In a surprising decision, Miami’s zoning board has blocked a developer from razing late Coconut Grove figure Charlie Cinnamon’s century-old cottage, citing special rules designed to protect the neighborhood’s historic character.
Three of four sailboats stranded in a Coconut Grove homeowner’s yard since Hurricane Irma were put back into Biscayne Bay on Thursday by a tree expert with a crane. But the largest boat remains aground.
After Miami tax attorney Steven Cantor’s suicide in 2016, his former law partner, Bilzin Sumberg’s Hal Webb, has been sued in Miami-Dade Circuit Court. The suit accuses him of bilking Cantor’s widow out of a $2 million key man life insurance policy.
The Miami Commission appears to have stopped a controversial Miami-Dade County plan to reopen the historic Coconut Grove Playhouse by partially demolishing and renovating the theater. The city vote casts new uncertainty over when live theater will return to the site.
New Miami Mayor Francis Suarez wants to name Emilio Gonzalez, former Miami International Airport director, as his new city manager. But Commissioner Joe Carollo wants the city to conduct a national search.
Manolo Reyes needed seven campaigns to win a seat on the Miami City Commission. When he finally moved into his office, renovations uncovered a newspaper stuffed inside the walls that contained a photo of his 1989 city commission campaign kickoff party.
Francis Suarez laid out his priorities as mayor Wednesday shortly after he was sworn into office. He’ll prioritize climate change, gridlock, and righting a “dysfunctional” government by expanding the powers of his position.
Grove resident/activist Glenn Terry gives a brief tour of what he's dubbed "Charlie's Woods" -- a densely wooded, publicly owned corner abutting the late publicist's Coconut Grove home. Terry wants the woods turned into a city park.
José A. IglesiasMiami Herald Staff
Charlie's Woods - a forgotten public space hidden in Coconut Grove
Church of Scientology opens new building in Coconut Grove
Peacocks divide Coconut Grove community
Meet Gwendolyn, the chocolate-chip cookie eating pet alligator