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It’s More Than a Name Change For Us by John Jobson We are happy to announce that we, Properties At The Market Common, have established higher goals and expectations in 2018 than we envisioned just eighteen months ago when we opened our new office on Farrow Parkway.  That was an exciting time for us, and …

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The Man Making Strides in the Realm of Entertainment by Melissa LaScaleia For Jerry Dalton, founder and organizer of the Myrtle Beach International Film Festival, there isn’t a better location in the world for a film festival than the Market Common.  He prefers it even to Sundance’s location in Park City, Utah.  Here the weather …

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To understand our Myrtle Beach history, of how it was birthed into being and took shape, it’s important to look at the history of what surrounds it.  Thus our history section for this month continues where we left off— with the settlement and expansion of Charleston, one-and-a-half-hours south of Myrtle Beach.  As we saw last …

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Dragon Boat

The Upcoming 10th Annual Dragon Boat Festival Is Poised to Make A Splash April 28 by Melissa LaScaleia It’s a year of tens.  Not only is it the tenth year anniversary of the Market Common, but also of the Dragon Boat Races—the annual festival that is held by Ground Zero Ministries in the Market Common …

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Recipe Corner

This is a totally adorable dessert from Melissa’s recipe box that will delight all audiences young and old. Making it is half the fun, so plan to do it with those you love most, and it will soon become a yearly tradition. It’s impressive and surprisingly easy, and you can use a box mix cake …

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Join The Celebration With the Taste of the Market Common and More on April 21 by Melissa LaScaleia This April marks the tenth anniversary of the Market Common, and to celebrate, the Market Common office is hosting a big bash with fun for the whole family.  The 10th Year Anniversary Celebration will be held on …

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Meet Your Neighbors

Market Common Residents – Mark and Jill Robbins by Melissa LaScaleia Introduce me to your family.  I live with my wife, Jill Robbins, and my two little Havanese dogs, Jack and Kelly.  They are brother and sister, a Cuban breed that would run behind elephants at the circus; they are adorable. Why did you move to …

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Gator Fence

They’ll Gator Done By Jonathan Townsend The hottest topic in the Myrtle Beach fencing and construction market is the formation of a new company out of some old faces.  Two of the largest fence companies in the area have merged and joined up with a fence distribution company to form one of the largest fence …

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Where Quality, Price, and Great Service Co-exist by Melissa LaScaleia “My wife Nell and I moved here in 1977,” John Boyd, the owner of Island Furniture Porch Patio and Pool tells the Insider in an interview.  “And we’ve had a retail footprint in this area ever since that time.” The duo began in the wholesale lamp …

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Latoya Goes Viral by Melissa LaScaleia Latoya Grayson became acquainted with the homeless 74-year-old Mr. James Lee when they had an encounter at a restaurant where she offered to buy him chicken wings. “He was so friendly and appreciative and I was so happy to help him,” she says of the meeting. The next day, …

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