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Going with tradition on Valentine's Day? Choose gifts with a fresh and local twist - Insider LouisvilleTuesday, February 21, 2017
Muth’s Candies, at 630 E. Market St., has been around since the 1920s. Perusing their selection of handmade chocolates, caramels and brittles is like stepping back in time.Just across the bridge in Jeffersonville (347 Spring St.) is G.A. Schimpff’s Confectionery. This store also has a long history — it began in its present location in 1891 — and also boasts one of the few candy museums in the United States. While just walking around the place could be a Valentine’s treat itself (they offer tours), you can find just about any candy your heart desires, including some local treats such as Schimpff’s signature Red Hots, Modjeskas and Hard Fish candies.Cellar Door Chocolates was the Official Chocolate Sponsor of the 67th Emmy Awards. Its owner, Erika Chavez-Graziano, was a graduate research assistant at UofL when she realized her heart was no longer in academia. She decided to start a business based on the truffles she often made for friends and family. You’ll find locations in Butchertown Market, downtown Louisville and Oxmoor Center.If you like your chocolates with a little kick, check out Art Eatables, a chocolatier and confectioner located at 631 S. Fourth St. Their Small-Batch Bourbon Truffles are their signature version of the traditional bourbon ball. Even if you don’t like bourbon, you’ll like the combination with Belgian-style chocolate.
Find ideas for a Valentine's Day to remember - Insider LouisvilleTuesday, February 21, 2017
Muth’s Candies, at 630 E. Market, and Schimpff’s Confectionery just across the bridge in Jeffersonville, are two of the oldest candy stores in the country. Perusing their selection of handmade chocolates, caramels and brittles is like stepping back in time.Cellar Door Chocolates was the Official Chocolate Sponsor of the 67th Emmy Awards. This business was founded by a UofL graduate student who wanted to sell the truffles she often made for friends and family. You’ll find locations in Butchertown Market, downtown Louisville and Oxmoor Center.If your loved one enjoys chocolate with a little kick, Art Eatables on 631 S. Fourth St. offers their signature version of the traditional bourbon ball. Even if you don’t like bourbon, you’ll like the combination with Belgian-style chocolate.Where to dineLouisville also offers delicious variety when it comes to romantic fine-dining establishments, and most of them are offering Valentine’s Day specials. Here are just a few standouts. Click on the links to check out remaining availability.Varanese on 2106 Frankfort Ave. is celebrating Valentine’s Day with its “Special Aphrodisiac Menu.”The English Grill at the Brown Hotel on 335 W. Broadway offers southern grace and the elegant feel of a private club.Jack Fry’s on 1007 Bardstown Road is a staple in Louisville’s culinary scene, having been recognized by several publications including The New York Times, Bon Appétit, and Southern Living.Asiatique on 1767 Bardstown Road is a sleek, upscale restaurant serving creative Asian-fusion fare.Whitehall Estate on 3110 Lexington Road is a historic local wedding venue. For Valentine’s Day, it will feature a four-course feast prepared by Chef Gregoire Guiot and served by candlelight.Eclectic mixLooking for a unique gift for that special someone? You’re bound to find it in one of Louisville’s many locally owned shops.Ah, Whatta ‘Bout Mimi! on 701 W. Market has a gift basket for everyone, from spa gifts to gourmet treats. Their Valentine basket, “Just For Him,” includes Cajun-spiced pretzels, Screamin’ Mimi’s Salsa and chocolate-covered mint cups.Forage, a boutique retail shop on 1731 Frankfort Ave., offers a wide selection of curated interior plants, art, jewelry and gifts. Regalo, a fun and quirky shop on 562 S. Fourth Street, offers an eclectic mix of unique gifts, one-of-a-kind jewelry, accessories, contemporary decor and original art. Regalo also has a store in New Albany.Work the Metal on 1201 Story Ave. sells an extensive mix of locally made jewelry, clothing and accessories for men and women at affordable prices. Cordial Lee is a small, family-owned business in Mt. Washingt...
