News: North Miami Beach Police Officers Protest Layoffs


Anticipating plans to lay off at least seventeen police officers, eliminate two critical anti-crime units and cripple a third, the General Counsel for … [Read more...]

Arts: Miami Beach Cultural Affairs: Producers of Sleepless Night and Advocates of the Arts

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By John Zur For nearly two decades, the Miami Beach Cultural Affairs Program has been making strides in assuring the community receives a healthy, … [Read more...]

News: Paul Pry Pages

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Highlights and Actions From Government  Meetings CITY OF MIAMI BEACH PLANNING BOARD 9/20/2011 The continuing saga of the Gansevoot vs. the … [Read more...]

Agenda: Meetings and Events For Next Week


  SEPTEMBER 25 – SEPTEMBER 29, 2011 SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25 SAVE Dade’s First Voter Engagement Training 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. New laws in the … [Read more...]

Agenda: Places We Are Going & Items We Are Watching


SEPTEMBER 16 – SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 MONDAY SEPTEMBER 19 Special Land Use Committee Meeting The only issue on the agenda deals with short-term rental … [Read more...]

News: Miami Beach City Commission Meeting

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September 14, 2011 After three hours of morning announcements, awards and presentations, the meeting began in earnest when Alex Bello, President of … [Read more...]

News: Miami-Dade County Commission County Budget Meeting


By Anne Newport Royall Several Miami Beach residents joined the 120 speakers that came before the Miami-Dade County Commission last week during the … [Read more...]

News: Vagueness Surrounds Miami Beach Police Chief Noriega’s Early Retirement

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By John Zur  Last Week, The Miami Herald published an article announcing plans to end Miami Beach Police Chief Carlos Noriega’s term earlier than his … [Read more...]

News: To Add Advertising or Not to Add Advertising?


By Anne Newport Royall The meeting really started almost ten minutes early, with an animated discussion between two combatants, who really belong on … [Read more...]