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Halloween Cancelled for Santa Maria and Cocoplum

Halloween is cancelled for two of the city’s most popular trick-or-treating destinations where thousands flock in Miami-Dade to come and have a good time. The Mayor of the City of Coral Gables, Raul Valdes-Fauli, has declared an emergency order closing…

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OPINION: Coral Gables “Foundation” Is Preserved

By Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell, Local Preservationist At the October 21st meeting of the City’s Historic Preservation Board, the final outcome on the landmarked Fink cottage with its coral rock foundation was sealed.  In a 7-2 decision, the Board voted…

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Country Club: City Must Help Local Businesses

According to the City, Coral Gables Country Club, operated by Coral Gables Grand, LLC., finds itself in financial trouble advising their landlord, the City of Coral Gables, of inability to pay August’s rent. On March 9th, 2020, the State of…

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What Grade Would You Give Our City Streets?

We’re looking to bring attention to the worst street conditions in Coral Gables. Is your street in bad shape? Do you regularly drive or avoid a street in poor conditions? Let us know. Millions of dollars are set aside from…

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Your October 27 Commission Meeting Digest

Click here to view the full agenda. To watch the meeting LIVE on Tuesday, October 27th: https://zoom.us/j/3054466800 . Anyone can address the commission for (3) minutes before the start of business promptly at 9am Below is a satire digest a-la-Insider for what we expect…

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Parents Outraged On Wawa Gas Station Across From School

The City of Coral Gables has given a carte blanche approval to developer REDEVCO Grand LLC, for their project called Bahamian Village on US1 and Florida Avenue, across the street from George Washington Carver Elementary and Middle School. The project…

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Alhambra Circle Traffic Alert (BRIDGE)

Repairs to the Alhambra Circle Bridge (between Taragona and Salvatierra Drives) are proposed to start on Monday, Oct. 26. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and maintained through a flagman operation throughout the one week construction period, weather permitting. Drivers should expect delays…

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Zoning Code Update Could Make Miracle Mile Taller

The Coral Gables City Commission held a workshop earlier this week to discuss adopting an updated zoning code. The update includes both major and minor changes. Particularly there is one area which is getting all the attention – Miracle Mile….

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CGPD Arrests Attorney Suspected In Conjunction With String Of Bank Robberies, Including 4 In Coral Gables

On Tuesday, Oct. 20th, the City of Coral Gables Police arrested Aaron P. Honaker, a Coral Gables attorney, and he now faces federal charges for at least five bank robberies. He was turned over to the FBI, as bank robberies…

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Special Election Edition

Early voting begins today. Polls will be open from 7:00AM to 7:00PM every day through Sunday, November 1st. Gables Insider has been working to provide you with an in depth election edition to facilitate your ability to learn more about…

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