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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First Farmers Market Of Season A Huge Success

On Saturday, January 15th, the Coral Gables Farmers Market season began with the year’s first farmers market. Hundreds came out on a beautiful Saturday morning to support local vendors and enjoy a day outdoors in the City Beautiful. Vendors were…

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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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FedEx Blames Overwhelmed Centers And COVID-19 For Lengthy Delays And Loss Of Packages

Following the holiday rush, some delivery services have continued to experience lengthy delays in service. We were recently informed of one Gables resident, who asked to remain anonymous for purposes of this article. He had a package shipped to him…

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M-DCPS Accepting Magnet School Applications Until Jan. 15, 2022

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) is currently accepting applications for Magnet programs for the 2022-2023 school year. The enrollment period for Magnet programs across the school district opened in October and runs through January 15, 2022. Students will be able…

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City Considers Lease To Best Chef In The South Winner, Michelle Bernstein, For New Restaurant

The City’s Economic Development Department will be presenting an item on first reading to the City Commission in February to approve a lease with Chef Michelle Bernstein for a new restaurant at the former location of Open Stage. Bernstein, who…

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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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If You Test Positive For COVID-19…

Miami-Dade County has put out the following flyer on steps that should be taken if you test positive for COVID-19. If you have symptoms and need to get tested, please visit: https://www.miamidade.gov/global/initiatives/coronavirus/testing-locations.page for a full list of testing sites in…

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Mangrove Potting Event This Saturday

Keep Coral Gables Beautiful and the Coral Gables Garden Club invite you to join us on Jan. 8 as we pot 1,000 mangrove seeds in a pop-up nursery. These seeds will be grown on-site for six months before being donated…

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