Weekend Update: Saturday, December 18, 2010 – Sunday, December 19, 2010

Phydeaux {Seaboard Station | online} is hosting their Grand Opening for the new Raleigh location with free pictures with Santa from 12pm-4pm, food trucks and free snacks and beverages, live music, games, prizes, and 10% off all items. www.Phydeaux.com Goldbug Studio {Five Points} is hosting a Holiday Open House and Sale – where the studio […]

More Black Friday and Weekend Shopping Updates that Didn’t Make the Thanksgiving Email…

…but I wouldn’t let you guys miss out! I’ll be keeping a running list here, too – so feel free to send me any new updates that you come across, too. First things first, a little noteworthy buzz from the office of the Governor of NC (by way of Sue Stock’s blog): http://projects.newsobserver.com/taking_stock/gov_perdue_declares_small_business_saturday Showing support […]

Congratulations to Seaboard Wine!

Many, many congratulations are due to the gang at Seaboard Wine & Tasting Bar (one of my local wine retail favorites) on their approaching retail milestone – ringing up their 200,000th customer! I love this promotion they’ve come up with to celebrate and you can bet I’ll be stopping in often to see if I […]

More Weekend Updates: Sunday – August 8th, 2010

Ok, there’s just too much goodness out there this weekend to not warrant TWO weekend updates… so here goes! (PS – All of these updates came from facebook! Be sure to become a fan of these great local retailers and I <3 Retail, while you’re at it!) Wag Pet Boutique {Raleigh} Big sale! 50-60% off […]

{You’re Invited} Lots of Happenings in Raleigh Today!

Free fresh herbs at Beleza today – while they last! Stop by the fair trade boutique in Cameron Village Shopping Center early! For more info, visit the store’s blog online at: http://blog.shopbeleza.com/2010/07/free-fresh-herbs-from-our-garden.html -and- Shop the sidewalk and tag sale at the Shops at Seaboard Station! Lots of great choices there including Logan’s “One-Stop Garden Shop”, […]

Fashion Show Recap: Fashion Unleashed

Everyone on the I <3 Retail team LOVES dogs! Our resident Green Features Editor, Renee, had the chance to attend Fashion Unchained this past weekend at Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh to support a great (and locally-based) animal-welfare organization… the Coalition to Un-Chain Dogs! Here are her pictures from the event featuring summer styles […]

Vegetable Gardening 101 at Logan’s Trading Co.

Vegetable Gardening 101 at Logan’s Trading Co. Logan’s will be offering their first REAL “classroom series” entitled “Vegetable Gardening 101” with Deb Nelson, the resident Square Foot Gardening expert! This is a 6 week class to be held each Saturday mornings from Jan. 23rd – Feb 27th (9:30-11:00). The series will prepare you to grow […]