Rejoice and Rejoice Again in Rocky Mount, NC: Entrepreneur, Brian Bennett

Thanks to Bill West's article in The Telegram about Brian Bennett saving this house at 319 Marigold Street, we can rejoice about another Repairer of the Breach. Brian, like the lines from the song, is everything we hope for, everything we dream, he is so beautiful to me. In my wandering, I feel like I've … Continue reading Rejoice and Rejoice Again in Rocky Mount, NC: Entrepreneur, Brian Bennett

Living Above the Store on Main Street in Rocky Mount, NC -Andrew and Nicolle Clark are Repairers of the Breach

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

Troy Davis Cuts the Ribbon on Opportunity- The Davis Lofts on Main Street

Troy Davis Cuts the Ribbon for Davis Lofts A lovely evening: Friends, family, prospective renters and curious folks gathered last Friday night to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the Davis Lofts. The few photographs I took give away my interest in the brick walls that were left exposed, the paint and plaster that honor the … Continue reading Troy Davis Cuts the Ribbon on Opportunity- The Davis Lofts on Main Street

What You Will Find at the Top of the Stairs: Emerson Esthetics and Medspa

What you will find is a beautiful space on the second floor of a restored building owned by Witt and Robert Barnes at 200 Sunset Street facing Howard Street. Witt & Robert are both natives of Rocky Mount, NC. who have a stake in the revitalization of historic downtown. 118 SUITE 200 SUNSET AVENUE252.314.3920ROCKY MOUNT, … Continue reading What You Will Find at the Top of the Stairs: Emerson Esthetics and Medspa

The Gift Of Main Street

“If you know the art of finding some things in a quiet empty street, then you know the art of happiness!” Mehmet Murat ildan On the last day of March, late afternoon, after more rain, I headed for Main Street with my new I-phone camera. At this time of day, the 100 block on both … Continue reading The Gift Of Main Street

Rocky Mount Is Becoming “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”

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”