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We're Renovating the Youth Center

Pardon our dust while the War Memorial Youth Center is undergoing several improvements as part of an extensive capital improvement program. The City is renovating the basketball courts, repairing all iron gates, wire mesh and bleachers in the field complex, installing a new field irrigation system, and re-grading and re-sodding of the athletic field surface. Work is expected to be completed by the end of October. Read more...
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Coral Gables is Charged Up!
 
Since installing electric vehicles charging stations in our parking garages this June, Coral Gables has been doing its part to save the environment. In just 90 days, 554 charging sessions have been completed, gasoline consumption has been reduced by 966 gallons, and greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced by 3,232 kilograms.
 
There are 10 charging stations in three public garages that service City fleet vehicles as well as downtown residents, customers and visitors.  Read more...
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Buy 1, Get 2 Free Tickets for Canes vs. Tar Heels Football Game
 
This is the deal of the year for all Coral Gables residents: Buy one and get two free tickets for the upcoming University of Miami versus the University of North Carolina football game scheduled for Saturday, October 15 at Hard Rock Stadium. Tickets must be purchased in person at the BankUnited Center, 245 Dauer Drive, open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Read more...
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350 Aragon Parking Lot is Now Open

The parking lot on 350 Aragon Avenue is now open and under the City of Coral Gables management, offering 78 off-street and nine new on-street parking spaces. Best of all, there will be no aggressive booting of vehicles when metered time has expired. Over the next few weeks additional lighting and tree canopy improvements will be installed to further enhance the parking experience. Read more...
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Donate Your Gently Used Halloween Costumes

Do you have any old Halloween costumes that you're not planning on using anymore? If you do, please help out Operation Candy Corn, a drive to collect gently used Halloween costumes that will help children in need who want to go trick-or-treating. Drop off your gently used Halloween costumes for toddlers through teens at the collection bin placed at the entrance of the War Memorial Youth Center. Read more...
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In the News: Miami New Times

Are you looking for things to do in Coral Gables? The Miami New Times recently published the 10 Best Things to Do in Coral Gables. From swimming in the coolest pool, to visiting great culture venues and enjoying fine dining, there's plenty to do in The City Beautiful. Let's start with the top 10 destinations. Read more...
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Raising Awareness for PTSD

The Coral Gables Fire Department recently accepted the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue 's call to participate in the "22 Day Push-Up Challenge," which is part of an effort to raise awareness for U.S. Veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  So far they have raised more than $1,000 for the IAFF Project Stamp Out Stigma and the Warrior Research Institute to help veterans with PTSD. Are you up to the challenge? View the video...
It's Family Day for Junior Orange Bowl!

It's time for carnival games, entertainment, giveaways, and much more at the second annual Family Day presented by the Junior Orange Bowl. Scheduled for Saturday, October 1, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Tropical Park, this event kicks off the season of fun when more than 7,500 youth will participate in 15 athletic, academic and cultural events. Coming up: the marquee "Holiday on the Mile" Junior Orange Bowl Parade will again delight Downtown Coral Gables on Sunday, November 27. Read more...
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Free Lecture about Weight Loss Surgery

Are you considering weight loss surgery but have lots of questions about it? Coral Gables Hospital is offering a free lecture on Bariatric Surgery the first Tuesday of every month, beginning at 7 p.m. (English) and at 7:30 p.m. (Spanish). The lectures take place at the Auditorium of Coral Gables Hospital, 3100 Douglas Road. Registration is required. Read more...
Beautiful Coral Gables
This is a beautiful view of Country Club Prado. Do you have a favorite image or photo of Coral Gables to share? Send us your pictures and we'll include them in our next issue of e-News.
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William Schiff Senior Art Show
Friday, October 7, 6-8 p.m.
Adult Activity Center
2 Andalusia Avenue
Waterway Canoe Tour
Sunday, September 25, 9:30 a.m.
Meet at the Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue
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Miracle Mile & Giralda Ave Streetscape Update
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Traffic:

FDOT is doing construction along US1 from Santona Street to Granada Boulevard and at the intersection of Grand Avenue. This project will take four months to complete. There will be periodic lane closures.

FDOT is working on roadway construction of State Road 90/S.W. 8th Street from SW 39th Avenue to east of SW 34th Avenue and at the intersection of LeJeune Road. The project commenced in May and will take about five months to complete. Lane closures will occur only during non-peak hours on nights and weekends. Allow extra time to reach your destination. Obey all posted signs and speed limits.
 
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