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MidFin Offers Art as a Service

BERLIN —  What separates Amy Wood’s from the other artists in the Chamber of Commerce gallery is that there is nothing on her gallery walls for sale. Wood’s specialty is creating business centered art including web and logo design so for her, art is a service rather than a product. Wood owns and operates MidFin,… Read more »

New bike event to go bigger and smaller

OCEAN CITY — Cliff Sutherland, Mike Alexander, Rebekah James, and Kathy Micheal have been running motorcycle rallies for years but holding one in Ocean City is a goal that eluded them for some time. But as Delmarva Bike Week began focusing more on the Salisbury area, the group understood they had an opportunity to bring… Read more »


OCEAN PINES — One of the things that opening a new business has in common with raising a newborn is that although you think you know what you are getting into, you are wrong. They tell you that you won’t get much rest and you know you won’t get much rest in both scenarios, but… Read more »

Music Shop Scored Band Geek Coup

WEST OCEAN CITY — Lori Thompson and Gina Servant didn’t decide to open Around Sound Music blindly. As it turns out, the recently opened lesson-based music studio is almost four years late in opening. The couple decided to open their studio in 2007 but life had other plans. The upside was that the delay worked… Read more »

Bringing Order to Kiddie Chaos

WEST OCEAN CITY — The secret to doing well in many thrift and consignment shops is persistence. In order to find the treasure you are looking for, it is best to set aside enough time to find things that appeal to you that are in the size and condition you seek. There is nothing more… Read more »

Vantage Point Solutions

SALISBURY — As small businesses rely more heavily on Internet opportunities and networked computers, owners and managers face the growing difficulty of getting everything to work without using outside help. Many offices have made a tech-savvy employee the computer person. At first blush, the decision makes sense.  As important as computers are to a business’s… Read more »

More than pies at Four Seasons Pizza

WEST OCEAN CITY — One of the difficulties many restaurants encounter after their grand opening is that running a restaurant is hard and it stays that way for quite some time. The business is demanding on both the staff and the owner, requiring long hours, dedication and tight controls.  Would-be restaurateurs who don’t have the… Read more »

Pines Point Provisions and Seafood

OCEAN PINES — Like so many successful businesses, Pines Point Provisions was conceived out of the experience of genuine need. George and Anna Vitak, along with their son, Michael, have been avid boaters for some time. Just as they understand the pleasures of fishing or just spending the day on the water, they understand the… Read more »

Friends, family and finance

BERLIN — The most striking aspect upon entering Creative Wealth Management’s offices in the Pavilions of Ocean Pines is that the waiting room doesn’t seem designed for the long haul. It isn’t a place to get comfortable with a magazine because of the understanding that visitors are more guests than clients. You don’t go into… Read more »