Fort Kid to be Spared Thanks to Donations

It’s been a part of our family off and on since it was built in the early 1990s. I have vague memories of work days with Urban Daughter tagging along with a friend. Maybe the mind does tricks. But she and friends went there and it was part of their childhood even though we lived […]

Kneaded: A New Bakery Coming to the Old City

“What do you really want to do?” It’s a question most of us have had to face at one point or another. For Meade Armstrong, it came because she was doing so many things at once she couldn’t do them all. She was an active musician, a waitress, a baker and more. Chef Paul Sellas […]

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 […]