Agenda Digest: City Commission (6/28/2022)

On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, the Coral Gables City Commission will hold its next City Commission meeting. Here are some of the more notable items on the agenda for this upcoming meeting. Click here to see the full agenda. Non-credited…

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Coral Gables Names Thomas “Pat” Hanlon Assistant Police Chief

The City of Coral Gables Police Department named Thomas ” Pat” Hanlon Assistant Chief of Police. He assumes the post created by the retirement of Hajir Nuriddin. “It’s great to welcome Pat to the Coral Gables family,” said Police Chief…

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Fratellino Named Top Restaurant In Florida By Yelp

Fratellino Ristorante in Coral Gables has been rated the top restaurant in the State of Florida by Yelp. Fratellino, located at 264 Miracle Mile, was founded in 2014 and features handmade pasta. It describes itself on Facebook as: “Homemade Italian…

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Vice Mayor Michael Mena Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2023

On Tuesday, June 21st, Coral Gables Vice Mayor Michael Mena sent out an email announcement to supporters informing them that he had decided not to seek re-election for a third term. “As I reach the final ten months of my…

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Coral Gables Continues To Expand Its Public Wi-Fi Network

The City of Coral Gables continues to expand its public Wi-Fi network as a part of the Smart Districts – Broadband Infrastructure Expansion Project. The city’s Innovation and Technology (IT) department recently added a public Wi-Fi access point outside of…

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Resident Safety Concerns Not A Priority For Police Chief Or City Manager

On March 28, 2022, Gables Insider‘s Ariel Fernandez emailed Coral Gables Mayor Vince Lago, as a resident, regarding his concern with the growing number of accidents he was seeing on Granada Boulevard north of Coral Way. In particular, the blocks…

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French Bistro, Le Parc Café, Coming To The Coral Gables Country Club

The City of Coral Gables has reached an agreement with an operator for the Coral Gables Country Club’s Café. At the May 31st City Commission meeting, Asset Manager Zeida Sardinas announced that the City was in agreement on a concessionaire…

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Morris’ Controversial Ponce Park Residences Once Again Fails To Secure Support Of Planning And Zoning Board

On Wednesday, June 8th, the Coral Gables Planning and Zoning Board once again took up the Ponce Park Residences project proposed by developer, W. Allen Morris. Board Member Venny Torre kicked off the meeting with a procedural question regarding the…

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Bachour, Three Others, Awarded Coveted Michelin Bib Gourmand

Coral Gables’ Bachour has been recognized by Michelin as a Bib Gourmand recipient for 2022. Founded in 2019 by world renowned pastry chef Antonio Bachour, Bachour quickly became a popular breakfast destination for the community. As you may remember, Bachour…

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Graziano’s To Open Third Coral Gables Location

Graziano’s Group has announced its plans to open a 12th location and its third in the City of Coral Gables. Scheduled to open by the end of 2022, Graziano’s newest location in Coral Gables will be located at the LifeTime…

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