Downtown Westminster

Three customers head to tCUP Cafe for lunch on June 11, the first day of the soft reopening. (Marya Kuratova / McDaniel Free Press)

tCUP Cafe announces grand reopening

After nearly eight months of renovations, unexpected delays, and countless challenges along the way, followed by two hectic weeks of a soft reopening, the tCUP Café is finally ready to…



Steve Moore. Photo by Kaylan Hutchison.

Steve Moore: In it for the long run

Across from the collection of sports snacks, beyond the racks of leggings and t-shirts, and next to the display of running shoes under street signs for “Performance Drive” and “Stability…


The Rock Salt Grille. Photo by Jullienne Kay.

What’s New Downtown: The RockSalt Grille

Harry’s is out and the RockSalt Grille is in. This oyster bar is officially moving into Westminster, becoming  an unusual—but exciting—addition to town. The RockSalt Grille sign above the door boasts the…


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What’s Good in Downtown Westminster?

Do you like trying new restaurants? Shopping? Are you looking for an excuse to get off campus and get some fresh air? Don’t fret! Downtown Westminster is full of a…


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Blooming Businesses in Westminster

Just last week a poor soul believed that McDaniel College had the only bookstore in Westminster. When Locust Book Store on Main Street went out of business a little over…


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Around Wesminster

For a little town, Westminster is pretty centrally located near really cool places. Freshmen, if you haven’t got a car, make friends with someone who does for some of the…