A Closer Look at 15 American Floral Endowment Scholarship Winners - Greenhouse GrowerTuesday, September 10, 2019
Fiore Floral and Gifts, Dondero is active in numerous student and industry organizations with CalPoly and FFA.John Carew Memorial Scholarship Recipient: Mary Lewis, University of GeorgiaLewis expects to complete her master’s degree program in horticulture in December 2019. Her focus is on ornamental plant breeding, specifically eight native Asclepias species.Earl Dedman Memorial Scholarship and National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association (NGMA) Scholarship Recipient: Gergely Motolai, Kansas State UniversityGergely Motolai is a senior majoring in horticulture science and minoring in entomology. His focus is on in greenhouse production and entomology. Motolai is working at Bird’s Botanicals and at the Kansas State University Greenhouses.Long Island Flower Growers Association (LIFGA) Scholarship and Long Island Flower Growers Association Bob Gunther Scholarship Recipient: Cassandra Castano, Farmingdale State CollegeA senior in landscape development at Farmingdale State College majoring in horticulture technology management, Castano is planning further education to become a landscape architect, working on urban projects.Richard T. Meister Scholarship Recipient: Emily Teng, University of Hawaii at ManoaTeng is obtaining her Ph.D. in tropical plant and soil sciences, and plans on working in floriculture production and variety improvement research. In her dissertation research, she is analy... https://www.greenhousegrower.com/management/a-closer-look-at-15-american-floral-endowment-scholarship-winners/
Aliene Seol, 92, former florist with Heidi's Flowers - Southside DailyTuesday, July 23, 2019
Alfred W. Seol.Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Sabrina L. Trujillo of Virginia Beach; son, Greg W. Seol of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Judy Gill of Oklahoma and Georgia Elliott of Arizona; three grandchildren, Natasha Neagle (Nick) of Richmond and Miranda Nicholson and Brandi Trujillo, both of Norfolk; and three great-grandchildren, Norah Neagle, Justin Ruiz and Kati Neagle.The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 21, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 22, at Old Donation Episcopal Church. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.Share online condolences with the family at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home.Always be informed. Get the latest news and information delivered to your inbox... https://southsidedaily.com/obits/2019/07/20/aliene-seol-92-former-florist-with-heidis-flowers/
Meet the Best of Atlanta 2019 Winners: Shopping - Georgia VoiceTuesday, July 23, 2019
Here at the Georgia Voice, we love celebrating the BEST that Atlanta has to offer, especially when it comes to servicing our LGBTQ community!The more than 70 categories below highlight what makes Atlanta the top LGBTQ-friendly city in the country with food, nightlife, services, events, and pet care that cater to our community.Long have we searched for a city where inclusion is part of everyday life, and no matter where we frequent, we’re given the same respect as our hetero counterparts!We give a big thank you and congratulations to the winners and runners-up in this year’s awards line-up for emphasizing equality for our Atlanta LGBTQ siblings!BOOKSTORE: CHARIS BOOKS & MOREThis independently-owned feminist bookstore takes home the award for the fifth consecutive year in a row! It’s not only known for its left-of-center titles, but also its central role within the local progressive community. In addition to hosting special monthly events including book signings and readings, their selection of... https://thegavoice.com/best-of-gay-atlanta/meet-the-best-of-atlanta-2019-winners-shopping/
Jeanne Cook Long, 86, owned and operated Winnabow Florist for many years - Port City DailyTuesday, July 23, 2019
Jeanne Cook LongWINNABOW — Jeanne Cook Long, 86, died Friday, July 5, 2019, at her home.Mrs. Long was born March 7, 1933, in Decatur, Georgia, daughter of the late Jefferson Farris Cook and Ruby Hestley Cook. She was also preceded in the death by her beloved husband, Ben H. Long.She was a faithful, devoted, and longtime member of Town Creek Baptist Church, where she had served in numerous capacities. One of her many duties with the church included the annual Graduating Senior Address. She was also instrumental in the start of Teen Time, a youth ministry at Town Creek Baptist Church. She was a proud member of the Gideon’s Auxiliary. She was very active in the Winnabow community.She proudly served alongside her husband in the ownership of Buy-Rite Discount Store, formally located on Front Street, Wilmington. She owned and operated Winnabow Florist for many years and found real joy in serving others with the joy of sending and receiving beautiful flowers. She was a member of The Glad Tidings Quartet for 16 years sharing the love of Gospel music.Mrs. Long is survived by three children, Richard C. Long, and his wife,... https://portcitydaily.com/obits/2019/07/08/jeanne-cook-long-86-owned-and-operated-winnabow-florist-for-many-years/