Fashion Art and Music Night In The Grove

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!!

  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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THE GROVE IS ALL ABOUT THE PEOPLE … THE GROVEITES

Repost from The Miami Herald | By: Andres Viglucci Once upon a distant time, the village center of old Coconut Grove was so anything-goes mellow that a blind man — folk-rock star Jose Feliciano, to be specific — could pedal a bicycle a short way down the street without fear of running into anything. That was long ago, during a near-mythical age when hippies, artists, writers and folk singers mixed in the streets, the cafes and the jungly neighborhood cottages…
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Coconut Grove Waterfront Plan Goes To Miami Voters

By iCoconutGrove | Repost from ANDRES VIGLUCCI AND CHARLES RABIN | The Miami Herald     On the picturesque but cluttered Coconut Grove waterfront, a ramshackle marina, a seafood restaurant well past its prime and a funky if beloved watering hole known as Scotty’s Landing today occupy seven acres of choice public land next to Miami City Hall. Now their leases are up and their long run is over. And what’s in the offing to replace them could forever change the…
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4th of July Special Promotions in the Grove

What so special in Coconut Grove for the 4th of July?… Restaurants & Cafes: GreenStreet Cafe: With any two entrees you will receive a free dessert! Also, all Vodka’s are specially priced at $5.00 (Grey Goose, Kettle One, Absolut, Belvedere & L’Chaim) Lulu’s in the Grove: Offering the specialty weekend brunch menu on Thursday! The Bookstore in the Grove: Stop in for a picnic bag of goodies specially priced at $10.00 and includes: one empanada of your choice, one cup…
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The “Fashionista” A consignment boutique to feed your designer needs without the designer prices

iCoconut Grove | By Blogger : Jonathan Welsh   Located in the heart of Coconut Grove at 3135 Commodore Plaza lies a stylish consignment boutique that not only sets the bar for all other consignments stores, but has the best selection of vintage labels in immaculate condition.   The “Fashionista,” prides itself as being both a swank and chic consignment boutique where one can find better quality merchandise for less. Inside, one can find a wide array of brands, styles, and…
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Charlie Cinnamon’s Grand Scheme Celebrates Half a Century Today!

iCoconut Grove | Repost | Howard Cohen – Miami Herald   Most publicity gimmicks, if they succeed, endure in memory about as long as opening night. This weekend, Charlie Cinnamon‘s grand scheme celebrates half a century. Saturday brings the start of the 50th edition of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, and more than 500,000 are expected to line South Bayshore Drive and McFarlane Road over the course of the three-day event. In terms of publicity stunts, Charlie Cinnamon’s was inspired. Tasked…
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Top Five Things To Do At The Coconut Grove Arts Festival

iCoconutGrove | Repost from Amy Reyes for the Miami Herald Coconut Grove Arts Festival celebrates 50 years of art, food and music. Very few events in Miami can boast that they have been around for 50 years but the Coconut Grove Arts Festival hits that milestone this year, offering South Florida another chance to celebrate art, food and music in front of a glorious bay view under the Miami sun. Here are some highlights: 1. Take an art walk In…
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Gifford Lane Art Stroll Celebrates, Gives Back to the Community It Loves

It’s free. It’s fun. It’s the Grove the way the Grove once was. The 15th annual Gifford Lane Art Stroll will take place on Sunday, March 3rd from 12 noon to five p.m.  It’s the Grove’s other art festival. You will find it in Coconut Grove near the Kirk Munroe tennis courts, rolled out along one sleepy little block of Gifford Lane between Oak and Day Avenues (3200 block). “The thing is,” says Trina Collins one of the founders of…
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