Business is still going well for the Patrick family, who run a “Welcome to Myrtle Manor” souvenir store at their mobile home park off Highway 15 in Myrtle Beach.
“Myrtle Manor” is a “docu-drama” filmed at the park last year and aired on TLC this spring. The show was picked up for a second 10-episode season, set to air sometime next year. They are expected to begin filming season two later this month.
Park owner Cecil Patrick is re-applying for a special event permit that allows him to sell show souvenirs and concessions, and allows “Tangulls” hair salon – which was created for the show – to operate legally. The 90-day permit was granted by the City Council in March and expires June 29.
Patrick must re-apply for the permits every 90 days in order to continue having commercial activity on his property.
Assistant city manager John Pedersen said there are no changes to the permit request, which is scheduled to go before City Council June 11.
The Patrick family opened a NASCAR-like merchandise trailer in April that sells show souvenirs that also are available for purchase online at www.myrtlemanor.com. Available items include T-shirts, hats, can coolers and “beer belts.”