NewsKomox Grind parklet to remain open over the winter SHARE ON: Justin Goulet, contributor, Monday, Nov. 9th, 2015 The Town of Comox has extended permission for a popular parklet to remain open over the winter. Council voted to expand the trial at the Komox Grind into a permanent program.A parklet is a small outdoor patio, set up in a parking stall.Councillor Maureen Swift says the outdoor space has proved popular with the public. //www.mycomoxvalleynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/swift-1a.wavSwift says the overall goal is to create more outdoor social spaces and encourage pedestrian traffic. //www.mycomoxvalleynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/swift-2a.wavSwift notes one of the advantages of our area is our mild winters mean residents can take advantage of these kind of outdoor spaces year-round. For more on the Komox Grind, check out their Facebook page.