Pumpkin Patch Returns October 16th

The City of Coral Gables will once again bring a flair of fall to Pittman Park, as the Community Recreation Department holds its Pumpkin Patch. “Hundreds of pumpkins in all sizes will take over Pittman Park. Enjoy live music, pumpkin…

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Meetings Next Week To Discuss Toledo and Alava And Blue Road Neighborhood Parks

The City of Coral Gables’ Community Recreation Department will be holding meetings to discuss the future of both Toledo and Alava Neighborhood Park and Blue Road Neighborhood Park. The City is seeking to apply for Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program…

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International Coastal Cleanup Day This Saturday

Get ready to join millions of volunteers around the globe for the Ocean Conservancy’s 36th annual International Coastal Cleanup – the world’s LARGEST one-day volunteer effort for our oceans and waterways.  Join Keep Coral Gables Beautiful on Saturday, Sept. 18…

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Park Activities Return For Summer

Magical Park After Dark The world’s first digital playground returns to Coral Gables on Friday, July 16 at 7 p.m. Come out and explore different virtual realities at Phillips Park located at 90 Menores Avenue. To participate, download the Magical…

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City Cuts Ribbon On New Playground At Jaycee Park

On Saturday, May 8th, the City of Coral Gables officially cut the ribbon to open the playground at Jaycee Park (1230 Hardee Road). The ceremony was attended by Coral Gables Commissioners Jorge L. Fors, Jr., Rhonda Anderson and Kirk Menendez;…

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Opinion: Keep West Matheson Natural, Pristine

By: David Walsh Miami-Dade County’s Parks Department wants to turn a pristine, wild preserve into a developed park with a boardwalk carving through a tropical hardwood hammock. The development would cost taxpayers $5 million, and would put one of the…

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EXCLUSIVE Gables Drive-Thru Halloween Caravan

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 from 5 – 9 p.m.An exclusive event for Coral Gables residents only. Roll down your windows to get candy from Count Dracula, the Mummy, Frankenstein’s monster, and other scary friends. Decorate your car in the most…

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OPINION: West Matheson Hammock Park

By: Patricia Cox This park is on track to close from October to May during the worst pandemic in our history. Hammock Lake residents opposed drivers entering the park from the county road. Miami-Dade County wants to build a 1/3…

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City Playgrounds Re-Open

After six months of closure to comply with Miami-Dade County Emergency Orders, playgrounds and outdoor fitness equipment in Coral Gables parks reopened this past Saturday. The City’s Community Recreation department set the following parameters: To stay safe we need you…

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Coral Gables Debuts World’s First Digital Playground In The U.S.

The City of Coral Gables inaugurates Magical Park, an interactive mobile game app that turns a park into a digital fantasy land on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. Coral Gables is the first U.S. city to launch this program…

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