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Get Your Tickets Now for Valentine's Dinner & Dance 

There's still time to get your tickets to celebrate a very special Valentine's Day on Wednesday, February 14, 6-10 p.m. at the Venetian Pool. Enjoy the most romantic time of the year with a night of romance, dinner and dancing. Admission is $75 per person, space is limited. Read more... 
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New Public Safety Building: Putting Safety First

Since 2015, the City Commission has been publicly discussing the need to upgrade the Public Safety Building located at 2801 Salzedo Street, a deteriorating facility built in 1973 which houses the Police and Fire Departments, the Emergency Operations Centers, and other administrative offices.  With a solid commitment to put the safety of our citizens above all other priorities, the Commission authorized last year a land exchange with a vacant parcel at 250 Minorca Avenue for the construction of a new public safety building on that site and an adjacent city-owned parking lot. This project, discussed at various public meetings and reviewed internally at numerous meetings with command members of both police and fire departments, is currently on schematic review - and not in the final design development stage.
 
Learn more about what the City of Coral Gables is doing to ensure this project addresses today's public safety needs, as well as future growth, with a new state-of-the art facility. Read more...
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Celebrating Black History Month with "Graceful Voices" 

The development and building of Coral Gables in the early 1920s is owed in great part to the skill and labor of Bahamian immigrants to South Florida, many of these pioneer families who settled in the areas in Coral Gables known today as the MacFarlane-Homestead and Golden Gate subdivisions. Generations of pioneer families still reside there. The life experiences of Bahamian and African American women of Coral Gables were captured in the documentary "Graceful Voices," a film about meaningful stories that offer great lessons about achieving change with grace and strong conviction. The documentary is being distributed nationally through American Public Television in at least 199 public television stations during this month of February, as part of Black History Month. Read more... 
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Schedule for President's Day Monday, February 19

Coral Gables City Hall, and other service departments, will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of President's Day.
 
Other schedule of services:
  • Garbage, trash, and recycling services will not be affected. 
  • Trolley Service will be operating regular hours from 6:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. 
  • War Memorial Youth Center will be open for regular hours. 
  • Salvadore Park Tennis Center and Kerdyk Tennis Center will be open for regular hours from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.
The following facilities and services will also be closed: 
  • Passport Office at 4520 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
  • Adult Activity Center at 2 Andalusia Avenue. 
Around Town
Venetian Pool
Venetian Pool Reopens on Tuesday 

The popular Venetian Pool, the City's 820,000 gallon historic pool featuring waterfalls and coral caves, will reopen to the public this Tuesday, February 13. Hours of operation until April 1 are Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Children must be at least 3 years of age and 38 inches tall to enter. Admission fee for Coral Gables residents is $4.75 for 3-12 years and $5.75 for 13+ years. Non-residents pay $10 for 3-12 years and $15 for 13+ years of age. Read more... 
Career fair
Job Seekers: Visit us on February 23
 
Are you looking for a new job with great benefits while also making a difference?  Then, mark your calendars for the next Coral Gables Career Fair scheduled for Friday, February 23, from 4-7 p.m. at Fire Station 2, 525 South Dixie Highway. Coral Gables is always looking to hire the best in public service and is offering great career opportunities. To view the city's job postings, click here. 
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L-R: City staff Matthew Anderson, David Galeano, Jorge Acevedo, consultant Chris Kish & Jose Saucedo.
Coral Gables, a Resilient City 

The City of Coral Gables won the Resilient Project of the Year at the Resilient Utilities Coalition Annual Conference. The City is upgrading the Cocoplum pump station and force main, incorporating the Envision rating system that supports sustainability and resiliency principles. In doing so, this winning project takes into account future sea level rise predictions, energy and water efficiency measures, and reuse of excavated materials to make this a truly sustainable project. 
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Rotary Club's Chili Cook-Off: Sunday, Feb 25

Compete for cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights, or just come to enjoy the fun and food! The Rotary Club of Coral Gables is planning its third annual Chili Cook-Off, Chili Chillin' on Sunday, February 25, 1-5 p.m. at Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park, 2810 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Live music, bounce houses, and other kids' activities are part of the fun day for the whole family. Read more... 
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Concert by Foxlove
A Valentines Concert
Saturday, February 10, 7 p.m.
Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue
Music on Mile: Foxlove Trio
Tuesday, February 13, 6-8 p.m.
The Plaza
150 Miracle Mile
Quick Links
Road closures due to Miracle Mile & Giralda Ave Streetscape 
7 a.m.-4 p.m.

February 7:  Miracle Mile Block 100 southside.
February 8: Galiano Street at Miracle Mile intersection.

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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