Pub to serve last round, close temporarily

The new building for Midtown Animal Clinic is complete at 525 Rowe Place. It was built on the site of its former parking lot. The old 1971 building needed too many renovations. It was demolished, and will be the site of its new parking lot. The nearly 5,000-square-foot clinic is about 1,000 square feet larger […]

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32 businesses sign Picnic Day agreement

Thirty-two Davis businesses with licenses to sell alcohol have committed themselves to responsible hospitality practices on Picnic Day, scheduled for Saturday, April 16, the Davis Downtown Business Association announced. The 13-point Picnic Day Community Covenant highlights moderation and appropriate use of alcoholic beverages. Of the 32 Alcoholic Beverage Control license-holders who have signed the agreement […]

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Lunchtime Leaders to focus on Yelp, Foursquare

Stewart Savage of Abaton Consulting will present “Promoting your Business with Location-Based Services” at Thursday’s meeting of Lunchtime Leaders. Savage will introduce attendees to Facebook Places, Yelp and Foursquare, and discuss how these services can be used to increase the visibility of a business. “Tremendous growth in both the smartphone market and the social media […]

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Honda Accord EX-L

The Honda Accord is one of those benchmark cars. If a manufacturer wants to build a family sedan in that segment, you can bet that they’ve taken apart a few Accords in their technical centers.

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Business Exchange hosts Rives, Giustino

Matthew Rives, an attorney with the Law Offices of Michael W. Jansen, and Frank Giustino, owner of Giustino and Sons’ Window Cleaning Service, will speak at the Progressive Business Exchange luncheon on Wednesday. Rives will discuss “important and salient legal issues facing small business people in the community,” a news release said.  Giustino will speak […]

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Nissan Leaf comes to Davis

This is the story about the new all-electric Nissan Leaf that was just released in Davis. Peter Kerr, a biologist, is the first Davis resident to own one of the new cars. This is the story about the new all-electric Nissan Leaf that was just released in Davis. Peter Kerr, a biologist, is the first […]

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Yogurt Shack first victim in froyo wars

Special to The Enterprise \n Yogurt Shack, the frozen yogurt shop that launched our city\’s foray into froyo in September 2007, served its last Davis dessert on Saturday, Nov. 20. It was at 113 E St., in The Lofts. \n Soon after the Shack set up shop, frozen yogurt outlets started popping up all over […]

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G Street Pub rumors untrue

Special to The Enterprise After more than a decade of anticipation, DavisÕ own Trader JoeÕs finally opened Friday in University Mall. The 12,000-square-foot store is at 885 Russell Blvd., at Sycamore Lane. Its hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The next big tenant to come to University Mall will be clothing retailer Forever […]

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Joe’s to start trading in Davis next week

Special to The Enterprise The much-anticipated Davis Trader JoeÕs will open at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29. The 12,000-square-foot grocery store is at 885 Russell Blvd. in University Mall. Store hours will be from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Opening day will feature a lei-cutting ceremony as well as live music, food demos and […]

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Shop reopens with used childrenÕs items

Enterprise columnist Tots Trade Center opened Friday at 515 G St. The store sells gently used and recycled childrenÕs items. Owners Kelly and Dave Fritsch run the store, with an office for their consulting company, Fritsch Environmental, in the back. Kelly first opened Tots Trade Center in 2001, when she was three monthsÕ pregnant with […]

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Trader Joe’s aims for early-November opening

Special to The Enterprise The long-anticipated Trader JoeÕs market is making quick progress. The shelves are being assembled at the University Mall store in Davis, and a sign has gone up saying it is hiring. Ken Hiatt, director of Community Development and Sustainability for the city, said Monday that Trader JoeÕs has Ònot set a […]

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A new season ahead for Monticello Bistro owners

Special to The Enterprise Fans of the displaced Monticello Bistro of Winters will be pleased to know its owners have signed a lease for a restaurant Ñ in Davis. Monticello Seasonal Cuisine will fill the 630 G St. spot last held by Osaka Sushi. Owners Rhonda and Tony Gruska of Davis have a new partner: […]

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Specialty beer shop, bar is brewing on G Street

Special to The Enterprise The Davis Beer Shoppe is under construction at 211 G St., next to The Artery. The project description that went before the Davis Planning Commission says it will be a beer specialty store. It will feature a beer-only bar and sell packaged beer to take home. City documents say the business […]

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Fro-yo shops swirl to six with Pinkberry

Enterprise columnist Summer is usually a quieter time for this column. But while I was relaxing on the Big Island, lots of Davis business news emerged. Nestware, which sells Òstylish home ware,Ó at 204 G St. in the Chen Building, announced its plans to move this fall. Starting Oct. 1, its new home will be […]

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