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Streetscape Bulletin- October 31-November 6, 2016

10/26/16

STREETSCAPE BULLETIN –
Miracle Mile & Giralda Avenue
Monday, October 31, 2016 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
The work being done this week is repetitive for the next few weeks in each block being worked on. Simultaneous roadway reconstruction work along Miracle Mile from Salzedo to Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Ponce de Leon to Galiano Street will continue this week along with work at Giralda Avenue. This work includes trench excavation, drainage work, irrigation pipe and tree installation.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE*
Pedestrian access to the stores will be maintained at all times. New paths and crosswalks are temporarily being installed as construction progresses.
WHERE WE ARE NOW
MIRACLE MILE CONSTRUCTION – from October 31, 2016 to November 6, 2016

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Block 100 –Installation of main storm sewer pipe to continue this week.
Block 200 – Irrigation pipe installation and storm sewer drainage work. Storm sewer pipe installation including concrete pour around pipe. Concrete foundations for column lights.
One lane of traffic will remain open at all times on the south side of Miracle Mile from Le Jeune Road to Douglas Road.

This schedule may change due to inclement weather and/or any other unforeseen circumstances.
Construction will stop in the afternoon of Monday, October 31st in order to clean up for Halloween!
GIRALDA AVENUE CONSTRUCTION – 100 BLOCK – from October 31, 2016 to November 6, 2016
Structural soil excavation and installation at the west end of Giralda. This material will allow tree roots to grow through the material and stop where root barriers are installed to avoid protrusion into sidewalks. We anticipate starting installation of trees by the end of the week.
The street is now closed to vehicular traffic; however, pedestrian access to the businesses will be maintained at all times for the duration of construction. Water barriers have been installed in order to separate the work zone and pedestrian traffic. Temporary crossings have been installed and will be relocated as construction continues.
This schedule may change due to inclement weather and/or any other unforeseen circumstances.
MIRACLE MILE PARKING VOUCHERS
The City of Coral Gables has made parking vouchers available to merchants for the use of their customers. The vouchers were provided to the Business Improvement District (BID) for distribution. Please call the BID at 305-569-0311 to pick up your vouchers.
GIRALDA AVENUE PARKING VOUCHERS
Giralda’s Restaurant Row Offering Free Valet. In partnership with the City, Restaurant Row merchants on the 100 block of Giralda Avenue will provide complimentary valet vouchers to their customers, at their discretion.
NEW HOURS! A valet station is now operating at the northeast corner of Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Giralda Avenue for lunch (11a.m. – 5p.m.) and dinner (6p.m. – 12a.m.) Monday to Saturday. There is another station on the west side of Galiano Street between Giralda Avenue and Aragon Avenue operating for lunch (11a.m. – 4p.m.) and dinner (6 – 11p.m.) Monday to Saturday. The valet station will remain open until midnight on Friday and Saturday. We will monitor valet traffic at this location for a few weeks.
HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN
WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS
Every Wednesday from 6 -7p.m.
October 2016 – May 2017 at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile Courtesy of the McBride Family
Grab your yoga mat and water bottle! The City of Coral Gables is happy to announce the launch of Wellness Wednesdays, a weekly fitness series offering free yoga, boot camp and zumba classes!
Hosted in partnership with Green Monkey, we invite you to join us every Wednesday at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, courtesy of the McBride Family, from 6 – 7p.m. Reservations are not required and classes will be held on weather-permitting basis. For a schedule, visit the website www.CoralGables.com/wellnesswednesdays.
HALLOWEEN ON THE MILE
Downtown Coral Gables invites kids of all ages to celebrate the 19th Annual Halloween on the Mile; produced by the Business Improvement District (“BID”) of Coral Gables on Monday, October 31st. Offering a lineup of exciting Halloween activities, Halloween on the Mile is a treat the whole family will enjoy.
Monday, October 31, 2016, 4 – 7 p.m.
• Storytime at Books & Books
• Kids Costume Contest hosted by Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
• Doggie Costume Contest presented by the Coral Gables Museum, on the plaza at the Coral Gables Museum
• Visit www.shopcoralgables.com for additional activities, exact times and locations
Merchants get your candy from the BID on October 31st by 1p.m.
COMING SOON!
JAZZ IN THE GABLES
Jazz in the Gables will be held every Tuesday starting
November 15th from 6 – 7:30p.m.
Break up the work week with a concert at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, courtesy of the McBride Family, in between Barnes & Noble and BurgerFi.
COMING SOON!
MOVIES ON THE MILE
Movies on the Mile held every third Thursday of the month starting November 17th from 7 – 9p.m.
Every third Thursday of the month, grab a blanket and head over to Miracle Mile for Movies on the Mile. The City of Coral Gables kicks off its Action & Adventure movie series with the original Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox. This monthly event takes place at The Plaza at 150 Miracle Mile, courtesy of the McBride Family. The green space opens at 6 p.m. for seating. For more information visit www.coralgables.com/moviesonthemile.
Merchants that want to participate, please call 305-460-5392 or email [email protected]
STAY IN TOUCH
Please remember to visit the Gables Streetscape website for the latest up-to-date information on construction and programming, www.gablesstreetscape.com.
Have questions or concerns? Please call the Construction Information Hotline at 786-444-6383 or contact Sandra Hodge, Public Information Officer at 786-437-6689 / [email protected] or Roberto Gutierrez at 786- 437-6786 / [email protected]
* The construction schedule is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances and/or weather conditions. Access to businesses will be maintained at all times.

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