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Report: City To Check All Parks For Toxins

Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

City of Miami officials have closed Merrie Christmas Park indefinitely after the popular field and playground tested positive for contaminated soil an...

LOOK: This $2.69 Million 'Tree House' Is AMAZING

Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

If "Camp Biscayne" sounds like the "Troop Beverly Hills" version of roughing it in Miami, well, that's not far off. The former 1920s winter resort, es...

SHAME: City Of Miami Ignores Toxic Parks FOR YEARS

| Posted 09.20.2013 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By David Villano After locals were stung by the revelation that Miami leaders have known for two years...


The Miami Herald | Andres Viglucci | Posted 09.16.2013 | Miami

A strategy to salvage the historic but long-closed Coconut Grove Playhouse, devised jointly by Miami-Dade County and Florida International University,...

PHOTOS: Miami's Oldest Homes

Posted 07.31.2013 | Miami

While Miami historic preservationists fight to designate a 1925 home a historic landmark, thereby preventing its Real Housewives owner from gutting it...

LOOK: Guess Who Just Bought The CUTEST Villa Ever?!?!

Posted 05.23.2013 | Miami

At least some of his paperwork gets through! Actor Christian Slater has purchased a gorgeous $2.2 million pad in Miami's posh Coconut Grove neighb...

Gifford Lane Art Stroll

Tom Falco | Posted 05.05.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

Each year, all of Coconut Grove, Florida comes out to party and enjoy each other. It's a block party reminiscent of times gone by. On Gifford Lane, everybody knows your name.

Coconut Grove Arts Fest Poster Art Unveiled

Tom Falco | Posted 04.08.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

As is the case every year, it seemed as if the whole village came out Thursday night for the unveiling of this year's Coconut Grove Arts Festival poster art.

WATCH: Stabbing At CocoWalk Party

Posted 11.01.2012 | Miami

Four men were stabbed during Halloween festivities at CocoWalk in Coconut Grove when an argument broke out around Grand Avenue, according to Miami Pol...

Coconut Grove Hosted Art Live Fair

Tom Falco | Posted 12.29.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

Art Live Fair filled the north hall of the Coconut Grove Expo Center this past weekend and it was not like most art fairs you may have attended. While there was the traditional, static art, there were many sculptures and a lot of moving, kinetic art.

County Bans New Toilet Hookups!

Posted 12.08.2012 | Miami

Coconut Grove residents say economic growth is getting flushed down a very old, rickety sewer system: Miami-Dade County has placed a moratorium on new...

PHOTOS: Do The Columbus Day Regatta Right

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 10.05.2012 | Miami

This weekend, thousands are expected to crowd the shores and waters of Biscayne Bay for races, leisure boating, and parties in advance of Monday's Col...

Closing Doors, Opening New Ones

Tom Falco | Posted 11.29.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

Just as 2005 was the "golden age of blogging" I feel that now is the golden age of webcomics.

State Moves To Seize Coconut Grove Playhouse

Miami Herald | Posted 09.12.2012 | Miami

The state of Florida has dropped the hammer on stalled efforts to revive the historic but long-closed Coconut Grove Playhouse, saying it intends to re...

PHOTOS: The Great Grove Bed Race | Posted 11.03.2012 | Miami

And the winners are... The Grove Spot team won for the third year in a row. The Sand Bar girls team won again and the Grove-50 police team won the ...

Is Michael Westen Getting Burned By Coconut Grove?

Coconut Grove Grapevine | Posted 09.12.2012 | Miami

Looks like District 2 Commissioner Marc Sarnoff is hell bent on having the Grove Expo Center torn down asap to turn the building into park land. Bu...

PHOTOS: 1 Bathroom, $549K?

Posted 07.05.2012 | Miami

The mid-century modern craze was back before the advent of "Mad Men", but can't you see Roger Sterling stashing his secret 305 squeeze in a pad like t...

Check Out This Crazy Pool!

Posted 07.27.2012 | Miami

Sitting at practically the intersection of old Miami (Coconut Grove) and new Miami (high rises of Brickell) sits what just may be the perfect 305 arch...

A Cash Mob in Coconut Grove

Tom Falco | Posted 08.15.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

We're staring something new in Coconut Grove that should help stimulate the local economy. It's not a brand new idea, but it's new to us. It's called Cash Mob, and it's a cool, small idea, with large implications.

PHOTOS: Coconut Grove's 12 Most Expensive Homes For Sale

Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 04.17.2012 | Miami

Now this is real estate porn. Last week's look at the 10 most expensive houses on the market in Coral Gables may best this week's slideshow in pri...

"Give It Back!" Campaign Has Taken Over Coconut Grove

Tom Falco | Posted 05.26.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

As you drive through Coconut Grove these days, you'll notice all the trees are festooned with yellow ribbons. It's to bring awareness to a protest happening on Monday, April 2, called, "Give it Back!" It's all regarding the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

South Florida's Peacocks: Beauty Or Nuisance?

Posted 02.15.2012 | Miami

Another South Florida neighborhood is infested with a feral peacock population, reports the Sun Sentinel. Two decades ago, there was only about 20 pea...

It's Like Entering a British Sitcom

Tom Falco | Posted 02.18.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Mayfair Antique Market in Coconut Grove is like walking into a BritCom, you know, a British TV Sitcom, something like, Are You Being Served?

King Mango Meets Wynwood Walls

Tom Falco | Posted 02.13.2012 | Miami
Tom Falco

2011-12-14-pullquote.jpgThe wild, parody parade did not disappoint. And the young, hip Wynwood art crowd was the perfect energy needed to enhance the Strut experience.

Blacks in the Corridors of Power

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

Knowing the enemy you're up against is the first step toward coming up with a winning strategy.