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0325 art and sole

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0325 art and sole Sun, 25 Mar 2018 22:02:12 +0000 0325 art and sole 0325 art and sole WCTI a unique shoe store idea won two brothers some big start up money in a local competition. newschannel 12's ashley boles met up with those brothers who say their new store is the first of its kind in our area. <marco brown/co- owner//"the whole theme of the store is a museum."> its something uptown greenville has never seen before. <jordan mckeithan//customer// "places like charlotte and raleigh they have stuff like this but greenville they have a lot of people interested in the sneaker culture but this is the first like store to bring it to greenville."> sneaker culture--defined as-- <miles brown/co- owner//"someone that actually has a passion or love for shoes."> is what brothers and co owners marco and miles brown hope to cater to at art and sole. <miles//"i have been collecting sneakers for 8 years my brother has been collecting sneakers for 15 years so sneakers have always been a passion for us, clothes as well, but we truly love art."> which is why art and sole is more than a store. its a gallery for local artists and a place to not only buy sneakers--but learn about them. <miles//"when you purchase a sneaker you need to know information about the sneaker. i don't think that its cool that you pay all this money and you don't know who designed it."> above each sneaker is a blurb with that information--something the browns say they pitched to judges at the small business plan compettion this past july. <"when my brother told me that we won, i didn't know whether to cry or run outside. its just that they wanted to see something different in greenville."> marco and miles took home a 10-thousand dollar grant which helped turn the once online only shop into a brick and mortar. and the physical store is bringing more than just something different to uptown-- its showing anyone who steps inside that dreams and passions can become more. <marco//"you can do anything you want if you put your mind to it."> in greenville ashley boles, newschannel 12 right now the store is only featuring one artsist's work from kinston--but is looking for more local artwork to

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