Acorn Market closes in Downtown Salisbury

The popular Acorn Market closed Friday, following a two-year run at the Riverview Commons building on Market Street.  “Acorn Market Family & Friends we are saying goodbye to Downtown Salisbury,” the eatery said in a Facebook post on Thursday. “We would like to say “Thank You” to our customers for your loyal love & support. […]

Erick Sahler: Life at a Salisbury crossroads

Both Andrew Wyeth and Norman Rockwell said they painted their life stories. If you wanted to know them, look at their artwork, they said. Wyeth wandered the Brandywine countryside and coastal Maine, capturing the rural landscapes and its people, and somehow made the mundane seem magical. Rockwell used objects and experiences from his life to […]

Kuhn’s Downtown Salisbury building is being sold

Kuhn’s Jewelers, one of Salisbury’s oldest businesses, will remain at Sea Gull Square and its longtime home on the Downtown Plaza is being sold to a local investment buyer. The Downtown building is under contract to Doug Church who also owns the neighboring buildings that house Sushi de Kanpai, Tony Weeg Photography and Salisbury Coffee […]

Construction prompts lane closures at Riverside, Carroll

The busy intersection at the end of Riverside Drive has a new traffic pattern and lane reduction while construction continues on a new traffic roundabout. The temporary change reduces the number of travel lanes in and out of the intersection from West Carroll Street, creating a two-lane pattern which will be one-way in either direction, […]

High rise to take over Chamber office site

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to move to a building with visibility from Route 50 after selling its former East Main Street location to the developer of a high-rise building next door. “We are excited to be a part of the renaissance of Salisbury,” said Bill Chambers, Chamber President and CEO. […]

Fitzwater Street work begins; traffic affected

The long-awaited overhaul of the Fitzwater-West Main Street corridor is under way, including the emergency repair of an aging sewer line that collapsed the week before Thanksgiving. A temporary bypass was installed until the damaged section of pipe is replaced, said Rick Baldwin, an engineer with the city’s Department of Infrastructure and Development. Meanwhile, the […]

Back-in parking is worth a try for Downtown

Two weeks ago I was in the Canton section of Baltimore to see the Quebe Sisters, a Texas Swing band that I became enamored with during their performances at 2018’s National Folk Festival here. The Quebes were playing that evening at the old Patterson Park Theater. I had read a lot about Canton’s neighborhood renaissance, […]

Another Downtown mural wins wide acclaim

A freshly painted brick wall, one side of Delmarva Veteran Builders’ new home at 120 East Market St. in Downtown Salisbury, has been transformed into a work of public art. Delmarva Veteran Builders owner Chris Eccleston offered just one guideline for the mural he hired Brandon Bell and Deserea Martin to create that now graces […]

New name and owner, but same Olde Towne eatery

Olde Towne Cafe & Coffeehouse customers have been greeted by Vicente Hernandez’s broad grin since July 2018. He knows many of them by name, creating a sense of welcome among regular customers at the eatery on North Division Street in Downtown Salisbury. Hernandez, who found his way to Salisbury from the Washington, D.C., area, arrived […]

Downtown parking addition a likely ‘culture shock’

The intersection at Main and Division streets is undergoing significant changes that will alter the parking pattern and also make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists. In between two curb bump-outs on the east side of North Division Street – one near the intersection and another closer to Route 50 – there will be 12 […]