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Myrtle Beach’s unique musical history is part of the story being told through the restoration and re-use of Charlie’s Place on Carver Street.  Charlie Fitzgerald and his wife, Sarah, owned the Myrtle Beach nightspot from the late 1930s to the early 1960s.  The Shag and “beach music” all have their origins here.  Famous African-Americans entertained …

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by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Hurricane Season is June 1 through November 30.  Should a hurricane threaten the Grand Strand this year, our citizens, business owners and visitors must be ready to act.  The time to prepare is NOW, before the storm even exists.  Here are a number of tips to help …

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Work is underway to create a new Arts and Innovation District in the heart of Myrtle Beach.  The area includes Main Street, Broadway Street, Oak Street and Ninth Avenue North.  Buildings along Ninth Avenue North may be the first to redevelop, with plans already underway for a co-working and events space. In March, the Myrtle …

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Myrtle Beach’s paid parking season is underway and continues through October 31.  Generally, no one feels enthusiasm for parking meters, but they are helpful in managing infrastructure.  First, they identify which spaces are available and legal for parking.  Second, they encourage turnover so that more people can enjoy a handy parking spot.  Third, revenue from …

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Warm temperatures are finally here, which means it’s time to enjoy the outdoors, especially our beautiful beaches.  Here is a handy list of Myrtle Beach’s rules and regulations. The primary purpose of these laws is to protect all beachgoers and the beach itself.  1. Alcohol is NOT allowed on the beach. 2. Glass containers and …

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by the City of Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach has two off-leash dog parks where owners may let their pets run and play.  Barc Parc South, the original leash-free space for pooches, is off Mallard Lake Drive near Grand Park and the Market Common.  The park covers fourteen acres and includes a lake.  Barc Parc North …

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The Downtown Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Myrtle Beach held a ribbon cutting and rededication ceremony for Nance Plaza on Wednesday, March 6. The plaza is at the intersection of Ninth Avenue North and Kings Highway, on the site of the former Flatiron Building. Nance Plaza features a lit water fountain, surrounded by brick …

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