Research Triangle Park may first bring to mind employers such as Lenovo, GlaxoSmithKline or Cisco (and soon, Apple).
But Boxyard RTP aims to bring people west of Raleigh to to eat, drink, shop and experience.
The “cargotecture” development focuses on small businesses. Some announced small businesses that will have homes in Boxyard RTP are expansions of Raleigh businesses, such as Trellis Beauty (expanding from its Lafayette Village location) and Medicine Mama’s Farmacy (expanding from Hillsborough Street).
See a full list here, but not all are opening this weekend. Watch individual businesses for announcements on openings.
Vendors that will be open Saturday:
🐖 Long-anticipated Lawrence Barbecue is opening 11 a.m. Saturday at Boxyard RTP after pop-ups around town and beyond. The opening day will be first come, first served for picnic or takeout. Chef Jake Wood’s focus will be Texas-style brisket, pork barbecue and oysters, according to an N&O subscriber exclusive story.
🌱 Medicine Mama’s Farmacy, a CBD shop from Raleigh that sources from North Carolina farmers.
🛍️ Thirteen West, an apparel and accessories shop:
🧁 And Buzzy Bakes, which includes “cupcakes, pastries, and locally churned ice cream.”
The opening will also include live music on Saturday and Sunday.
Address: Boxyard RTP is located at 900 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park.
Learn more: https://boxyard.rtp.org/