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Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Grand Opening

Mon, May 10th 2010 11:02 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The city and MB Chamber will officially open the city's new boardwalk with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon, a giant flip-flop shaped cake made by TLC "The Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro.  The event kicks off at 10am and ends 10pm with non-stop entertainment staggered on two stages.  The ribbon cutting is at noon with cake unveiling about 12:30 or 1pm.  Musicians include Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs, Mark Roberts and the Breeze Band, The Coasters, The Catalinas then the finale with Ben E King.
There will also be various arts and crafts vendors, food and a beer garden.  Fireworks will end the celebration.

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Myrtle Beach "Top US Beach and Sun Destination"

Sat, May 8th 2010 7:27 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

Myrtle Beach has been named the "Top U.S Beach and Sun Destination" by  The TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers on  The top honor was determined by a combination of destination comments, favorite places and overall popularity.  Myrtle Beach beat our San Diego, CA and Poipu, HI

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New Flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport

Thu, Apr 22nd 2010 8:32 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

Allegiant Air starts non stop flights from Myrtle Beach to Youngstown and Knoxville today. The flight to Youngstown will leave MB at 2:45 with a plane returning 3:45.  The Knoxville flight will land in MB 12:35 with a return flight at 4:25.  Allegiant, which started flying to Myrtle Beach a year ago will add nonstop flights to Fort Wayne, Ind and Grand Rapids, Michigan later this month.

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Grand Strand Real Estate News

Thu, Mar 11th 2010 1:41 pm by ROSE FOGGOTTE Real Estate Update

Grand Strand Real Estate market continues to improve with double digit increases in homes and condos.  Single family home prices increased for the first time in two years.  Home sales were up 17% compared to February last year, Condo sales improved 54%

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Grand Strand Real Estate Up for Sixth Consecutive Month

Fri, Feb 12th 2010 7:23 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Real Estate Update

Buyers are taking advantage of low prices increasing sales for the sixth consecutive month in January.  Single family homes are up 13 % and condo 74% when compared to the same month last year.

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Myrtle Beach Adds New Flight to Michigan

Wed, Feb 3rd 2010 9:19 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

Myrtle Beach International Airport has landed a new non-stop flight to Grand Rapids Michigan.  The flight to Allegiants's new hub at Gerald R Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids starts April 30.  It will run on Mondays and Fridays.  The low cost carrier arrived in Myrtle Beach in 2009 with flights to Huntington WV and Allentown Pa and plans to resume those this spring.


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Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Closer to Sidewalk Cafes

Wed, Jan 13th 2010 3:47 pm by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The Myrtle Beach boardwalk is a bit closer to having sidewalk cafés after Tuesdays City Council meeting.  The provisions thus far are café seating outdoors can extend no further than 12 feet out into the boardwalk and the cafés can only be run by those who are already providing food services on site.  Pets and bicycles will be restricted before AM March 15 to Sept 15.

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Myrtle Beach Area Real Estate Sees Year-End Boost

Wed, Jan 13th 2010 3:36 pm by ROSE FOGGOTTE Real Estate Update

Grand Strand real estate showed a 24% increase in single family homes and a 57% jump in condos sales in December compared to the same time last year.    December marked the fourth month in a row with increased sales in the Grand Strand real estate market.  This is certainly a buyers market.

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Market Common Wins Design Award

Thu, Dec 17th 2009 10:30 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The Market Common won a design award from the International Council of Shopping Centers.  The McCaffery Investments development won the Silver award in inovative design and development at the 2009 US Design and Development awards.  Market Common has more than 40 shops and restaurants with apartments above them and is surrounded by housing, live-work townhomes, single family residences and $30 million of new lakes, parks and roads.

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AAA Carolinas Awards Four-Diamond Distinction to Area Hotels & Restaurants

Wed, Dec 16th 2009 10:19 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The Cypress Inn, a bed and breakfast in Conway and Divine Prime, an upscale steak house at the Market Common, were honored with the prestigious Four-Diamond Award by AAA.  The Cypress Inn has received the award for 12 consecutive years.  The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes and the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, both in Myrtle Beach, also received the honor.  AAA gives the Four-Diamond awards annually to hotels and restaurants in North America. 

