Tuesday, September 2, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Customers don’t want to see El Mariachi go

WendyWeitzelW

By
From page A14 | December 22, 2013 |

El Mariachi, a Mexican eatery at Fourth and G streets, will close at the end of the month. It will be replaced by a new TakoKorean BBQ, which serves Korean/Mexican fusion food. It has an eatery at 3030 T St. in Midtown Sacramento.

El Mariachi fans will miss its friendly owner, Victor, and some of the most authentic and inexpensive Mexican meals in town. When I posted this news on my Comings & Goings Facebook page, it received more comments and shares than any item in recent memory.

For more information on Tako, visit http://www.sactako.com.

————

Owner Andy Rathbone extended the closing date for Davis Awards & Watchworks. It’s staying open until Dec. 31, to make it 20 years – to the day – in business. It’s at 716 Second St.

The store offers trophies, plaques and awards; sells and repairs watches; and does other engraving.

————

An architectural firm has purchased the former Dairy Queen property at 909 Fifth St.

Jonathan Hammond and Bruce Playle, owners of Indigo Hammond + Playle Architects, acquired the site in October. The firm will “expand and repurpose the existing building as a super-sustainable studio/office,” Hammond said, noting that he and Playle were “pleased with the existing building’s unique roofline,” which they intend to preserve.

————

Sweet and Shavery, a new Italian shave ice dessert store coming to 210 E St., in the E Street Plaza, may open soon.

Co-owner Brian Nuss said he hopes to open during UC Davis’ winter break, with a possible grand opening in January. It will serve Italian ice, frozen custard and crepes.

————

Pete’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is open at 164 Main St. in Woodland, in Ruby Tuesday’s former building.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 a.m. daily except for Sundays, when it opens at noon. Call 530-661-0900 or visit www.originalpetes.net/locations/woodland.

The menu includes pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, salads, soups and craft beer.

————

A wakeboarding water park is under development at Dubach Recreation facility in Woodland. Velocity Island Park “will consist of a clockwise-rotating, five-tower cable system,” which pulls the boarders around a lake, its Facebook page says.

It is north of Interstate 5, at 775 N. East St.

This style of park uses cables rather than boats to pull wakeboarders. Wakeboards are short, wide water skis that allow more agility and tricks than traditional skis. Other sports might include wakeskating and knee boarding, and my favorites: wakesurfing and waterskiing.

— Wendy Weitzel is a freelance writer and editor in Davis. Her column publishes on most Sundays. Her Comings & Goings Facebook page has frequent updates. If you know about a business coming or going in the area, contact Wendy at wendyedit@gmail.com.

Comments

comments

Wendy Weitzel

Wendy Weitzel

Wendy Weitzel is a longtime journalist and Davis resident. She is a former managing editor of The Davis Enterprise, working there from 1998-2008. She has written her Comings & Goings business column since 2001. Today, she does freelance writing, editing, marketing and design.
  • Recent Posts

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this newspaper and receive notifications of new articles by email.

  • .

    News

     
    Planning begins for Davis Neighbors’ Night Out

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1

     
    Davis is not immune: Are you ready for a big quake?

    By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

    Learn about RNA at Science Café

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Google Glass will be discussed, demonstrated

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Tickets still available for DHS Hall of Fame dinner

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Cuddle up at Project Linus’ meeting

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Public opinion sought about Nishi Gateway

    By Lily Holmes | From Page: A3

     
    International folk dancing offered Sundays

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    Got bikes? Donate ‘em!

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Rose garden bricks to be dedicated Saturday

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

    It’s About Time plays Davis Farmers Market’s Picnic in the Park

    By Anthony Siino | From Page: A3 | Gallery

     
    Register year-round at Davis Chinese School

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

     
    .

    Forum

    Tom Meyer cartoon

    By Debbie Davis | From Page: A4

     
    Have the facts before you judge

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

    Tesla has state walking a tightrope

    By Tom Elias | From Page: A4

     
    Special-needs passengers ignored

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A4

    A cure for Davis’ problems

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A4

     
    A good use for the MRAP

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A4

    Marriage vs. male instinct

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

     
    .

    Sports

    DHS boys looking to replicate a big cross country performance

    By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Life without MacDonald starts Friday for DHS

    By Thomas Oide | From Page: B1 | Gallery

    Clark recalls his hole-in-one — the first at Davis Golf Course

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Fruits of their Labor Day

    By Sue Cockrell | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    UCD roundup: Aggies edge Quinnipiac in overtime

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

    Baseball roundup: Aces end River Cats’ season

    By Staff and wire reports | From Page: B3

     
    Sports briefs: Hot Shots basketball tryouts coming up

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3

    Junior Blue Devils strong in home debut, winning 3 on the field

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B8 | Gallery

     
    .

    Features

    .

    Arts

    .

    Business

    .

    Obituaries

    Elaine Dracia Greenberg

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

     
    .

    Comics

    Comics: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 (set 1)

    By Creator | From Page: B5

     
    Comics: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 (set 2)

    By Creator | From Page: B7