Old pub receives some Wunderful improvements

In February, the G Street Pub closed its doors. The local bar operated in a building near the corner of Third and G streets downtown that has housed many local businesses over the past few decades. After a change of ownership, however, the future of the aging building was unclear. In April, Chris Armanini, a […]

Davis landlords move to soften blow of water rate hikes

Davis business owners have reason to worry about the city’s proposed water rate hikes, especially since most don’t actually know how much the increases will cost them. Business owners who rent commercial space for their shop, eatery or professional office don’t get municipal utility rate bills in the mail. Their landlords do. And that is […]

Capay Organic celebrates 35 years with farm tour

To celebrate its 35th anniversary, Capay Organic invites the public to a free farm tour and fig harvest on Saturday, Aug. 13. “I’m certain that our parents would have never imagined in 1976 when they started our farm on 20 acres of thistle weed that our business would grow to feed thousands of families throughout […]

Brew It Up closing in Sac

Brew It Up, which originated in The Marketplace in Davis but moved to midtown Sacramento when its plans to redevelop Old City Hall (now Bistro 33) were denied, is closing this weekend, owner Michael Costello announced today. Read more on its website: http://www.brewitup.com/

Sponsors needed for bicycle parade

Sponsors are needed for the World’s Greatest Bicycle Parade planned Sunday, Oct. 2, in Davis. The event, organized by the Davis Odd Fellows, aims to break the Guinness world record for the longest single line of bicycles and raise funds for the Davis Schools Foundation. For more information, visit http://WorldsGreatestBicycleParade.com/sponsors or contact sponsor coordinators Steve […]

Marrone celebrates fifth year

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations, which produces effective, natural pest management products for agriculture and water resource management, is celebrating its five-year anniversary. Since incorporating in June 2006, MBI “has experienced rapid growth as it delivers on its mission to fill unmet pest management needs in agriculture and water resource management,” a news release said. Over […]

Casa Verde, Baciarini’s moving to new Fifth Street Crossing

Casa Verde Designs is in the process of moving from its tucked-away spot at 424 F St., Suite B, to a space in the newly redeveloped Fifth Street Crossing, across from Dairy Queen. It closed last week and should reopen in mid-August. The green design showroom is a partnership with Nancy Morrow of Casa Verde, […]

Asian fusion to take over empty nest

A new Asian fusion restaurant Open Rice Kitchen has a lease for the former nestware spot at 204 G St. (The housewares and gift store moved earlier this year to 207-B in the E Street Plaza.) Calvin Liu, a UC Davis graduate, and co-owner Corman Yu, both of Sacramento, want to create a “comfort food” […]

PureBeauty, Quizno’s close in South Davis

Two businesses in the Oakshade Town Center in South Davis recently closed. PureBeauty and Quizno’s sandwiches closed this month. The PureBeauty store in The Marketplace in North Davis remains open. Esthetician Jennifer Wendt, and hair stylists Janet Hayden and Peter Sanchez moved to The Marketplace. For information, call (530) 757-1082.

To-go eatery to fill L Street spot

Stone Soup Catering and To Go has plans to open an eatery in Let Them Eat Cake’s former spot at 423 L St., Suite B. (The cupcake bakery moved to 310 C St.). Office manager Jessica Cox said the owners are shooting for an Oct. 1 debut. The shop is not affiliated with Stones Catering, […]

Fast seafood on its way

A Torrance-based grilled seafood restaurant Fish’s Wild Grill & More has a sign up in the 500 block of Davis’ Second Street, next to Uncle Vito’s, that it is coming soon. Its Torrance menu features healthy options like grilled fish and chicken, brown rice, veggies, and grilled fish and chicken tacos.