Daphne Coffee House focuses on building community

Two couples – same dream, the dream of one day opening a coffee shop. What ultimately brought the Lynne and Gabe Holloway and Mallory and Eric Friese together could best be described as divine intervention. Both husbands were at crossroads with their career futures. Gabe, an Associate Pastor, was contemplating ordination. Eric had a successful…

Buck’s Diner looks to celebrate 10 years this June

Although the restaurant business was not the chosen career path of either sibling, Ken Buck and his sister, Daneen have worked many restaurant ventures together throughout the years. They always worked well together so, as fate would have it, they ended up conjoining their talents and focusing on the family’s business. Buck’s Diner is approaching…

It’s a family affair at Bay Breeze Cafe

Julie Tew is now in her 9th year of operation at Church Street’s Bay Breeze Cafe in Downtown Fairhope. This Fairhope native’s inspiration comes from her “needing to get a job” while she was in school. Throughout her college career, Julie was fortunate to have worked with some food service folks that were well trained…