Last-Minute Shoppers: Here’s Who’s Local and Open Today!

In Downtown Raleigh/Inside the Beltline: Running shop Runologie on Hillsborough Street is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today Vestique in Five Points is open until 3 p.m. (locations also in Morrisville and Charlotte) The Wine Feed on Glenwood South is open until 7 p.m., open 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday Midtown Olive Oil in North […]

Sip ‘N’ Shop at Raleigh Brewing Next Week

If you’ve grown tired of the mall – or would just love to drink a craft beer or two while you shop – check out the Sip ‘N’ Shop at Raleigh Brewing on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Retailers and local brands that will be at the event include Sprockets […]

{Sale Alert} The Sixth Annual Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday Shopping Guide Is Here!

Our SIXTH annual Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday guide to shopping local in the Triangle is here and it’s more than twice the size of last year’s list! I’ll be adding to this list as more special offers are shared tomorrow. If you’re a local retailer or brand and don’t see your […]

{You’re Invited} Cary Academy Holiday Shoppe

I’ve been to this event myself and it’s one of the better holiday pop-up shops/community events for buying great gifts – everyone that I can remember being there was locally-owned or operated. Win-win for everyone involved! Cary Holiday Shoppe Dec. 4-6 Cary Academy Campus 1500 North Harrison Avenue Thursday, Dec. 4 – 9:30 a.m.- 5 […]

{New Boutique on the Block} SallyMack Life Furnishings in Chapel Hill

Just based on the bright colors shared on their website and Facebook page, I cannot wait to find myself in Chapel Hill so I can visit the new SallyMack Life Furnishings home decor, gift and furniture store. PS: Props for the name “life furnishings”, because after all… home is where life is lived! Open Tuesday […]

{Man Style Monday} A Man-Sized Contest from House of Swank and GOPC

My pal Johnny Swank of House of Swank has teamed up Great Outdoor Provision Company to offer a YETI Cooler MEGA giveaway. The goods included in the giveaway: YETI Tundra 45 Cooler ENO SingleNest Hammock House of Swank Beach Hoodie NC Flag Patch Hat NC BBQ shirt Bless your Heart shirt (This is worth over […]

{Movers & Shakers} Bailey’s Debuts Remodeled Cameron Village Store on Friday

Bailey’s Fine Jewelry is ready to unveil the results of the construction work and renovations that have taken place at the Cameron Village store location over the past several months. The newly renovated store will celebrate its fresh look and expanded space beginning Friday, Oct. 24. At almost 11,000 square feet, Bailey’s Cameron Village location […]

{Movers & Shakers} Southern Season to Debut Vivian Howard Collection, Pop-Up Shops

Southern Season has always been worth the drive to Chapel Hill’s University Mall, but shoppers in Raleigh and Charlotte won’t have to head to the Thrill when the gourmet food and gift retailer opens two smaller format stores as “pop-up shops” in November. According to Triangle Business Journal, “Southern Season will be opening a 5,000-square-foot […]

{You’re Invited} Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique’s Holiday Open House

The first of what promises to be many holiday open house events this season, Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique keeps the doors open late for a first look at holiday shopping. Stop by from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 to order your holiday cards and enjoy special savings. Cute Buttons […]

Get Your Stitch Fix at the Beach!

A very cool announcement came out yesterday from Raleigh designer Holly Aiken about her Stitch brand of retail stores – yes, stores — there’s now two! Fans of the iconic Raleigh brand can now get their handbag and accessory fix just outside of Wilmington near the bridges heading over to Wrightsville Beach at 2035–B Eastwood […]