Posted on 22 May 2013.
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Posted on 16 May 2013.
Eden Street Market vendors and local officials cut a ribbon Saturday. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Chef Sylvain Rivet demonstrated making shrimp beignet Saturday at Eden Street Market. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
Office and retail space are at a premium these days as more businesses want to be in downtown Davidson. And that’s leading to new life for buildings that have long been vacant or underused. The new Eden Street Market is a prime example.
Entrepreneurs joined customers and town officials last Saturday for a ribbon cutting at the new market, in the Metrolina Warehouse, a century-old mill across the railroad tracks from the Davidson post office. The site is a cross between a farmer’s market and a flea market, with a range of shops – some just tables and others full-fledged stalls with walls and doors.
“It’s very different,” Davidson economic development manager Kim Fleming said before Saturday’s grand opening. “I think this is great. It’s a great use of the space. It gives a lot of vendors an opportunity to sell in Davidson.”
That opportunity means a lot to the shopkeepers here. Fleming says she is overwhelmed by inquiries from businesses looking for space, and these days there’s just not much available. Read the full story
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