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VIDEO: Lumpy’s Ice Cream Cuts Ribbon on New Downtown Wake Forest Shop

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VIDEO: Lumpy’s Ice Cream Cuts Ribbon on New Downtown Wake Forest Shop

Raleigh-based small business owner featured in Hartford’s national ad campaign goes from ice cream truck to first retail storefront After 11 years in business, Buck Buchanan, founder and owner of Lumpy’s Ice Cream, is opening his first storefront in Wake Forest, N.C. The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony takes place on at 11 a.m. on Saturday, […]

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Wake Forest ALDI to Open on March 29

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Wake Forest ALDI to Open on March 29

Beginning Thursday, March 29, ALDI will offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer opens its new Wake Forest store, located at 2132 South Main St. A preview event will be held on Wednesday, March 28, where customers are invited to sample ALDI products and tour the store. Known for its […]

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Cellar 275 at the Factory…Like a Starbucks, but with Wine…

In case you missed my post last week, I mentioned Cellar 275 as it related to the Wake Forest Area Runners Group.  I need to circle back and revisit with you this little gem of a place properly on its own. I liken it to a Starbuck’s coffee shop, but with wine.  It’s a great […]

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Get Motivated and Have Fun with Wake Forest Area Runners Group

Inadvertently, I hit the jackpot last week.  Two of my favorite pastime activities have married in Wake Forest. 1) Running and 2) socializing over a nice glass of wine or a beer with friends. I met a friend last week at Cellar 275, a new-ish (opened in October 2011) wine and beer cafe’ at The Factory […]

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Wake Forest’s PowerSecure Sales Growing In 2012

PowerSecure International, Inc. announced its new energy efficient LED-based Area Light, called SecureLite, has been adopted by two more utilities as their standard fixture. These utilities have placed orders for several hundred units, which will be used to replace lighting on their systems as their traditional lights require repair or replacement, and for specific residential and […]

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Whole Foods Not A Possible Replacement for Kroger

Looking in the windows of the old Kroger Supermarket in Wakefield Commons a few months ago, and it looked a lot like a scene out of a post-apocalyptic movie. The shelves were bare, but the signs all hung inside like the store could open for business the next day. Within weeks of the store closing […]

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Think Local + Buy Local

Have you ever driven by a local business you loved and saw the lights out, doors locked and a “for rent” sign in the window?  Did you feel a  sense of loss and a need for explanation?  We’ve all seen this a little more than less lately in Wake Forest, but the bottom line is […]

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Tropical Picken Chicken – What a Busy Mom Needs for Dinner

Do not fear the chicken in the yellow fedora! If you have driven in or out of Wake Forest on S. Main Street, I am sure you have noticed the Tropical Picken Chicken signage and/or restaurant.  It’s tucked in right next door to Wake Forest morning staple, Daylight Donuts.  I love trying new places, but while I was […]

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Transfer Prescriptions to Harris Teeter for up to $200 in Groceries

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Transfer Prescriptions to Harris Teeter for up to $200 in Groceries

Harris Teeter is committed to providing its customers with outstanding quality and service at a great value, including in its Pharmacy business.  In 2012, the company invites shoppers to experience both the convenience of a Harris Teeter Pharmacy, as well as the familiarity of the company’s knowledgeable pharmacists during Harris Teeter’s Rx Punch Card Promotion. […]

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Valentine’s Gift Ideas from Carolina Clover

With two weeks until Valentine’s Day, it’s time to start thinking about a special Valentine for your sweetie!  Carolina Clover is here to help you choose a gift full of meaning and personalization, helping you avoid the annual routine of  the dreaded mad dash into the store for flowers and a card on the way home […]

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