Agenda Digest: Commission Meeting (9/28/2021)

On September 28, 2021, the Coral Gables City Commission will hold its next City Commission meeting. Here are some of the more notable items on the agenda for this upcoming meeting. Click here to see the full agenda. Non-credited quotes…

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Judge Does Not Grant Motion To Dismiss, Wawa Civil Challenge Continues

On Friday, September 24th, the legal teams of the City of Coral Gables, Wawa and REDEVCO argued a motion to dismiss the legal challenge presented by the Gables Accountability Project (GAP) regarding the proposed construction of a Wawa Gas Station…

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Wawa Hearing Set For Friday (9-24)

Earlier this year, the City of Coral Gables, Wawa and REDEVCO Grand (Developer) filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by residents of Coral Gables over the construction of a Wawa gas station. At a hearing on Tuesday, Judge…

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Lago School Supply Drive Yields 150 Full Backpacks To Students At Ponce Middle

During the month of August, Coral Gables Mayor Vince Lago held a school supply drive to benefit students at Coral Gables schools in need of school supplies. The Mayor’s drive collected enough supplies to fill 150 backpacks with all L…

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Actors’ Playhouse At Miracle Theatre Announces Fall Conservatory Class Schedule

Actors’ Playhouse at Miracle Theatre has long been a staple of the Coral Gables Community. Located on Miracle Mile, the community theatre features not only live productions, but also offers classes for children as young as 5 years of age…

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$146k In Cultural Grants Would Go To Organizations Outside Coral Gables, As Request From Carver PTA Would Get $0

The Coral Gables City Commission will be considering approving the recommendations of the City’s Cultural Development Board’s annual allocation of cultural grant funding at the August 24th Commission meeting. Grant Funding According to the staff memo presented to the Commission,…

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Shops At Merrick Park Welcomes Back Students With Back-to-School Celebration This Saturday

Welcome Back Students with a Back-to-School Celebration! It’s time to get ‘Back-to-School and Back-to-Style-Ready’! Join Miami Kids Magazine and Shops at Merrick Park for a free, Back-to-School Celebration, welcoming back students for the 2021-2022 school year. This year’s event will take place…

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Mayor Lago And School Board Member Rojas Holding School Supply Drive Through August 23rd

Coral Gables Mayor Vince Lago and Miami-Dade County School Board Member Mari Tere Rojas have joined forces for a school supply drive to benefit students in need in our community. The collection is of school supplies, including: pencils, paper, pens,…

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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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Back-To-School Tax Holiday (7/31 to 8/9)

Florida’s back-to-school tax holiday begins this Saturday, July 31st. For ten days, parents will be able to enjoy tax free shopping on certain back-to-school products in preparation for the 2021-2022 school year. According to the Florida Department of Revenue, “consumers…

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