Tag archives: Kelly Finefrock

Montecito Mercantile Opens
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   July 15, 2021

Two months after the closure of Read N’ Post in the Montecito Country Mart, the shopping center’s newest store, Montecito Mercantile, has opened, a sister store to owner Carrie Schei’s beloved Salt House Mercantile on Bainbridge Island.  The shop, which is managed and overseen by longtime retailer and merchandiser Kelly Finefrock, has been transformed to […]

Read ‘N Post To Close
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 8, 2021

Late last week customers at Read ‘N Post were surprised to learn that the Montecito retail landmark, located in Montecito Country Mart, shared plans to close at the end of April. In business in Montecito for nearly 40 years, Read ‘N Post is a favorite among locals who go to peruse the extensive collection of […]

James Perse Makes Home at Rosewood Miramar Beach
By Megan Waldrep   |   December 12, 2019

The main goal of the James Perse concept store is for customers to feel comfortable enough to hang out with a complimentary coffee or water and just chill. This laid-back attitude is what created the cult following of James Perse anyway. The classy California surfer vibe of clean lines and simplistic looks found in the […]