KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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By Marijane Voltz May 29th was the perfect evening for a sail as passengers boarded the “Moon Chaser” at Captree Island. Everyone was there to listen to the sounds of the Dirty Vice Band (DVB), which is made up of nine members, including Kismet staples, Barry Pittman and brothers, Michael and Jim Phelan. Lead vocalist, Razor Lazor, had a cool …

KISMET: Across the Bay with MJ

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By Marijane Voltz The Kismet Market is open! I stopped in to get my iced coffee and say hello to Andy Whitney, owner of the Market. Andy is a happy man for this past December, while on a cruise with his family, he proposed to his girlfriend, Debora Vitale-Huckstadt. It was during karaoke hour, when “Single Ladies, Put a Ring …

Kismet: A Community Born Out of Nothing

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by Cheryl Dunbar Kahlke Starting a community out of nothing. Literally nothing. No houses, no hotels, no restaurants, no boardwalks, nor even a semblance of a path. No people, no businesses, nothing. Nothing except low bushes, poison ivy, beach grass, and sand. Lots of sand. Imagine finding a vacant parcel of barrier island property, available for purchase from the Sammis Estate, …