Business Closings and Openings: How Are We Doing?

My readership goes up on the days I announce a new business opening. I’ve never tracked it to be certain, but I think maybe it goes even higher when we have a closing, especially if it is a large or well-known business. In fact, despite the fact that readership of this website has increased every […]

Old City Wine Bar Opens Next Week

Last May I introduced many of you to Thomas Boyd who planned to open a Wine Bar in The Daniel Building- though it didn’t have that name at the time. The Old City Wine Bar also hadn’t been named and Thomas hoped to open it last October. As often happens when dealing with construction and […]

Oli Bea: Breakfast Restaurant Planned for the Old City

Chef Jeffrey DeAlejandro paced around his new kitchen as I entered for our interview late last week. He explained that he’d spent an inordinate amount of time cleaning the oven left behind by previous tenants who’d operated Lil’ Vinnies and now he was working his way through recipes he’d hand written in a small book […]