City Manager Orders Mold Remediation In His Office, Confirming Gables Insider’s 2-Year Reporting Of Mold At City Hall

After nearly two years of denying Gables Insider‘s reports of mold at City Hall, the City Manager’s office has been vacated to allow for mold remediation beginning Monday, January 30th. Multiple sources have confirmed that the City Manager’s office moved…

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Canes Baseball: Friday Scrimmage (1/27/2023)

A little past 4:40 PM the college preseason officially kicked off under dark skies and windy temperatures in the low 70s. Definitely jacket conditions. However, under the chill, it did not dampen the spirit of the crowd in attendance as…

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City Commission Recap (1/24/2023)

Below is a copy of the Commission Digest for this Commission meeting with the brief explanations of discussion taken and/or final votes cast by the Commission on January 24h. Discussion/explanation can be found in blue. If opening on a smartphone,…

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Developing: Developer Removes Plaques At Historic Garden Of Our Lord Before Appeal Complete, “As Instructed By The Commission”

On Monday, January 23rd, the historic plaques on the perimeter fence of Coral Gables’ Historic Garden of Our Lord were removed by the developer. Residents immediately contacted City Hall and were informed that the City was not aware of any…

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New Leadership Takes Over At Coral Gables Fraternal Order Of Police, Following Landslide Election

The Coral Gables Fraternal Order of Police held its board elections last month and opted for new leadership in landslide results. Elected were President Christopher Challenger (74.7%), Vice President Joseph Cramer (68.1%), Secretary Eduardo Castaneda (75.2%), State Trustee Velier Zaccheo…

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Opinion: Taxpayer Dollars Funded Failed Effort to Placate Former Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli

I am sure many Gables Insider readers will recall former Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli’s 2018 attempt to pass an “assault weapon” ban in Coral Gables.  It failed because several residents— myself included—challenged the Commission and reminded them that the State of…

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Navy Band Southeast Comes To Coral Gables

You’ll have two opportunities to celebrate Navy Week with two free concerts in the Coral Gables. On Thursday, January 26th, the Navy Band Southeast will be in town with their Jazz Ensemble and Popular Music Group. Navy Week gives the…

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Canes Baseball: Second Preseason Scrimmage

The second of two unofficial scrimmages brought out the heavies in our pitching rotation. For the first 4 innings, Gage Ziehl, Alejandro Rosario, Karson Ligon, and Ronaldo Gallo put on a pitching clinic gridlocking the offensive juggernaut to just two…

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Following Historic Preservation Board Vote, Future Of Historic Garden Of Our Lord To Be Decided By City Commission

On Wednesday, January 18th, the fate of the Historic Garden of Our Lord was discussed and voted on by the City of Coral Gables’ Historic Preservation Board. As previously reported on Gables Insider, Coral Gables resident and daughter of the…

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Agenda Digest: City Commission (1/24/2023)

On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, the Coral Gables City Commission will hold its next City Commission meeting. Here is a rundown of the agenda for this upcoming meeting. Click here to see the full agenda. Non-credited quotes in this article…

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