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 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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SUPtheworkout Opens The First Ever Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Indoor Studio

By iCoconutGrove | Repost – Press Release Miami, FL – July 2, 2014 – SUPtheworkout announces its first ever indoor stand up paddle (SUP) studio located at 3096 Fuller Street, Coconut Grove, Florida. SUPtheworkout offers the ultimate total body strength and conditioning experience. The workout itself is done in a group setting in interval form. While half of the participants are on the SUP ergometers paddling, the other half is doing functional training and body weight exercises. The SUP Ergometer…
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The Mango Strut Parade’s unofficial “ROYAL” results

By Jonathan Welsh for iCoconutGrove The 2013 King Mango Strut parade in Coconut Grove definitely put the NUT in CocoNUT Grove. This particular tongue-in-cheek parade is designed to be a social commentary on the year’s biggest news stories starring locals. The event entails and afternoon spent surrounded by friends and sharing laughs watching a parade go by in a city that too often takes itself too seriously. The parade was started in 1982 as a parody of the annual King Orange…
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Get Ready For The 32nd Mango Strut !

By iCoconutGrove     Here’s an event you can’t miss ! The yearly awaited , 32nd annual King Mango Strut Parade will take place this Sunday, Dec. 29 at 2pm, at Commodore Plaza and Main Hwy. The Mango madness  features the Little Miss Mango float, groups spoofing national and local events, satirizing the people and events that made news during the year, as well as the Grand Marshall, and celebrity guest.  We can’t wait to poke fun at any and everything…
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Coconut Grove BID Offers Free Historic Tours Of The Grove

By iCoconutGrove THE COCONUT GROVE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND HISTORYMIAMI CELEBRATE THE 140TH ANNIVERSARY OF COCONUT GROVE Free historic walking and bike tours will be available to the public to commemorate the milestone.   What:   In celebration of Coconut Grove’s 140th anniversary, the Coconut Grove BID in collaboration with HistoryMiami will offer FREE historic walking and bike tours to the public. Join local historians Dr. Paul George and Frank Schena as they uncover the fascinating history of Miami’s oldest community,…
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Free Yoga Classes at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove with Dharma Studio

By iCoconutGrove   The Coconut Grove Business Improvement District is teaming up with Dharma Studio to bring free community yoga classes to Peacock Park in Coconut Grove every Tuesday night from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. beginning October 1st. These open-level weekly yoga classes offer a stress-free and scenic outdoor atmosphere by beautiful Biscayne Bay that participants of all ages can experience. A certified yoga instructor from Dharma Studio will lead each class. All participants must sign a waiver and…
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