The Palace at CG earns top honors for best senior living

The Palace at CG earns top honors for best senior living

When Helen and Jacob Shaham designed The Palace at Coral Gables, they already had built successful senior communities in Florida and Israel. But The Palace was created to set new benchmarks as the best ever in all of America. This month, the judges at the National Association of Home Builders’ annual awards agreed they had […]

EWM/Christie’s puts unique ‘green’ home on the market

EWM/Christie’s puts unique ‘green’ home on the market

Esslinger Wooten Maxwell (EWM) Realty International, one of the nation’s largest residential real estate firms and the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for Miami-Dade and Broward counties, recently announced that noted real estate associate and developer Carlos Ruiz de Quevedo has listed the first speculative (“spec”) “green” home in Little Gables, and one […]

Springtime Vices Blossom at Jurlique Spa in the Mayfair Hotel Miami

Jurlique's Biodynamic farm in Australia's Adelaide Hills: home to organically grown ingredients and proprietary blends

New Spring Getaways for Babymooning Couples, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Take a deep breath. Spring is almost here, and the Jurlique Spa at the Mayfair Hotel & Spa Miami brings to light a bouquet of new springtime indulgences: a Babymooners Miami Getaway for couples wanting to escape before expecting their new bundle of joy, […]

It’s time again for the greening of the Gables

The South Florida Irish community invites everyone to join in a traditional Celtic celebration at the 35th annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 8. The festival will take place at Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park, 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd. in Coral Gables (just five blocks south […]

Coral Gables Hospital earns high marks from Joint Commission

Staff members at Coral Gables Hospital celebrate the recognition by the Joint Commission

Coral Gables Hospital recently was named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by the Joint Commission, a leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Coral Gables Hospital was recognized by the Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. The […]

Jeffrey Welch: A man of high energy, compassion

Jeffery Welch

A man of high energy and compassion, Jeffrey Welch is perhaps the only Gables Great receiving this recognition after so few years in Coral Gables. For anyone who has had the opportunity to see this man in action, it is no wonder he has made an impact in so short a time. Born in Toledo, […]


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 Eligible Miami Dade County Families Can Receive Free Internet Service For Six Months During Special Sign-Up Period Through March 25 Internet Essentials is a broadband adoption program created by Comcast to connect low-income Americans to the power of broadband Internet at home. In just two a half years, the initiative has connected more than 1.2 […]

New technology changes dentistry


Lawrence Lesperance, DDS, was born and raised in Coral Gables, where he continues to provide families with comprehensive dental care while enhancing their experiences with great customer service. His personal and professional accolades are impressive, and the new and improved technology he uses sets his practice apart from others. Patients see and experience cutting-edge technology […]

Gables looking for volunteers to serve on Green Task Force

The City of Coral Gables is working on a Sustainability Master Plan that will help create a roadmap for environmental and sustainable best practices citywide. Working closely to advise Coral Gables officials on environmental issues that support a sustainable community is the mission of the city’s Green Task Force. The city has received several nominations […]

Coral Gables artist designs 2014 Carnaval Miami poster

Humberto Benitez is pictured with his poster.

Coral Gables artist, resident and gallery owner Humberto Benitez has been commissioned by the Kiwanis of Little Havana to create this year’s poster for Carnaval Miami. His HBenitez Fine Art Gallery is located at 305 Alcazar Ave. Carnaval Miami’s Calle Ocho Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Mar. 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Born […]

Dr. Velma Palmer discusses and signs her debut book: “Untold Miracles”

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Untold Miracles has detailed Dr. Velma Palmer’s life of struggles, faith and victory. She encountered major challenges and obstacles but she overcame them through her confidence in God. Her simple, modest beginning on a farm in rural Jamaica, has given her courage and determination to ‘stand tall’ and never give up. Dr. Velma Palmer will […]

Coral Gables Waterway canoe tour set for Sunday, Mar. 23

Photo courtesy of the Miami-Dade ECO- Adventures website

You  can enjoy the Coral Gables Waterway Canoe Tour, a leisure canoeing experience led by Miami-Dade Parks EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff, on Sunday, Mar. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $40 per person. The guided tour encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and […]

Spain’s influence on city to be arts festival theme

Spain’s influence on city to be arts festival theme

The forces set into motion by Coral Gables founder George Merrick and his uncle, artist Denman Fink, when they collaborated a century ago, resonate in daily life today. When setting out in the early 1900s to create a planned suburb, Merrick looked to the Old World to visualize a village “along purely Spanish lines, of […]

Student Spotlight – Joyce Chen

Student Spotlight - Joyce Chen

Next fall, Gulliver Prep senior Joyce Chen will be at MIT pursing a degree in computer science and computer engineering. Which gives her just another area to excel as she is currently in both the engineering and architecture programs and is a member of the Robotics Club. Her engineering projects include working on making improvements […]

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