What started out in 1961 as an idea for a “little theatre” and with the help of a tremendous amount of generous volunteers and donors, has grown to become a Salisbury institution. After performing the first few years at Knox Junior High School, a young PPT moved performances to Hedrick
Theater at Catawba College in 1964, where the organization remained and continued to grow for nearly three decades. Resident Director Reid Leonard arrived at PPT in 1986 and immediately gained a reputation for doing a variety of top quality shows, from intense dramas to screwball comedies. In 1992, PPT purchased the Meroney Theater in Downtown Salisbury.
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A boutique full of love, style and grace. A place for empowering women, and a home for the “Curvy Woman.” Tonyan Schoefield, a curvy woman who had a hard time finding clothes for many years, had a dream to design clothes, but couldn’t sew. She began looking for “Fashionable Fashion Forward” clothing for the curvy woman. As she looked and shopped for this specific style of clothing, it soon led to the existence of the Tonyan Grace Boutique.
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Downtown Salisbury is the “the place” for Holiday fun! Check out some great events hosted by our local businesses. Just in time for the season of giving 🙂
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Downtown Salisbury has a variety of places to visit, and sometimes the newest ones get the most attention. However, one of our greatest attractions is a coffee shop on North Main called Koco Java. It has been a hot spot in Downtown Salisbury for almost eight years now and for many, visitors and regulars alike, it is unforgettable.
Downtown Salisbury is proudly awaiting the debut of another upcoming store.
Amber Springer has been in and around Salisbury for years. She has been running The Dilly Dally studio downtown for about two and a half years now, but is expanding into a new venture. As an entrepreneur, she is excited to open a doughnut shop by the Moroney at 209 South Main Street.
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The Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) executive director will become an employee of the City of Salisbury, creating a semi-public/private partnership with the Main Street program, effective July 1. The executive director will report to Assistant City Manager Zack Kyle.
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New to Downtown Salisbury, 3 jem’s Boutique is freshly flourishing on Main St beside Timeless Wigs. Opened and run by a trio of sisters, the store embodies much of what a local shop has to offer. The boutique began in Concord and now thrives in the downtown Salisbury scene.
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Downtown Salisbury is full of unique stores and sights that ensure any visit will be special. Lost & Found is one store that is a hidden gem for Salisbury. Though located near the heart of downtown, the storefront does not face one of the main roads. Just around the corner from the two-hour parking lot off E. Innes between Main and Lee, it is easy to swing by during a day downtown, but unfortunately it can also be easily missed.
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A new year has begun, and for many people in Downtown Salisbury, it presents a new beginning.
New places are popping up on the blocks surrounding Main St., including notable new restaurants. Each one has a unique atmosphere paired with an expansive variety of food and beer. Locals in Salisbury and visitors to our historic downtown can appreciate the new vibrant life that the budding locations are bringing.
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