House of Mo Boutique uses first anniversary to offset GrapeFest cancellation

Owner of House of Mo Boutique Monica Housewright celebrated her first business anniversary in July. (Courtesy House of Mo Boutique)
Owner of House of Mo Boutique Monica Housewright celebrated her first business anniversary in July. (Courtesy House of Mo Boutique)

Owner of House of Mo Boutique Monica Housewright celebrated her first business anniversary in July. (Courtesy House of Mo Boutique)

House of Mo Boutique just celebrated its first anniversary, but not before receiving the news of GrapeFest's cancellation.

Despite the festival’s cancellation, owner Monica Housewright said she has used her recent anniversary to bring in new business.

“We created our own event with margaritas and hotdogs and live music,” she said. "And it became like a mini GrapeFest, and actually, we capitalized on it very well.”

Housewright said the news of the festival's cancellation was a big hit, but it was expected.

“To be honest, I mean, it wasn't a surprise to me at all,” Housewright said.


She said part of the draw of being located on Main Street is access to the city’s many annual festivals.

“[GrapeFest] is kind of a built-in staple for us,” Housewright said. "When you lose that, I mean, that's a huge weekend that ... makes your month."

House of Mo Boutique offers women’s clothing and accessories, including tops, bottoms and dresses, as well as gifts, jewelry and more.

House of Mo Boutique

120 S. Main St., Ste. 10, Grapevine

214-598-1201

www.houseofmoboutique.com
By Gavin Pugh
Gavin has reported for Community Impact Newspaper since June 2017. His beat has included Dallas Area Rapid Transit, public and higher education, school and municipal governments and more. He now serves as the editor of the Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake edition.


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