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SIB man indicted for defrauding NJ city

The South Florida Business Journal reports that 67 year old Sunny Isles Beach resident Robert Kahan was federally indicted for defrauding Trenton, N.J., out of public housing funds.  A federal grand jury in New Jersey hit Kahan, the head of Tara Development, … Continue reading

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Jose Milton passes away at 83

Jose Milton founder of J. Milton & Associates died of natural causes on July 3, 2013.  His company played a key role in the transformation of Sunny Isles Beach with high-rise projects such as Sands Pointe, Pinnacle, King David, Sayan, the Intracoastal … Continue reading

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Sunny Beach Billiards stands out as Miami New Times best pool hall

Sunny Isles Beach is home of the best pool hall in Miami.  So says the   Miami  New Times Best of Miami 2013 issue: http://www.miaminewtimes.com/bestof/2013/award/best-pool-hall-3699207/ .   Sunny Beach Billiards is off of Collins and 170th Street, on the second floor of the shopping … Continue reading

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SIB moves forward with underground utility lines

On June 20, 2013, the City Commission voted to continue on to the next phase of undergrounding utility, phone, and cable lines.  With this infrastructure underground, it would be more protected from wind and storm damage, a hazard that a … Continue reading

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Special Election Results: Five of Six Amendments Pass

Sunny Isles Beach voters opted to keep the Miami-Dade Fire Department contract in the City Charter, but overwhelmingly voted in favor of the other five proposed amendments.  The official results can be found at:  http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/results/ele060413/060413-c.pdf.  Easier to read results can … Continue reading

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Examiner.com: SIB to choose on charter amendments

For a different/ additional take on SIB’s proposed amendments, go to  Examiner article at:  http://www.examiner.com/article/sunny-isles-beach-to-choose-on-charter-amendments Please note that the SIB Reporter is misquoted.  It is not our position that there is nothing alarming in the current errors in our charter.  … Continue reading

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Voting on Proposed Charter Amendments Next Tuesday June 4th

Written by Jeniffer Viscarra Sunny Isles Beach is having a special election on Tuesday June 4, 2013 in order to vote for proposed charter amendments.   According to our City Charter, which essentially is our City’s constitution, the City Commission has … Continue reading

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Miami Herald 5/16/2013: South Beach club operator sentenced to 12 years for “bar girls” racket at Russian-style lounges

The sentencing in the “bar girls” scandal that involved several residents of Aventura and Sunny Isles Beach, including former candidate for commissioner of SIB, Isaac Feldman, has been decided.  The Miami Herald article on the subject reads in part: Albert … Continue reading

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SIB professionals are cordially invited to network at Newport

Local business professionals are cordially invited to the Visitors Day networking event of the BNI Revival Chapter. Where: Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort, 16701 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles, FL 33160 When: April 18th from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (No, that … Continue reading

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Venezuelan jewish expats make SIB their home

From the Canadian Jewish News 03/22/2013 SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. — Sitting outside a Starbucks coffee shop in this small city north of Miami Beach, Paul Hariton recalls the dramatic night in 2002 when he and his wife decided to … Continue reading

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