Lincoln Center: Your Home for the Holidays

The holidays are here, and we’re celebrating with our Lincoln Center Merchants and owners, featured on the cover and inside the gift guide. Meet the beautiful faces that own the many shops you visit and throughout the year and holiday season. We hope you have a magical holiday season and remember to shop local.

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Meet our

Lincoln Center Merchants


  1. Jackie Kromm – Theadora Boutique
  • Owner of Theadora Boutique for over nine years. What started as a lingerie and bra boutique flourished into much more, including the cutest outfits and clothing items for all occasions.
  1. Jason Legaspi – The UPS Store
  • Store manager of The UPS Store and head guy for all your shipping needs. Be sure to say hi next time you are in!
  1. Dan & Marvis Gatto – Code 3
  • Owners of Code 3 and the two furry friends on our cover. This dynamic duo can be seen in Code 3 most days, helping assist our law enforcement in the community and much more.
  1. Gary Long – Gary J. Long Jewelers
  • Owner of Gary J. Long Jewelers for 40 incredible years. His stunning store faces the entrance of the Center and has a beautiful view of the Big L, where he finds lovely pieces for all life’s celebrations.
  1. Lynda Winter and Tara Heredia – Great Spectacles
  • This dynamic duo ensures your eyewear sunglasses stay stylish and your vision remains intact. Lynda has owned Great Spectacles for 32 years, and Tara has been by her side for 25 years. These stylish gals are your go-to for sunglasses and more.
  1. Mat & Tori Ortiz – Heirloom Kitchen
  • New to the Center in 2021, Mat and Tori’s Heirloom Kitchen hit the ground running and haven’t looked back. Their tasty breakfast and lunches always hit the spot; be sure to get there early on the weekends to get a seat!
  1. Alyssa DelCarmen – Planet Beach
  • Alyssa and her team at Planet Beach are dedicated to helping you achieve your beauty, wellness and fitness goals with the automated services and quality products they offer. 
  1. Taylor Mancebo – Shine Cycle + Yoga + Barre
  • New on the block, Taylor Mancebo took over as owner in June of 2022 and has put her twist on the studio. This super cute cycle, yoga and barre studio is nestled in the corner of the Atrium and is the ultimate Zen spot.
  1. Renee Kitto – Parkwoods Cleaners
  • Being in business for over 30 years, Renee and Jeff Kitto have three different locations, but we are happy to have one of them here at Lincoln Center for all your dry-cleaning needs.
  1. Carolyn Walker & Starr Donati – Flair Boutique
  • The most fabulous mother-daughter duo, Carolyn Walker started Flair Boutique nearly 40 years ago, and Starr took over in 2014. Their infectious energy is contagious; whether you are attending an event or need simple loungewear, they are the gals to help you choose.
  1. Dino Ballin – POMP Salon
  • Owner of POMP Salon and Pomp Suites, Dino and his crew of hair stylists can transform you into the best version of yourself.
  1. The Hill Family – Limitless Axes & Ales and Escape Games
  • Bringing excitement to the Center, Michael Hill added new entertainment to bring the family or enjoy a date night with some fun. Pictured here are his wife and two girls who keep him creative.
  1. Julie Van Noate – Best Wishes
  • A Lincoln Center staple, Best Wishes has been here for over 30 years. It is owned and operated by Julie Van Noate. Next time you need a fun hallmark card, hostess gift or holiday decor, Best Wishes is your spot for all occasions.
  1. Deanne Garabaldi & Lisa Dixon – FINA
  • The most iconic sister duo, Deanne and Lisa, are in charge of keeping up with the trends and making everyone who walks through their store look fabulous. With over 30 years of residency here at Lincoln Center, these familiar faces are an LC staple.
  1. Linda Halligan – McCaulou’s Department Store
  • Lead manager and go-to gal, Linda, knows all things McCaulou’s. The large department store has everything you could think of, from kid’s toys to gifts for the whole family. It truly is your one-stop shop.
  1. Andy & Jennifer Pappas – Papapavlo’s Bistro & Bar
  • With their Greek-inspired cuisine, Andy and Jennifer…
  1. Angela Scannavino Karp – Sassy Pants Children’s Boutique
  • The cutest little kids shop; Angela looks for all things trendy and cute for all seasons for your little ones. Be sure to check out her selection of squishables this season; they are the softest, most adorable toys and are on the top of most Christmas lists this year.
