Red Bird Mercantile is now open on the Georgetown Square

Red Bird Mercantile is located at 109 W 7th St., Ste. 115, Georgetown. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Red Bird Mercantile is located at 109 W 7th St., Ste. 115, Georgetown. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

Red Bird Mercantile is located at 109 W 7th St., Ste. 115, Georgetown. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Red Bird Mercantile is located at 109 W 7th St., Ste. 115, Georgetown. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Red Bird Mercantile is located at 109 W 7th St., Ste. 115, Georgetown. (Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Red Bird Mercantile opened at 109 W 7th St., Ste. 115, Georgetown, on Dec. 6. The boutique sells women's fashion, jewelry and gifts. "We blend Americana and Bohemian styles to create a look that is unique, affordable, and has a one of a kind vintage feel," the shop's Facebook page said. 512-688-5050. www.facebook.com/redbirdmercantile
By Sally Grace Holtgrieve
Sally Grace Holtgrieve solidified her passion for news during her time as Editor-in-Chief of Christopher Newport University's student newspaper, The Captain's Log. She started her professional career at The Virginia Gazette and moved to Texas in 2015 to cover government and politics at The Temple Daily Telegram. She started working at Community Impact Newspaper in February 2018 as the Lake Travis-Westlake reporter and moved into the role of Georgetown editor in June 2019.


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