Category Archives: Miami Herald

Miami Herald:SIB Candidate Says Her Signs Keep Disappearing

By Howard Cohen  Come campaign season — and, in Sunny Isles Beach, it still is campaign season for one open commission seat — political signs are a common sight. But one candidate is singing the blues over what she sees … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | 2 Comments

Miami Herald: Voters Choose Three New Mayors in Miami-Dade

BY LAURA ISENSEE lisensee@MiamiHerald.com Voters chose new mayors in at least three Miami-Dade cities on Tuesday, as returns slowly trickled in from two dozen mayoral and city commission races from around the county. Cutler Bay, Palmetto Bay and North Bay … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | Leave a comment

Business Insider: On One Florida Strip, HALF The Unsold Condos Bear The Name “Trump”

By Joe Weisenthal Residents of South Florida, blame Donald Trump for the fact that oversupply continues to wreack havoc on the condo market. Condo Vultures explaines: Nearly half of the 1,000 completed condominium units that were still unsold in Sunny … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | Leave a comment

NY Times:Florida Voters Enter Battle (Not just in Sunny Isles)

  “The people around here didn’t want it — they objected. But the City Commission did it anyway.”  The real estate crisis is not just the fault of Wall Street, Washington or misguided borrowers; it is also the back-scratching bond … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | 1 Comment

Miami Herald: Miami Historic Preservation Board director resigns

Uguccioni got caught up in a half-decade battle between Temple B’Nai Zion and Sunny Isles Beach. The temple wants to tear down the current structure and expand to include a university. The city is fighting to designate the land as … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | Leave a comment

Miami Herald: Aquarium plan excites SIB commissioners

Condo developer J. Milton & Associates is backing plans for a city-owned aquarium and park across from its new luxury residential complex in Sunny Isles Beach…. Company president Joseph Milton acknowledged the park will help his new St. Tropez condo … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | Leave a comment

Miami Herald: Plans for bridge and pier stalled after state questioned SIB officials on layout and design

The plans call for a fishing pier at Sunny Isles Beach Boulevard and Collins Avenue, and a pedestrian bridge that would extend North Bay Road from Northeast 172nd Street to 174th street. The plans have been in the works for … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | Leave a comment

Miami Herald: Aventura and Sunny Isles budget issues

Sunny Isles Beach is proposing a tax rate of 2.8860 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value, up from last year’s rate of 2.65 — a 9 percent increase. Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/09/16/1828346/aventura-sunny-isles-contend-with.html#ixzz10NFFB1YY

Posted in Miami Herald | Leave a comment

Miami Herald: Insults fly in ugly debate on temple’s “historic” label

Posted o9/05/2010 Sunny Isles Beach commissioners upheld their preservation board’s decision to designate Temple B’Nai Zion historic but not before charges of Nazism flew at the predominantly Jewish board. Sunny Isles commissioners voted 4-1 to uphold the city’s Historic Preservation … Continue reading

Posted in Miami Herald | Leave a comment