Repurposing in Rocky Mount, NC: Studio 13 on Pearl Street With Blue Ribbon Results

Studio 13 118 S Pearl StreetRocky Mount, NC 27803 info@simmonsandharris.com(252) 977-1616 Oh my! I went to check on how the Studio 13 project was coming along. I make no apologies for how I reacted by throwing up my hands, and smiling with appreciation for the handsome facade before me. This repurposing is tasteful, handsome, a … Continue reading Repurposing in Rocky Mount, NC: Studio 13 on Pearl Street With Blue Ribbon Results

Rocky Mount, NC: How Best To Spend 5 Million Dollars

... it's an irresponsible government that fails to choose priorities. Tony Blair A series of public engagement hearings are under way in regards to the $5 Million from the American Rescue Plan and how it should be spent. This large sum dangled before me strongly suggests I can be a hypocrite. I fume and swear … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: How Best To Spend 5 Million Dollars

Walking On The Sunny Side of the Street in Rocky Mount, NC

MANLEY PHOTOGRAPHS FINDS STEPHENY WALKING ALONG MAIN STREET I've written that I grew up listening to my parents sing while sitting in the back seat of the car. One of those songs was The Sunny Side of the Street Click Here for Willy Nelson to put you in the right mood for this blog post. … Continue reading Walking On The Sunny Side of the Street in Rocky Mount, NC

Post Cards From Main Street : Portland Bungalows

“The world before us is a postcard, and I imagine the story we are writing on it.”― Mary E. Pearson, The Miles Between I am of an age that remembers buying post cards on trips when traveling with my parents. Usually I bought them from a drug store or hotel gift shop that had a … Continue reading Post Cards From Main Street : Portland Bungalows

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

The Bel Air Art Center is Open in Rocky Mount, NC

Denise Watkins, (Sky-vue Skating) and I try to have a date on Thursdays over lunch or early dinner. Today we started with an adventure at the Bel Air Artisans Gallery. Bel Air figures mightily in the Art District that is being created. You might have thought they were closed when word came that the building/business … Continue reading The Bel Air Art Center is Open in Rocky Mount, NC