“Burn Notice” Items Still time to bid till tomorrow!

iCoconutGrove | repost from Christina Hernandez and Lisa Orkin Emmanuel The Coconut Grove Convention Center is full of props. Everything inside is in at least one episode of USA’s “Burn Notice,” props, set designs, wardrobe, cars, and iconic items. The show is filmed and set in Miami. It’s seventh and final season is airing now, so everything has to go. “Whoever wants it, if they’re willing to pay, they’re going to get it,” COO of Jay Sugarman Auction Corp. Annette…
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US Sailing Youth World’s Team Selection started!

iCoconutGrove | repost from Dana Paxton     US Sailing ’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) revealed the selection process for the 2014 U.S. Youth Worlds Team. To qualify for the 2014 US Sailing Youth Worlds Team, sailors must compete and be scored in two qualification events. As previously announced, the 2013 U.S. Youth Championships will be the first qualification event. The second event is one of three class-specific events: 1. 29er U.S. National Championship, Dec. 31 – Jan. 3, 2014 at…
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Coconut Grove Merchant Organizes Charity Golf Tournament This Friday May 17

Long time Coconut Grove Merchant Maida Bignon from GreenStreet Cafe and Lulu restaurants is hosting her First Annual Golf Tournament “18 Holes 1 Cause” to benefit the charity she co-founded 5 years ago, thankful for the blessings Life gave her so far and driven by an intense desire to give back to the Miami community that never ceased to stand behind her family for years. The Foundation named Act4Me (A Chance for Therapy) helps families of children with neurological disorders and disabilities in…
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Erik Spoelstra’s Favorite Workout is Pilates in The Grove

By IcoconutGrove | Repost from Elizabeth de Armas for the Miami Herald   Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra gets his workout at a Pilates studio By Elizabeth de Armas   When he’s not running up and down courtside, Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra gets his workout at a Pilates studio. Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra gets a Pilates workout from Ghrista Gurka of Pilates in the Grove on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Spoelstra says the workouts help his back. Chuck Fadely…
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Runners at Kennedy Park, Hurt, Mourn But Keep Going

iCoconutGrove | Repost Miami Herald | BY :Barbara Byrne, Miami   I’ll never forget the first time I drove in the pre-dawn darkness to meet the group of women runners at Kennedy Park in Coconut Grove. I was stunned to learn that a secret society convened every Saturday morning with hundreds of runners meeting to run the route that provided the reward of a spectacular sunrise as we crested the bridge on Key Biscayne. While the average Miami resident sleeps,…
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@ Bob Lewis Kids Fishing Classic, Everyone wins!

By iCoconutGrove | Repost from Susan Cocking for the Miami Herald   Tyler Tambor may have weighed-in the heaviest fish in the inaugural Capt. Bob Lewis Kids Fishing Classic on Saturday in Coconut Grove, but the 10-year-old from Miami Beach was only one of many winners. While Tyler picked up a trophy for a 44.4-pound kingfish, every one of the 150 contestants received a medal for competing, and almost that many took home some kind of prize. “Greatest thing in…
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Coconut Grove’s Best Walking Routes

By iCoconutGrove   Want some detailed info about Coconut Grove’s best walking routes? here you go: Name Dist. Ascent   1.91mi walk on 1/20/13 1.91 mi 29.53 ft 2.72mi walk on 1/19/13 2.72 mi 36.09 ft 6.00mi walk on 1/17/13 6.0 mi 65.62 ft 6.00mi walk on 1/17/13 6.0 mi 65.62 ft 3.33mi walk on 1/17/13 3.33 mi 39.37 ft 2.16mi walk on 1/17/13 2.16 mi 29.53 ft 2.98mi walk on 1/16/13 2.98 mi 29.53 ft 4.44mi walk on 1/16/13…
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CBS Miami : Best Places To Dine With Your Dog

By: iCoconutGrove | Repost from CBS Miami     Where is the best place according to CBS Miami to dine with your your dog in our neighborhood? GreenStreet Cafe is IT, for Coconut Grove! When you feel like human company is not enough and need some quality time with man’s best friend, look at what South Florida has to offer you and your pet. From gourmet doggie treats to personal water bowls, your four legged friend will be treated as a valued customer….
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CGSC teaches teamwork and builds on success

By iCoconutGrove | Repost from   Every Saturday the mooring field at CGSC, the Coconut Grove Sailing Club comes alive with children in small sailing dinghies heading out to Biscayne Bay. Passing by my boat, their contagious laughter always leaves me wondering what has made them so happy. After meeting the young sailors, coaches, parents and program director, I knew there was something special right here in my own backyard. Nick Mansbach has been running the youth program for seven…
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Tomorrow Goes to the Dogs at Spankyfest Pub Crawl

By iCoconutGrove | Repost from Laine Doss Miamians sure do love their pets. On Lincoln Road, hundreds of pampered pooches (and an occasional cat, monkey, or iguana) can be seen wearing designer duds. There they are, strolling on rhinestone leashes (in some cases, maybe even diamonds) and having a snack at an outdoor café. Yet for every dog or cat that has a happy home, there are dozens of puppies and kitties in shelters awaiting a forever home. The solution:…
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