Ho Ho Ho,
For the second year, in what will hopefully become a long lasting tradition, Santa Claus has decided to visit the city of Coral Gables prior to his Christmas duties. Many speculate that Santa is visiting to play a few rounds at our world class golf courses, but actually he is looking to invest in distressed properties, apparently since the world is in a recession his concept of giving away things for free has really caught on.
All kidding aside this is a very cool thing that the city of Coral Gables is doing again this year, you can get full details at the City of Coral Gables website here…well maybe not they have not uploaded the most Recent Coral Gables E-Newsletter to the website yet, but fear not fearless reader! I’ve got your back! Waaaaaayyy back! Sorry I couldn’t resist, here is a summary of the information on Santa Claus 2011 Visit to Coral Gables, I plan to intercept him at numerous venues and take pictures for the TCGB faithfull, then I will be selling them for $50 each ;-) JK here goes the copy…
SPECIAL OFFER: If you do not have time to meet up Santa this year you can send me your kid’s wish list and I will make sure to present it to Santa for his signature in true Realtor fashion, once he signs it he is legally obligated to deliver the gifts, if he does not I have a clause that will allow you to use his sleigh for 1 week. But seriously if you want your child’s Christmas list signed by Santa send it over and I will make it happen and even take a picture of him signing it!
From the Coral Gables E-Newsletter….
Santa Claus will be riding on a fire truck through the streets of Coral Gables between December 19 and December 22…
Santa and his special helper, Mayor Jim Cason, will ride on a Coral Gables fire truck around the City, on his schedule as listed below, giving out candy canes to all the boys and girls along the route who have been extra good this year. Listen carefully for the holiday sound of the fire truck. Please remember Santa has many streets to cover and all times are estimated. Santa will not be able to safely make his way down dead-end streets. However, if you live on a dead-end street and would like to see Santa, please wait for him on the open-ended corner of your street.
Santa’s schedule is as follows:
Monday, December 19, 2011
9 a.m — 10:30 a.m.: The Deering Bay and Kings Bay communities
10:30 a.m. — 12 p.m.: The area bordered by Bella Vista Avenue north to Snapper Creek, from SW 60 Ave east to the bay
1 p.m. — 2 p.m.: The area bordered by Snapper Creek north to Kendall Drive/ Arvida Parkway, from Red Road east to the bay
2 p.m. — 3 p.m.: The area bordered by Casuarina Concourse north to Sunset Drive, from Erwin Road east to the bay
3 p.m. — 4 p.m.: The Cocoplum community
Tuesday: December 20, 2011
9 a.m. — 10 a.m.: The area bordered by Sunset Drive north to South Alhambra Circle, from Red Road east to Granada Blvd.
10 a.m. — 11 a.m.: The area bordered by Edgewater Drive north to Prospect Drive, from LeJeune Road east to the bay
11 a.m. — 12 p.m.: The area bordered by Ingraham Highway north to US 1, from LeJeune Road west to Rivera Drive
12 p.m. — 12:30 p.m.: The area bordered by Broker Street, US 1 and Grant Avenue
1:30 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.: The area bordered by Alfonso Avenue north to US 1, from Granada Blvd west to Caballero Blvd.
2:30 p.m. — 4 p.m.: The area bordered by Ponce de Leon Blvd, north to Bird Road, from LeJeune Road west to Granada Blvd.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
9 a.m. — 11 p.m.: The area bordered by Ponce de Leon, north to Bird Road, from Red Road east to Granada Blvd.
11 a.m. — 12 p.m.: The area bordered by Bird Road north to Miracle Mile, from Douglas Road west to LeJeune Road
1 p.m. — 3 p.m.: The area bordered by Bird Road north to Coral Way, from LeJeune Road west to Granada Blvd.
3 p.m. — 4 p.m: The area bordered by Bird Road, north to Coral Way, from Granada west to Red Road
Thursday, December 22, 2011
9 a.m. — 10 a.m.: The area bordered by Miracle Mile north to Flagler Street, from Douglas west to LeJeune Road
10 a.m. — 12 p.m.: The area bordered by Coral Way north to SW 8 Street, from LeJeune Road west to Granada Blvd.
1 p.m. — 3 p.m.: The area bordered by Coral Way north to SW 8 Street, from Granada Blvd west to Red Road
A pic of the last time Santa invaded these parts oh those were festive times…
Santa Claus is Coming to Town!
To all a great holiday and to all a great night!
Joshua T. Reich