Melissa Nobles

Artisan Crafters Village in Coconut Grove Showcase Unique Art, Paintings, Jewelry and Handmade Crafts

Coconut Grove Artisans

By Melissa Nobles…. More than 35 artisans and crafts dealers gathered in Mayfair’s outdoor Promenade in Coconut Grove this past weekend to sell handmade accessories, paintings, sculptures, art photographs, novelties, jewelry, patio furniture, orchids and plants, wax hands for children, embroidered paintings, flattened Key West bottles, wooden plant hangers, metal …

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CocoWalk Hosts Holiday Preview Fashion Show

CocoWalk's Holiday Preview Fashion Show

By Melissa Nobles…. Beautiful models graced the stage and slithered down an 80 foot catwalk that was built especially for what is fast becoming a must see event for those with any fashion sense. Coconut Grove’s most popular retailers unveiled their newest designs and eclectic styles at CocoWalk’s annual holiday …

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Popular Snow Days Returns to Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove Snow Days

By Melissa Nobles…. Coconut Grove’s weather forecast is calling for snow and lots of it, six tons to be exact, on Saturday, December 4 and Saturday, December 11 as the 2nd annual Snow Days event returns to the delight of youngsters from all around Miami. The festivities will begin with …

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Coconut Grove Named Safest Neighborhood in Miami

Coconut Grove

By Melissa Nobles…. In a recent study by realty website, Coconut Grove was named the safest neighborhood in Miami. In fact, it’s actually among the top 10 percent of safest neighbors in U.S. urban cities and is safer than 70 percent of all neighborhoods across the country – ranking …

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The Barnacle Society Presents Rod MacDonald

The Barnacle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove

By Melissa Nobles…. In what should be a night to remember under Miami’s starlit skies, the Barnacle Society will present Rod MacDonald for an evening of Modern Folk Music as part of its Barnacle under the Moonlight monthly concert series on November 12 at 7 p.m. at The Barnacle Historic …

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Coconut Grove Flowers Change With The Season


By Melissa Nobles…. Cooler temperatures with less precipitation aren’t the only signs that winter will soon be upon us. More than 100 beautiful hanging decorative flower baskets that adorn Coconut Grove’s streets will also be making the seasonal change. The new basket designs, featuring petunias in bright purple, bright pink …

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