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Tom Parks
Works at COASTROAD Hearth & Patio
Attended Heald College
Lived in San Leandro, CA
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If you missed Rims on the River 2014, here's a little taste:
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 - a new oceanfront mahogany bar just in time for Memorial Day.
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I started this group to share the Good, the Bad and the Ugly with friends in the Hearth (fireplace), Patio & BBQ (also fire) business, with no disrespect to the official HPBA. Any member may feel free to share ideas, experiences, projects, etc., but please refrain from political rants or bad language. Let's keep it "family friendly".
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For my Leland peeps . . .
Six Happiness is tucked into a Leland strip mall set way back from U.S. 17 across from Magnolia Greens. The location may prove a challenge for this Asian fusion restaurant, but, with new owner Yu "K" Zhu, whose concept is miles away from the Chinese buffet that used to inhabit the spot (she also owns the nearby Wok & Roll restaurant), Six Happiness has some things going for it. The servers are all very friendly and attentive, and the place has a ...
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 Ready for Memorial Day weekend with a LYNX grill.
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Here's a gas direct vent fireplace recent project we completed over in St. James Plantation, near Southport, NC. Something a little more modern . . .
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As someone who has been writing for the public for a short time, I found this very though-provoking.
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Fantastic tapas. Wish we lived nearer.
Alma Cocina - Alma Cocina introduces Atlanta to a refreshing new approach to contemporary Mexican cuisine. Bright, fresh ingredients and traditional regional influences come together with other Latin ...
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Work
Employment
  • COASTROAD Hearth & Patio
    VP & GM, 1998 - present
  • Wilmington Star News
    Correspondent, 2012 - present
  • Golden Grain
    project engineer, 85 - 90
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
    project engineer, 85 - 90
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Previously
San Leandro, CA - Shallotte, NC
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A dual-citizenship workaholic/type B personality.
Introduction
I'm California-born transplant to North Carolina. I'm blessed with a lovely wife and married daughter, but no grandkids - yet.
I've been in design & construction my whole adult life and now specialize in fireplace & outdoor kitchen design. I am a National Fireplace Institute certified instructor and master hearth professional
Bragging rights
NFI certified instructor, Master Hearth Professional, KCBS barbeque Judge
Education
  • Heald College
    electronics engineering, 1984 - 1986
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