Herritage Landing Businesses Welcome Customers
One new business and another with a re-designed space welcomed customers at opening events August 22, 2014 in downtown Kinston.
Instead of cutting the ribbon, Sweetiepies Cupcakery owners and friends cut the first cupcake at opening ceremonies on Herritage Street, August 22nd, 2014.
The next-door business—Stitches & Stuff with a door connecting with the bakery and another new front door—joined in the celebration, inviting customers into its newly designed quarters.
Owners of Stitches & Stuff with friends welcome visitors to the newly designed space on Herritage Street at an opening event next door to Sweetiepies Cupcakery, Friday, August 22nd, 2014.
DUKE ENERGY CONTINUES WITH MAJOR REMEDIATION PROJECT
These two photos illustrate scope of remediation project underway by Duke Energy at South Herritage Street site in Kinston, cleaning up underground damage to a 2-acre site once occupied by a manufactured gas plant. Another site along the Neuse River is also included in the major clean-up project.
Enticing new investors
A growing campaign to highlight properties available for lease or purchase details information about each under the Invest in Downtown site on Pride’s website.
A project of Pride’s Economic and Property Development committee headed by Stuart Lindley, buildings deemed to be in good condition and available for immediate use are candidates for the enlarged promotional effort.
What Is Pride of Kinston?
The mission of Pride of Kinston, Inc., established in 1984, is to lead downtown revitalization in Kinston using the Main Street approach developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which promotes economic development within the context of historic preservation.
Pride of Kinston is one of 57 Main Street communities in North Carolina in a program coordinated by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Community Assistance. (www.nccommerce.com). For more information about Pride of Kinston, see About Pride.
Pride of Kinston • 327 North Queen Street • Kinston, NC 28501• (252)
Artist Bruce D. Ziegler has generously made available to Pride his portrait of