MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Before the coronavirus pandemic, Coconut Grove was well-known for its outdoor and shaded dining locations. But when the onsite dining restrictions came down, those restaurants struggled to survive. Many were forced to get creative and with the help of the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District (BID) they are now welcoming back their guests. “If you take a drive or a walk through Coconut Grove you will see that our outdoor dining is full,” said Abigael Mahony, with the Coconut Grove BID. That is no coincidence. The Coconut Grove BID worked with the City of Miami and came up with
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Peacocks, sailboats, artists and the incredibly lush tree canopy make Coconut Grove, known for its rich artistic history, a one-of-a-kind community. “Coconut Grove is naturally poetic,” said Abigael Mahony, director of the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District. Now, in true Grove fashion, locals can safely enjoy public art in a scenic setting outdoors at a time when the pandemic has prohibited us from visiting art galleries, museums and performance venues. Look up the next time you drive through Miami’s original art district. You will see some of the 100 poetic banners written by Grove residents that pay homage to the
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INTRO The Coconut Grove BID will be holding a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 10th at 10:00am with BID officials and staff participating via video conference. View Meeting Agenda   HOW TO VIEW You can view the virtual meeting live on Miami TV or Facebook or Comcast channel 77 (City of Miami).   HOW TO COMMENT Select from one of the three options below:   VOICE MESSAGE: You can provide your comments via the dedicated Grove BID public comment voicemail. These messages will be played during the virtual meeting. You may only submit one two (2) minute message for this BID meeting. If
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Effective immediately, the general curfew in the City of Miami is lifted. Read the full order here. Miami-Dade County’s countywide curfew order remains in effect from 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. each day until further notice. Read the full order here. People are not allowed on any streets or sidewalks for any purpose. The only people allowed in these areas are active-duty police, fire rescue, first responders, media, personnel working in medical, health care and utility repair service, and employees at essential businesses. Essential businesses include: grocery stores, pharmacies, newspapers, TV and radio services, gas stations, banks, hardware stores, laundromats, restaurants, transportation providers, landscaping and
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Effective May 31, 2020, a general curfew is in effect for the City of Miami from 8:00 PM through 6:00 AM and will continue each night thereafter as needed and until repeal by further order. This curfew shall prohibit pedestrian and vehicular movement, standing, and parking. The Miami Police Department is enforcing the curfew and violators are subject to arrest. Please see the full order here. The following exceptions shall apply within the City of Miami: provision of essential federal, state, county and City of Miami emergency services such as fire-rescue, police, and hospital services including the transportation of patients and related
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MIAMI (WSVN) – Restaurants in several municipalities across Miami-Dade County, including the cities of Miami and Miami Beach, are set to make a culinary comeback in less than 24 hours. To-go orders may have hardly kept these eateries afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, but come Wednesday, they’ll be able to seat guests once again. At The Lincoln Eatery in Miami Beach, restaurant staff are working around the clock to make sure their spaces are ready to go for the reopening. “Everything is more super, super difficult,” said Emmanuel Arrebot, who manages Le Petit Bistrot. “I think now is a time
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