Calling all angels in the Old Town Cornelius community! This week we are highlighting some incredible humanitarian efforts happening around the neighborhood. Both allow opportunities to give back to others during the holiday season. This is something we could all use during this trying time! Neighborhood Angel Tree The Neighborhood C.A.R.E Center is running a… Continue reading Calling All Angels
It’s a bright, fall day. The birds are chirping, the leaves are turning a golden brown, and there’s a scarecrow casually reclining on an iron rod bench. This is the scene outside of Deborah Young’s photography studio, a quaint, homely space on Catawba avenue. You may know Deborah, as she’s been a photographer for the… Continue reading Getting to Know Local Cornelius Photographer Deborah Young
The Cornelius community has been waiting with baited breath to see progress in The Cain Center for the Arts, and on September 10th, a huge construction landmark was crossed; the start of demolition on the remaining buildings residing on the future Cain Center grounds. This is an exciting and invigorating time for everyone within the… Continue reading Cain Center Progress Update With Executive Director Justin Dionne
On June 2, 2020, the Cain Center for the Arts Released its final design renderings for the future space. This highly-anticipated news has spurred excitement in the community, as the excitement to welcome the Cain Center for the Arts to the OTC Scene grows.
A fun mix of modern and vintage home decor just landed in the Oak Street Mill, called The Bungalow Market. The shop is locally owned by husband and wife team, Brett and Greta McCoy from the LKN area.
Old Town Cornelius introduces this reflection series as a way to empower the voices in our community to express their thoughts and feelings about the uncertainty and discomfort of the current political and social climate. Throughout this series, we hope to begin the dialogue that is so important to initiate change in our community and in our world. Additionally, we hope that this series can document the current state of our world, and allow us to all reflect.
This is an account of our guest community contributer, Aissa Vessley visiting many of the retail businesses in Old Town on Saturday May 9, phase 1, Re-opening Day. Today I took a stroll up Catawba Ave to embrace and support the local stores opening their doors this morning. I work locally also so I know… Continue reading A Grand Re-opening for OTC Retail
Cool Fish LKN aims to create a casual social space for community members to come together to enjoy good food and creative drinks, making unforgettable memories. This mission presented a great obstacle for the owner, Alex Atkins, during the age of COVID-19. How could he continue to bring together the community during a time when we are supposed to be apart? The answer — Live DJ Streaming all month long!
Some local artists are pitching in and creating masks for those in our community.