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
FYI: Posting Mr. Pitman's Post From Social Media I’m glad members of the CCRP are deciding to speak out instead of taking the blame. If you take a look at the Ratio plan, which as a member of the CCRP I participated in. You will see on the front page that it was a joint … Continue reading Terrick Pitman and Jesse Gerstl – Speak Out – About A PLAN For Historic Downtown Rocky Mount
I often leave comments on the Concerned Citizens Facebook Page. Like all of us, the page has its good days and bad. Some comments have more clarity than others. I have no trouble making room for diverse opinions as long as they are well stated, no swearing or name-calling. I will admit that my reaction … Continue reading Investor, Jesse Gerstl – I’ve Seen the Super Man Cape He Wears
I want to tell you one of my many Main Street experiences. It happened this past Spring with a trip downtown to photograph some commercial buildings that Mr. Knight owns. (There is one in particular that I love and keep my eye on.) I first took these photos on July 17, 2018. Today, July 11, … Continue reading Taking The Arm of a Gentleman on Main Street
I know everyone's mind is on the results of the state audit. The impact of this opening salvo produced nary a resignation, no one took responsibility for anything, and the piece de resistance, refutable evidence was 'racially motivated and fueled by white supremacists.' One of my favorite quotations is, ”We have investigated ourselves and found ourselves … Continue reading The Secret Garden ll on Tarboro Street at Five Points Celebrating A Small Downtown Business
In the Chicago area, you will find bakeries throughout this city of neighborhoods...Greek Town, Little Italy...In Evanston where I grew up, there was a bakery on Davis Street where my mother took me. Inside the door of the bakery, delectable smells filled the shop. The glass front display cases were filled with trays of impossible choices. … Continue reading a-lt-men-taire – The French Bakery on Main Street – IMAGINE!