VW Jetta adds 1.8-liter turbo engine to lineup

VW Jetta adds 1.8-liter turbo engine to lineup

The Jetta continues as Volkswagen’s best-selling car three years after the sixthgeneration was introduced to the U.S. market as a 2011 model. And the 2014 version is the best yet. Under the hood, the 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine in the SE and SEL trim lines has been replaced by a new 1.8-liter turbocharged direct-injection four-cylinder engine […]

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Bay’s wild western shoreline featured in BNP photo exhibit

Bay’s wild western shoreline featured in BNP photo exhibit

Constance Mier’s stunning photographs of birds and other wild parts of Biscayne Bay are featured in the latest show in Biscayne National Park’s Dante Fascell Visitor Center Gallery, 9700 SW 328 St., nine miles east of Homestead. The show, which features several dozen images, all taken in Biscayne Bay from a canoe, runs through Sunday, […]

Lynx off to strong start with expanded staff, new projects

Lynx off to strong start with expanded staff, new projects

On the heels of an incredibly successful 2013, Lynx Construction Management is set to reach new heights in 2014. With a host of projects already underway and a group of talented construction professionals who share a common bond of delivering only the finest quality work ethic, Lynx Construction’s blueprint for success is being met with […]

Coral Gables Museum hosts birthday luncheon for Robert Fewell

Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner (left) is pictured with Hank Langston (center) and Phill Lyons at Hank’s third surprise birthday party of the weekend at Plymouth Church’s Pilgrimage House.

Robert Fewell, a man without whom the Coral Gables Museum would not be what it is today, recently turned 92 and the party was on. Coral Gables Museum’s Chris Rupp orchestrated a beautiful luncheon for the family and friends of this beloved man. Lynn Bauer and Hal Wanless added to the festivities by bringing centerpieces […]

Student Spotlight – Max Wood

Student Spotlight - Max Wood

Coral Gables High senior Max Wood loves to act. He’s a council member of Gables Players, and Troupe 476. The two clubs are interconnected for those who do drama at Gables. “We do plays after school,” Wood said. They also put on a talent showcase. Wood said it is similar to a talent show but […]

Student Spotlight – Derya Tansel

Student Spotlight - Derya Tansel

Derya Tansel spent the last two summers doing research at Florida International University. One reason for her nomination probably is that she spent the past two summers researching how the Gulf oil spill affected sea life. They tested the effects on shells, mangroves and seaweed. “The oil did create a kind of coating around the […]

Fountain honors Holocaust survivors who have impacted Gulliver students

Fountain honors Holocaust survivors who have impacted Gulliver students

In honor of five Holocaust survivors who have impacted the Gulliver community by sharing their life-changing memories, a group of sixth grade students and faculty recently dedicated a fountain at Gulliver’s Academy Campus in Coral Gables. Designed and created by Gulliver math faculty member Scott du Feu, the fountain is made of simple hardware, which […]

Castellon & Company caters to international customers

Castellon & Company caters to international customers

Carlos M. Castellon, CPA, CVA, recently opened Castellon & Company PL, a boutique accounting firm for the international private client. With 32 years of experience in international taxation and accounting for businesses and individuals, Castellon counts among his clients top-tiered industries based in Latin America and Europe to foreign nationals wishing to locate to the […]

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 […]