Friday, January 30, 2009

FaceBook Friday - Mimi and Lulu's

Located in the historic Capitol Theater and home for years to Capitol Bingo , Mimi and Lulu's are part of a growing wave of young vibrant and creative small businesses that are choosing to set up shop in Sudbury's Downtown Core.

The funky showcase store is a creative haven in the middle of the Downtown carrying the products of over 20 local artists, offers a regular calendar of workshops and just plain home spun goodness you can feel when you walk into the storefront.

Owners Megan Conacher and Danielle Fraser
are using Face book to help to spread the word about their Fair Trade African products, up cycled jewelery, hand crafted arts, locally made yoga totes and more to a growing fan base.

With a Facebook group of close to 400 members they are now using the event calendar to publicize their upcoming good old fashioned Valentines exchange wine and cheese event, featuring live music by Sudbury's Will Gillespie, Friday, February 13, 2009 Time:7:30pm - 11:00pm in support of Le Centre Victoria pour femmes.

Mimi and Lulu's exciting designs, folk art and eye for color and splash make you believe that Sudbury's Main street is on the road to a new vision of creative revitalization. Now all it needs is a little more love and community support!

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