Can you guess where you'd find this in Concord? It's a clue put out by Intown Concord for this year's Evening en Blanc put on by the Concord Hospital Trust. Michelle Motuzas Johnson / For the Insider Now that Market Days has come and gone, the folks at Intown Concord have a little more time to plan more downtown events. And next up on the list is an artisan walk or more formally known as “Discover Art” as part of their Discover Downtown series on Thursday. The walk is 5 to 9 p.m. and completely free for any and all to go to. There’s no sign-ups or meeting spots, just around 20 local merchants taking part. The whole point is to showcase area artists and artisans, and everyone has a little something special planned for the evening. Little River Oriental Rugs is bringing in their rug fixer to show just how to repair one of those beautiful pieces that keep your feet all cozy while walking around your house. Pompanoosuc Mills will have three of its artists on hand, with … [Read more...] about Intown Concord hosting art walk, photo hunt
Friday, June 29, 2018 Print thank you Great job, Intown!Intown Concord deserves a huge shout out for their outstanding job in running this past week’s 44th annual Market Days Festival. Kate Fleming, Michelle Johnson and the entire committee did a fantastic job in both planning and executing the event. Also, thank you to the small army of volunteers who helped run everything during all three days. It is hard to acknowledge appreciation for how much work goes into running an event of this magnitude, and it is no small task to coordinate the hundreds of details required to organize the vendors and entertainment programs. Each year, the Market Days Festival attracts more vendors to the capital city than the year before! Thank you Intown Concord for the work done to contribute greatly to making our downtown more vibrant.Mark CiborowskiConcord … [Read more...] about Great job, Intown Concord!
People walk along N. Main Street during opening day of Intown Concord’s Market Days Festival, Thursday, June 23, 2016. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) People walk along N. Main Street during opening day of Intown Concord’s Market Days Festival, Thursday, June 23, 2016. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) The weekend the Capital Region has been looking forward to all year is finally upon us – Market Days. Intown Concord’s annual three-day outdoor celebration of all things Concord and beyond starts this Thursday and will run through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. This is a free festival that’s fun for the whole family, featuring hundreds of vendors, activities for kids and families, live music, loads of great food and general fun and revelry all over the downtown area. This year will be the 44th installment of the celebrated tradition, and keeping true to form, this one figures to be bigger and better than last year’s event, … [Read more...] about Welcome, all, to Intown Concord’s 2018 Market Days Festival
Atlanta INtown columnist and contributor Sally Bethea has won first place for magazine commentary/opinion at the annual Georgia Press Association Awards. Her Above the Waterline column “Is Houston’s flooding a cautionary tale for Atlanta?” brought home the win. You can read the column at this link. Bethea, the retired executive director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and current board president of Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy, has been writing about sustainability and the environment in her column for three years. In addition to Bethea’s win, our sister publications Reporter Newspapers brought home 12 awards for excellence. From all of us at INtown, congratulations, Sally! We are honored and thrilled to have you as part of our family. … [Read more...] about Sally Bethea wins Georgia Press Association Award for INtown column
Paces Properties has partnered with Austin-based Bunkhouse on the adaptive redevelopment of the Intown Suites property in Piedmont Heights at Cheshire Bridge Road. The 1960’s Mid-Century Modern hotel will feature 162 rooms and 48 commercial studios. The soon to be named hotel will begin construction in the second quarter of 2018 with a projected opening in 2019. Shops Around Lenox in Buckhead is welcoming new retailers this spring and summer, including New York-based fitness company SoulCycle and healthy food concept Flower Child. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will open its newest location in Buckhead this spring at 668 Miami Circle. Consignments are currently being accepted across all categories, which include fine art, fine jewelry, modern design, books and manuscripts, furniture, decorative arts and more. Tootsies, a staple in Atlanta luxury fashion for 25 years, has moved to a new location at The Exchange,3167 Peachtree Road, in Buckhead. The new 7,000 square-foot space will … [Read more...] about Business Briefs: New hotel and retail on the way to Intown