Archive for May 30th, 2023

The Gables wants a B&B

The owners of The Gables restaurant want to turn the old stone house next to the restaurant into a B&B. But the process might not be cut and dried. Mike Shiring, the attorney representing owner Ann Kolenick and her partner, said turning the old historic house into a bed and breakfast is a perfect idea for adaptive reuse, but added that it’s “a complex zoning and ...


Solemnity and pageantry on Memorial Day

It’s a day that began for the purpose of honoring the war dead from the Civil War and has developed into a day filled with parades and pageantry. But the roots are remembered. The first Memorial Day was in 1868 and was known as Decoration Day to honor those who fell in the war between the states. Yet that first Decoration Day came after several states held their own ...


Photo of the Week: Nature’s Medusa

Erosion leads exposed roots to look like a cross between tentacles and a nest of snakes.