Brown & Greene hosts anniversary soiree

Brown & Greene owner Lyn Williams. Photo by Michelle Bruch

Brown & Greene at 4400 Beard Ave. S. is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month.

“This is not your carnation, baby’s breath or mums shop,” said owner Lyn Williams. “Anything traditional usually doesn’t come through the front door.”

IMG_4393_She cuts flowers from the boulevard garden and uses local growers in the summer months. She said she can hardly keep the potted flowers in stock, and she’s become known for the diverse card selection — customers often ask to see the edgier cards hidden behind the front desk.

As part of the month-long celebration, a summer soiree is planned for Thursday, July 28, featuring Red Wagon Pizza, Honey & Rye and 5 Vodka. For more information and special events, visit