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Del McCoury looking to invest in downtown Cumberland

October 20th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Bluegrass legend Del McCoury has spent a few days in Western Maryland this week- including visiting a number of downtown businesses as his management team is looking to invest. McCoury was accompanied by his wife Jean, manager Stan Strickland and other members of the management team.  During their stop downtown they visited Wheelzup Adventures, Centre Street Collective, Mise En Place restaurant, Pepper in a Bottle, JZ’s Pub, Azad’s and Ristorante Ottaviani. McCoury’s group is expected to close on 60 Pershing Street. in the coming weeks- that building last housed the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation. McCoury told WCBC news that  DelFest, which is held annually at the Allegany County Fairgrounds, is going strong and he looks forward to the 2023 festival on Memorial Day weekend. Upcoming will be the 15th festival and he attributes the longevity and success of the event to the public and private sector as well as the great teamwork that is demonstrated by the entire community…