OPINIONS

The overwhelming numbers are a blowout win for preservation, but in the City of Coral Gables, when it comes to preservation, the game is tied By Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell, Local Preservationist It is ironic, that precisely this month of…

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VIDEO: City Holds Press Conference To Mark Phase One Reopening Of Restaurants

Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli and Vice Mayor Vince Lago held a press conference on May 20th, to mark the phase one reopening of restaurants in Coral Gables.

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Bachour Restaurant And Bakery Reopens With Additional Courtyard Seating

The team at Bachour Restaurant and Bakery is ready to safely serve photo-friendly savory dishes and decadent desserts in the convenience of its breezy, Spanish-style courtyard in downtown Coral Gables. “We are grateful to welcome back customers to safely dine with…

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OPINION: Coral Gables Taxpayers- Backed Into A Corner By The Pension Benefits

By: Katherine Newman, Coral Gables Resident We are running out of choices. In 2001, Coral Gables pension fund was almost fully funded. By 2009, the unfunded deficit had risen to over $165 million. In 2018, even after the stock market…

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Curfew Lifted, Coral Gables To Begin Phased Reopening Wednesday

After almost eight weeks, the City of Coral Gables prepares to reopen following a curfew and safer-at home order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. On March 27th, the City of Coral Gables enacted a curfew for all residents…

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Its 9:00PM, Lights On, Lock It Coral Gables!

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Lee Schrager Bake Sale Keeps Restaurant Relief Alive, Right Here In Coral Gables

The little neighborhood bake sale that has turned into the hottest local foodie sensation is back for the fourth week in a row – Sunday, May 17 from noon until sold out – to keep restaurant relief alive even as…

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Virtual Graduation Set For Coral Gables Senior High, As School Renovations Continue

The adaptation to COVID-19 has had severe impacts on schools throughout the world. Students in Miami-Dade County have been distance learning for the better part of two months. This week, Miami-Dade County Public Schools officially announced its Virtual Graduation schedule….

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Opinion: “Make Coral Gables Count!”

By: Commissioner Michael Mena As we navigate through the challenging issues presented by this unprecedented global pandemic, I want to take a moment to address what may seem like a much more mundane topic: the 2020 U.S. Census. Our first…

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Beloved Miami and Coral Gables Historian, Arva Moore Parks, Dies At 81

Confucius once said, “Study the past if you would define the future.” For Miami, Coral Gables and our great State of Florida, if we study the past, we can usually find it in the pen and words of a woman…

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