Salisbury will update its rules on sidewalk dining

Salisbury City Council members agreed to advance a plan to update rules for outdoor restaurant seating which has allowed operators of some eateries to stay in business during the Covid-19 pandemic. Several Downtown restaurants, including Mojo’s, Mogan’s Oyster House and Roadie Joe’s, have opened or expanded existing outdoor seating since they were allowed to reopen […]

Salisbury’s West Main Street open for Downtown traffic

A four-year makeover project for West Main Street is close to wrapping up with traffic now flowing all the way from Mill Street to Route 13 after the section once known as the Downtown Plaza was reopened. “It’s open — with an asterisk,” said Amanda Pollack, Salisbury’s Director of Infrastructure and Development. “It’s still a […]

Salisbury roundabout dedication is Thursday

The roundabout at the intersection of Riverside Drive, West Carroll Street and Mill Street in Downtown Salisbury has been completed and is open to traffic. The hope is the circle will help to alleviate traffic congestion in the area. There will be some occasional lane closures today, July 28, to allow for the installation of […]

Developer unveils new plans for Downtown beer garden

Plans to build a luxury apartment building and a beer garden along Salisbury’s waterfront are proceeding following the sale of two city properties to developer Bret Davis. “We feel like we’re going to make a positive impact,” Davis said as he unveiled plans for the site on Monday. The 49-unit apartment complex and beer garden […]

‘Believe Marketplace’ offers businesses outdoor option

Delmarva Veteran Builders owner Chris Eccleston found himself with a 1,600-square-foot tented pavilion purchased for a project that fell through because of the Covid-19 pandemic. With no immediate use for it, he offered it to Peninsula Regional Medical Center and then to the city of Salisbury for its temporary homeless camp called Camp Hope, but […]

Eateries can offer outdoor dining beginning Friday

Restaurants and civic groups that offer outdoor dining and other activities will be allowed to resume at 5 p.m. Friday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced. Hogan’s move came in response to progress in the state’s step-by-step reopening process amid the Covid-19 pandemic. “Over the past two weeks, we have been encouraged by the successful […]

Salisbury restaurant owners eager to reopen businesses

Owners of restaurants and bars that have been closed since March 16 are hoping Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will soon ease restrictions to allow outdoor dining, and they have Comptroller Peter Franchot in their corner. “This particular sector needs a little bit of attention,” he said during a Board of Public Works meeting last week. […]

NAI Coastal Realtors moving to Downtown Salisbury

NAI Coastal commercial Realtors will move their offices into Downtown Salisbury, assuming vacant space on the first floor of Riverview Commons at 150 West Market Street. “This move will allow all of our advisors and staff to be under one roof in the heart of Downtown Salisbury,” said Principal Chris Davis. “We are excited and […]

New Salisbury traffic circle on track for June opening

Construction of a new traffic circle at the end of Riverside Drive is nearing the end, with work expected to wrap up there in about a month. Motorists will see paving work start there in the next couple of weeks, said Amanda Pollack, the city’s director of Infrastructure and Development, in a PAC-14 interview. Less […]

Landmark Downtown properties change hands

Two commercial buildings in buildings in Downtown Salisbury – the former homes of Market Street Books and Kuhn’s Jewelers – now have new owners. The bookstore property at 146 West Main St. had been home to Market Street Books since 1993 and has apartments on the second and third floors. Tonney Insley of SVN | […]