Danielle Nelson

Auburn has Valentine’s Day deals, treats, and good eats

Valentine’s Day is Thursday and love is in the air in Auburn. In honor of the holiday, several local businesses are offering special deals and treats. Shoppers can find gif ...

Our View: In rough economic seas, Auburn is a lighthouse to help

You’ll get no argument that times are tough. But it’s good to know we’re facing those rough seas in a city that has such a strong sense of community. It should be noted, and ...

Food gurus dish on favorite kitchen ‘friends’

If you like to cook, chances are you have a favorite kitchen gadget or utensil. Often it is something that saves time or simplifies cleanup. Or it is something that evokes pleasant ...

Auburn eateries look for ways to revive lagging lunch sales

Even going out to lunch is falling victim to the recession, with would-be diners opting more frequently to grab a sandwich at home or take a bag lunch to work. Numerous Auburn eate ...

Belt-tightening, ‘tweaking’ keep eateries afloat

A slowing economy and rising prices have local restaurants feeling squeezed but coping. At The Big Salad in Downtown Auburn, owner Danielle Nelson said she’s seen costs go up ab ...