Difference between pages "Andover Business - Bella Beads Boutique" and "Andover Musicians and Musical Groups - One Step Away"

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This jewelry and beading store opened on November 11, 2006 in Old Andover Village next to the Lantern Brunch. It is owned and operated by Carla Byrne, a graduate of Lawrence high school.
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*2 Andover musicians, bassist Mike Nuzzolo and drummer Greg Rickenbacker joined with Terence "Tito" Heally from Wilmington to form the band One Step Away. They were about 14 years old.  
  
After graduating from Lawrence, Byrne pursued a degree in education and minored in art.  She went on to teach kindergarten and first grade at a private school in Tewksbury and then worked with third-graders at South Elementary School.  Ultimately, Byrne decided to go back to her love of art and open a beading store.
 
  
Bella Beads boutique offers a global selection of beads as well as consignment items made by local jewelers, finished pieces and jewelry repair.  There are also beading workshop classes offered from both adults and teens.
 
  
Other unique services include:
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*In 2008 the band decided to add voacalist Adam Carrington, also from Andover. They won the 2008 Boston Music Festival battle of the bands in the alternative music category as well as scholarships to Berklee College.
*vintage redesign services
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*customized jewelry for weddings and proms
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*a monthly teen showcase to feature the work on young, local artists
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Byrne has been a member of the Andona Society since 2000 and states that fundraising and community involvement are important to her.  She also works with groups like A Better Chance and the Lawrence Public School system.  As of 2006, she had donated a number of jewelry sets to local fundraisers and over 25% of her profits from her home business.
 
  
Bella Beads Boutique is located at 93 Main Street in Old Andover Village and is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10am to 5pm during the summer. During other seasons, Thursday hours change to 12-5.
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*In 2009 One Step Away won the Haverhill Rocks competition. They were 16 years old.
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*In 2011 One Step Away won the national Clear Chanel iHeart Radio Get Discovered! Contest. The band was then composed of Mike Nuzzolo, Adam Carrington, and Ben Trudeau from Andover, Wilmington, and Beverly.Their album ''For the Broken'' was played on 100 radio stations. They had played on stages from Hollywood to Los Angeles, to Las Vegas.
  
 
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*"Get a bead on this", ''Andover Townsman'', November 16, 2006.
 
  
[[Image:Bella_Beads_Boutique.jpg|thumb|...''Bella Beads Boutique''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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*Taking Steps to Their Dream; Local Alternative Rockers Win Boston Battle of the Bands.(portrait)  ''Andover Townsman'', October 23, 2008, page 7.
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*Andover Bank Rocks haverhill. One Step Away Wins Rock Battle.(portrait) ''Andover Townsman'', September 3, 2009, page 19.
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*One Step Away Wins Again.(portrait) ''Andover Townsman'', September 15, 2011, page 6.
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Revision as of 15:00, 18 November 2011

  • 2 Andover musicians, bassist Mike Nuzzolo and drummer Greg Rickenbacker joined with Terence "Tito" Heally from Wilmington to form the band One Step Away. They were about 14 years old.


  • In 2008 the band decided to add voacalist Adam Carrington, also from Andover. They won the 2008 Boston Music Festival battle of the bands in the alternative music category as well as scholarships to Berklee College.


  • In 2009 One Step Away won the Haverhill Rocks competition. They were 16 years old.


  • In 2011 One Step Away won the national Clear Chanel iHeart Radio Get Discovered! Contest. The band was then composed of Mike Nuzzolo, Adam Carrington, and Ben Trudeau from Andover, Wilmington, and Beverly.Their album For the Broken was played on 100 radio stations. They had played on stages from Hollywood to Los Angeles, to Las Vegas.

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  • Taking Steps to Their Dream; Local Alternative Rockers Win Boston Battle of the Bands.(portrait) Andover Townsman, October 23, 2008, page 7.


  • Andover Bank Rocks haverhill. One Step Away Wins Rock Battle.(portrait) Andover Townsman, September 3, 2009, page 19.


  • One Step Away Wins Again.(portrait) Andover Townsman, September 15, 2011, page 6.



--Leslie 17:00, November 15, 2011 (EST)

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