Food truck rodeo will be Sept. 1

Aug. 25, 2013 @ 12:38 PM

Food trucks on Labor Day weekend: A food truck rodeo with more than 60 mobile vendors is planned from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at Durham Central Park.

In addition to the food truck sales, there will be live music, beer sales by Fullsteam and Triangle Brewing Co., and handcrafted items.


Northgate sale: Northgate Mall stores will be holding a sidewalk sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Saturday.

Allison Savicz, a spokeswoman for the mall, said many merchants will offer clearance items for sale on tables in front of their stores during the sale hours.

In addition, more than 50 merchants will be offering deals throughout the Labor Day weekend at the mall, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

In addition, Northgate is holding a fixture sale at its outdoor plaza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The sale will include lighting fixtures, display cases, counters, cash registers, countertop displays, chairs and desks.

Savicz said the sale is of items that the mall’s owners have accumulated over time that they’re ready to get rid of.

“It’s kind of a mixed bag,” she said. “That will take place outside on the plaza.”


More on Main Street pet supply shop: The Other End of the Leash, a new pet boutique and bakery, is targeted to open in September at 1000 W. Main St.

The shop will offer pet supplies such as nutritional supplements, food and toys, as well as treats for dogs and cats in 1,300 square feet of space.

There will be an on-site bakery where dog treats will be made fresh daily. The store will also offer informational workshops, professional speakers and special events.

It will be owned and operated by Durham residents Diane Groff and LeAnn Hinson, who were inspired to launch the store as a result of the special dietary needs of their dog Bailey.

“Our goal is to create an environment that is as fun as it is informational where our knowledgeable staff can present the highest quality, off-the-beaten-path products right in the heart of downtown Durham,” she said.

The boutique and bakery will be open seven days per week.


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