The long-abandoned 2347 Agricola Street is coming back to life this week. Dartmouth vintage boutique King's Pier Curated Collections (13 Kings Wharf Place) is popping up as a satellite store in the former north end laundromat, bringing its pre-loved fashions to Agricola and Woodill for the next two weeks.
King's Pier owner Laura MacNutt is taking her show on the road as Port of Call because her location on the Dartmouth canal—which has been closed since the end of December—isn't exactly winter-friendly. So, to tide over shoppers until warmer days, she'll bring a bunch of brand new, yet-to-be-seen stock, lots of men's footwear and "a ridiculous amount of winter coats" with her to what she calls a "raw space" on Agricola.
What will become of 2347 Agricola after Port of Call pulls up its anchor in a couple of weeks remains a mystery for
"We believe we've bought the gateway to the north end," he says, adding that he's focussed on bringing someone "strong and local" into the building.
Starting tomorrow (Thursday, January 25), King's Pier's Port of Call will be open Tuesday through Sunday, noon 'til