Coral Gables Ranked Second Best Place To Live In Florida

As residents of Coral Gables, we know better than anyone that this is one of the top places to live in Florida. Last year, the YouTube channel, Around the World, which ranks best places to live in different states and…

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Rare 1924 Coral Gables Map Returns Home After Nearly 100 Years Courtesy Of Lago Family

A rare official map of Coral Gables, released by the Coral Gables Corporation in January 1924, has made the 2,600 mile trip from La Jolla, CA back to Coral Gables after 96 years, where it will be put on permanent…

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OPINION Update: – Court Orders Permanent Stay of Demolition on 1208 Asturia Avenue

By Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell, Local Preservationist On July 30 the Appellate Division of the 11th Judicial Circuit issued a permanent stay on the City of Coral Gables releasing a demolition permit for 1208 Asturia Avenue.  This will prevent the…

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Latest On Hurricane Isaias

000 WTNT34 KNHC 020254 TCPAT4 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Isaias Advisory Number 20 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092020 1100 PM EDT Sat Aug 01 2020 …ISAIAS CONTINUES TO SLOWLY APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA COAST… SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT…0300…

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City COVID-19 Test Site Productive, Remains Open Only One Day A Week

As previously reported, The City of Coral Gables COVID-19 testing site officially reopened on July 22nd with a sold out appointment schedule. In total, the site tested 115 residents on its first day. Results released this week showed that 12…

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The Underline Secures Additional Funding For Coral Gables Segment Of The 10-Mile Linear Multi-modal Corridor

On Tuesday, July 14, The Underline was awarded a firm $7 million commitment from the City of Coral Gables to help fund a portion of the 10-mile linear multi-modal corridor underneath the Metrorail guideway. The Underline is a public-private partnership…

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Mayor Calls For Abolishing Miami-Dade County Following Commission Vote To Condemn County CARES Act Plan

The City of Coral Gables Commission held a special sunshine meeting July 30th to discuss Miami-Dade County’s proposal to reduce the financial distribution to municipalities from a projected sum of $135 million to $30 million. The proposal, as laid out,…

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All State-Supported And County COVID-19 Testing Sites Temporarily Close For Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine

Today, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Miami-Dade County announced that all drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing sites will temporarily close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, in anticipation of impacts from Hurricane Isaias. Testing sites are…

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Coral Gables Targeted In BLM Vandalism

The City of Coral Gables has now been targeted twice by vandalism in relations to the Black Lives Matter Movement. Last night, the historic Coral Gables Alhambra Water Tower was spray painted with messages of “Coral Gables Is Complicit” and…

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Coral Gables Police Seeks Community Assistance In Reporting Violations Of COVID-19 Orders

Although the strength of Coral Gables’ mask order is still being called into question by residents, the Coral Gables Police Department has been issuing warnings to violators of the City and County’s mask order. Between July 3rd and July 22nd,…

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