  1. Donna Vincent – Merle Norman Cosmetics
  • Donna has been a staple in Lincoln Center since 2000. Merle Norman is stocked with all your skincare and cosmetics needs. They have fun gifts for men and women, ear piercings and more!
  1. Anthony Jensen – DeVons Jewelers
  • If you have ever been into DeVons, you have seen this smiley face. And if you haven’t, then you need to visit Anthony. Anthony is the lead manager of DeVon’s Lincoln Center and is an expert in all things diamonds, jewels, Rolex, and more!
  1. Tony Vice – Fleet Feet
  • .     The original running man! Tony Vice and his Fleet Feet team ensure you are well-equipped for fitness. From running shoes and cross-training to athletic clothes and accessories, they have it all!
  1. Mike & Leslie Brennan – Artesian Natural Foods
  • This husband and wife duo ensures you are fully stocked with everything for your health. Having been at Lincoln Center for over 40 years, they are everyone’s first stop for vitamins, natural foods and wellness.
  1. Jeff Fields – Peck’s Jewelers
  • Joining the Center in 2020, Peck’s Jewelers relocated from Stone Creek and has been a great addition to our community—your guy for all gems, stones and beautiful jewelry! 
  1. Carrie Sass & Anna Sass – SASS! Public Relations
  • The PR Gals, Carrie & Anna Sass, have made their mark on just about everything design and Public Relations. If you need any marketing help, they are your first call.
  1. Mike Robinson – Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • The Bundt King himself. Mike Robinson and his team over at Nothing Bundt Cake make holidays delicious with all their flavors and special bundt items.
  1. Mat & Tyler Wood-Ferdun – CR Porter
  • Proud new fathers, Mat & Tyler, are killing the parenting world AND the home furniture world. As we enter the holiday season, they turn their store into a gorgeous winter wonderland that is a sight to see.
  1. Gary Long – Gary J. Long Jewelers
  2. Taylor Mancebo – Shine Cycle + Yoga + Barre
  3. Kristi Seligman, Ted Marsella, Katie Bertilacchi – Crumbl Cookie
  • These three siblings have entered the Crumbl world and joined the center in 2021, which has been booming ever since. Have you seen their new flavors every week?? You have to stop by and try!
  1. Jackie Kromm – Theadora Boutique
  2. Mat & Tori Ortiz – Heirloom Kitchen
  3. Mark & Marcus Sarale – Nekter Juice Bar & Max Muscle
  • This father-son duo is knowledgeable in all things health and wellness. Whether you are toning up or slimming down, Mark and Marcus provide our community with health-conscious choices of freshly made juices, smoothies, cold-pressed juice cleanses at Nekter and protein and supplements at Max Muscle.
  1. Blair Unterseher – Play It Again Sports
  • For all your sporting needs, slightly used and more, he has it all! From winter sports to summer and everything in between.
  1. Karin Neal – Orangethoery Fitness
  • Under the orange lights, the science-based fitness class is full of energy, and so is Karin. If you are looking for a great burn and a high-intensity workout class, stop by OTF and meet the team!
  1. Ben Mackie – Ben Mackie Fitness
  • Take your fitness to the next level with Ben Mackie. They offer personal training and Pilates with certified, expert, knowledgeable and friendly trainers.
  1. Dino Ballin – POMP Salon
  2. Deanne Garabaldi & Lisa Dixon – FINA
  3. Carolyn Walker & Starr Donati – Flair Boutique
  4. Jeff Podesto, Bernie Morgenstern, Mark Podestso – Podesto’s Market, Bakery and Deli.
  • Family owned and operated since 1982, Podesto’s market has given unsurpassed service and offered the best selection of imported and domestic foods in the valley for over 40 years.
  1. Julia Tyner – Wesson Hearing Aid Center
  • Julia and her team at Wesson Hearing Aid Center prides themselves on providing a genuinely individualized patient experience for everyone who comes through their door. 
  1. Tony Vice – Fleet Feet
  2. Matt, Jeanne & Bud Millsaps – Bud’s Seafood and Grille
  • Family-owned and operated since 1993. Bud’s food can best be described as “simple and fresh”. Bud’s provides the ideal seafood dining experience with an extensive menu of fresh seafood, a variety of beef and chicken entrees, delicious salads, and fresh homemade desserts, perfect for your holiday gathering.
  1. Mark & Marcus Sarale – Nekter Juice Bar & Max Muscle


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