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Wendy Weitzel

Pincushion reopens Friday

The quilting and fabric store Pincushion Boutique reopens Friday in a new location: 1605 Second St., between PG&E and the dog park. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays, 10-5 on Saturdays, and 1-4 on Sundays. Call (530) 758-3488 or visit http://www.sweettreat.com.  

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Pedicab service rolling along

There’s a fun new business in town that hasn’t made its way into Comings & Goings: Davis Pedicab, a bike taxi service. Andrew Watters started the business in January. It offers rides from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday evenings, noon to 3 on Fridays, 11 to 3 on Saturdays, and 2 to […]

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Doughnut shop shift

Variety Donuts has changed hands and names. The store at 1300 E. Covell Blvd. in Oak Tree Plaza is now Pink Dozen Donuts.  

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Our House may open this month

Our House, the new restaurant replacing Aioli at 808 Second St., appears close to opening. It has photos of its staff posted on its Facebook page.  

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Jacksonfly takes another try

The consignment store Jacksonfly reopened on Memorial Day weekend at its new location, 820 Fourth St., next to Apex Cycles. It sells new, used and vintage clothing. It was closed for several months after leaving its last address, which was behind Peet’s Coffee & Tea.  

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Wine bar to open this summer?

Vini Wine Bar, at 611 Second St., is coming along. Beautiful new floor and walls have transformed the space from its previous life as Mengali’s Florist. Cabinets and fixture installation is under way. Owner Jeff Day said he is shooting for a July opening for the bar, which features self-serve “enomatic” wine vending machines.  

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Photo studio moving

After 18 years at Fourth and G streets, Ray Johnston Designer Photography is moving – two blocks down and three stories up. The new studio is on the third floor of the Chen Building at Second and G Streets, above Shuz. “It’s a big studio and balcony with amazing view and huge photography potential my […]

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Downtown dining options grow even more

The family that owns the popular de Vere’s Irish Pub in Sacramento may start serving Guinness, bangers and mash in Davis by this fall. The pub will take over the vacant restaurant at 217 E St., formerly home to Soga’s and Agave. The Sacramento restaurant is at 1521 L St. Its menu features traditional meals […]

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Pole dancing, pot, Paesanos and Parent Place

A pole-dancing studio opened late last month at 213 E St., Suite E, in the alley spot that was last occupied by Suite E, a dress-rental shop. Davis Pole Dance Studio is targeted as a fitness studio to teach women the techniques. It charges a monthly membership fee, with steep discounts to attract college students. […]

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From Togo’s to Tacos to Tikka

The Mexican restaurant Tacos & Beer closed April 28, a year to the month after it opened at 715 Second St., the former longtime site for Togo’s sandwiches. But there’s already a replacement in the works: Bombay Dreams Restaurant will serve Indian and Nepalese food. A man I spoke with on Thursday said his family […]

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Paesanos pizza on its way?

A Paesanos pizza may be headed to downtown Davis, but company officials are not ready to confirm the location. Business partners Dave Virga and Mark Scribner, who own Uncle Vito’s Slice of New York pizza at Second and F streets, own two Paesanos — in midtown Sacramento and Elk Grove, and are looking to add […]

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From Togo’s to Tacos to Tikka

The Mexican restaurant Tacos & Beer closed April 28, a year to the month after it opened at 715 Second St., the former longtime site for Togo’s sandwiches. But there’s already a replacement in the works: Bombay Dreams Restaurant will serve Indian and Nepalese food. A man I spoke with today said his family hopes […]

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Friday is grand reopening for Steve’s

Original Steve’s Pizza, Pasta and Sandwiches will host its grand reopening and Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting on Friday, May 6, at its pizzeria at 314 F St. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with ribbon cutting by Davis Chamber of Commerce board officials. Vintage will provide live music from 7 to 9 p.m. There will […]

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