Shop Anytime with Raleigh’s Lisana Activeware Boutique

The Lafayettville Village boutique adds online shopping to its selection, as well as retailing four new designer brands.

{Sale Alert} This Week’s Sale Roundup – Feb. 11, 2016

It’s shaping up to be another big weekend of sales and special events at retailers around the Triangle, so don’t let a little winter chill keep you on the couch at home. Get out and shop local this Valentine’s weekend!

{Movers & Shakers} Dress. To Add Second Location in North Raleigh

North Raleigh gals, you’re about to have a new go-to boutique. I’m so excited for you! Dress. is by far one of my favorite Raleigh boutiques at their Ridge Road and Wade Avenue (Ridgewood Shopping Center) location. It’s a great blend of consignment and new and anytime I walk in “just to look”, I’m guaranteed […]

{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 […]

Raleigh Food & Wine Festival Starts Thursday!

The Raleigh Food and Wine Festival is an innovative event showcasing the evolving culinary traditions of Raleigh. Make plans to dine around and enjoy a spectacular taste of Raleigh, Thursday, June 25, 2015 through Sunday, June 28, 2015. Thursday-Saturday, events will take place at different participating restaurants, wine shops, patisseries and bakeries – featuring wine […]

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 […]

{You’re Invited} Craftalatte on Oct. 18

I am SO bummed to be out of town when Craftalatte is happening – my front porch could use some of the cuteness pictured above. (Click here to view in detail.) When: Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 Where: Lafayette Village on The Green, 8450 Honeycutt Road; 10 a.m. Cost per person: $55 During this 120 minute […]

{How To} Clean out Your Closet without Losing Your Mind

Just before the seasons change – and you transition over to long sleeves, heavier weight fabrics, lined leggings and other fall and winter staples – is the most perfect time to clean out your closet. (Rinse and repeat just before spring.) Here are my personal tips for cleaning out your closet without totally losing your […]

{New Boutique on the Block} Walk the Beaded Path and Lingerie Loft

Bernadette of Beautimous Beads closed her Downtown Cary store, but is now selling her beautiful beaded jewelry at the Triangle’s newest bead shop located in Raleigh off Glenwood Avenue – Walk the Beaded Path is located at 3721 Lynn Road, Suite 112 (in the corner of the Lynnwood Plaza shopping center). Walk the Beaded Path […]

{Sale Alert} Summer Sales in Full Swing

Happy early 4th of July to you AND your wallet! Beginning this week and lasting well into the heat of July, local retailers are turning up the discounts and promotions to get you away from the pool and into the store. In Lafayette Village and Cameron Village, Anna & Alice is celebrating with $100 specials […]