Monday, May 20, 2013
Davina Cates sells sells vintage antiques and home accessories in her shop in historic downtown Duluth.
Davina Cates opened The Vintage Styled Life in early May at 3107C Main Street in downtown Duluth. Her charming shop celebrated its grand opening May 11-12, the same weekend as the Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Festival. The Vintage Styled Life is located in a 130-year-old building owned by Mike Burrell at the corner of Main and West Lawrenceville streets. The shop's entrance fronts on West Lawrenceville Street. Cates sells vintage antiques and home accessories in her 1,500-square-foot shop and rents items as props for weddings, parties, photo shoots, and other special events. She also does home staging for owners selling their houses. A floral designer, Cates partners with other companies to offer complete wedding and party planning …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Historic Downtown Duluth merchants, restaurants staying open late, offering discounts and giveaways during initial promotion.
Retail merchants and restaurants in Historic Downtown Duluth are launching 1st Thursday May 2. More than a dozen downtown businesses will stay open late and offer discounts and giveaways from 4 to 10 p.m. Participating merchants include several new shops. The 1st Thursday activities will continue through the summer and possibly fall. Next 1st Thursday dates are June 6 and Aug. 1. “Being modeled after the Alive After 5 concept in downtown Roswell, 1st Thursday is a way for Duluth merchants to draw retail business downtown,” said PURE Taqueria Duluth partner Rich Dennis. “We have all of the downtown retail merchants committed to offering shopping discounts and remaining open late into the evening. The restaurants are also committed to …
Friday, December 28, 2012
See schedule of events. Festive activities include a Winter Carnival, Chick-fil-A Bowl viewing on a giant screen, DJ music, a dance party band, and midnight fireworks. Downtown shops and restaurants will be open.
Ring in 2013 in downtown Duluth with winter activities on the Duluth Town Green and live music on the Duluth Festival Center Stage. This family-friendly celebration Monday, Dec 31, will include dancing to a DJ, Chick-fil-A Bowl viewing on a giant screen, a Winter Carnival, and a performance by The American Flyers Show Band. The carnival will feature a gigantic snow slide, inflatables, rides, games, and food and beverage vendors. The snow slide is free. “Crawl” through downtown to visit shops and dine in the restaurants. At midnight, the city’s logo will ascend upwards amidst a spectacular display of fireworks and shouts of "Happy New Year!" The New Year’s Eve festivities start at 6 p.m. and conclude at 12:30 a.m. Admission is free. …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The Duluth location on Main Street is the second for the business, which bears the name of the founder and features goods for the home and garden.
Opening a second store in Duluth was almost like coming home for Trish Land. The store that bears her name features “goods for the home and garden.” Land is a Georgia girl raised in Albany. She lived in Atlanta for 10 years, moved to Boulder, CO, where she spent another 10 years, then moved back to the South to be closer to family. She opened her first Trish Land store in Decatur, AL, five years ago. The Trish Land store that opened Aug. 1 at 3131A Main Street in downtown Duluth is modeled after her successful Alabama store. Land has family in nearby Norcross. Michelle Malone, a singer-songwriter and her silent business partner, and local live music promoter Eddie Owen had a role in Land’s locating a store in Duluth. Malone took a …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Historic Downtown Duluth has an eclectic mix of shops offering ideal gifts for dad. Buy local and support businesses in Duluth!
