PASSOVER: Apr. 14, Sundown

Richard C. Schulman

Passover commemorates the oldest recorded struggle for freedom. The tradition of Passover is liberation, holiday of freedom. More than 3,500 years ago, the Jewish people were liberated after 400 years of slavery and bondage, and the Haggadah tells us, they were not only freed, but also left Egypt with great wealth, under the aura of […]

Upcoming Events: March & April 2014

Don Quixote

SUNNY SERENADE 7:30 – 9:00 PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014 HERITAGE PARK, 19200 COLLINS AVENUE Enjoy the sounds of Classic Rock & Roll performed by VIVA. This event is FREE and open to the public. Free parking available at the Heritage Park Garage and under the William Lehman Causeway. MIAMI CITY BALLET DON QUIXOTE 12:45 […]

Music fills the air in Sunny Isles Beach

Alayne Yeash

If you like music, take advantage of the many opportunities to hear quality performances over the next few weeks in our city. As the weeks progress, you can experience a variety of genres both indoors and out. Beginning with the monthly SUNNY SERENADE CONCERT SERIES on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 7:30 to 9:00 PM […]

When it comes to the 40 Year Recertification for Condominiums: A Dollar Spent Is A Dollar Saved


When the City of Sunny Isles Beach was incorporated 16 years ago, many condominiums within the City were already built. Now, several of them are up for the 40 Year Recertification as mandated by Miami Dade County Ordinance No. 75-34. The 40 Year Recertification Ordinance was initially adopted by Miami Dade County in 1975. In […]

St. Patrick’s Day, March 17

Richard C. Schulman

Few celebrations are as exciting as those on behalf of the man who drove the snakes from Ireland. Patrick’s death was believed to be on March 17th in 461 A.D. Patrick’s sainthood is celebrated on that day in March. In addition to the snake legend, he is credited with explaining to the people of Ireland […]

High Beams could mean High ‘Fees’

If you are anything like me, oncoming motorists that insist on driving with their high beam head lights on is seriously annoying. More than an annoyance, this is actually against the law (Florida State Statute 316.238) and carries a hefty $179.00 fine as a “Moving Infraction”. In addition to the fine, points may be assessed […]


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Eligible Miami Dade County Families Can Receive Free Internet Service For Six Months During Special Sign-Up Period Through March 25   Internet Essentials is a broadband adoption program created by Comcast to connect low-income Americans to the power of broadband Internet at home. In just two a half years, the initiative has connected more than […]

Special Help for Special Needs

Russel Lazega

My four-year-old likes to bounce – I mean, really likes to bounce! This kid can spend unimaginable stretches of time airborne reaching fabulous heights and tuning out the world around him. I mean, man, can he bounce! They say it’s a natural product of being caught on the frazzled fringes of the autism spectrum. What […]

Beckham gets Miami excited about MLS Youth Soccer Remains Strong in SIB

Youth Soccer

Do you know how many ways you can say soccer in Sunny Isles Beach? There is Pee Wee Soccer for 3 – 6 year olds, Instructional Soccer for 6 – 10 year olds, SEAS Recreation Soccer League for ages 6 – 12, Travel Soccer for ages 7 – 17, Adult Soccer League for age 17 […]

Retail Therapy, positive state of mind

Patricia Frank

Retail Therapy is the anticipation of or the act of, buying. It can be therapeutic because buying things creates many beneficial thoughts and feelings. The Psychology behind buying can help some people cope with the vicissitudes of daily life. It can be an effective treatment for various conditions and it can promote healing. There are […]

Wandering & Pondering: Feeling Well

Jane is a devoted sickey. You name a disease and she has had it or will have it in the near future. She is an 80-year-old, who according to her, has never been healthy in her entire life. She has outlived three husbands and countless lovers but to her there has never been a week […]

Experts agree, 2014 Stingray is best Corvette ever!

2014 Corvette Stingray

So much praise has been heaped upon the new C-7 platform Corvette Stingray that I decided to ask my friend and fellow auto writer Bob Kroupa what he thought of the car. Bob is one of the foremost authorities on Corvettes and publishes a comprehensive annual pricing guide called Vette- N-Vestments <>. “I would have […]

10 Truths Learned from Living in Taormina

Taormina Pa

1. Family is the most important thing in your life. a firm believer that at the very least one day of the week should be dedicated to spending time and conversation together over a meal. Be it your family or a family, the sense belonging, camaraderie, and love that fuels a family meal is an […]

Borrell & Parrillo Awards presented to SIB officers

Borrell Award

January 21, 2014 was a very special day for two veteran officers of the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department. The prestigious Joe Borrell and William Parrillo Awards were presented on behalf of their families to Officer Norbie Alvarez and Javier Estevez, respectively. For the 6th year in a row, the special presentation was made on […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mommy Fitness and Conditioning

    April 13 @ 10:00 am - May 30 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Mommy Fitness and Conditioning

    April 14 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
  3. “Guys and Dolls, Jr.” is a sure bet at Area Stage Company!

    April 17 @ 8:00 pm - April 19 @ 8:00 pm
  4. Black Male Youth Mental Health Conference

    April 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  5. Mini-Zoo Camp: April 18, 2014

    April 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm