Showing posts from May, 2015

The Carriage & Jack-O-Lantern Farms

If you are as big of a fan as I am of The Carriage and Jack-O-Lantern Farms in downtown Florence, then the two weeks they were closed in April to renovate and reopen their new store at 121 East Mobile Street was as hard for you as it was for me. I didn’t realize how much I enjoyed The Carriage’s high quality wine selection, fine cheese, fresh flowers, and overall chic atmosphere, as well as Jack-O-Lantern Farm’s delicious produce and homemade goodies until I couldn’t have it. However, it was well worth the wait for the new space they opened at the beginning of May. Since their grand opening, these two unique Florence shops haven’t skipped a beat—frequently filled with patrons eager to relax and socialize with friends and a nice glass of wine, or shopping for their weekly groceries, it’s a wonderful place to run into familiar faces and unwind after a long day at work. Owned by Jason Allen and Caleb Banks, The Carriage opened their doors in Fall of 2014 in Court Street M

Specs Downtown

In the midst of distinctive restaurants and shops, is an exceptional vision center that has taken part in the renaissance of downtown Florence, Alabama. Specs Downtown has firmly established itself as the stylish standard for first-class eye-care. Passionate about the optical health of the Shoals community and creating a one-of-a-kind eye care experience, they have changed the game in optometry with their fashion forward eyewear, exclusive technology, and superior customer service. Specs Downtown is unlike any eye care center you have visited. They have gone above and beyond to create a first-rate, fantastic experience from the minute you walk in the door. Every detail of the space has been designed to make customers feel welcome and excited about picking out that perfect pair of glasses. Specs will “decorate your face” with the latest, designer eyewear, including Ray-Ban, Coach, Dolce & Gabanna, Nike, and Versace. Their glasses are exhibited on color-shifting displays in t