Friday, April 26, 2013
The knitting shop offering yarns, classes and much more is staying in Alexandria.
Fibre space, the popular Old Town Alexandria knitting store, is moving. The shop, currently at 102 N. Fayette St., is moving to 1219 King St. On May 16, fibre space is celebrating its new location featuring treats from its new neighbors - La Fromagerie, Sugar Cube and Olio Tasting Room. The festivities run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., according to the fibre space blog. The space was formerly occupied by Bizim Collection, which shuttered recently when the owners decided to move to Turkey. For the quickest updates about Old Town Alexandria small business news, sign up for the Old Town Alexandria Patch email newsletter, Like Old Town Alexandria Patch on Facebook and follow @alexandriapatch on Twitter.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Old Town shop takes top honors for the second year in a row.
For the second year in a row, Walker Home has won the Old Town Boutique District’s Window Wonderland contest, celebrating holiday window décor this season. Shoppers voted online for their favorite window display on the Old Town Boutique District’s website. Second place goes to @Home Real Estate with fibre space taking the honors for third. What else is going on during this holiday season in Old Town? Check out our Holiday Guide, follow Old Town Alexandria Patch on Facebook and on Twitter.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Why let kids have all the fun? Become a tap dancing chocolate expert or advanced yogi this year!
The tree has been taken down, the leftover wrapping paper is safely stored under the bed for another year and Holiday 2011 is in the books. The Old Town Sport and Health was bustling today and will likely be busier than usual for the next few weeks as non-regulars such as myself try to stick to our annual ew year’s resolution to get in better shape. While you’re trying to recover from the excesses of the holidays, why not add “trying something new” to your list of resolutions? Here are 10 suggestions for fun local classes the whole family can try out this year! 1) Movement classes for the whole family at brand new Local Motion Studio Local Motion is a family friendly movement center that has just opened its doors at 2377 South Dove St. …
Friday, November 25, 2011
Black Friday sales attract shoppers to specialty stores in Old Town.
The Old Town Boutique District's efforts to market the deep discounts offered by its members paid off as the specialty stores saw a steady stream of customers beginning at 6 a.m. Friday. A line of about 70 people at 8:30 a.m. were patiently waiting outside of fibre space, which had been servicing clients since the early opening hours. Members of the group chatted pleasantly outside, well-bundled in colorful sweaters while exchanged tips on knits and yarns, a store specialty. Christi Furman, who was working the cash register at Hooray for Books! on Friday morning said the children's book store had seen constant customers since the early opening hours. "It's been a steady stream all morning," she said, adding that the store got an extra …