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Plaid Pine Designs Celebrates Grand Opening at 3rd Ave, Offering Sustainable, Handmade Children's Clothing
The storefront is part of “Project: Pop-Up”
Nordblom Company is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its newest popup retailer, Plaid Pine Designs, at their popular retail, dining and entertainment destination, 3rd Ave. Plaid Pine Designs creates high quality, functional children's clothing, while putting sustainability at the forefront.
Founded by Micaela Johnson, a self-taught sewer with a deep love for creating cherished heirloom pieces, Plaid Pine Designs utilizes organic, eco-conscious and non-toxic materials carefully designed and sourced from small businesses.
The Town's Burlington’s Economic Development Office was awarded a grant that enabled the pop-up project. Nordblom, in partnership with UpNext brought the project to life connecting Plaid Pine Designs to a temporary space at 3rd Ave. The storefront is part of “Project: Pop-Up,” a grant-funded initiative designed to offer temporary retail space and other resources to help emerging entrepreneurs succeed.
To celebrate the grand opening, a special event will take place on June 9th at 5:00 pm at the store, located at 62 Second Ave, Burlington MA. Attendees can shop the collection and enjoy light refreshments. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local children's charity. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will also be held on June 15th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.
Operating hours for Plaid Pine Designs are as follows:
Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
About Plaid Pine Designs: Plaid Pine Designs creates high quality, functional children's clothing, while putting sustainability at the forefront. Each piece is crafted in house, by hand using only the best materials, which are designed and sourced from eco-conscious small businesses. Micaela is the owner and maker of Plaid Pine Designs. She is a self-taught sewer, with a love for creating heirloom children's clothing pieces, meant to cherish and hand down. She started this business venture out of her dining room when her two boys were young and wanted to be available at home, while also creating income and following a passion for sewing! For more information about Plaid Pine Designs and to explore their collection, please visit www.plaidpinedesigns.com
About Nordblom Company: Nordblom is a real estate enterprise with a 99-year history of investing, managing, and developing properties throughout the New England region and select markets across the country. The company currently owns and manages office, commercial and multi-family properties in the New England and Carolina markets and is committed to creating dynamic work and living environments that further the quality of life for the people who occupy its properties. Headquartered in Burlington, MA with offices in Boston, Brookline, and Raleigh, North Carolina, Nordblom has $2 billion in assets under management. For more information, please visit www.nordblom.com.
About Project Pop-up: Project: Pop-Up is a grant-funded, public-private partnership powered by UpNext, dedicated to supporting local innovation and entrepreneurship. Through retail incubator storefronts and the supportive infrastructure we’ve built into our DNA, the initiative is currently activating retail spaces in municipalities across Massachusetts. Project: Pop-Up offers retailers, designers, artists and food purveyors a chance to take their concepts for a brick and mortar test drive through dedicated financial and professional support. For more information, please visit project-pop-up.com and follow along @project.popup.