The Latest Iteration of Strong Alley Serves the Instagram Generation

Who would have ever guessed that an alley which has historically and still, judging by smell, been the site of not-always-savory activity would turn into one of the most photographed spots in the city. The question is a bit rhetorical, but there is actually an answer: Jayne McGowan. Jayne, who has degrees in art, and […]

Armstrong/Strong Alley Update: New Art

It’s been a long time since I wrote about the Artist Alley Revamp Project. For the back stories, which started nearly two years ago, start here, go here, here, here and here. It’s been almost exactly a year since I checked in on it, last looking at the art in Java Alley. From the beginning I’ve been curious to see […]

Shonos in City Re-Opens on Market Square

One of Market Square’s oldest restaurants is about to become its newest. Shonos in City, closed a couple of months ago to undergo a transformation, is opening today on Market Square with a whole new look. Gone is the tired look it had settled in to. With its renovations and upgrades it now presents a […]