A Unique Shopping Experience In Historic Downtown Evansville Opens April 1

first_imgAdditional information is available at julesgrocery.com, or find us on Facebook.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare A Unique Shopping Experience In Historic Downtown Evansville Opens April 1EVANSVILLE, Ind. (March 28, 2016) – Julie Kruse, Owner,  announced the April 1 opening of Jules Specialty Grocery & Gift Shop, March 15, 2016, as part of the continuing growth in Downtown Evansville. The store will feature a more natural approach to grocery shopping, with organic and/or local produce, gluten free and vegan selections as well as general grocery items and fresh bakery selections.Located at 204 Main Street, between Second and Third streets, the Shop will feature a variety of products including a grab and go cooler with salads and healthy snacks; local produce provided primarily by Seton Harvest; interactive olive oil and balsamic station where clients can assemble their own selections in recyclable/re-useable bottles provided by Jules; gluten free bakery items provided by Aunt Mandy’s Bakehouse; special order restaurant grade meat cuts-available for next day pickup; all-natural beverages by Riley Soda; gift shop items with everything from greeting cards to leather luggage to bath items; art and jewelry consigned from local artists; Neal’s Yard Organics skin care items from England; vegan soaps and bath items; and, a locally sourced eclectic mix of old and new including  antique and salvaged items, jewelry, totes and leather bags. The shop will be open 9-6 Monday thru Saturday.Jules Specialty Grocery & Gift Shop LLC is located in the historic Bitterman Building. Built in 1906 as the new home of Bitterman Brothers, the store was designed by Shopbell & Company and featured the latest ‘Chicago School’ style windows. Street parking is available in the immediate area, including a few 5 minute spaces directly across the street on Main. “We’ll be happy to help you to your car with your bags,” adds Kruse. Plans are also in the works to provide curbside pick-up.The building has most recently served as the home of the Bitterman Mini Shoppes. “There is so much retail history in this building. It’s warm and rich, and I believe people will appreciate that I have added to the building, not on top of it” said Kruse. She further adds, “There is such great vision for Downtown Evansville. We are fortunate to have plans in place to support the revitalization of our Downtown area.”Kruse is pleased to be a part of the continuing resurgence of Downtown Evansville. “There are over one-hundred-thirty units of housing under construction within just of few blocks of the store, this feels like a great time to offer these items to the residents, workers, and visitors of downtown.”last_img

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