB TV for City information about lane closures, recreational programs, summer camp, community shuttle bus service, delayed cablecast commission meetings, cultural events, hours of operation, etc. Sunny Isles Beach Sun Community Newspaper, published twice monthly. The City of Sunny Isles Beach publishes City-related news, events, meetings, announcements, and happenings in every edition. Distributed within the City to condos, hotels, private homes and the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center.

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MOUNT SINAI IS COMING TO SUNNY ISLES BEACH This Fall, Mount Sinai Primary & Specialty Care Sunny Isles Beach will open at the new One Netanya Building located at 323 Sunny Isles Boulevard. Our new state-of-theart center will offer cardiology, urology and internal medicine services. We are also pleased to offer a Russian speaking primary care physician. Mount Sinai Aventura

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High quality healthcare is currently available at Mount Sinai Aventura, located at 2845 Aventura Boulevard, where patients have access to Mount Sinai doctors in a variety of specialties, a diagnostic and cancer center, as well as an emergency room.

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in history, our oceanfront community has grown into florida’s riviera. Beautiful beaches…award winning hotels… and gorgeous places to call home. With plenty of parks, recreation and state of the art education, our cultural and community programs are beyond expectation.

Enjoy a sophisticated nightlife or an action packed day. With fine dining and international cuisine, there is little left to be desired. You will find all park and beach access locations as well as this season’s events in this magazine and on our website! …stay here. live here. BE here.

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