Try Our New Coconut Grove Bike Share Program

Repost from Bicycling.com | 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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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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Tonight! Old Time Dance At The Barnacle

By iCoconutGrove   When: Sunday, September 27, 2013 Gate opens at 6:00 p.m. / Music and dancing 6:30-10 p.m. Admission: $10. Kids 9 and under free. Coconut Grove – Come party like it’s 1899 on Sunday, September 27. Bring the whole family to The Barnacle, 3485 Main Highway in Coconut Grove, for the Old Time Dance. Louis Dow calls the steps to circles, squares, contras, and waltzes set to traditional American Music. First-timers are welcome and partners are not required…
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Grove At Grand Bay Opening South Tower Sales

As Coconut Grove’s highly anticipated landmark development, Grove at Grand Bay reaches 80% sales for their North Tower; Developer Terra Group opened sales a couple of days ago for the exclusive South Tower. Building upon it’s well-established reputation of creating some of the most sought-after residential properties in South Florida, Terra Group has done it again with it’s latest endeavor, Grove at Grand Bay, reaches 80% in sales of the North Tower in less than six months. With buyers coming…
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Are We Loosing The Coconut Grove Playhouse?

By iCoconutGrove – Repost   In the fall of 2012, for Coconut Grove activists, everything seemed to be going according to plan. The scenario they backed, in which the state of Florida makes good on its promise to reclaim the decrepit and shuttered Coconut Grove Playhouse because it’s not meeting its requirement to show live theater, was actually happening. Miami-Dade mayor Carlos Gimenez even got in on the action, proposing that the State hand the property over to the county…
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DecoBike Coming Soon to The Streets of Coconut Grove?

By iCoconutGrove – Repost Kyle Munzenrieder   Is DecoBike finally going to cross the causeways from Miami Beach into the City of Miami? Possibly. The City of Miami Commission is slated to vote on a proposal to bring the popular bike sharing program to Miami on January 24. The company has already beat out any possible competitors to present their plan to the commission, and all that’s needed is official approval. According to The Miami Herald, the plan would call…
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Networking Coconut Grove | Mark Your Calendars

Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce invites you to their next networking event @ Atchana’s – Mark your calendars, participate in the life of the community. Grove Chamber Networker Date: February 27, 2013 Time:5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Atchana’s East West Kitchen Mutiny Hotel 2951 South Bayshore Drive Coconut Grove, FL 33133 Contact: Atchana Phone: 305-774-0404 Email: atchana@atchanas.com

Sifu Tony Kapel | Group X Fit

By iCoconutGrove   Group X Fit has it all… starting with Tony Kapel ‘s various Martial Arts Classes. The Standpoint Contemporary defense system Jeet Kune Do concepts: The principles of various arts hold the JKD nucleus together. Training your body to use these ideas to respond to an altercation.The classes are set up to cover the various ranges of combat, so it is encouraged to stay for both sessions to receive the full benefit. You will build confidence through better…
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Coconut Grove’s Fifty Shades of Mango coming out soon!

By Maida Berberian-Bignon | iCoconutGrove   Fifty Shades of Mango … Oh My Fifty ! Oh My King! Oh My King Mango Strut! Mangoheads and wannabe Mangoheads are ripe and ready to “Put the NUT back in CocoNUT Grove.” , this Domingo. Yes, the free (you heard it, it’s free!)  King Mango Strut Parade will take place this Sunday, December 30 at 2 p.m. in Downtown Coconut Grove. You can be sure the off-beat parade will poke fun at everything and anyone and…
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Overfed Dogs … Coconut Grove Dogs to Stay Safe for The Holidays!

Family and food may be the first things that pop into your mind when you think of the Holidays, but overfed dogs can be a threat, and one member of the family is especially important to remember around this time: your Coconut Grove dog, ours is DEXTER ! That big, delicious dinner is great for humans, but can make overfed dogs very sick. With The Holidays right around the corner, the Pros of the American Kennel Club offers tips to help dog owners…
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