Month: May 2020

Miami Beach outlaws panhandling near restaurants, businesses

Asking for money or food near the entrance of a business in Miami Beach is now illegal, under emergency rules put in place by the city because of the coronavirus pandemic. … Commissioner Mark Samuelian defended the new rule, saying on Twitter that panhandling does not “lend itself to social distancing.” … May 17, 2020 …

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COVID-19: The End of the Beginning – Carefully Reopening

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Together we are experiencing an extraordinarily sad and challenging time. I am so grateful for everyone’s efforts and sacrifices. We now appear to be ending the beginning phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and thankfully can start to carefully reopen some businesses with continued vigilance. My number one priority throughout has been …

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Miami Beach Parks Open, But Leaders Forced To Close South Pointe Over Social Distancing Rule Breakers

… City Commissioner Mark Samuelian is proposing a city resolution in hopes of persuading county leaders to allow condos and apartments to open pools. “It’s a place for people to enjoy the outdoors. Frankly, I think that would help alleviate some of the pressure that we’ve had, for example at South Pointe Park,” the commissioner …

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