Salisbury landmark undergoing big changes

An upscale restaurant, ice cream shop and retail store will open in the renovated One Plaza East in July, following three years of work on the historic, seven-story building, built in 1912. “It will be iconic. The awning is 22 feet long. It’s like the awning on the original Wicomico Hotel. It reuses the bolts […]

Jenna Robinson revives Downtown coffee shop

At SBY Coffee, a steaming cup of the house blend gives customers a reason to “espresso” themselves — and they are expressing pleasure in the new shop. Formerly Main Roots, SBY Coffee, at 111 West Main St. on the Downtown Plaza, is owned by Jenna Robinson, a 24-year-old entrepreneur and member of the Robinson’s Jewelry […]

City seeks artists for Route 13/Church Street mural

Salisbury has put out a call for an artist or a team of artists to design and paint a mural at the corner of one of Salisbury’s busiest intersections. The property at the corner of Church Street and Business Route 13 is the former site of a blighted property which was donated to the city […]

Downtown Market Street buildings find quick buyers

When Peninsula Insurance closed two large office buildings in Downtown Salisbury last summer and cut or transferred more than 40 employees, it was a gut punch to city redevelopment efforts. After all, these two buildings had held insurance offices dating back decades and were once owned by the legendary Sam Seidel. With efforts to ensure […]

Salisbury prepares for another big New Year’s bash

On New Year’s Eve, “rev up those noisemakers” and welcome 2019. That’s the invitation Jamie Heater, Arts & Entertainment Director for Salisbury, is issuing as the city prepares for the annual night of live music by AMP Studios and the Tops Cut Off DJ Team, the annual ball drop, giveaways and confetti at midnight. This […]

2019 Salisbury calendar is available for sale

The 2019 Salisbury Calendar, filled with photos of local scenes and submitted by locals who captured them, is back, and for sale for $10 in the Visitors’ Center. “We did this calendar two years ago, so there was a gap year when we didn’t have one. The community kept asking for it. We felt like […]

‘Bull’ Hudson remembered for tremendous heart

Aaron “Bull” Hudson, the affable, lovable Salisbury Police officer who died Nov. 19, was eulogized at a touching funeral Tuesday, with family and friends gathered at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center to grieve, but also laugh at memories. “I’m looking for my friend,” Mayor Jake Day said, remembering how he would let Hudson sit […]

Funeral services set Tuesday for Aaron ‘Bull’ Hudson

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at noon at the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Following the service, the public is invited to the Downtown Plaza for a moment of silence and Bull’s last call which will […]

Downtown vigil honors Officer Aaron ‘Bull’ Hudson

Several hundred people gathered in Downtown Salisbury on Tuesday night for a vigil to honor city Police Officer Aaron “Bull” Hudson, 46, who died at his home Monday. The candlelight event was held at the corner of North Division and West Main streets, the very location where Hudson, standing with his police-equipped bicycle much of […]

11th annual Treat Street is Downtown

The Salisbury Jaycees holds its 11th annual Treat Street safe trick-or-treating event, presented by Robinson’s Family of Businesses, Wednesday, October 31, on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with registration at the corner of West Main and North Division streets. Treat tables will be open on the Plaza from 6-8 p.m., with games, […]