Leaders & Coffee: Lola Hernandez of Vicky Bakery

On this edition of Leaders & Coffee on Gables Insider, we sit down with Lola Hernandez of Franchise Operations Management at Vicky Bakery, as their company prepares to begin franchising Vicky Bakery.

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The Coral Gables Country Club: The Facts As We Know Them

Since our founding, Gables Insider has prided itself in providing in-depth information to you about issues that are affecting our community. Over the last two months, a lot of information has been circulating about the Coral Gables Country Club, the…

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Opinion: Hanging On To Life On The Greenways is Not Just About Nostalgia; It Has Economic Value Too

According to a study commissioned by the U.S Chamber of Commerce, American towns that make historic preservation a priority enjoy an economic dividend to the local economy. Additionally, heritage tourism has a greater impact on a local economy with heritage…

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Opinion: Our Vision for Burger Bob’s Is About Moving Forward With Respect For Tradition And History

It was a winter’s day in 2020 when my son Bradley, my In-House Counsel Rich Barbara, and I were in our Coral Gables office thinking about where we should have a quick lunch.  Someone suggested Burger Bob’s, a place I…

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Opinion: Granada Blvd Not The Place For Major Restaurant

Luis Uriarte Resident of Coral Gables for over 44 years who lives feet away from Burger Bob’s I have lived half a block from Burger Bob’s on Granada Blvd for the past 44 years, and I just became aware of…

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Petition Seeks To “Keep the Hometown Feel of Burger Bob’s Alive”

A resident-led petition on change.org to save Coral Gables’ Burger Bob’s has quickly secured 700 signatures. Chase Howard, a resident who spoke about the importance of Burger Bob’s at the July 24th City Commission meeting, started the petition, which has…

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New Dining Spot On Giralda: Craft Opens In Coral Gables

Looking to try a new dining spot in the Gables? Head out to 127 Giralda Avenue for Coral Gables’ newest restaurant, Craft. An Argentinian family-owned restaurant, Craft, has made its way from Argentina to Coral Gables, providing diners a great…

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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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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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The Local And Eating House Closing Their Doors

Coral Gables has long been seen as a location for culture and food. Patrons come from all over the County to find great dining. However, come July 18th, they will find two less restaurants to enjoy. On June 19th, as…

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