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  1. Coral Gables settles dispute over trolley garageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    Coral Gables will look for a new spot within the city to build its next trolley garage after the City Commission approved a settlement Monday that ends the dispute over a controversial garage built in neighboring Coconut Grove without consulting residents. An earlier vote stalled on July 22 when the Coral Gables city staff raised concerns about the details of an initial settlement proposal.

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  2. Community group hopes to buy controversial Coconut Grove trolley garageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    Residents who bitterly fought a trolley garage in their historic black neighborhood in Coconut Grove are racing the clock to buy the building from the developer and turn it into a business that they say serves the neighborhood. "The more we get in there, the more we inspire investment," said Jihad Rashid, president and CEO of the Coconut Grove Collaborative, who is hoping to negotiate a deal.

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  3. Trolley depot headed back to Coral GablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Hoping to end months of bitter fighting over a new Coral Gables trolley garage that enraged residents of a historic black neighborhood in Coconut Grove and violated a landmark U.S. civil rights law, Coral Gables and a developer have come up with a surprising solution. In a deal being hammered out by both sides, yet another new trolley garage would be built underneath luxury high-rise condominiums that developer Henry Torres hopes to erect on Le Jeune Road, near tony Merrick Park.

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  4. Miami Commission OK's Midtown Walmart storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Miami Herald

    ... will be lined with retail shops on much of the ground level. Thursday night, the historic City Hall chamber on Coconut Grove's Dinner Key was filled with T-shirt wearing Walmart supporters who spoke passionately of the need for jobs, and opponents ...

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  5. Coconut Grove Seafood Festival Sells Out of More Than Just TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Miami New Times

    Yesterday, seafood aficionados flocked to Peacock Park to get their hands on stone crabs and celebrate the beginning of the season, as well as enjoy the cool breeze. The second-annual Coconut Grove Seafood Festival sold out all $15 presale and $20 at-the-gate tickets.

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  6. Joseph Goodman: Former Florida guard Teddy Dupay among dreamers at Miami NBA D-League tryoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Miami Herald

    Two former collegiate basketball stars busted for gambling played a game against each other in front of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra on Sunday at a posh high school in Coconut Grove. After it was over, Teddy Dupay of Florida fame handed out business cards, and Brandon Johnson of the University of San Diego, less than a year removed from his prison sentence for fixing games, seemed more concerned about getting a picture with Spoelstra than possibly earning a spot with the Heat's D-League affiliate.

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  7. Miami, Miami-Dade police joining forces to target shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Miami Herald

    ... after the Great Depression to create a middle-class community for blacks living poor housing in Overtown and Coconut Grove, and stuck in menial jobs. As crime increased and tenants fled over the years, the two communities of the now-dilapidated ...

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  8. Coconut Grove Seafood FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Miami New Times

    Stone crab season officially kicked off October 15. And this year, a skydiver dropped the first batch of the delectable and highly anticipated crustaceans straight from the morning fishing boats and into Peacock Park - not by coincidence. Peacock Park happens to be the setting for the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival , taking place this Sunday.

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  9. GrovetoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Miami New Times

    ... named Grovetoberfest , taking place this Saturday from 2:30 to 7 p.m. in Peacock Park (2820 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove). While we won't be picking apples and sipping hot cider while wearing scarves and boots, try throwing down $45 to mill about ...

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  10. Miami's New Most Expensive Listing: $65 Million 'La Brisa' On Biscayne BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Forbes.com

    ... Got tips? Email me at ecarlyle@forbes.com. A renovated 1920s mansion in on 6.9 acres of waterfront in Miami's Coconut Grove neighborhood has listed for $65 million, making it the city's new most expensive home for sale. The 13,808-square-foot ...

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  11. Residents Would Have to Pay to Remove Toxic Soil at Merrie Christmas Park, Commissioner SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Miami New Times

    After days of flyers, signatures, and rising passion among neighbors who want a massive pile of toxic soil removed from Merrie Christmas Park in Coconut Grove, city officials at a hearing last night argued in favor of a much cheaper plan to cover the toxic soil with two feet of clean soil. In fact, one commissioner said, residents would have to pay to remove the soil.

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  12. Teens who broke into Ray Allena s home will do community service and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Miami Herald

    ... belongings on the beach and quickly fled the area. Coral Gables police caught up with them at 4:30 a.m. at the Coconut Grove home where Sara Sigel lives with her mother, Marci Sigel. Two young women had driven back to Tahiti Beach to retrieve their ...

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  13. Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Brewskis and ClawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Miami New Times

    ... there's a great feast in the cards. And plenty of beer to wash it down with. Grovetoberfest Grovetoberfest, Coconut Grove's annual homage to beer, returns to Peacock Park this Saturday, October 18. From 4 to 7 p.m. (earlier for VIP ticket holders), ...

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  14. 6.9-acre Coconut Grove estate on the market for $65 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Miami Herald

    La Brisa, a 6.9 acre bayfront estate in Coconut Grove, hit the market for $65 million Thursday, making it the priciest home on the market in Miami-Dade County. The gated Mediterranean-style property at 3551 Main Highway in Miami - originally deeded to children's author Kirk Munroe in 1886 - has 13,803 square feet of air-conditioned space and an another 3,338 square feet of outdoor space, with balconies and covered porches.

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  15. Miami pizzeria to open second storefront in Coconut GroveRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Journal

    Harry's Pizzeria is expected to open in 2015 in Coconut Grove. It's the second location for chef and owner Michael Schwartz.

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  16. Skydiver Jumps Off Plane with First Batch of Stone Crabs Wearing GoProRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Miami New Times

    ... for landing. Don't believe us? Watch the video for yourself after the jump. Tony Albelo, the founder of the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival returning to Peacock Park this Sunday, October 19th, is the man behind the plan. The stone crab flight was a ...

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  17. Big Bus Tours Miami launches "Uptown Loop"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Business Journal

    ... has an existing "Beach Loop," which tours Miami Beach and a "City Loop," which includes stops in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove and Little Havana, the Miami Herald reported. Emon Reiser covers retail, restaurants, tourism and hospitality. Get the ...

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  18. Miami City Leaders Hold Public Hearing On ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    ... apping any future concerns. "The city has already conducted the remediation of one park called Blanche Park in Coconut Grove," adds Bravo, "And we're just starting remediation of a second park, Merrie Christmas Park, also in Coconut Grove."

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  19. Outdoors notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Miami Herald

    Spearfishers are invited to compete in the Jack Kearns Classic VII Oct. 18 at 7 a.m. out of Cocoplum Yacht Club in Coral Gables. A captains meeting will be held Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Scotty's Landing in Coconut Grove.

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  20. Big Bus Miami launching a oeUptown LoopaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Miami Herald

    ... neighborhoods." An existing "Beach Loop" travels Miami Beach and a "City Loop" includes stops in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove and Little Havana. Oops, you haven't selected any newsletters. Please check the box next to one or more of our email ...

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