Yesterday 120 people gathered at Viscaya to discuss different ways the Grove could gain its independence again. It was led by former county commissioner, Katy Sorensen who said, "This meeting is a bright spot in a very dark week."
"The huge white boxes they keep building are destroying Coconut Grove. Enacting effective historic preservation laws can help stop them" -Historian Arva Park
We walked away aware of new possibilities for improving the Grove's security, zoning, and code enforcement.
For detailed information on the meeting go to Tom Falco's Grapevine article at