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Classic Gourmet: Shad Velasco

Shad Velasco, Owner/Chef, The Library Restaurant Tell us a little about yourself. I was born in Cooperstown, New York, where my dad has been a chef for 40 years. He works more hours than I do and loves it! My mother lives here and works part-time cooking at a small restaurant in Little River. The […]

Living the Dream: Sheila Michelson

Sheila Michelson, Something Old/Something New Consignment and Retail Tell us a little about yourself. I’m originally from Long Island, New York, where I owned a hair salon. I was also an educator and did hair shows several times a year. About 10 years ago, one of my daughters moved here after she was married, and […]

Preserving Tradition: Gini Abee

Gini Abee, Carolina Coast Cotillion and Ocean Forest Cotillion Tell us a little about yourself. I am an art teacher at St. James Middle School, and also teach TV and Yearbook classes – I’ve been in the same classroom for 20 years! This is my second career after being a real estate broker. I also […]

Tasteful Gifts: Sharon McIntyre

Sharon McIntyre, Edible Arrangements Tell us a little about yourself. I grew up in Oxford, Connecticut; it’s a small town with more cows than people! As soon as I was old enough, I moved to the city (New Haven), and that’s where I met my husband, Dennis. We’ve been married for 32 years and have […]