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Latest Coral Gables COVID-19 Numbers

Numbers provided by the Florida Department of Health – August 7, 2020. Cases: 1,054

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Shops at Merrick Park To Host Drive-Thru Back To School Celebration Saturday (Aug. 8)

Shops at Merrick Park, in conjunction with Miami Kids Magazine, will welcome students back to the 2020-2021 school year with a Drive-Through Back to School Celebration taking place Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Shops at Merrick Park,…

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Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Begins Today

The 2020 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 7, 2020, and ends Sunday, August 9, 2020. During this sales tax holiday…

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Since March, 69 City Employees Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

As the numbers of COVID-19 positive testing in South Florida have focused on the positivity rate, Coral Gables has surpassed a 2% positivity in residents, as the City of about 50,000 residents surpassed 1,000 positive tests this week, setting a…

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Coral Gables Ranked Second Best Place To Live In Florida

As residents of Coral Gables, we know better than anyone that this is one of the top places to live in Florida. Last year, the YouTube channel, Around the World, which ranks best places to live in different states and…

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Rare 1924 Coral Gables Map Returns Home After Nearly 100 Years Courtesy Of Lago Family

A rare official map of Coral Gables, released by the Coral Gables Corporation in January 1924, has made the 2,600 mile trip from La Jolla, CA back to Coral Gables after 96 years, where it will be put on permanent…

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Early Voting Begins For Primary Election

On Monday, August 3rd, early voting sites in Miami-Dade County opened for the August 18th primary election. On the ballot, voters will need to cast votes for Congressional primaries, State Attorney, political party executive committee representatives, Judicial races, County Mayor…

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OPINION Update: – Court Orders Permanent Stay of Demolition on 1208 Asturia Avenue

By Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell, Local Preservationist On July 30 the Appellate Division of the 11th Judicial Circuit issued a permanent stay on the City of Coral Gables releasing a demolition permit for 1208 Asturia Avenue.  This will prevent the…

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Latest On Hurricane Isaias

000 WTNT34 KNHC 020254 TCPAT4 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Isaias Advisory Number 20 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092020 1100 PM EDT Sat Aug 01 2020 …ISAIAS CONTINUES TO SLOWLY APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA COAST… SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT…0300…

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City COVID-19 Test Site Productive, Remains Open Only One Day A Week

As previously reported, The City of Coral Gables COVID-19 testing site officially reopened on July 22nd with a sold out appointment schedule. In total, the site tested 115 residents on its first day. Results released this week showed that 12…

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