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Shop local during DTR Retail Week

Ahead of DTR Retail Week, we wanted to share some of our favorite spots to shop local downtown. DTR Retail week is July 15-21 with deals, events, and more happening at downtown shopping locations.

A chalkboard sign from Edge of Urge that says "Only you can keep the local economy thriving."

Support the local economy during DTR Retail Week — like at Edge of Urge.

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Starting Monday, July 15, your favorite downtown small businesses will be hosting sales, giveaways, special events, and more thanks to DTR Retail Week.

In honor of this upcoming week, we wanted to shout out a few of our favorite independent vendors downtown.

Copperline Plant Company, 23 W. Hargett St. | City Editor Allie here — I can never leave this plant store empty handed. Besides high-quality houseplants, I love shopping this store’s assortment of pots + plant accessories.

The Green Monkey, 215 S. Wilmington St. | Recently relocated to the heart of downtown, owners Rusty + Drew have created a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community with a fun bar + retail options.

The Self Care Marketplace, 12 W. Martin St. | Find all sorts of items dedicated to healing yourself at this store. Plus, keep an eye out for soothing events + classes.

These retailers will have special deals + events throughout the week:

At Curate, you can get a free “shop small” tote if you spend $75 or more, and from 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, get fitted for permanent jewelry at the shop.

Also on Saturday, July 20, celebrate one year of Blackbird Books & Coffee with a birthday celebration featuring the Poetry Fox, giveaways, and more.

Hippo Wine Bar is hosting a bevvy of events, including Christmas in July cookies, pet adoptions, and free wine tastings.

For those with a sweet tooth, grab high-quality Videri chocolate for 10% off when you mention DTR Retail Week.

Check out plenty more local events + deals by keeping up with DTR Independent Shops on Instagram — they’ll be posting more about shopping local.

Shop these local spots and plenty more July 15-21 and keep our downtown retail scene thriving.

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