Dear Downtown

Build Community. Support Local.

Photo by Jebb Graff | Production stills and some food photography from the filming of a Flavor, NC episode featuring Chef Joseph Fasy of Hook and Cleaver Market on Broad. Location: Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden Build community. Support local....

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Saying Goodbye to David Anthony’s

Miss Eleanor...she's spending her last Saturday in the shop today after 29 years at David Anthony's. Over the last few weeks, we had a few opportunities to spend time visiting with her and listen to stories she and her customers had to tell. We heard about the...

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Nil’s Cafe

If a picture is worth a thousand words, we could never say enough about what happened at Nil's Cafe today. They posted that they will be taking their traditional summer break for the month of July (They are open Sat, July 1st until 3 then enjoying some down time for a...

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A Day with Dani

Dani Almeyda and Tim Anderson – Owners, Original Strength Institute For seven years Original Strength Institute (previously known as OPT) has been thriving in Fuquay-Varina. Owners, Dani Almeyda and Tim Anderson, have been taking growth in strides- moving locations,...

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Coffee with Katie

If you live in Fuquay-Varina, or have ever visited our charming town, you have probably heard the whispers about a delightful little bakery called “Stick Boy Bread Company”. This cult classic took Downtown by storm in 2008 and hasn’t looked back since. Today I spoke...

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It Started In a Speech Class ….

Meet John and Patty Byrne …. Owners, Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn, B&B, The Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn Bed and Breakfast have quite the love story attached to it. It all started during an 8am speech class at the University of Southern Mississippi. In the class were...

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A Day with Eleanor

Certainty … There are some things in life you can pretty much count on. One of those things is when you walk into David Anthony’s you will probably see “Eleanor” standing at the gift-wrap area. She’s there to greet you, ask you about your day and of course, get you...

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Time at Flowers

I walked into the shop to see once again things were changed out and rearranged. There is never time for the dust to settle too much at this spectacular flower shop in downtown Fuquay-Varina. Seen amongst the industry as one of the top florists in the area, Donna...

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Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a community that supports local businesses and private investment in our historic core. Since 1993, activities and programs created by Fuquay- Varina Downtown bring foot traffic and customers to our downtown core and educate residents on the importance of the support local movement.