Porches & Rails – Part of the On-Going Preservation/Restoration in Rocky Mount, NC

If I were younger, if I'd won the lottery, I would save and restore this bungalow that I found while driving around. (Sorry, I don't have the address), but this was another love at first sight for me. I have expensive taste as you can see when you think of spending the money to give … Continue reading Porches & Rails – Part of the On-Going Preservation/Restoration in Rocky Mount, NC

Small Rocky Mount Businesses Make Our World Go Around

"Make the little stuff work and the big stuff will happen" - Dan Bongino Dan Bongino wasn't on the news talking about small business in Rocky Mount, but his quote suits my purpose. The Chamber of Commerce is honoring small businesses this week. In the last two days my errands have taken me into a … Continue reading Small Rocky Mount Businesses Make Our World Go Around

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