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Lexington has a new spot for home decor, furniture, and accessories

Kitchen accessories at Story, a new Lexington boutique, include these wood-top canisters. Alas, the "eye" mugs are sold out.
Kitchen accessories at Story, a new Lexington boutique, include these wood-top canisters. Alas, the "eye" mugs are sold out. Photo provided

There's a new retailer in the Woodland Triangle area. Story, at 512 East High Street, is the latest concept from Melanie Williams, owner of The Black Market Boutique located next door, and the building that houses both businesses.

The store, which carries home decor, furniture, and baby accessories, opened on June 22, taking over a spot vacated by Fox House Vintage earlier this year. Williams had an idea for the space, offering merchandise with a, "totally different style, clean lines, lots of bud vases, and pots for plants, light fixtures, and furniture," she said. Baby accessories include prints, swaddles, burp cloths, onesies, pillows and WubbaNub pacifiers.

Business has been brisk, said Williams, "from the day we opened, we've just been going ever since. It’s a new, fun, different direction." Story hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Instagram.com/story_lexington.

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The storefront at Story, a new shop offering home accents, furniture, and baby accessories. Photo provided


More shopping news

The July Night Market is 6 to 10 p.m. Friday along the 700 block of Bryan Avenue. The evening will include music, food vendors, and local businesses. Facebook.com/thenightmarket.

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The Night Market, a pop-up festival, is Friday in the 700 block of Bryan Avenue. Rob Bolson Kentucky.com

Save up to 75 percent off at the annual July sale at Worlds Apart at 850 East High Street, going on through Saturday. The store carries home decor, apparel, and accessories. Facebook.com/worldsapartstore.

Meadowthorpe Antique Mall at 1455 Leestown Road is hosting its annual Christmas in July Sale with discounts throughout the mall. Each Saturday in July shoppers get free chips and soda from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info, check out their page at Facebook.com.

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A collection of brightly colored cups at Meadowthorpe Antique Mall. The Mall is hosting its annual Christmas In July Sale. Photo provided

Enjoy refreshments, shop for jewelry, and meet the cast of "The Music Man" at the Kendra Scott Gives Back Party, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Kendra Scott store at The Summit at Fritz Farm. During the event, 20 percent of proceeds will go to the Lexington Theatre Company. For more info, check out the event Facebook page.

The grand opening for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 1946 Bypass Road in Winchester is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Stop by to shop for discounted home decor, appliances, and building supplies. Refreshments will be served and a car will be given away. For more info, go to the store's Facebook page.

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