In a season of constant change, local hotspot Old Town Public House has not been immune to hardship. In early September, the community hub temporarily closed its doors after being designated as a bar. However, the people of Cornelius were determined not to let their neighborhood gathering place go dark for long. Community and Team… Continue reading Exciting Developments for Old Town Public House
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.
In times like these, when almost everything normal seems to have shut down, it is really important to still find ways to remain physically and emotionally healthy.
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!
It’s been well over a month since Old Town’s neighborhood coffeehouse and pub has closed it’s doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As many are eager to get back to enjoying the pub’s Cheers-reminiscent atmosphere and nightly entertainment, it looks to still be a long road ahead until things are back to “normal”. While Old Town Public House awaits a reopening with no timeline yet in sight, we wanted to take a look at where the familiar faces are today and how they’re holding up.
Some local artists are pitching in and creating masks for those in our community.
In an effort to shed the light on the positivity in our community — that is oftentimes overlooked — we have compiled a list of all the different ways that some of our favorite small businesses and organizations are doing their part to help others during COVID-19.