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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…

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…