Author Archive for Sharon Allen Gilder

Sin & Grin Is Opening Soon on Main Street

Vasilisians have something to smile about thanks to Sin & Grin, the latest restaurant offering from the Hristopoulos family. The long-awaited conversion of Vasili’s original location at 353 Main St. is underway with Sin & Grin anticipating a mid-October opening.…

A Very Composing Teen

Photo | Pam Schipper
Zoe Fischthal directs the witches in rehearsal for her original musical based on “ROALD DAHL’S THE WITCHES,” which she has subtitled “Fallen to Witches’ Snare.” The witches are (L to R) Uma Manikoth (Bruno), Olivia Luzquinos (Grand High Witch), Samantha Vidas (Carlotta the Witch, Mrs. Jenkins), Andrea Wilson(Millie the Witch), Miriam (Mia) Herman (Linda the Witch), and Sofia Rosenbaum (Beatrice the Witch).

Zoe Fischthal began playing piano when she was in kindergarten and started composing music in fifth grade. After appearing in a variety show at Rachel Carson Elementary, she decided to meld her talents. “Being in a show was really fun…

New Salon Is Cutting Edge

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

The team at the new Kentlands Salon & The Nail Bar is (L to R) Lee Nguyen, Chi Doan, Brenda Ricketts (in back), Jeany Card (in back), Jacqueline Pham (in orange), Ralph Billeter, Tina Cao and Herpinder Mann.

With its sleek modern interior and on-trend work concept, Kentlands Salon & The Nail Bar is on the cutting edge. Occupying the retail space formerly home to Profiles Hair Studio & Pro Nails at 273 Kentlands Boulevard, the new salon,…