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 | San Francisco Chronicle | Miami Beach outlaws panhandling near restaurants, businesses