Crown and Goose to Close, Barley’s and Two Buildings Sold, and What Comes Next for the Old City

There are so many moving parts to this story it’s hard to get it all in a caption. Some parts of the above are connected, but not so other parts. It’s also part of a bigger move by Thomas and Harrison Boyd to expand their hospitality holdings. The initial part of the story, the closing […]

Rebel Kitchen Opens Next Week

It seems like a long time, but it’s only been seven months since I first wrote about Rebel Kitchen. It’s taken that long, says Chef Paul Sellas, because owner Thomas Boyd and the rest of the team wanted it right when it opened. The fact that they tried to keep the Old City Wine Bar […]

Old City Athletic Club to Open Downtown

When the Daniel opened in January two years ago, owners Jon Clark and Ron Turner expressed an interest in filling the retail portion of the building with businesses which would enhance the building and the neighborhood, offering amenities that would make life in the Old City just a bit better. They’ve done well so far […]

Rebel Kitchen Coming to the Old City!

A new restaurant, Rebel Kitchen, is coming to the Old City as an expansion of the Old City Wine Bar. General Manager Matt Burke said that since accepting the adjacent space last year, the group has been looking for the right fit for an adjacent restaurant. The bar expanded their patio space in the spring, […]

Armada Closes; Adjacent Development Continues

Armada, a craft cocktail bar which I profiled last summer¬†closed earlier this month. A simple message posted to their Facebook page on February 5 read, “We are very sad to announce that tomorrow night, Saturday, 02/06/15 will be the last day of operation for Armada.¬†Due to issues with the structural integrity of our walls we […]