The “Gables Arcadians” Return Home

By Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell, President Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables The Board of Directors of the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables, George Giving benefactors, and members of the City of Coral Gables Commission and other staff recently…

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Election Endorsements

Many of you have emailed and messaged asking if Gables Insider will be making endorsements or recommendations for the April election. We have decided not to make endorsements this election. However, we are happy to share the endorsements made by…

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Developers Defeat Residents: Miracle Mile Up-Zoned

In a 4-1 vote by the Coral Gables City Commission at Tuesday’s Commission meeting, Miracle Mile was up-zoned (Valdes-Fauli, Keon, Mena and Fors in favor and Lago against), granting a huge victory for Developers over the wishes of Residents. Discussion…

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Commission Digest: Final Vote On Miracle Mile Zoning Changes

Tuesday, March 23rd is the final scheduled meeting of the current Coral Gables Commission. At least two new members of the City Commission will be elected in the April 13th municipal election. Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli is retiring and not seeking…

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Comments Deadline Tomorrow For Artwork For Police & Fire Headquarters

The artwork being proposed for the Police and Fire Headquarters is up for consideration at Tuesday’s Commission meeting. Residents are encouraged to submit comments about the artwork by Friday, March 19th. PROPOSED ARTWORK: Eternal Vigilance by Shane Allbritton and Norman…

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As April Election Nears, Second Candidate Forum Set For Thursday (3/11)

CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE The Coral Gables municipal is just over 5 weeks away. With 13 candidates vying for three seats. This Thursday, the Coral Gables Chamber and the University of Miami will be holding the second candidate forum…

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First Reading Of New Miracle Mile Zoning Change Set For Tuesday (3/9)

Following last month’s sunshine workshop where the Commission instructed staff to proceed with a new proposal on the zoning changes to the Miracle Mile, the first reading of this new proposal will come before the City Commission at Tuesday’s meeting….

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Vice Mayor Lago To Hold Virtual Town Hall Thursday (3/4)

UPDATE: Click here to watch recording of the town hall. Vice Mayor Vince Lago will be holding a virtual town hall meeting this Thursday, March 4th at 5:30PM. Topics will include: General City Updates, Public Safety Updates, City-wide Improvement Projects,…

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Candidates Set For Coral Gables April 13th Election

The qualifying period for the April 13th Coral Gables municipal election officially closed at noon today setting the table for the open Mayoral seat and two open Commission seats. MAYORAL RACE Coral Gables Mayor Raul-Valdes-Fauli announced shortly after the 2019…

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Miracle Mile Zoning Changes Workshop Scheduled For Wednesday Feb. 24

The City Commission will be holding a Commission workshop on Wednesday, February 24th at 4:00PM to discuss the proposed zoning changes to Miracle Mile. This workshop will primarily discuss the suggested variations to the proposed zoning code by Vice Mayor…

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