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With a Full Bar and Breakfast and Dinner in the Market Common by Melissa LaScaleia Crepe Creation Cafe has been a staple in the Market Common community for the past seven years.  From small beginnings on Howard Ave. to the present location at 4012 Deville Street, owner Larry Cauble and his wife Emma Ware finalized …

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Provided by Brookgreen Gardens Murrells Inlet, SC –  September was a tough month for so many in North and South Carolina. Brookgreen Gardens also experienced signigicant flooding during the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Unprecedented flooding along the river affected the Lowcountry Zoo and caused significant damage to trails and zoo exhibits.  A special preview benefit evening of Nights of …

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A Talk with Amy Barnhart and Ashley Thomas by Melissa LaScaleia Amy Barnhart started working at Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar when the restaurant first opened in the Market Common in 2008.  She was hired as a key manager and bartender, splitting her time between serving drinks and managing the restaurant.  A month after …

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Your Locally Owned Packing & Shipping Center: Big or Small We Pack and Ship It All, Part III by Melissa LaScaleia We first wrote about ShipOnSite in our November & December 2017 editions.  This is Part III of their story. Visit www.coastalinsider.com to learn more. “We are in our twelfth holiday season here at ShipOnSite …

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Isn’t It Time To Relax?  The Leader in the Hot Tub & Pool Industry For Horry & Georgetown County by Melissa LaScaleia Elko Spas, Billiards & Pools is family owned and operated by local husband and wife team, Michael and Kimberly Elko.  Their store location is near the Market Common on 17 Bypass South & …

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by Liza Mata Celebrate the holiday spirit with this festive, family-friendly ballet. Myr­tle Beach’s Coastal Youth Ballet Theatre presents the magical holiday production of The Nutcracker for the 13th year with performances on Dec. 8, 9, 15 and 16 at Coastal Carolina University’s Wheel­wright Auditorium in Conway. The Nutcracker ballet tells the story of young …

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Get More With an Insurance Broker Who’s There For You by Melissa LaScaleia The lineage of Moore and Associates dates back to the late 70’s when Melvin Truett began working in the insurance industry.  He took a job with Nationwide in Florence, South Carolina.  In 1985, he moved to the beach to open his own …

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Your Eyes and Ears When You’re Not Here by Melissa LaScaleia Coastal Carolina Home Watch performs monitoring services for home owners who maintain a home at the Beach but do not live here year-round.  Jack Luber started the company in 2005, when he and his wife moved to Murrells Inlet. “My wife and I purchased …

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This Locally Owned Used Car Dealership Makes Things Right by Melissa LaScaleia Bill Garofalo is somewhat of a local boy, having spent the majority of his life liv­ing in Myrtle Beach where he attend­ed both Socastee High School and Coastal Carolina University.  He had always loved cars, and he was eager to begin his career …

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Offering Enriching Cultural Travel Experiences That Create Lifelong Travel Memories by Melissa LaScaleia Pampered Journeys offers unique, customized travel excursions for those looking for exceptional trav­el experiences.  It is the brainchild of Marina Foy, who’s had the trav­el bug in her blood since she was a child.  As an adult, she satiated it via a …

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