Category: Business

New Dog on the Block at Urban Green

Photo | Submitted Dogs enjoy a cake made especially for them at The Green K9 birthday parties.

The Green K9 has given patrons of the Urbana Library Farmers’ Market pause recently with veterinarian-approved treats, free healthy pet food samples and CBD products for pets. “I’ve gotten a lot of great feedback from people,” said owner Marni Lewis,…

Shop Talk

Acu Massage Opens Acu Massage and Spa, 3329 Worthington Boulevard, held its grand opening on June 12. Services include a variety of massage techniques like Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, CBD pain relieve massage, as well as foot reflexology. The…

Shop Talk

Photo | Pam Schipper Nikkie Byrd opened Sage Cakery, located in the Carriage House overlooking Fingerboard Road, with partner Kurtis Esworthy on May 21.

Sage Cakery Now Open Nikkie Byrd, an Urbana High 2001 graduate, and her partner, Kurtis Esworthy, opened Sage Cakery at 3401 Urbana Pike next door to Papa John’s Pizza on May 21. The bakery offers cakes, cupcakes, mini-cupcakes, cake pops,…

At Home in the Woods

Photo | Marylou Bono House in the Woods farmer Ilene Freedman holds salad turnips, which are great raw with hummus.

A visit to the serene House in the Woods Farm on the day of their organic heirloom tomato plant/seedling/you-pick flower sale in early May found the owner, Ilene Freedman, at the end of a long gravelly driveway near her greenhouse.…

Chefs’ Secrets: May’s Restaurant

Photo | Jo Ostby Try this May’s Restaurant appetizer, Oyster Blues, at the restaurant—or make it yourself!

My family loves today’s featured recipe. They love it so much that we’ve taken it as a carry-out and it has appeared as an appetizer here at the house on Mother’s Day and other family get-togethers. This delicacy elicits moans…

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…