Category: Business

Cinco de Mayo Opens

Photo | Pam Schipper Cinco de Mayo’s sangria is a popular complement to the restaurant’s signature dishes made from family recipes.

Cinco de Mayo has come to be known in the U.S. as a celebration of Mexican-American culture, and it is more popular here than in Mexico, where the holiday commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the French at the Battle…

Shop Talk

Photo | Pam Schipper Saddleview Ranch’s first show of the season is May 5.

Kannavis Holds 4/20 Celebration Kannavis, 8709 Fingerboard Road, celebrated 4/20 with storewide discounts, free swag bags, t-shirts and more. 4/20 is a holiday celebrating marijuana, now becoming more mainstream in states where medical marijuana is legal. Sierra Grand Opening Planned…

Soter Calls for Review of Impact Fees

Photo | Submitted Denise Jacoby, FCBIA executive officer, talks to Eric Soter, principal and director of Research & Analytics with Rodgers Consulting, Inc., after Soter’s March 12 “Frederick Pipeline: FULL OR FAUX” presentation to the Frederick County Building Industry Association.

Eric Soter, former Frederick County planning director who is principal, director of Research & Analytics with Rodgers Consulting, Inc., gave a presentation March 12 to the Frederick County Building Industry Association (FCBIA). He called for Frederick County to gather and…

Kite Pharma Coming to Urbana

Kite Pharma, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences that develops cancer immunotherapy products, is coming to Urbana, potentially bringing around 900 jobs. The California-based company purchased 20.45 acres at 9021 Bennett Creek Boulevard in the Urbana Office Park in November 2018…

Around Town

Photo | Brent Pernak, Cruising Altitude Photography LLC A retail/restaurant/hotel center is proposed for the 7.98-acre site adjacent to the Urbana Park and Ride, across Bennett Creek Avenue from Legal & General America.

Hotel Proposed for Urbana Corporate Retail Center Urbana Corporate Center LLC has requested site plan approval for a 125-room, six-story hotel and 30,829 square feet of retail and restaurant uses on a 7.98-acre site located at the intersection of MD…

Kannavis Expands With New Location

Photo | Pam Schipper (L to R) Jordan Baker, Gabrielle Thompson and Brigid Ayer are happy to answer client questions on Cannabidiol—or CBD—and medical marijuana.

Think cool Millennial coffeehouse meets relaxing spa where everyone greets you with a smile, and you’ll have Kannavis’ new location at 8709 Fingerboard Road right off I-270. Despite the draw—clients come to Kannavis because they’re experiencing physical or emotional discomfort—Kannavis…