Ruth Ewing is the ‘fairy godmother’ of Virrick Park

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.

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Lisa Remeny, painter, brings ‘light and happiness’

Inspired by tropical landscapes and time spent in Jamaica, Lisa Remeny has embodied the Grove artist lifestyle for nearly thirty years.

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Minty Z serves up love in plant – based eatery

Minty Z founders Alex Falco and Huimin Zhu fell in love with each other and the Grove before opening their vegan Asian-fusion restaurant.

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Monty Trainer has loved ‘every minute’

Monty Trainer, the "Grove Father," has loved being a business owner and community leader in arts and culture.

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Katrina Morris loves the ‘soul of a city’

Actor Katrina Morris fell in love with the trees and culture of the Grove nearly three decades ago and still calls it home.

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Pearl Meyer’s dream of flowers came true

Pearl Meyer opened The Blonde Tulip twenty years ago and fulfilled her childhood dream of becoming a florist.

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Linda Williams connects the dots for neighbors

Linda Williams, West Grove typist, entrepreneur and community advocate, loves helping others and saying 'hello' from her porch.

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Cafecito Espiritual, a Grove-inspired love story

Inspired by the Grove, married yogis Jose Ibañez and Carlos Anaya bring spirituality and wellness to the world through Cafecito Espiritual.

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Hank Sanchez-Resnik goes extra mile for Grove bicyclists

Hank Sanchez-Resnik's passion for bicycling has bolstered bike and pedestrian safety awareness for the Grove's beloved Commodore Trail.

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Joyce Nelson’s lifelong love for trees and heritage

Joyce Nelson, the village's 'Mama Grove,' shares her lifelong devotion to preserving heritage trees and historical sites in Miami's oldest neighborhood.

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Caiti Waks inspires love for healthier oceans

Caiti Waks of Debris Free Oceans helps Miami care for Biscayne Bay and the ocean at large. Read about her lifelong passion for healthier seas.

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Pilates in the Grove builds a culture of health

'Not just about the reformer' -- Christa Gurka, owner of Pilates in the Grove, shares her story about building community aligned to health and wellness.

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