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Myrtle Beach Airport Expansion will bring 400 Construction Jobs

Mon, Dec 14th 2009 9:24 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The expansion at Myrtle Beach International Airport is a $90 million project and is expected to offer 400 construction jobs.  The project construction manager, MB Kahn, is helping small local contractors by holding seminars to provide information abut the project, requirements and the application process.

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Sales Trend Upward for Condos and Houses

Fri, Dec 11th 2009 10:55 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Real Estate Update

Real Estate sales in November were up from last year which marked a three month trend of increased sales here in the Grand Strand.  Single family homes were up 65% and condos 69% compared to November of last year.

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Coast RTA Expanding Services to Charleson

Thu, Oct 29th 2009 11:22 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The Coast RTA is expanding its services to Charleston.  The tentative route will start in December.  As of now the express shuttle will start in Conway , head to Broadway at the Beach, stop at Front Street in Georgetown, then continue to Charleston.  It is scheduled to run Thursdays and Saturdays.  Pricing will be $15 one way & $25 round trip with discounted fares for students at $10 & $15.

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Gated Intracoastal Waterway Condo on River Oaks Golf Course

Tue, Oct 27th 2009 10:33 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

602 Waterway Village Blvd
920952 - Condo/Townhouse
Myrtle Beach, SC

Impeccable 2 bed 2 bath condo with golf and waterway views. Condo has been totally redone with new stainless appliances, light fixtures, floors, and much more. This is a must see for a great place to call yours!

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Princeton Place- Little River

Mon, Oct 26th 2009 3:05 pm by ROSE FOGGOTTE Real Estate Update

New Listing in beautiful Little River...Just a stones throw from North Myrtle Beach!

4333 Princeton Drive
920591 - Residential
Little River, SC

Great place to call home or a wonderful beach getaway. Vaulted ceiling, fans and skylights add to the charm. Located close to beach, shopping and entertainment Princeton Place is convenient to it all. Home has recent roof and air conditioning system replacement.

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The Lighthouse Lagoon

Wed, Oct 7th 2009 9:15 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The Lighthouse Lagoon, a nautical themed mini golf course with a 65 foot lighthouse and sidewalk are planned for 700 N Ocean Blvd in Myrtle Beach.  It will be located by the mile long boardwalk between 1st and 14th avenues.  It will also include flower beds along Ocean Blvd, 3 three story waterfalls and will be the Strands first oceanfront mini golf course.

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Home and Condo Sales up in August

Wed, Sep 30th 2009 3:50 pm by ROSE FOGGOTTE Real Estate Update

Condo sales were up 32% in August and homes 1% compared to last year marking the first time in two years that both single family and condo sales increased.  Each month is showing improvement based on statistics gathered from the Coastal Carolina MLS.

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Boardwalk Web Cam

Sat, Sep 19th 2009 10:45 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

The City of Myrtle Beach installed two Web cameras to show viewers the area where the new boardwalk will be.  They are looking south from the 14th Avenue Pier & north and south from Plyer Park. 

Click here to view.

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Condo Sales Up

Wed, Sep 16th 2009 3:26 pm by ROSE FOGGOTTE Real Estate Update

Positive trends continued in the Myrtle Beach area real estate market in August .  Condo sales jumped 27 percent over August 2008.  that is the third consecutive month that a segment of the Grand Strand market posted increases. 

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North Myrtle Beach Connector Bridge Opens

Tue, Sep 1st 2009 9:33 am by ROSE FOGGOTTE Myrtle Beach Update

A dedication ceremony September 3 will open the long awaited North Myrtle Beach connector bridge.  The parkway will go from Main Street in NMB, cross US 17 and the Intracoastal Waterway, and link with SC 31 & SC 90.  Started in 2005 the new road will reduce congestion on US 17 and travel time to SC31, the Carolina Bays Parkway.

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