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October 25, 2023
Newly Revamped and Reopened Mayfair is a Stylish Sign of Great Things to Come
October 3, 2022
Grove community, and beyond, enjoy the glamour and sophistication of this bellwether of future growth
community service, legacy family
Ms. Gibson, 95, has touched many lives
December 17, 2021
Ms. Thelma Gibson, nurse and trailblazing community advocate, has helped shape the heart of West Grove for nearly a century.
enduring business, historic preservation
Stephen Licata loves Grove colors, aviation history
December 10, 2021
Stephen Licata has run Palm Produce ResortWear for nearly four decades and led the way in celebrating the village's unique aviation history.
community service, west grove
Pastor Michael Bryant’s ‘heartbeat is the Grove’
December 3, 2021
Pastor Michael Bryant, third-generation Grovite inspired by village elders, founded Agape 4 Orphans to serve children in need.
community service, legacy family, parks, west grove
Ruth Ewing is the ‘fairy godmother’ of Virrick Park
November 19, 2021
With family roots tracing back to Bahamian settlers, Ruth Ewing is devoted to the care of a West Grove park and the children it serves.
arts, legacy artist
Lisa Remeny, painter, brings ‘light and happiness’
November 12, 2021
Inspired by tropical landscapes and time spent in Jamaica, Lisa Remeny has embodied the Grove artist lifestyle for nearly thirty years.
Minty Z serves up love in plant – based eatery
November 5, 2021
Minty Z founders Alex Falco and Huimin Zhu fell in love with each other and the Grove before opening their vegan Asian-fusion restaurant.
arts, enduring business
Monty Trainer has loved ‘every minute’
October 29, 2021
Monty Trainer, the "Grove Father," has loved being a business owner and community leader in arts and culture.
creatives, performing arts
Katrina Morris loves the ‘soul of a city’
October 22, 2021
Actor Katrina Morris fell in love with the trees and culture of the Grove nearly three decades ago and still calls it home.
business woman, style and design
Pearl Meyer’s dream of flowers came true
October 15, 2021
Pearl Meyer opened The Blonde Tulip twenty years ago and fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a florist.
business woman, west grove
Linda Williams connects the dots for neighbors
October 8, 2021
Linda Williams, West Grove typist, entrepreneur and community advocate, loves helping others and saying 'hello' from her porch.
Heart of the Grove is a weekly series about the everyday heroes who shape the joys, challenges and wisdom of this historic Miami village.
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