Stories written by Jennifer Levin

Quest to create a unique Community Albeit ‘Un-ZIP’d’

Since the incorporation of Sunny Isles Beach in 1997, the leaders of the City have embarked on a mission to create a unique community easily identifiable by residents and visitors alike. As a newlyelected Commissioner, I continued the quest of seeking approval from the United States Postal Service for a unique ZIP Code for the […]

Free digital technology courses for persons 60+

Free digital technology courses for persons 60+

On May 17, 2013, I watched a segment on Today concerning a technology program offered by Senior Planet, a nonprofit organization located in New York City (www.seniorplanet.org). Among other things, the course teaches persons 60 years of age and older how to use digital technology. The program is funded by grants and is offered free […]

Turning left from Lehman will be safer

Turning left from Lehman will be safer

If you regularly turn left onto Collins Avenue from William Lehman Causeway then you surely will know what I am talking about. I have always been somewhat uncomfortable making this turn because of the lack of lines on the asphalt defining the two left-turn lanes leaving everyone to their own devices. In fact, I raised […]

Relay For Life fundraising success!

Relay For Life fundraising success!

Ready, set . . . thunderstorm, deluge, tornado warning, lighteningsirens, lopsided tents, soggy grounds, wet roll-away beds, shredding signs and luminaria, drenched volunteers . . . It turned out that Mother Nature had alternate plans for the long-anticipated American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Sunny Isles Beach, Golden Beach and Aventura scheduled for April 20 […]

This weekend at Heritage Park Relay for Life

With free entertainment and silent auction The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Sunny Isles Beach, Golden Beach, and Aventura, will be held at Heritage Park, 19200 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, this Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 2013. The Relay event begins at 6:00 p.m. Saturday and ends on Sunday at noon. The […]

Relay For Life is more than a walk

Relay For Life is more than a walk

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Sunny Isles Beach, Golden Beach, and Aventura, will be held at Heritage Park, 19200 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, on Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 2013. The Relay begins at 6:00 p.m. Saturday and ends on Sunday at noon. Admission is free, and entertainment is planned for […]

Sunny Isles Beach City Advisory Committee

Sunny Isles Beach City Advisory Committee

Every December, the Mayor and each Commissioner appoint a City resident to voluntarily serve on the City Advisory Committee for the upcoming year. The Mayor and Vice Mayor, however, may appoint one additional person to serve on the Committee, with the Mayor appointing the Chairperson. The members of the Advisory Committee for 2013 are Dana […]

November 15,2012, Is Homeless Awareness Day In Sunny Isles Beach

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  The Trust and the Miami-Dade County Community Homeless Plan have been hailed as models across the nation for their progressive approach to ending homelessness. The success of the Trust, the Homeless Plan and the Partnership is primarily as a result of the existence of a unique, dedicated funding source – the only one of […]

A unique zip code for a unique city

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Florida’s Riviera. Home of World-Class Resorts and Dining. Pristine Beaches. Named #1 of Top Ten U.S. Destinations by Tripadvisors Travelcast. Exclusive. Swank. Luxurious. Distinct. These are just a few descriptions of our Beautiful City of Sunny Isles Beach and some of the reasons why Vice-Mayor Lewis J. Thaler originally championed the effort to obtain a […]