November Festivals in Florida

Palm Beach Post

Let the family fun begin with the Palm Beach Post’s list of the top 3 November Festivals in Florida!! 1) COCONUT GROVE The Great Grove Bed Race. Saturday, starting at 11 a.m.; South Bayshore Drive at McFarlane Road, near Peacock Park. Are you ready for some mattress mayhem, or perhaps a bed-on collision? You may see both at this humorous race, as costumed five-member teams barrel their homemade beds on wheels through the streets. Awards will be given for the fastest,…
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10 Best Pancakes In Miami

Cinnamon Roll Pancake

Repost “10 Best Pancakes in Miami”  from the Miami New Times by Maureen Aimee Mariano - There are a few breakfast foods that make us truly happy. One, though, is this quick combo of eggs, flour, milk, and baking powder. They remind us of our childhood. They give us an excuse to eat dessert in the morning. They allow us to drizzle on an infinite amount of syrup. And most of all, they pair so well with our café con leche….
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Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival

photo courtesy of yelp

Repost from WSVN- COCONUT GROVE, Fla. (WSVN) — Coconut Grove brought the fall season to South Florida this weekend by hosting a pumpkin patch festival. The Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival is taking place Saturday and Sunday at Peacock Park, located in the 2800 block of McFarlane Road, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kids can dress their own scarecrow, enjoy carnival rides and, of course, partake of the pumpkin food court feast. “This is where families can come and…
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UM ventures through Coconut Grove


Repost from The Miami Hurricane by Melissa Soto. Miami is home to diverse cultures, delectable foods and an upbeat nightlife. Walking down Ocean Drive on South Beach or strolling through parts of Brickell near downtown is a great way to take in the city sites. But for something off the beaten path where time ticks just a tad slower, the answer is Coconut Grove. Coconut Grove was founded in 1825 by Bahamian immigrants and is one of Miami’s original neighborhoods. Located…
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Strategic Goals set for Coconut Grove

Grove 2030 Newsletter

Grove 2030 Announces Strategic Goals Grove 2030 Vision Statement In 2030 the village of Coconut Grove will be distinguished by lush, natural beauty; authentic character and traditions; and by a diverse and engaged citizenry. A network of safe, tree-lined neighborhoods will be linked by bike- and pedestrian-friendly pathways to a vibrant, sustainable business core that caters to the Grove’s eclectic mix of inhabitants.  How do we fulfill the Grove 2030 Vision? In November 2014 a group of more than 100 Coconut Grove…
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Rebirth of CocoWalk

CocoWalk, at 3015 Grand Avenue in Coconut Grove

Repost from The Real Deal by Francisco Alvarado. Developer Michael Comras wants to bring tenants to CocoWalk that will appeal to the affluent homeowners in the neighborhood, he said at a real estate panel on Thursday. “Now is the time to cater to the people that live there,” Comras said. “By taking it apart, putting it back together and rebranding [CocoWalk] we will create a nice mix of uses that will bring Grove residents back.” On Thursday evening, Comras joined…
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Fashion Art and Music Night In The Grove

Courtesy of the Coconut Grove Bid

Repost from Miami New Times by Hannah Sentenac. Anyone familiar with Coconut Grove’s rich history knows that the lush community started as a thriving artist’s enclave. Despite the commercialization of Starbucks and Chili’s, the Grove was born out of creativity and eclectic charm. Now, the waterfront neighborhood is rediscovering its roots with the return of Fashion Art + Music (F.A.M.) night. The monthly event will feature arts, eats, fashion shows, and other right-brain recreation — all kicking off this weekend, on…
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FAM Night Is Back This Saturday!!

Justina Shandler at FAM Night

  Posted by Stephanie Alexis- Repost from Grapevine, FAM Night is back, Saturday, October 3 in Coconut Grove. Where Fashion + Art + Music will collide for its third season from 6 to 9 pm. Art galleries and boutiques will offer special things along with local bars and restaurants. Several Coconut Grove restaurants will offers pecial FAM food deals like a $9 Nitro Cold-brew Float exclusively sold at Panther Coffee. La Gamba and Spartico restaurants are offering live Flamenco music…
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Grove Is On An Upward Trend


Posted by Yasmin Uribe – Repost from Miami Today by Carla Vianna Anecdotally, there’s no shortage of tourists stepping off the big red bus touring through Coconut Grove. There’s also no shortage of visitors dining at the Grove’s restaurants, shopping at its stores, staying at its hotels and attending its events, locals say. It was a Monday afternoon and GreenStreet Café was bustling with patrons, owner Sylvano Bignon said. “It’s been a phenomenal summer,” Mr. Bignon said. “Miami used to…
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Try Our New Coconut Grove Bike Share Program


Repost from | Cruise the palm-lined bike lanes in this cycling-crazy city | By Stephen Edwards The weather isn’t the only thing that’s hot in Miami. The city’s revitalized downtown is packed with trendy boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants, making it one of America’s most desirable neighborhoods. Thanks to a growing network of bike lanes and paths that connect the urban core to nearby beaches and residential communities, bike commuting has doubled since 2008. It spiked further upward last…
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