Kuhn’s Jewelers making move to South Salisbury

Kuhn’s Jewelers, a Downtown Salisbury fixture for nearly a century, will be moving to Sea Gull Square during the Main Street construction project that threatens to interrupt the store’s busy Christmas season. About 50 percent of the store’s annual sales are in November and December, said owner Susan Purnell. “I think what’s happening Downtown is […]

One On One, Oct. 3, 2019: GG’s Meredith Mears

Merry Mears, Chief Development Officer for Gillis Gilkerson Inc., joins “One On One” to talk about living in the Salisbury community, and pursuing growth and development opportunities in a unique market.

Salisbury Rising 2019: Bret Davis transforming landmark structures

Two iconic buildings in Downtown Salisbury are getting much-needed makeovers thanks to a young and energetic team at Davis Strategic Development that is turning One Plaza East and the City Center into a couple of the city’s trendiest spots. One Plaza East – the former Wicomico Hotel – is about to get a Division Street […]

Salisbury Rising 2019: Revitalization continues

Salisbury will stay on its ambitious track of public works and redevelopment projects throughout the Downtown area, continuing with the Main Street revitalization, building a new Town Square and wrapping up the final elements of the Riverwalk. And private development projects, including some planned on city parking lots, will continue to reshape Salisbury’s core in […]

Salisbury Rising 2019: Powell Building a big project

The last truly large “to-be-developed” building in Downtown Salisbury is undergoing a renaissance that serves to symbolize the next stage of the city’s rising progress. Brad Gillis, and Chris and Joey Gilkerson – the Development Office leaders of Gillis Gilkerson – are injecting new life and imagining new purposes for the Powell Building, located on […]

Big donation boosts Salisbury’s Bark Park

Salisbury’s furry four-legged residents will soon have their own place to romp and play with each other and their human companions along the city’s Riverwalk. On Tuesday, officials with SVN-Miller Commercial Real Estate presented Mayor Jake Day with $15,125 for the new Downtown Bark Park near the Brew River restaurant. In July, the city and […]

Angello’s Scoops is a big hit in Downtown Salisbury

An ice cream shop at Downtown Salisbury’s crossroads is the newest addition to the One Plaza East building that has been undergoing a major renovation in recent months. Angello’s Scoops opened Friday just in time for the National Folk Festival in a space that faces the South Division-East Main intersection. “Location, location, location,” owner Sandy […]

Phase 1 of Salisbury Town Square celebrated

Salisbury’s emerging food truck scene now has a permanent spot Downtown where vendors can serve up everything from fish tacos and fried oysters to soft serve ice cream on a regular basis.  The spot alongside the city’s parking garage on South Division Street is a good opportunity for food truck owners, said Anthony Sessa who […]

Mill Street/Carroll Street circle construction nears

Construction of a roundabout at one of Salisbury’s busiest intersections is expected to get under way soon, eliminating traffic signals and – city officials hope – improving overall conditions at the end of busy Riverside Drive. The work should start in September, so motorists can expect to see lane shifts in the area, but there […]

Mogan’s Oyster House coming to Downtown

A new restaurant scheduled to open in Downtown Salisbury will be the fulfillment of a lifelong dream for Denny Mogan who has worked his way up through the business since he was 18. “I’ve always wanted to own and operate a restaurant in Salisbury,” said the James M. Bennett High School and Salisbury University graduate. […]