Downtown Raleigh Alliance Seeks to Increase Number of Retail Shops

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) recently announced new incentives for retailers in hopes to fill empty storefront locations with retail shops. The incentives, available to soft-goods retailers, include grants, promotional services, and business planning services. The grants (up to $5,000) have the opportunity to help retailers with up-fit improvements, which in turn, will allow them to dedicate more […]

{Movers & Shakers} Downtown Raleigh’s Lighting Inc. Moves to North Raleigh Location

Antique light fixture retailer, Lighting Inc., will be moving from its current Downtown Raleigh Peace St. location to a spot in North Raleigh after 65 years in business. Lighting Inc. sells and fixes antique light fixtures and chandeliers. The business will move to 1608 N. Market Drive near Wake Forest Rd. by Oct. 1st as a […]

{Movers & Shakers} Retail Store Changes in Downtown Raleigh’s Glenwood South

Beloved clothing and accessories store, Cat Banjo, has officially closed its doors at its Downtown Raleigh Glenwood Ave. location. While it’s physical presence will be missed, the retailer will shift to focus exclusively on it online shop and non-profit animal rescue efforts. Cat Banjo is known for its one-of-a-kind clothing, jewelry, and gifts that local artists. The […]

Gypsy Jule Returns to Downtown Raleigh with New Brick and Mortar Location

Gypsy Jule, a bohemian retailer known for its vintage camper that pops up at local special events, will be returning to its Downtown Raleigh roots with a new brick-and-mortar location soon! The owner of Gypsy Jule previously operated a women’s boutique  on West. St. a few years ago but closed to focus on the development of the online […]

Seaboard Wine to Host SPCA Fundraiser

Seaboard Wine is hosting a wine tasting fundraiser on Thursday, July 30th from 5:30-8:00 in honor of National Mutt Day. National Mutt Day aims to celebrate, embrace, and save mixed breed dogs. Mixed breed dogs tend to be at higher risk for euthanization due to constant over-breeding and public desire of purebred dogs. “Mixed-breed” wines […]

{Sale Alert} North Hills Summer Sidewalk Sale to Return this Weekend

The North Hills Summer Sidewalk Sale will take place today through Saturday, July 25. The sale is a great opportunity to get a great deal (up to 75% off!) for clothing and home goods for the entire family. There will also be a raffle to win a $500 North Hills gift card, just visit any […]

Junior League of Raleigh Shopping Spree Event Adds Local Vendors

For the first time in its history, the Junior League of Raleigh’s annual holiday fundraising event, A Shopping SPREE!, is accepting applications from Wake County brick-and-mortar businesses to participate in the event. A Shopping SPREE! is a four-day shopping expo that draws in over 160 vendors and over 12,000 shoppers in late October/early November – […]