Youth Zones: A Traffic-Calming Measure

The City of Coral Gables is home to thirty-two parks, ten community facilities, a library, and countless other open spaces that experience high volumes of foot traffic and use by the city’s youth and their families. Although the seventeen schools…

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CGPD Arrests Thief Caught On Camera

On September 27th, the City of Coral Gables Police Department (CGPD) arrested a suspected thief who was caught on camera. Here are the facts as stated by CGPD: On September 27, 2021, at 1:44 a.m., Coral Gables Police were dispatched…

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City Manager Presents At Miami-Dade County Commission’s Infrastructure And Innovation Subcommittee

On Tuesday, September 21st, Coral Gables City Manager Peter Iglesias spoke before the Miami-Dade County Commission’s Subcommittee on Infrastructure and Innovation, at the invitation of Commissioner Raquel Regalado. The subcommittee has been looking into safety protocols following the building collapse…

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11th Judicial Circuit Judge Rules In Favor Of City On Automated License Plate Readers

Judge Charles K. Johnson of the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida has rendered a ruling from the bench in Raul Mas Canosa v. City of Coral Gables et al in favor of the defendants, the City of Coral Gables, Florida…

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Dog Safety PSA: Hot Pavement

A longtime Coral Gables resident reached out to Gables Insider this week and asked us to help share the following post that had been created in the Animal Awareness Advocating and Educating Group on Facebook. The information relates to the…

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County & City Re-institute Mask Requirements At Facilities; UM Requires Staff Get Vaccinated

On Wednesday, July 28th, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced that Miami-Dade County would reinstate a mask requirement at all Miami-Dade County government facilities due to the steep rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases. On Saturday, August 2nd, the State…

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City of Coral Gables Installs First AI-Powered Ekin Smart City Pole Technology in the U.S.

Ekin, a global leader in smart city technology solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI), announced the launch of its first smart city pilot project in the U.S., serving the City of Coral Gables. The innovative, AI-powered Ekin Spotter gives public…

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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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Vacate Order Lifted On 730 Coral Way, As City Releases Building’s Troubling 2017 Engineering Report

On Friday, July 23rd, just 29 days after the tragic building collapse of the Champlain Tower South in Surfside that claimed the lives of 98 people, the City of Coral Gables gave residents 72 hours to vacate 730 Coral Way….

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Developing: Residents Of Building On Coral Way Given 72 Hours To Vacate Building, Due To Structural Concerns

On Friday, July 23rd, just 29 days after the tragic building collapse of the Champlain Tower South in Surfside that claimed the lives of 98 people, the City of Coral Gables gave residents 72 hours to vacate 730 Coral Way….

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