Monthly Archives: June 2017

We’re Headed to Villa Place Historic District – One of the stars in Rocky Mounts Crown

CLICK ON IMAGE BELOW TO ENLARGE FOR EASIER READING An Invitation Come with me on an adventure Destination: Villa Place Historic District Walking Tour October 21, 2017 Recently I visited friends at Carolina Meadows in Chapel Hill. I noticed an … Continue reading

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Welcome to Washington Street Grille – A NEW Downtown Restaurant to Love – PART 2

You too can put your hand on the beautiful old brick at the Washington Street Grille. In fact, I insist. Show others what they are missing, help them look up and SEE what is going on around them. Besides the ambiance … Continue reading

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Welcome to Washington Street Grille – A NEW Downtown Restaurant to Love

 110 N. Washington Street Around the corner from Prime Smokehouse Steps away from the new Edgecombe Community College Building It starts with a dream, a vision of what is possible if you renovate a beautiful old building, give it a … Continue reading

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Pedal Taverns – Are they in Rocky Mount’s Future? – We Gotta Look Into This Folks –

     I suppose all of my readers on Main Street know about Pedal Taverns, but without a granddaughter who lives in Milwaukee celebrating her 25th birthday, I would still be in the dark. It took my daughter, Debbie, to explain … Continue reading

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Historic Bellemonte House on Wesleyan College Campus – Soon to be a B & B – Hopefully Serving Tea

  The Bellemonte House, constructed between 1817 and 1825, may not be on your radar screen, but it soon will be. It was moved last year to a beautiful wooded lot on Bishop Road on the back side of Wesleyan … Continue reading

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Three Days at the Beach with Martha Battle Mebane – (1923-1996) – Day 3

Meeting on Main Street, as we do, you know I have written about the outstanding men of the community. They have left an ever-lasting mark, rising to the top of their professions through hard work, intelligence, good business practices, and are … Continue reading

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Three Days at the Beach With Martha Battle Mebane – (1923-1996) – Day 2

 My mother used to call it…living to the other side of things. Here in this charming photograph, still at the beach are Martha Battle Mebane and John Marvin Mebane. They have made it to the other side of things! When I … Continue reading

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