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Jul 13, 2018

Umbrella Sky has Arrived to Giralda Plaza

Giralda Plaza has been transformed into a vibrant and colorful art experience with the installation of the Umbrella Sky Project. Starting July and continuing over the next two months, hundreds of umbrellas will gently sway over the newly transformed Giralda Plaza!
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Jul 15, 2018

July is National Ice Cream Month!

July is National Ice Cream Month, and what a perfect time to cool off with a scoop of your favorite flavor at one of Downtown Coral Gables ice cream parlors.

Jul 05, 2018

Soccer Fever in Downtown Coral Gables!

Catch all the 2018 FIFA World Cup games in Downtown Coral Gables! Regardless of the team you’re rooting for, all soccer fans have one thing in common: looking for the perfect place to watch the games! Here's a round up of places to visit.

Jul 03, 2018

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen Has Everything You’re Craving (and happy hour, too!)

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen, a restaurant with Chicago roots, chose Coral Gables as it’s outpost for their third Florida location. The Miracle Mile spot has quickly become a favorite for happy hour, healthy lunch and dinner, meet-ups with friends and even delivery, when the craving strikes but you can’t make it out.

May 18, 2018

Venice in the Gables Art Initiative

The City of Coral Gables is celebrating the completion of the Downtown Miracle Mile and Giralda Streetscape Project with an exciting art project, Venice in the Gables.

May 14, 2018

Barbershops of Downtown Coral Gables

Coral Gables is a place where you can do it all, including take an important lunch meeting and schedule a hot shave right after to clear your head. The fine gentlemen of Coral Gables, of all ages, have found that they need not look any further for a barbershop or specialty men’s salon to take care of their coiffing needs.

May 14, 2018

Healthy Lunch in Downtown Coral Gables

A healthy lunch is the fuel you need to keep you going midday, plus a coffee, of course. Luckily, in Downtown Coral Gables there’s an endless selection of healthy lunch spots whether you’re looking for a quick bite, a place to take a load off from the busy work day, a nice restaurant for meeting friends and catching up or just something takeaway but still good for you. Here’s a quick rundown of health-focused places along with a recommendation of a healthy lunch dish.

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Taste Your Way Through The Gables

This June, the Business Improvement District of Coral Gables will be dishing out a forkful of flavor with our Coral Gables Culinary Month. Wine and dine at a variety of tastefully crafted events that celebrate the culinary culture of Downtown.

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A Classic South Florida Street has Finally Re-Opened.

Miracle Mile's dramatically wider sidewalks and its fresh, modern look have already sparked renewed life along the street, they say — especially after dark and on weekends, when residents and visitors come to dine and then stroll around to check out the enhanced ambiance.

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Giralda Plaza Event Series is Here!

The pedestrian promenade, Giralda Plaza, is welcoming its very own Event Series taking place every Wednesday to Sunday from February to July 2018.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Downtown Coral Gables!

This Mother’s Day, treat mom to the day she deserves! From shopping and beauty deals to entertainment and delicious meals, find the perfect gift (or gifts) for her and celebrate her special day in Downtown Coral Gables.

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Jun

28

2018

Umbrella Sky Art Installation arrives to Downtown Coral Gables this July

This July, Giralda Plaza will be transformed into a vibrant and colorful art experience with the installation of the Umbrella Sky Project. Starting Friday, July 13th and 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.

May

25

2018

Downtown Coral Gables Kicks-Off its First Ever Culinary Month

This June, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables will be dishing out a forkful of flavor with its first-ever Coral Gables Culinary Month, celebrating Downtown Coral Gables’ thriving food and beverage scene. An expansion of the BID’s signature dining promotion Coral Gables Restaurant Week, Culinary Month promises 30 days of exclusive, interactive and mouthwatering events, promotions, special menus, chef demonstrations and more.

Apr

30

2018

Downtown Coral Gables Celebrates the Arts

As Miracle Mile completes its transformation, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables is pleased to introduce Pop-up Art Galleries to Downtown Coral Gables. Enjoy a period of color and public art that will reintroduce the arts to Downtown Coral Gables.

Mar

27

2018

Back to Beautiful Celebration, Marks the Official Completion of Miracle Mile Streetscape

To celebrate the official unveiling of the new Miracle Mile, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables, City of Coral Gables and Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, are pleased to partner and host the Miracle Mile Back to Beautiful Celebration on Saturday, April 14 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Oct

25

2017

Business Improvement District of Coral Gables Plans for Bright Future

The operating charter for the Business Improvement District (“BID”) of Coral Gables has been renewed for five more years by a majority vote of its property owners.

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Miracle Mile Celebration

Thank you to everyone who attended our Beautiful party this past Saturday, April 14! We had a great evening and were delighted so many people made the effort to come and celebrate with us.

Giralda Plaza Grand Opening Celebration

The momentous Giralda Plaza Grand Opening celebration was a complete success! Special thanks to everyone that came our and supported the event. Attendees enjoyed live music by Spam Allstars, Patrick & The Swayzees, and Jacob Jeffries, a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a special performance, al fresco dining at world-class eateries and more.