Local Flower Shop News
Ex-Flower Shop Accountant Pleads Not Guilty To Embezzlement - Caledonian RecordWednesday, July 06, 2016
The accountant for a Newport flower shop has pleaded not guilty to five counts of felony embezzlement.Tammy Marro, 57, West Charleston, was arraigned in Orleans Superior Court Tuesday and was released on conditions that she stay 100 feet away from Spate’s Florist company at 20 Elm St. and to not contact of harass owner Robert Gosselin, 50.Orleans Superior CourtAccording to an affidavit filed by Ofc. Nicholas Rivers of the Newport Police Department, Marro, who was the company accountant, stole $44,189.76 from her employer between Jan. 1, 2012 and March 31 of 2016.Gosselin told police that in March he discovered thousands of dollars in unauthorized checks written out to and cashed by Marro during an audit of his business checking account.Police said that when they confronted Marro she admitted to taking the money when she had trouble paying her bills.“Marro advised she only took money when bills came in such as fuel, food and medical that she could not cover,” wrote Rivers in his report. “Marro advised that she knew this was wrong and intended to pay it back but it got out of control and she was not making... http://www.caledonianrecord.com/news/local/ex-flower-shop-accountant-pleads-not-guilty-to-embezzlement/article_8f4ef0ca-d8ea-5225-9ee3-104dd2c3ece0.html
$2.2M Condo for Sale at Former Scheinuk Florists Site - Curbed NOLA (blog)Friday, February 26, 2016
If you've got $2.2M dollars and a need to tap into some fond Easter memories, then has Coldwell Banker TEC Realtors got a place for you. Those of you who knew 2600 St Charles Ave before its early- to mid-aught demolition and overhaul remember Scheinuk Florists, the namesake shop of prominent florist Arthur Scheinuk. Scheinuk first opened his own floral shop in 1909 on the corner of Broadway and Panola. Within a decade he had moved shop and Broadway Florist soon became Scheinuk Florists.Grid ViewWhat set Scheinuk apart, aside from his meticulous horticulture methods, was an Easter display chock full of bunnies. Year in and year out, tens of white, fluffy bunnies graced the Scheinuk storefront to welcome the spring holiday. Though the original building was torn down to make room for condos, the current owners of 2600 St Charles took extra care in crafting their development, earning them a New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Merit Award in 2009.Now, one such condo is on the market. 2600 St Charles Ave #4A features regal crown molding and plenty of wooden accents to thrill, along with hardwood floors. Two balconies overlook St Charles... http://nola.curbed.com/2014/9/10/10049044/condo-for-sale-at-former-scheinuk-florists-site
11 places where you can get a dozen roses for under $20 - The TennesseanWednesday, March 14, 2018
Day roses range from $12.99 to more than $100 this year. (Photo: Submitted)If you want to spend more on Valentine's flowersImport Flowers: $30Fresh Market: $49.99Garden Delights: $90Emma's Florist: $99.95Rebel Hill Florist: $99.95...
Inside a Harvard Square florist, where romance takes shape - The Boston GlobeWednesday, March 14, 2018
Inside a Harvard Square florist, where romance takes shape Globe Correspondent Brattle Square Florist owner Randy Ricker extols flowers, not gushy love notes. By Natasha Mascarenhas 20180213231513-- By Natasha Mascarenhas Globe Correspondent February 13, 2018CAMBRIDGE — Surrounded by thousands of roses and dozens of other bouquets, Randy Ricker doesn’t want to hear your love story.The owner of Brattle Square Florist spent Tuesday preparing for Valentine’s Day, a florist’s version of New Year’s Eve, the Super Bowl, and a royal wedding tied together with a frilly ribbon. But Ricker declared his disdain for lengthy love notes and insisted that “flowers should do the heavy lifting” when declaring one’s devotion.Step inside the Harvard Square shop, though, and you’ll find the work of romance in the making. Advertisement The sweet aromas of hydrangeas, alstroemerias, lilies, and orchids waft up from the basement, where the flowers are cut and arranged. Step over the scrapped leaves...
Oscars supporting role: The floral designer to the stars - WLS-TVWednesday, March 14, 2018
HOLLYWOOD, California -- Meet floral designer to the stars, Eric Buterbaugh. When Hollywood needs the most upscale floral arrangements, Buterbaugh is the go-to guy.As a highly sought-after florist, Buterbaugh has a long client list of A-list celebrities, a few of them being Gwyneth Paltrow, Demi Moore and Naomi Campbell.Awards season is one of Buterbaugh's busiest times of the year. Not only does he work on the floral arrangements for the Oscar parties, but everyone uses Buterbaugh's designs to send as a "thank you" or "congratulations" gift. http://abc7chicago.com/entertainment/oscars-supporting-role-the-florist-to-the-stars/3170684/
Havana florist and doll shops are among businesses prohibited for American shoppers - Miami HeraldWednesday, March 14, 2018
November in a move designed to keep financial resources out of the hands of enterprises owned or controlled by the Cuban military. Also on the prohibited list are a Mercaderes Street florist shop where buckets of yellow, lavender, pink, coral and red roses and small floral arrangements await customers, and several other picturesque Old Havana stores that were launched by the Office of the Historian of the City of Havana to increase Old Havana’s charm factor.Except, Cuban officials say, it’s a mistake. The Muñecos de Leyenda (Legendary Dolls) store, the florist shop, and the other gift and souvenir stores aren’t controlled by the military or the military’s sprawling conglomerate GAESA (Grupo de Administración Empresarial).A boy passes Muñecos de Leyenda, a doll store in Old Havana that is on the restricted list. Mimi Whitefield mwhitefield@MiamiHerald.com The State Department’s list includes all the stores, restaurants and hotels that used to fall under the umbrella of Habaguanex, a corporation that belonged to the Office of the Historian and generated revenue to finance historic preservation in Old Havana and social projects in the neighborhood.In 2016, Habaguanex was absorbed by GAESA and the hotels and restaurants became part of the Gaviota Tourism Group, which belongs to the military. Habaguanex, GAESA and Gaviota are all on the restricted list.Orlando Ramos Blanco, the president of the San Cristobal Tourism Agency, said the stores shouldn’t be on the list. They remained with the Office of the Historian, which is directed by historian and preservationist Eusebio Leal, he said. San Cristobal is the Historian Office’s touri... http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/cuba/article201834119.html
Florist refused to deliver flowers to grieving mum who lost her baby because they were 'too scared to go to her ... - The SunWednesday, March 14, 2018
AN online flower delivery service failed to send out an order to a grieving mum whose baby had died — because the florist did not want to go to a travellers' site.Online retailer eFlorist told Lindsey Roberts, 36, that her £50 order to a close friend had been refused because because staff "did not feel comfortable" visiting the address.SWNS:South West News Service eFlorist customer Lindsey Roberts said her £50 order for a grieving friend could not be delivered because they lived in a travellers' siteLindsey, a mum of five, believes that the act is discriminatory against people from travelling backgrounds.She said: “I placed the order on February 22 as a small gesture to my friend.“It included some flowers and a teddy, and I never thought that there would be any issues when I submitted the order and entered the address, part of a permanent site near Bicester, Oxfordshire.“I was shocked and disappointed when I was told that I would have to go and collect my money because the local florist didn’t want to carry out the order."SWNS:South West News Service Lindsey, 36, said eFlorist had shown discrimina...