By Jennie Guido
We’re persevering with up Franklin Avenue this month and coming into the 600 block. This can be a busy a part of the road and can want two columns to cowl either side. You will see way more than simply these retail areas I’m going to cowl, so hit the streets and go to Franklin Avenue.
Honey & Pearl, 614 Franklin Avenue
I’ve stated it earlier than, however we love a very good vintage mall. We will spend hours going by way of every sales space, scouring every shelf, after which going again by way of every once more showcasing our favourite finds to one another. When Honey & Pearl opened on Franklin Avenue, we had been excited to go to and search for our subsequent must-have merchandise.
This store’s location has a protracted historical past of retail and now provides to that vintage legacy. Honey & Pearl is a spot the place you could find knick-knacks for any room in your house and nearly any vacation.
The sidewalk is crammed with goodies. The cabinets are absolutely stocked. Every pocket of the store is dwelling to a different treasure wanted to be discovered.
Natchez Printing Firm, 624 Franklin Avenue
As soon as part of the Predominant Avenue hustle and bustle, Steve King has moved his operation to the busy block of Franklin. Sure, he’s identified for his printing capabilities and fast manufacturing. Nevertheless, he’s now including a retailer entrance to his choices.
With our short-lived expertise with the massive field chain of Workplace Depot leaving city, we
had been left with only a few choices for easy workplace provides wanted in a flash. Steve is coming to the rescue with paper, pens, and merchandise galore.
Perhaps I’ve been watching an excessive amount of of The Workplace, however that is some thrilling stuff for downtown. Thanks, Steve!
Mrs. Holder’s Antiques, 636 Franklin Avenue
A staple to Natchez’s Vintage Row, Mrs. Holder’s Antiques is celebrating 30 years this summer time. Annette Holder as soon as shared this constructing along with her husband’s pharmacy and common retailer. Now, with a brand new neighbor, Mrs. Holder’s homes among the finest antiques you could find on the town.
This retailer is a type of vintage outlets the place you could find probably the most distinctive piece that you simply by no means knew you wanted or simply the merchandise you’ve at all times been trying to find. After choosing up a number of mid-century cocktail shakers at totally different property gross sales, I occurred upon probably the most lovely shaker I’ve ever seen. It was thick glass lined in basic cocktail recipes in brilliant pink and royal blue lettering. It was sadly spoken for, and I nonetheless give it some thought usually.
That’s simply the factor you possibly can plan to seek out at Mrs. Holder’s Antiques.
Natchez Olive Market, 636 Franklin Avenue
Lastly! A store not like every other in Natchez, Natchez Olive Market is a should cease when procuring downtown. Foodie extraordinaire Liza Plauche and grazing board maker to the gods Sarah Beth Willard have joined forces to supply the very best in olive oils, balsamic vinegars, artisanal cheeses, and extra to the Natchez palate.
Whereas working for Nation Roads, I fell in love with a store in mid metropolis that supplied flavored olive oils, spice mixes, and distinctive unfastened teas. I’ve missed the gems I’d discover on my visits there ever since leaving the journal and was past thrilled for the opening of Natchez Olive Market.
The flavored oils make cooking one thing recent and new. The cheeses permit for creating your personal charcuterie goals at dwelling. The presents will probably be not like something your family and friends have ever acquired. So, welcome NOM!