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Oct 08, 2018

Trick or Treat, Halloween on the Mile Is Almost Here!

It’s time once again to begin crafting those costumes because Halloween on the Mile is back for its 21st annual celebration! On Wednesday, October 31st, starting at 3:30 p.m., families, kids of all ages and furry canine friends are invited to Downtown Coral Gables to celebrate this fun event produced by the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables.
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Oct 01, 2018

Keepsakes for Kids

Downtown Coral Gables is a family-friendly destination, everyday you’ll catch families sharing ice cream on Aragon or walking down Miracle Mile hand-in-hand. Our retail stores specialize in providing unique and distinct gifts for children to keep forever. Shop for your family or the special children in your life in Downtown Coral Gables and find something with meaning made of quality materials.

Sep 25, 2018

Grab an Apron and Get Cooking!

Ditch your usual weekend plans for a fun and out-of-the ordinary activity: a cooking class! Whether you’re interested in having a good time, improving your cooking skills, meeting new people or gift a class for a foodie friend here is a list of places to consider during your search.

Sep 17, 2018

Pizza Tour of Coral Gables

There’s something so magical about that timeless combination of dough, tomato sauce and cheese. You can never have too much pizza and in Downtown Coral Gables, you’ll never run out of pies to try. Take a pizza tour of Coral Gables and start with these slices from our local pizzerias.

Sep 11, 2018

Home Shopping in Downtown Coral Gables

As fun a project decorating a home can be, we know it can also be daunting and challenging. That’s why we want to help by letting you know about go-to furniture and décor stores in Downtown Coral Gables.

Sep 04, 2018

Signature Coffee Beverages to Sip in Coral Gables

Most of us are around Coral Gables every day. Whether you’re one of the 50,000 people who work in Downtown Coral Gables or the 761,600 who live within twenty minutes of the area, you aren’t too far from a caffeine blast to keep you up and alert. Downtown Coral Gables’ cafes and coffee shops have you covered.

Aug 30, 2018

Downtown Coral Gables Customer Appreciation Day

On Saturday, September 29, explore Downtown Coral Gables shops and restaurants during Customer Appreciation Day! As a token of appreciation, participating retail and specialty stores as well as restaurants will provide special offers and free goodies throughout the day.

Aug 30, 2018

Late Night Bites in the Downtown

Whether you’re enjoying an evening out or working the late shift, you should never go to bed on an empty stomach! That simply won’t do any favors to your health. We know finding a late night bite is hard these days, so we’ve compiled a list of the local Downtown Coral Gables places to visit when you find yourself in a pickle.

Aug 20, 2018

Lookin’ Sharp: A Guide to Buying Black Tie Menswear in Coral Gables

Men, look no further than Downtown Coral Gables for your formal wear needs. In just a few walking blocks, you’ll find a wealth of suit and tuxedo options and the sharp accessories and shoes you need to finish the look.

Aug 13, 2018

Get Fit, Get Healthy!

Let’s face it, exercising regularly has great benefits for, both, the body and mind. That being said, we want to help you find the perfect fitness spot and type of workout that best fits you. Here’s a list of Downtown Coral Gables gyms and studios to consider.

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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.

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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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Aug

10

2018

Downtown Coral Gables Welcomes 17 New Establishments to the “City Beautiful”

The Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables is excited to announce that 17 new businesses have recently opened in Downtown Coral Gables and Miracle Mile. The new retailers contribute to a lively epicenter infused with international flair, one-of-a-kind offerings and experiences, where locals and visitors can take advantage of a tastefully-cultivated community and effortless lifestyle.

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.

Live Music on the Mile

Every Friday and Saturday from August 10 to September 29, musicians play on each block of Miracle Mile from 7-10 p.m. Pedestrians stroll the streets of Miracle Mile while enjoying a lively and musical atmosphere in Downtown Coral Gables, drowning out the sounds of traffic with beautiful melodies!