Thanks to a Bill West Telegram article, I learned that Ben Braddock has been busy creating a couple of gourmet dishes for Main Street's business buffet. With available space, he pursued an idea, and when the space was ready, he called Tierra Norwood, head of the Small Business Department at NCC. (Probably the wisest phone … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: Ben Braddock Creates Two New Gourmet Dishes For Main Street Business Buffet
A REAL SALAD When I was at Dewey Elementary in Evanston, IL., (grades K-6) we came home for lunch. The only memory I have of those lunches is my mother reading to me at the kitchen table. From that early age, lunch time was special. Today, I love to meet someone for lunch in one … Continue reading A Favorite Question: Can You Have Lunch?
ANDREW & NICOLLE CLARK "Across the country, communities like ours are reimagining themselves. They are involved in the monumental task of enticing people into their historic downtown core areas that offer beautiful architecture in silent buildings waiting for a second life. Those places with a great story, that can offer a sense of place, like … Continue reading Living Above the Store on Main Street in Rocky Mount, NC -Andrew and Nicolle Clark are Repairers of the Breach
https://videopress.com/v/XfPWWAeq?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Stepheny Standing on the Rooftop “The current passion for reuse might be explained by sustainability or fashion but, most importantly, it affords a sense of history and texture, taking advantage of buildings already embedded in cities. They are buildings with atmosphere, history, and stories inscribed in their fabric. And sometimes sustainability isn’t just about … Continue reading Up On The Rooftop in Rocky Mount, NC at Davis Lofts
Main Street Rocky Mount and the surrounding streets (Tarboro, Washington, Thomas, Church to name a few) is the place to go for delicious food or a glass of wine, a cup of coffee, great Southern cooking. You can even have the 'Best Sandwiches Ever' on the Douglas Block. They all have their unique atmosphere and … Continue reading Rocky Mount Is Becoming “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”
I tend to romanticize things on Main Street…..I offer no apology. This tendency explains how I came to believe there is a Band of Brothers changing the scene in historic downtown. I love meeting and writing about individuals from various walks of life and backgrounds investing their time and resources. It is these people saving … Continue reading Tell Me I’m Not Wrong About The ‘Band of Brothers’ on Main Street