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Traffix app
An App that Helps Report Traffic Issues

The City of Coral Gables is introducing a new app designed in-house to enhance citizen engagement and improve public safety.  Coral Gables Traffix is the official reporting app to let officials know about chronic traffic issues within our city boundaries. It is available for free downloading on Apple or Android (Google) App Stores by searching "Coral Gables Traffix." Users can take photographs and report recurring traffic issues such as blocking the box, speeding, illegal parking, speeding in a school zone, pedestrian issues, running a red light or a stop sign.  Get it here. 
A Coffee Talk Conversation with our Top Administrators 

Do you want to know where the City of Coral Gables is headed in 2018? Watch this candid Coffee Talk conversation with our top administrators leading from the front: City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark, Assistant City Manager/ Director of Public Safety Frank Fernandez and Assistant City Manager for Operations and Infrastructure Peter Iglesias.  Coral Gables Television conducted this special interview from the historic Fink studio. View it here
Flu epidemic
How to Protect Yourself from Flu Epidemic

Much of the country is experiencing widespread and intense flu activity with an aggressive strain of influenza called H3N2. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. You should get a flu vaccine now, if you haven't gotten one already this season. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body that protect against flu. Here's what you can everyday to take preventive actions and protect yourself from getting the flu:
  • Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
  • While sick, limit contact with others as much as possible to keep from infecting them.
  • If you are sick with flu-like illness, CDC recommends that you stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone except to get medical care or for other necessities. (Your fever should be gone for 24 hours without the use of a fever-reducing medicine.)
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Germs spread this way.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs like the flu.
 C heck with your doctor promptly if you are at high risk of serious flu complications and get flu symptoms. Read more...
Mommy boot camp
Get in Shape with Free Mommy Boot Camp

Start the New Year with a fitness program aimed specifically for new moms who want to get in shape. The city's free Mommy Boot Camp takes place Monday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, courtesy of the McBride Family. Bring your baby, a mat and water. Classes are offered through April. Read more...
Around Town
It's All About Love on Valentine's Day



Bring your significant other to a very special Valentine's Day celebration on Wednesday, February 14, 6-10 p.m. at the Venetian Pool. Enjoy the most romantic day of the year with a night of romance, dinner and dancing. Admission is $75 per person, space is limited. Here's how. 
Festival of the Arts
Attend the Festival of the Arts this Weekend

More than 200 artists will exhibit their artwork at this weekend's Coral Gables Festival of the Arts, taking place this Saturday and Sunday, January 27-28, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Alhambra from Ponce de Leon to LeJeune Road. 

Bring the family for a day of fine art and craft vendors, activities for kids and a culinary corner. Read more...
Princess Bride
Movies on the Mile: Thursday, Feb 1

Enjoy the great outdoors and watch a movie for free on Thursday, February 1, 7 p.m. at The Plaza on 150 Miracle Mile. This month's movie is The Princess Bride, a fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. Grounds open at 6 p.m. 

The monthly outdoor film series, held until April 2018 and in collaboration with the Coral Gables Art Cinema, features classic films for the entire family. Read more...

tour of kitchens

Get your Tickets Now for Tour of Kitchens

The Coral Gables Community Foundation is hosting the ninth annual Tour of Kitchens on Saturday, February 3, beginning at 9 a.m. This self-guided tour gives an inside look of Coral Gables' most exquisite kitchens, offering gourmet samples and desserts from top restaurants and local merchants. Proceeds benefit the foundation's Culinary Arts Fund, which provides support for the Culinary Arts Program at Coral Gables Senior High School. Read more... 
Daddy Daughter dance
Farmers Market
Daddy & Daughter Dance
 

Friday, February 2,  6:30 - 9 p.m. 
Newman Alumni Center
6200 San Amaro Drive
Fee. Register now!

Coral Gables Farmers Market
Every Saturday, until March 24
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Corner of Miracle Mile & LeJeune Road
Free
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Miracle Mile & Giralda Ave Streetscape Update

Beginning today through Saturday, Jan 27 the following closures will take effect on Miracle Mile: 

1/24: From LeJeune Road to Salzedo, reopening on 1/25.

1/25: From Salzedo to Ponce, reopening on 1/26.

1/26: From Ponce to Galiano, reopening on 1/27.

1-24 to 1-26: Full road closures of Salzedo Street northbound and southbound from Aragon to Andalusia.

To view weekly updates on the construction work, traffic impact and other relevant information, click here.
Traffic: Allow extra time to reach your destination and obey all posted signs and speed limits.

FDOT is doing drainage work on Bird Road (SW 40 Street) and Red Road (SW 57 Avenue) until April. Expect a right lane closure along Bird Road traveling westbound from Alhambra Circle to Red Road, and a right turn lane closure along SW 57 Avenue.

FDOT is doing roadway construction work along LeJeune Road (SW 42 Avenue) at Bird Road (SW 40 Street) until April. Construction will be done on stages and will require to periodically close travel lanes.

FDOT is doing a roadway project along Bird Road from SW 58 Avenue to Alhambra Circle until May. This will require to periodically close travel lanes.
 
FDOT is doing roadway construction along LeJeune Road from Almeria Avenue to Majorca Avenue until June. This will require to periodically close travel lanes.
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