Smoky Hollow

Three New Retailers To Join Smoky Hollow District In Downtown Raleigh

Kane Realty Corporation is set to welcome an exciting trio of new retailers to Smoky Hollow, each poised to infuse the neighborhood with fresh energy and diverse offerings. JETSET Pilates, Tucker Street Diner, and a new neighborhood bar by the team behind Madre are the latest establishments to join the expanding roster of businesses in the area, signaling a significant leap forward in the district’s development and appeal.

“We are so excited to welcome these three new retailers to Smoky Hollow,” said Stacey Buescher, Managing Director of Operations for Kane Realty Corporation. “Each retailer brings something unique to the table, contributing to the diverse tapestry of businesses that make this neighborhood so special. We are committed to the success of downtown retail, and these new establishments represent the kind of quality and innovation we strive to attract. Merchandising mix is crucial in these areas and this group fills the gaps we were seeing.  A new wave of life to Smoky Hollow is here ready to further enrich our community.”

JETSET Pilates is an internationally-known brand known for its elevated Pilates experience. JETSET Pilates signature 50-minute classes are set to energizing, curated playlists and take place on a specialized, custom reformer. With JETSET Pilates Downtown Raleigh, franchise studio owners Renee Aquilino and Katie Myers promise to bring a unique wellness experience to the residents and visitors of Smoky Hollow.  With a focus on Pilates-inspired exercises combined with seamless, efficient transitions to achieve transformative results, fast, JETSET Pilates is set to become a cornerstone of the community burgeoning health and wellness scene.

Tucker Street Diner, slated to debut in Fall 2024, is set to redefine local dining with its fusion of nostalgic charm and contemporary culinary innovation. Led by Michelle and James Park, the owners behind the renowned Shiny Diner in Raleigh and Peak City Diner in Apex, this forthcoming establishment will showcase classic American fare with a modern twist, spotlighting locally sourced ingredients for both quality and sustainability. Alongside its culinary offerings, Tucker Street Diner will boast a delightful coffee shop element, inviting patrons to savor artisanal coffees and indulge in an all-day breakfast menu. Nestled within the lively Smoky Hollow district, Tucker Street Diner is poised to become a cherished hotspot for food enthusiasts and casual diners alike.

The neighborhood bar (name TBD), owned and operated by the team behind the acclaimed Smoky Hollow restaurant, Madre – is poised to become the new local hangout for those seeking a relaxed atmosphere with draft cocktails, beer, wine, and snacks. With its community-focused ethos, the neighborhood bar will undoubtedly become a staple of the district’s nightlife in the former New Anthem space.

Additionally, we are excited to unveil a vibrant new feature to our events lineup in Smoky Hollow – live pop-up music set to animate the Hollow every Thursday evening, from April 4th to June 27th. This series aims to cultivate a dynamic and engaging community atmosphere, providing both residents and visitors with an enchanting musical backdrop to their evening adventures. For more information about the new retailers and other happenings in Smoky Hollow, please visit