Entries by Laura Dominguez

Tougher scooter ordinance proposed to curb “Anything Goes” behavior on Miami Beach

Miami Beach City Commissioner Mark Samuelian said “enough is enough” when it comes to the unsafe behavior of scooter drivers. After hearing last week that scooter operators were not adhering to a new ordinance that made business owners responsible for renter violations, he quickly worked with the City Administration to come up with proposed legislation to […]

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 […]

Miami Beach partners with private clinic to offer in-home COVID-19 tests for seniors

Home-bound seniors in Miami Beach who show COVID-19 symptoms can now request in-home testing through a private clinic that has partnered with the city to make coronavirus tests available to residents ages 65 and up. MedRite Urgent Care, which operates the only drive-thru COVID-19 testing center in Miami Beach, is expected to begin senior testing on Monday […]