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Tutoring Service Relocates to Station Square

As featured in the Rocky Mount Telegram

A tutoring service has relocated from the Douglas Block to the Station Square business and professional complex.

Lucas said the tenants at Station Square were warm and welcoming and said the leaders of Station Square helped make the transition an easy one.

Lucas said the tenants at Station Square were warm and welcoming and said the leaders of Station Square helped make the transition an easy one.

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Furniture Store to Move to Station Square

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Little and Luther are preparing to relocate the business to a permanent place in a storefront at Station Square in downtown Rocky Mount. The plan is to have the location at 322 S.W. Main St. ready at the start of next month, with the official opening set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 13.

Little and Luther take old but unique antique furniture and re-purpose it. The two also do custom painting and home decor.

As for why Little and Luther chose to relocate the business to Station Square, the mother said she loves downtown.

Little said she and her husband, David, moved to Rocky Mount approximately 5½ years ago and she remembers seeing the city center.

“And it was just such a vision that I saw for the downtown, just flourishing and just blooming,” Donna Little said, noting she saw restaurants and shops.

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North South Trading Company Coming soon to Station Square

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A native of Canada with a can-do spirit is planning to open a woodworking designs and arts and crafts business in downtown Rocky Mount.

Kim Dayus, 38, has been setting up the future North South Trading Co., in space by the courtyard of the Station Square business and professional complex at South Church and Nash streets. Dayus said she hopes to have the business open within the next week or so.

The North South name is a play on Dayus being from Calgary, Alberta, and her husband, Mike, 38, a U.S. Army veteran, being from southern California. The couple has relocated from southern California, where they operated a business called North South Wood Works.

How the couple ended up in the Twin Counties is an interesting story….

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Station Square Throws 2nd Annual Food Truck Rodeo

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The event — set for Saturday at Station Square in downtown Rocky Mount — will host 16 food trucks, four craft breweries and a variety of activities such as face painting and bounce houses, said Anne Craig, director of operations at Station Square.

The food and fun will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday on the Nash Street side of Station Square. Station Square is a microcosm of downtown, Braddock said. His general theory is that his little corner of downtown can be a pilot for Main Street.

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Owner of Station Square Receives Award

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Rocky Mount real estate investor Ben Braddock has been named an N.C. Main Street Champion.

Braddock is sharing his recognition with Station Square, the downtown shopping center he developed. Braddock received the award at the 2019 Main Street Conference.

Station Square Records, Trax Coffee Bar and Bin & Barrel Wine Bar and Bottles are just a few of the new businesses to open at Station Square in the past 16 months.

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Station Square named Small Business of the Month

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The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Month winner for November is Station Square.

Station Square offers a variety of flexible and collaborative work spaces for businesses and organizations of all sizes. It has a large meeting space for a classroom that will seat up to 50 people or a networking function that could hold up to 75 people. The furnished office space rents for $500 per month and includes utilities (water, electric, HVAC), internet, janitorial services and ample parking. Its meeting space is currently renting for $100 per month and includes a training room, board room that seats 10 and meeting rooms that seat four. All spaces have access to Wi-Fi.

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Wine Shop Aims to Fill Niche in Area

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Sarah Hicks saw more people than expected when Bin & Barrel Wine Bar and Bottles held a soft opening for its wine shop and bar last weekend inside Station Square in downtown Rocky Mount.

“It was very word of mouth, but it got around more than we expected,” said Hicks, who co-owns the business with her husband, Ryan. “We had about 20 to 25 people that came and that’s when people asked about buying wine for Thanksgiving. We had the wine so we said why not open it up during the week of Thanksgiving. We had good wine sales and we had a few people buying cases of wine.”


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Station Square to Host Art & Wine Event

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Station Square will host A Night of Wine and Art starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at its location on 301 S. Church St. in Rocky Mount. In addition to the art reception, people will get the chance to sample wine from Bin & Barrel Wine Bar and Bottles. Owners Ryan and Sarah Hicks are looking to open their small high-end wine retail boutique and bar in the courtyard of Station Square in November.

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Downtown Wine Shop to Open

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A young professional couple is using their expertise in the wine industry to start a business in downtown Rocky Mount.

Bin & Barrel Wine Bar and Bottles will occupy 719 square feet of space in the courtyard area of Station Square at 177 Nash St. The wine boutique will have some inside and outside seating in the courtyard.

“We’re going to have a good mix of everything and our prices aren’t going to be ridiculous,” she said. “We’re doing everything from your everyday wines, high-end wines to your special occasion wines.”

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Coffee Shop to Open Downtown

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A colorful ice cream cooler aside, the 900-foot stow away in Station Square has a rustic feel; a mellow hardwood finish with similarly brown-shaded shelves, well-thought out seating areas and a black chalkboard for a menu.

Enter from the Station Square parking lot and you’ll see the coffee bar to the left, an intimate arrangement of sofa chairs to the right and a work bar with bar stools in the middle with plug-in outlets on the side — the bedrock of an internet cafe that was previously missing in Rocky Mount.

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