2011 Business Review, Part Two: Changing and Rearranging

Nama moved to the 500 Block of Gay Street Judging from the responses to yesterday’s blog post, I think I’ve caused a great depression to settle over everyone who loves, laments and cheers for our little city. I’ll agree it was depressing to see such a list of lost businesses. Of course, there were many […]

A Tale of Two Lunches: Harry’s Deli and Lunchbox

Today and for the next few days we’ll continue the food theme. If anything defines a city it’s the food, right? Certainly to some degree you remember the cities you visit by the food you find. A memorable meal can be savored long after the taste of the food has faded. As often as not, […]

Friday Business Edition – And More!

The business developments in this city continue at an adequately rapid pace to fill a blog about that topic alone. I’m not planning to do that, but I do have quite a bit to pass on today. I’ll probably follow up with more sometime next week. Outside Hotel St. Oliver after the storm blew down the wall. […]

When We Get Behind Closed Doors

I doubt this is what Charlie Rich had in mind when he penned that song, but I’ve noticed what seems to be a shift in standard operating procedure for businesses completing renovations or moving into new downtown location: privacy barriers. Not all of them are following suit, but I wonder if it is a good […]

The Semi-Regular Business Update

Just when it seems safe to say that the business comings and goings have been covered for a while, new developments present themselves in bunches. Some of these businesses have been mentioned before, but there is a new detail or two. Then, there are a couple that have been covered locally elsewhere that I’ll mention and […]