More Downtown Kinston News
More good news continues to accumulate from Kinston’s downtown, enhancing the central business district as the place to shop and have a good time.
Business hours for T.M. Clothing and Apparel as follows: Monday - Friday 10 am to 9 pm and Saturday 9 am - 7 pm.
T.M. Clothing and Apparel owners and managers at 209 N. Queen Street pose in front of their new store on Queen Street. (Left to right) Shaun Jennings, Doniel Edgeston and Clayton Clark.
Grand opening events set for May 2, 2014.
200 N. Queen Street - The old bank building at 200 N. Queen Street, known as the Merchants and Farmers Bank, has been purchased by Stephen Hill/Hill Realty and is undergoing major renovations.
Old Merchants and Farmers Bank undergoing major renovation.
The Twisted Trolley - A new opportunity for fun has pedaled onto Kinston’s downtown streets in the form of a Twisted Trolley.
The Twisted Trolley is available for hire Thursdays from 7 pm for two hours. On Fridays and Saturdays, the mega-cycle is available beginning at 7:30 pm with access in the parking lot behind Mother Earth Brewing Company. For reservations and information, call 252-864-TOUR
Information on costs etc. are at www.twistedtrolley.com.
This is the Twisted Trolley.
Trying out the Twisted Trolley.
Dr. and Mrs. Charles Herring and Adrian King test out the back seat of the new Twisted Trolley during its first weekend in Kinston.
SAND IN THE STREETS - The 2014 Sand in the Streets series will be designated the 30th Anniversary Series acknowledging Pride of Kinston’s 30 years of service to the downtown business center. Meetings to create Pride as the downtown revitalization agency were held in April 1984 and it became official July 1, 1984.
Sand in the Street Concert 30th Anniversary Series
The 2014 Sand In the Streets Concert schedule is our strongest summer program yet! Be a part of the excitement - be a sponsor. Become a General Contributor or put your name in the title of the whole summer series.
Find out more about the opportunities to partner with Pride for this much-anticipated and well-attended concert series for another successful summer. Click here for details and sign up today!
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