Seeing Past the State of Things: Rocky Mount, NC Housing

Hill Street - Rocky Mount, NC "The pleasure of restoring an historic home is reserved for those who see past the decaying structure and its weeds, overgrown brush, broken windows, and battered shutters. To see past the current state requires one to see the beauty of its bones and how it once was and could … Continue reading Seeing Past the State of Things: Rocky Mount, NC Housing

Opening of Downtown Development Office, Rocky Mount, NC, Sets a High Bar For Renovation and Repurposing on Main Street

I'll tell you one thing; the furniture was worth waiting for! The Renovation at 132 S.W. Main is one of the most important marketing tools you could ask for when showing prospective business entrepreneurs what is possible with a Rocky Mount commercial building. (On Far Left) Milan Mehta, architect, has another successful project in Rocky … Continue reading Opening of Downtown Development Office, Rocky Mount, NC, Sets a High Bar For Renovation and Repurposing on Main Street

Rocky Mount, NC: Fun Entertainment Possibilities

I admire people who come up with great ideas like the Tea Bus Tour. I came across this: Taking London by storm, this afternoon tea on board a vintage double decker bus is an absolute must for a great girls day out. We have a gorgeous deal. Check it out: http://bit.ly/2oWaxh1 GLUTEN FREE AVAILABLE ON … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: Fun Entertainment Possibilities

You Are Thanksgiving Ambassadors For Rocky Mount, NC

You are hereby named Main Street Ambassadors during these Thanksgiving holidays. All of you who are spending time at home this year, expecting family or friends, young and old, have this opportunity to show off Main Street and surrounds. I will think of you Thursday with those you love and who love you too. A … Continue reading You Are Thanksgiving Ambassadors For Rocky Mount, NC

Think Life Magazine: Rocky Mount

I am throughly enjoying David Halberstam's book, The Powers That Be, focusing on the successes and failures of CBS Television, Time magazine, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, Halberstam paints a portrait of the era when large, powerful mainstream media sources emerged as a force, showing how they shifted from simply reporting the … Continue reading Think Life Magazine: Rocky Mount

The Possibilities of Color in Rocky Mount, NC

A favorite word of mine is Possibilities. It is a positive word that applies to what is ahead, perhaps another trip to Italy, or the completed garden of my dreams. There is a possibility that not a house in the historic districts of Rocky Mount will remain boarded up and neglected. I believe there is … Continue reading The Possibilities of Color in Rocky Mount, NC