Friday, December 7, 2012
Painting with a Twist is opening in Downtown Lawrenceville Friday. We caught up with the owners making their final preparations.
Painting with a Twist opens in Honest Alley Friday. There will be a ribbon cutting at 5:45pm followed by a special preview class. Sister-in-laws Suzette and Felicia Riley are the owners of the paint your own artwork shop. Customers are invited to bring their own wine and snacks while working on their personal masterpieces. The Rileys say they will donate 50 percent of their proceeds to a local non-profit every month. Painting with a Twist of Lawrenceville is located at 178 E. Crogan St., Suite 230. They are open every day from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and during scheduled class times. They can be reached at (678) 226-4970. For more information, please visit www.paintingwithatwist.com/Lawrenceville.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
We found these guys just hanging out in Honest Alley.
If you haven't see too many crows in Honest Alley lately, this may be why. Several scarecrows were placed in various areas of the shopping center. They are entries in the Lawrenceville Tourism and Trade Association's Scarecrow Contest. The deadline to enter a scarecrow is today. Check out the special Facebook page the LTTA created to see more scarecrows from around town.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
A number of shop owners on Lawrenceville, Ga's Square have closed after struggling to make a profit.
There are signs popping up all around downtown Lawrenceville, but not the kind of signs you want to see. These say “Space Available” and “Space for Lease.” Historic downtown is disappearing. “People are definitely talking about it and showing concern,” said Lynn Hinds of Magnolia’s Gifts and Antiques. “They want to know what’s going on, why everything is closing down. I don’t have an answer for them.” Is it a sign of city decline? It depends on who you ask, but most of the business owners on the town square can agree on the one major factor that's missing-you. Yes, you. You are not shopping on the square. Aristeacrats is one of the stores that recently left the square.. Jessica Burns closed up shop in Honest Alley Exchange at the end of…
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Downtown Lawrenceville businesses took part in Post-It Wars.
Things got a little sticky in Downtown Lawrenceville this week. A number of businesses took part in Post-It Wars-- A showdown to see who could design the most creative objet d'art using only the self-sticking office staple.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Look who we found while walking in Downtown Lawrenceville!
While strolling through Honest Alley on a way to a story, I ran into this six foot tall, huge, yellow bird. I thought this Big Bird may have been lost and took out my handy GPS to try to tell him how to get to Sesame Street. Turns out it's one of the entries in the Post-It Note Wars going on in town. Big Bird's made his nest in the window of Rock Paper Scissors. For more information and details on how you can enter the Post-It Note Wars, see the event's page on Facebook.