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  • August 7, 2023

While shopping for baby clothes for her eldest granddaughter, Pam Ethridge said she struggled to find modest, old-fashioned style clothing to gift the new addition to her family.


Blueberry Lane owner Pam Ethridge poses with staff members Nicole Joy, Taylor Helms and Brooklyn Arrowood at the counter of the boutique.

Caroline Wills

She describes her taste as “bohemian farmhouse,” and the stores she visited did not offer anything that matched her particular aesthetic. To remedy this, Ethridge developed an idea for her own store — somewhere everyone could find the “bohemian farmhouse” baby clothing other locations were lacking.

Ethridge is

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  • February 18, 2023

What’s next for the old Burlington Coat Factory?

The former store’s location off Hershberger Road won’t sit vacant long if the owner has its way.

Hoback Properties LLC is exploring “options for a new tenant or new development” at the former Burlington address, said David Hoback, who belongs to the family that owns the property.

The retailer At Home, which calls itself the “Home Decor Superstore,” filed plans for several building improvements indicating that it wanted to move into the location. The plans, submitted in November, depicted a new loading dock behind the building and customer loading area

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