Father's Day is approaching on Sunday, June 17, and shopping for gifts especially for the Dad who has everything can be challenging. Let Historic Downtown Duluth merchants help in finding the perfect gift! The Best of Brews offers 32 craft beers in growlers on tap to go. If wine is your father's preference, the Park Cafe has a wonderful menu and a selection of specialty wines to accompany dinner or to buy for a gift. Sample some at the Wednesday wine tastings. fyi Duluth design studio is hosting a Father's Day Trunk Show this week and has brought in gifts for Dad including fine wine accessories, bar glasses and implements along with items for Dads who golf, fish and hunt. An original pastel portraits of the kids by John Roach would be a …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Sixty musicians to pay tribute to live music advocate Eddie Owen in six-show concert series in June at Red Clay Theatre in Duluth.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Sixty musicians will pay tribute to live music advocate Eddie Owen in a six-show concert series in June at the Red Clay Theatre. The “Live Music Matters” concerts honor Owen’s 20-year legacy of promoting musicians in Atlanta and the 2011 opening of his “Eddie Owen Presents” music venue at RCT in Duluth. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 22; 5 and 9 p.m. Saturday, June 23; 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, June 24; and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. RCT doors open an hour prior to the concerts. Tickets cost $12 in advance/$15 at the door and can be purchased at www.eddieowenpresents.com. Participating artists include: Cowboy Envy, Julie Gribble, Caroline Herring, Kodac Harrison, Elliott Bronson, Doria Roberts, Diane Durrett, Mike Kinnebrew, …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
$5 discount coupon available for concerts. Levi Lowrey on Thursday followed by John Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band Friday, and Banks & Shane Saturday.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
“Eddie Owen Presents” is staging three exciting concerts this week at the Red Clay Theatre in Duluth. Levi Lowrey, a fiddle and guitar player who evolved into songwriting, is appearing Thursday, May 17, with special guest Travis Meadows. Lowrey has a debut CD “I Confess I Was a Fool.” “I write from true experience,” Lowrey says on his website. “And I find a lot of inspiration in sorrow, pain and stupid mistakes.” Singer-songwriter John Driskell Hopkins (of the Zac Brown Band) & Balsam Range will entertain along with special guests Von Grey Friday, May 18. General admission tickets for the concerts are still available. For the Lowrey concert, tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Hopkins concert tickets are $18 in advance and $22 …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Duluth Farmers Market grand opening Saturday afternoon May 5. All products homegrown and handmade.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Looking for some fresh fruit, vegetables and other natural, organic and sustainable products for your table? The Farmers Market in downtown Duluth will have its grand opening from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in the parking lot on the corner of Hill Street and Ga. Hwy. 120 (Abbotts Bridge Road) in downtown Duluth. Admission is free. All items are homegrown and handmade. No reselling is allowed. For more information call 404-271-8616 or visit the city’s website. Please stop by to support our local farmers. And come back again. The Farmers Market continues every Saturday in May at the same time and location May 6, 12, 19 and 26. (Editor's note: If you're attending the Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Market on the Duluth Town Green Saturday …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
New Dawn Theater's production of mystery play opens April 19 and continues through May 6. Dinner theater offered on weekends.
New Dawn Theater Company’s spring production of “Murder on the Nile” will be a dinner theater on the weekends. The play opens Thursday, Aug. 19, and continues through May 6. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. A Mediterranean dinner will be catered by OPA! at 6:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays followed by performances at 8 p.m. Beer and wine will be available from the Best of Brews on dinner theater nights. Dinner is not available for Thursday and Sunday performances. The theater will open at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays for patrons who want to see the play but do not want dinner. Tickets for dinner and the play are $25 each for all ages. Play-only tickets are $15 for adults and…
Thursday, April 5, 2012
'Eddie Owen Presents' hosting Alabama singer-songwriter at Red Clay Theatre in Duluth.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Theatre in Duluth will host Alabama singer-songwriter Kristy Lee performing on stage this Saturday, April 7. “Her voice like thunder, rolling in before a sweet southern rain, instantly washes the world away. Kristy Lee's unique rhythms are absolutely nourishing, clean, pure, and unapologetic,” according to her official website. Special guests appearing with her will be Michelle Malone and Hussy Hicks. General admission tickets for the concert are still available. They are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Red Clay Theatre is located at 3116 Main St. in Historic Downtown Duluth. Doors open at 7 p.m. Concerts start at 8 p.m. For more information, call 404-478-2749. Order tickets online and check the …