PADUCAH, KY – bbQ & More is a unique boutique and gift shop for everything bbq and more located at 321 Broadway Street in the heart of downtown Paducah, KY.
Suzy Pointer, cofounder of the Annual BBQ on the River festival, said, “We just had an outstanding busy day today. We probably wrapped sixty Fancy Panz that are personalized and wrapped in our amazing burlap bundles. We are pumping out 22 corporate gifts in back there as well.”
I am going to try the jelly out tomorrow that I purchased there. I really love the shop and all the unique gifts. It was so nice meeting everyone and I thank you all for being so kind.
PADUCAH, KY – Shane Lee Boutique is a women’s clothing store and gift shop located at 118 Market House Square in historic downtown Paducah, KY.
The owner, Shane Lee, said, “We’ve been manufacturing clothes for about 30 years. We sell to different stores. We’re probably in 200 hospital gift shops in the country and in 75 percent of the casinos. Disney is our biggest customer.”
Shane Lee Boutique has been on Market House Square for around 11 years. There is another boutique in Murray along with the clothing factory and a fabric shop as well.
Shane Lee clothing is high-end and remarkably made. That said, put it on your must-see list for the next time you visit downtown.
PADUCAH, KY – The Smedley Yeiser is a classical event venue that resides in a perfectly restored 1852 home located in the Lower Town Art District neighborhood in downtown Paducah, KY.
The Juniper Bar at the Smedley Yeiser features hand-crafted drinks and cocktails in a warm homelike setting. The bar is open to the public Thursday through Saturday from 5pm to 10pm and 11am to 5pm on Sundays.
PADUCAH, KY – Raven & Moth is a salon and boutique located inside the historic Smedley Yeiser home at 533 Madison Street in Lower Town Paducah, KY.
Owned by Hair Stylist Erileigh, Raven & Moth is a unique Lifestyle Boutique featuring custom cuts and hair coloring along with locally-made clothing, women’s Jewelry, art and more.
Erileigh mentioned that the, “Clothes come from all over that are either handmade or made out of organic material. A lady in Murray makes all of my silk pieces and they’re all made out of recycled-vintage Sarees from India.”
You can find woven clothing made by Lily Liu, a local artist and clothing designer right here in the Lower Town Arts District. You will see Belgian tapestry pillows and local artwork in the shop as well.
Most of the jewelry is made by Erileigh’s mother, Melanie, who is an expert in making beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces.
The shop is eclectic and rightly so being in Paducah’s Arts District. This is another quaint and locally owned gem so please give Raven & Moth a try the next time you need your hair done or want to check out the new local trends in clothing and jewelry.
It was such a pleasure meeting you, Erileigh, and I wanted to thank you for the interview.
PADUCAH, KY – Paducah’s Let it Glow Christmas Parade had around 100 floats that traveled the opposite direction on Broadway towards the river from 14th to 2nd on December 2nd. It started around 5pm and ended around 7pm.
This years theme was Let it Glow, Let it Glow, Let it Glow. Music and lights were required for all participants.
It was a wonderful site to see all the people watching the glowing-musical floats from the balconies, restaurants and from the sidewalks as well.
PADUCAH, KY – Beautiful Christmas lights and holiday decorations can be found on just about every corner in the historic downtown area of Paducah, KY.
The city along with locally-owned downtown businesses have gone out of their way to decorate streets and windows with holiday cheer, and it looks wonderful. And so it should since downtown Paducah has some of the best restaurants and boutique stores in the nation.
Please remember to shop and eat downtown this Christmas season. By doing so, you will help keep downtown growing while supporting locally owned businesses as well.
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Below are some of the places I visited during Christmas time that brought me great joy. I hope others will enjoy them as well. more to come….