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New photo studio debuts

Megan Wilkinson Photography had its grand opening celebration on July 24. Its address is 132 E St., Suite 140, in the Mansion Square courtyard. It fills the space left when next door’s Better Place to Bead downsized. The studio specializes in wedding photography and contemporary portraits, including maternity, babies, children, teens and families. For more […]

Paesanos III is hiring

Construction is coming along at Paesanos III in Davis, a pizza and pasta restaurant that is taking over the former Fuzio’s spot at 139 G St. It started the hiring process last week.

UCD opens downtown store

The UC Davis Store, Downtown opened last week at Second and F streets. At 4,200 square feet, it’s the largest new downtown retail store in recent memory. A ribbon-cutting is at noon Friday, July 8, and grand opening festivities continue all weekend. It sells lots of UC Davis clothing and gear, “campus-grown” products like olive […]

New pizza place may serve all-ages music venue

Luigi’s Slice, a Sacramento pizza parlor with an all-ages music venue, plans to open a restaurant at 213 E St., in the bulk of the former Discoveries space. Building owner Dan Dowling said Luigi’s plans to use about 6,000 square feet of the building – its main floor and basement. Dowling operates the used furniture […]

Another bar to replace G St. Pub

A liquor license is posted for Wunderbar Industries LLC at 228 G St., the former spot of G Street Pub. A new page on Davis Wiki said the former head bartender for the G Street Pub hopes to open the new bar this fall. It’s unclear whether Wunderbar will be the name.  

New spot for ice cream, cupcakes

Sugar Daddies opened Monday afternoon at 113 E St., the former spot for Yogurt Shack. The one-stop sweet stop features Davis Creamery and its homemade ice cream, and Cupcake Craving’s tasty baked goods. Earlier plans included Cookie Connection, but that may not come to fruition. Hours are abbreviated for now: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

Davis has its own indoor batting cages

The Davis Warehouse, an indoor baseball-batting cage, is open at 17C Arboretum Drive, Suite D. The indoor training facility has two batting cages and a pitchers’ mound. It offers drop-in batting practice for teams, and private lessons on any aspect of the game. The facility is available for rent by the hour as well. Call […]

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.  

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 […]

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.  

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.  

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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