Stories written by John Kiskinis

Lynx off to strong start with expanded staff, new projects

Lynx off to strong start with expanded staff, new projects

On the heels of an incredibly successful 2013, Lynx Construction Management is set to reach new heights in 2014. With a host of projects already underway and a group of talented construction professionals who share a common bond of delivering only the finest quality work ethic, Lynx Construction’s blueprint for success is being met with […]

All-new Chevrolet Corvette is official ‘show car’ for MIAS

  It is over 60 years old and moving into its seventh generation, but like fine wine, quality cheese and Sophia Loren, the Chevrolet Corvette just gets better with age. Chevy gave the iconic American sports car a complete makeover for 2014 and show South Florida consumers will be able to see the result for […]

Coconut Grove Arts Fest named ‘Best Art Festival’

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival was honored as the winner in Best Art Festival category at the second annual Floridian Awards ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Marlin Hotel on Miami Beach. The award was accepted by Monty Trainer, Coconut Grove Arts Festival president. Other nominees in the Best Art Festival category included Art […]

Debuts and much more set for Miami International Auto Show

Auto aficionados will have the opportunity to get a first look at hundreds of 2014 model cars, trucks, crossovers, and SUVs when the Miami International Show returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center for its 43rd annual run. The show will open on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Dr.) in […]

Sweetwater honors Adonel Concrete with street signs on NW 110th Ave.

Sweetwater honors Adonel Concrete with street signs on NW 110th Ave.

The City of Sweetwater recently unveiled new street signs at the intersections of NW 14th Street and 25th Street along NW 110th Avenue in recognition of Adonel Concrete’s longstanding commitment to the growth and prosperity of the city. The street signs flank Adonel Concrete’s headquarters at 2101 NW 110 Ave. City of Sweetwater commissioners unanimously […]

Katherine Phillips-Chaplin Named Chair of Florida Festival and Events Association

The Florida Festivals and Events Association (FFEA), the state’s primary professional organization for producers, vendors, and sponsors of festivals, fairs and special events, recently announced the election of directors and officers for its Board of Directors. Leading the 2012 – 2013 FFEA Board of Directors as its Chair is Katherine Phillips-Chaplin, of the Coconut Grove […]

Grove’s Thelma Gibson honored with award during Dade Days


By John Kiskinis…. Longtime community activist and Coconut Grove Arts Festival board member Thelma Gibson was presented with the Helen Miller “I Am Blessed” Award during the recent Dade Days celebration in Tallahassee. Ms. Gibson is a native Miamian and the widow of the late Rev. Canon Theodore Roosevelt Gibson. The award, which recognizes individuals […]

Snow Days Sets Dates – Coconut Grove to Host Holiday Events

Coconit Grove "Snow Days"

By John Kiskinis…. Coconut Grove’s popular Snow Days kicks-off this December 4 with a host of activities planned for families to enjoy. Youngsters will have the chance to build snowmen, make snow angels and even launch a snowball or two as six tons of snow will transform Virginia Street into a winter wonderland. It runs […]

Labor Day Weekend Comes Alive in the Grove

The Great Grove Bed Race

By John Kiskinis…. A host of family-oriented events and activities during Labor Day weekend helped to attract thousands of visitors into the Grove. Several thousand people attended the traditional eleven-gallery First Saturday Gallery Walk. Highlighting the action-filled Sunday festivities was the 1-800-411-PAIN GREAT GROVE BED RACE, once again presented by the Grove Merchants Group. An […]

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