City Manager Seeks Permission To Negotiate Country Club Deal While Withholding Public Records From Residents

On Tuesday, January 25th, Coral Gables City Manager Peter Iglesias will be seeking the Commission’s approval to negotiate a contract with the Barreto Group following a second RFP for leasing the property. However, left out of the documents made available…

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Agenda Digest: Commission Meeting (1/25/2022)

On January 25, 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 quotes…

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After Signing A 3-Month Lease Extension, Burger Bob’s Closes Doors Early

The lease extensions for Burger Bob’s were a community effort. Members of the community rallied behind owner, Bob Maguire, and his team led by Rita Tennyson. Over the course of last summer, community members pleaded with the City to extend…

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Burger Bob’s Lease Extended Through March 31st

Burger Bob’s has received a new lease extension, this one through March 31st. An extension which could potentially be the last one for the restaurant. Bob’s, which had been scheduled to close its doors on August 31st of last year,…

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City To Seek Stay In Wawa Case And Will Attempt To Settle, Following Judge’s Ruling Of “Blatantly Illegal” Actions

Following a humiliating loss in Court last week, the City of Coral Gables is seeking to reach a settlement with the Gables Accountability Project (GAP) in the lawsuit regarding the construction of a Wawa gas station across the street from…

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Commission Meeting Recap (1/11/2022)

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 11th. Discussion/explanation can be found in blue. If opening on a smartphone,…

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Agenda Digest: Commission Meeting (1/11/2022)

On January 11, 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 quotes…

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Judge: City Attorney’s Actions “Blatantly Illegal,” Denies Motion To Dismiss Wawa Suit

In January of 2021, the Gables Accountability Project (GAP) filed a lawsuit against the City of Coral Gables, Wawa and developer, Redevco, challenging the proposed construction of a Wawa gas station across the street from George Washington Carver Elementary School….

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City To Require Masks At City Facilities

Beginning Thursday, January 6th, the City of Coral Gables will require staff and visitors to wear masks at all City facilities. The recent rise in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant have led to precautionary measures once again. Guests…

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Planning & Zoning Board Votes For Partial Reversing Of Biltmore Section Upzoning With Recommendation To Reverse Entirely

On Wednesday, December 8th, the Coral Gables Planning and Zoning Board voted unanimously to support the City reversing the upzoning of the Biltmore Section south of Biltmore Way, following the “mistake” that led to its upzoning in February of this…

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