Bringing Back Main Street

“Once you lose your historic downtown, it’s like heck to get it back,” says Bozeman, Montana’s Deputy Mayor Chris Mehl in a recent Next City article by Cinnamon Janzer. Historic Main Streets across the country are working hard to keep their sense of place and their economic relevance. Some historic towns, like Bozeman, have formal…

Mothers on Main — MOM, MOM, MOM!

Sunday is Mother’s Day and Waverly has something for every mother out there. Spend the day treating her to whatever her heart desires. Start with nitro-coffee and breakfast at Jaxon Edwin, Turkish espresso at Syriana, or tea at Matcha Time. Head to Gloss Hair Salon or Ooh La Lal Hair Salon to prep for a…

It’s A Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an — HVAC Unit?

Did anyone wonder about that crane in the Tiber behind the theatre yesterday? Did people assume it had something to do with flood mitigation? Debris removal? Dredging? Nope! None of the above! Yesterday, Masters Ridge and Waverly Builders installed four new HVAC units on the roof of the theatre as part of the renovations underway…

Poppy and Stella Is Here!

The popular Baltimore shoe boutique, Poppy and Stella, has opened in Old Ellicott City at 8185 Main Street, just in time for spring, the Season of Strolling! The boutique is known for its curated collection of shoes and accessories, and its Main Street location adds to its two existing locations in Fells Point. Stop in…

Preservation Maryland 2019 Community Choice Award Goes to Master’s Ridge and Waverly Builders for Restoration of Sweet Elizabeth Jane Facade

After the May 31, 2016 flood, the Master’s Ridge LLC owned by Joseph W. Rutter, Jr. purchased 8289 Main Street, the former home of Reedy Electric. Master’s Ridge hired Trae Reuwer of Waverly Builders and Developers, LLC to renovate the structure and restore the original, historic facade. After the renovations, Waverly OEC‘s star tenant Sweet…