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Formerly called The Apple Tree, Be Beautiful Owners Jan Ingraham and Dayneth Roberts introduced customers to their new name and new store location last month.

Entrepreneur Report: Nov 1, 2014



Formerly called The Apple Tree, Be Beautiful Owners Jan Ingraham and Dayneth Roberts introduced customers to their new name and new store location last month.

Be Beautiful is located downstairs in the B & L Plaza in downtown Marsh Harbour where Teachers & Salaried Workers Credit Unit was previously located. The store carries an attractive selection of adult and children’s apparel accentuated by footwear, accessories, fashion jewelry and handbags.

In their beauty supplies department, there is an assortment of hair care and beauty products to enhance the appearance. At a date to be announced, the store will have a huge sale on all children’s items as it transitions to an all- women’s apparel and beauty supply store.

Be Beautiful is open from Monday to Saturday between the hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone contact: 699-2557.



Just Chicken & Ice-Cream Parlour opened its doors in the old Abaco Pizza Building in Marsh Harbour last month. Owners Ateaka Wright and Gary Maurin must have known how much Bahamians love chicken because as the name suggests, every flavouring of chicken imaginable can be found here.

The menu choices include: steamed, fried, lemon pepper, sweet chili, barbecue, honey barbecue and spicy jerk chicken. Also available on the menu are burgers, and a variety of tasty sandwiches.

Just Chicken serves standard side orders like macaroni, mixed vegetables, plantain, cole slaw and salad as well as sweet potato fries to complete your meal. An assortment of drinks are listed on the menu along with refreshing coconut water and lemonade.

Bags of ice are also sold at $3.50 each. The Ice Cream Parlour section of the business remains closed until further notice.

Just Chicken is open daily, and business hours are as follows: Monday to Thursday from 11 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday until 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Telephone number is: 367-6365.



Boy Meets Girl #2 Boutique and Quality Footwear is located in the Teachers and Salaried Workers Central Pines Shopping and Business Complex adjacent to Central Pines Estates.

With its October opening, Boy Meets Girl #2 is one of Abaco’s newest stores owned by Cina Ingraham. The first location is located in the Memorial Plaza.

Boy Meets Girl #2 is sectioned into two office spaces positioned side by side with one side catering to clothing while the other features footwear. The footwear store was the first to open two weeks ago, followed by the opening of the apparel store on Oct. 24.

Customers can purchase quality clothing labeled by well-known brands like Nautica, Polo, Gap and Carter’s for children, and an assortment of brands for women and men including Nike and Levi. Accessories and handbags are also sold.

Store hours are Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.



Central Wines & Spirits owned by Julius Seymour opened in the Teachers and Salaried Workers Central Pines Shopping and Business Complex on July 10. With a wide range of alcoholic beverages in store, Central Wines & Spirits offers retail and wholesale purchases.

Business hours are from Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and on Sunday, from noon to 8 p.m. Phone contact is: 367-4RUM (367-4786).



Owned by Sanfa Knowles and Lynden Newbold, The Pines Restaurant & Lounge boasts of “A Dining Experience Like No Other.” Indeed, the Pines offers a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere for dine-in or take-out with samplings of superb Bahamian cuisine from its breakfast, lunch or dinner menu.

Daily breakfasts choices include a stack of pancakes or perhaps Signature Bahamian breakfasts comprised of a healthy serving of wild boar souse or stewed conch. For lunch or dinner, choose from their large selection of seafood (crab, lobster, fish or shrimp), rack of lamb; or soups like conch or fish chowder, lobster bisque.

The Pines also serves up a tall order of sandwiches, burgers, salads and drinks. There are also daily lunch specials. This past Monday’s special was coconut crusted grouper and pepper steak.

The Pines Restaurant & Lounge’s business hours are: Monday to Sunday (except Tuesday) from 8 a.m. to midnight; and on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to midnight. Phone number: 699-2431.



Central Pines Liquors, owned by Cina Ingraham and Reginald Curry, offers retail sales on alcoholic beverages with unbeatable wholesale prices on beers. Customers can also purchase cigarettes, soft drinks and an assortment of snacks in store.

Central Pines store hours are: Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.Phone number: 699-4880.

About Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander was born in New Providence, but spent most of her childhood years on Abaco. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Abilene Christian University.

Although she has accomplished many things in life, her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her four children. She loves God, her country and people of all cultures.

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