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Sky Art
Umbrella Sky Art Arrives to Downtown Coral Gables

Giralda Plaza will be transformed into a vibrant and colorful art experience with the installation of the Umbrella Sky project opening this Friday, July 13th at 6 p.m. Continuing over the next two months, hundreds of umbrellas will gently sway over the newly transformed Giralda Plaza, the pedestrian promenade located at the 100 block of Giralda Avenue. This public art display is made possible through a partnership between the City of Coral Gables, the Coral Gables Community Foundation and the Business Improvement District of Coral Gables.  Read more...
Mobile permit
Mobile Permit Program Takes Service to Your Doors

When you can't come to City Hall, Coral Gables takes the Mobile Permit Program to your doors. Since 2016, more than 500 residents have benefited from this user friendly program, and has become a model program for other local municipalities. The program helps those residents who may need special assistance, such as seniors or those with limited mobility, in obtaining permits for simple home improvement projects. Read more... 
Miami-Dade Library
Interior Renovation of Branch Library to be Discussed

The Miami-Dade Public Library System will be holding a meeting to present a proposed design concept for the interior renovation of the Coral Gables Branch Library. The meeting takes place tomorrow, Thursday, July 12, 6:30-8 p.m. at the library, 3443 Segovia Street. Residents are invited to participate and share their feedback. Read more...
New website page
Give us Your Feedback!

As we announced in our last issue, the City of Coral Gables is launching a new and improved mobile friendly website with a sharper design, easier to navigate menus and better citizen engagement features. We invite you to test it out and send us your input at feedback@coralgables.com as this is a work in progress. View it here...
Around Town
Click. Lock. Done!


Do your part, lock your cars. Thieves look for items of value before choosing a vehicle to burglarize. Please remember to secure your belongings, lock your vehicle and take your keys with you. Watch this video... 
bromeliads
Preventing Mosquito Breeding in Bromeliads

We love Bromeliads in Coral Gables. Unfortunately, so do mosquitos. With all the recent rain, it's important to prevent mosquitos from breeding in your bromeliads. There are a few simple steps you can do to keep your bromeliads pretty, and mosquito free. Read more...
 
National suicide lifeline
Suicide is 10th Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

In light of the recent passings of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, the topic of suicide, and suicide prevention, is on a lot of people's minds. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit  suicidepreventionlifeline.org .  As a community, we can all work together to prevent suicides. Learn the five steps to help someone in crisis. Read more... 
Tips
alligator rules
Dos and Don'ts for co-existing with Alligators

Coral Gables has many waterfront homes and residents frequently participate in water-related activities. This may result in more frequent alligator-human interactions and the potential for conflict. Because of their predatory nature, alligators may target pets as prey. Here's a quick reminder of the dos and don'ts for co-existing with alligators. Read more...
Autism research
Copa Fiesta
Autism: Discovery to Solutions
Wednesday, July 11, 6-8:30 p.m.
Adult Activity Center
2 Andalusia Avenue
Copa Fiesta
Sunday, July 15, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Downtown Coral Gables
Miracle Mile
Quick Links
Traffic: Allow extra time to reach your destination and obey all posted signs and speed limits.
 
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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