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Eat Cakes Bakery: A Rise from Hobby to Downtown Darling

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   Get all of your Easter treats from this local bakery in Downtown Kannapolis. ๐Ÿ“ Eat Cakes Bakery, 141 West Avenue, Kannapolis, NC 28081 Website | Facebook | Instagram Donna Taylorโ€™s journey from hobby cake maker to successful bakery owner of Eat Cakes Bakery in Downtown Kannapolis wasnโ€™t easy. She has overcome challenges including pandemic disruptions, malfunctioning ovens, and uncertain beginnings with determination and community support. From Gym to Oven: The Unexpected Start While Taylor has owned her business for four years, her journey into the world...

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Social District Coming to Downtown Concord

As the final touches are being made to the Streetscape project, Downtown Concord is gearing up for another exciting development! On Aug 1st, a brand-new Social District will be introduced, adding to the city’s dynamic atmosphere. Within this district, patrons of downtown establishments holding ABC permits will have the opportunity to enjoy alcoholic beverages on sidewalks and other public areas. This initiative aims to enhance walkability, foster community engagement, and facilitate local programming. ๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽจThese enhancements will seamlessly complement existing events such as Art Walks,...

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Step into Fitness and Fun in Kannapolis

Earn prizes while walking, running or biking with the Loop the Loop Program! The City of Kannapolisโ€™ Loop the Loop Program is a fun way to track the distance of your walk, run, or bike ride. Loop the Loop is part of the City’s Discover a Healthy Life Initiative and the Cabarrus Health Alliance REACH Program. The goal is to bring a friend, meet new friends, and enjoy the scenic downtown including West Avenue Park and Atrium Health Ballpark (which is open to the public year round), Kannapolis parks including Village Park, Bakers Creek Park, Veterans Park, Vietnam Veterans Park, and Walter...

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๐Ÿš’ Fire Truck Celebration Comes to Kannapolis

Contributor: Jamie Richardson   The Kannapolis Fire Department will host a fire truck celebration with a parade, food drive, and bloodmobile in October. ๐Ÿ“… Friday, Oct 13th ๐Ÿ“ Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081 Event Timeline Bloodmobile (9am to 2pm) Food Drive (Noon to 6pm) Fire Truck Parade (Begins at 6pm) A Day of Celebration and Giving Back Every year, the Kannapolis Fire Department comes together with the community for a day of celebration and giving back. This exciting event promises fun, community spirit, and the opportunity to make a difference in the...

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๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ˜‹ Casa Durham 1936 Offers Authentic Mexican Delights

Contributor: Lisa Perry   New Latin Fusion-themed breakfast and lunch restaurant opens in historic house in Kannapolis. Casa Durham 1936 (Kannapolis) ๐Ÿ“ 515 S Main St., Kannapolis, NC 28081 Facebook | Instagram The historic Durham house, situated near the railroad tracks in downtown Kannapolis, was relocated years ago to make way for the train station. Over time, this location has seen numerous restaurants attempt to thrive, such as Old Stone Vino and BREW, none of which achieved long-term success. However, fortune seems to have finally smiled upon this spot with the recent opening of...

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