“I was walking around not knowing what I was supposed to do,” she says.
Her husband knew the solution.
“He said, ‘Well, do what you like to do.’”
“You know, my nieces come down here a lot. … They just think it’s the coolest place ever.”
“It’s always been pretty cool.”
Something new is happening, though, she says.
“It’s the new hot spot. … There’s a rebirth again of Delano.”
Whaley says her friend “Hatman” Jack Kellogg showed her some Delano spaces, but she couldn’t find just the right one initially.
Then he pointed out that the Twist owner was hoping to downsize a bit in the space he owns next to his hat shop.
“I said, ‘Well, why didn’t you bring this up to begin with?’” Whaley says.
Other than that small transgression, she says, “He’s just been a delight to work with.”