Category: Business

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…

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…