Newsy nuggets for noggin’ noshin’

The flow of Buzz has been a bit slow in these parts of late (as one loyal reader commented recently), because the editor took a part-time job, and a bunch of demands related to the current political situation. So, quickly, here’s what we’re hearing, and details to be gathered later …

We’ve heard it twice, that the dining and sipping facility in downtown Mosier that has been everything from the Wildflower Cafe to the Good River to the Thirsty Woman is about to rise, Phoenix-like, again. Kate McBridge says her third cousin, Isaac Stranz, and his brother, Nate, will be re-opening the restaurant. We’ve tried to reach Isaac, but haven’t yet connected for details. Sympathetic here to that. It’s a busy gig … .

Do you want to help advise the city on its short-term rental policies? City Finance Director Will Norris says the city is taking applications for its short-term rental advisory committee. Get an application at the City’s short-term rental webpage . Completed applications may emailed to Norris or dropped off at City Hall (211 2nd St.), on or before 5 p.m. on May 19.

If you appreciate all the good things One Community Health does, or if you like local theater, or maybe you do both, then book time Thursday, May 11, to attend a reprise of “The Mama-Logues, A Comedy About Motherhood!” It stages at Springhouse Cellars and taps the humor in and around the subject of moms and motherhood. The show’s proceeds will support One Community Health’s (OCH) perinatal program. Wine and other beverages will be available for purchase. Fun starts at 7 p.m. Get tickets in advance from Brown Paper Tickets. …

Thanks to Rick Leibowitz, director of the Small Business Development Center, for tipping us off to three new storefronts in downtown Hood River. Arome, on Oak St., specializes in olive oils, vinegars, spices and teas; Basik, also on Oak, features bowls and smoothies, making liberal use of the nutritious Acai berry; it’s a business that started in Hawaii; and the longtime dining destination at Fourth and Cascade Crazy Pepper (you’ll remember from earlier reports here) was purchsed by Tommy Ogawa, who is now apparently near to opening up a steak, sushi and Japanese themed restaurant next door to the Crazy Pepper. So, two doors for different dining directions …

Events, Expansion, Miscellaneous, New business, People

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