Board Member Rojas Sponsors Item Requesting Report On Building Safety Protocols At Miami-Dade County Public Schools

On July 14th, the Miami-Dade County Public School Board unanimously approved an item proffered by Coral Gables’ School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas, requesting a report from the superintendent explaining protocols on inspections and evaluations on structural integrity of Miami-Dade…

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Another Staff Backroom Deal Has Been Cooked; Burger Bob’s New Deal Agreed To Prior To An RFP

First, there was Wawa. Then, there was Greco. Now there is Burger Bob’s. On more than one occasion, residents have been told these were one-off cases and that there are no other deals being done behind the scenes, Gables Insider…

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Street Parking: City Taking From Residents, To Help Developers And Friends, Without Notification Or Input From Residents

Parking in Coral Gables has long been a concern for many. The lack of parking in downtown leads many residents to avoid the area and frequent stores and restaurants outside of Coral Gables. However, the City’s parking woes are not…

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Another Coral Gables Tax Payer Funded Artist Becomes Political

Last week, the City Commission decided against using tax payer dollars to fund artists Sandra Ramos and Cai Guo-Qiang, who are affiliated with the Cuban and Chinese regimes, respectively. The next day, the artists behind another City/tax payer funded project…

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Leaders & Coffee: Cesar Melgoza, Founder & CEO of MOXY

On this episode of Gables Insider’s Leaders & Coffee, we sit down with the founder & CEO of MOXY, Cesar Melgoza, to discuss the role MOXY is playing in the community and what they offer. Learn more about MOXY by…

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Coral Gables Museum Wins 2021 AIA People’s Choice Award

The CoraI Gables Museum has been selected as the winning recipient of the American Institute of Architects of Florida ‘2021 Peoples Choice Competition, it was announced today This particular award focuses on adaptive reuse – buildings that have been reimagined…

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Smiles On The Mile: A Night Of Stand-Up Comedy At Miracle Theatre

Looking for some comic relief in your week? Miracle Theatre is the place to be! “Ladies and gentlemen, put your hands together for comedians Flip Schultz, Adam Richmond and Chad Ridgely as The Miracle Theatre transforms into a comedy club…

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Carver PTA Takes Home Florida PTA Advocacy Award

The George Washington Carver Elementary School PTA received its second advocacy award this past week, this time from the Florida PTA for their work with the community to address the controversial construction of a Wawa gas station across the street…

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Burger Bobs Lease To Be Extended Through December 31st

Over the last several weeks, many in the community had been reaching out to the Commission to seek a way to keep Burger Bobs, the diner at the Granada Golf Course, open. In a letter from the City, Bobs had…

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Commission Meeting Summary (7/13/2021)

In what must have been one of the latest meetings in Coral Gables Commission history, the City Commission met on July 13th as their sole July meeting, which was the first to begin at 4:00PM. The meeting, which followed a…

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