Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A Main Street map that features local businesses is installed in a displayed in front of The Cow on Main Street.
Keeping with its mission to beautify and revitalize Reisterstown's Main Street, the Reisterstown Improvement Association had a Main Street business map and directory installed in front of The Cow. The RIA also oversaw the installation of three new benches and trash cans in recent weeks. Another podium for a Main Street business directory will be installed in a location that has yet to be determined.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Two Cow employees talk about what makes a good customer, their favorite ice flavors and more.
The Cow, the frozen custard and Italian ice shop, is a Reisterstown spot so popular in the community that it was renamed years ago for the signature cow that stands out front, facing Reisterstown Road. Victoria Trcka and Stefanie Parsons are all too familiar with The Cow’s popularity, Trcka having worked there for three years, Parsons for two. Trcka and Parsons, employees and friends, sat down with the Patch to talk about what makes a good customer, their lack of spare time and more. Patch: What do you enjoy about your job? Trcka: The people, it’s fun. No pressure. Parsons: It’s a really fun environment. We all get along really well. How at the customers at The Cow? Trcka: For the most part, good. There are some that are a little …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
"We we have to deter people who are not nice.” -- owner of The Cow, which was robbed at gunpoint.
In the 12 years Mike Reiner has owned and operated The Cow on Main Street, the Italian ice shop never needed the assistance of police. That is, until last Friday. Around 7:10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, a man came up to a window at The Cow, grabbed an employee and pointed a gun at the worker, demanding money from the register. Another employee gave the man money, at which point the man released the other employee and fled, walking toward the back of the building. “The Reisterstown store has remained completely untouched until that evening,” Reiner said. “The rest of the world finally crept into Main Street.” While his employees were shaken, no one was hurt in the incident. Another Main Street shop, Meadow Briar Creations, was robbed at …