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Sugar addicts might find love in new shack

Lena Price March 7, 2013 8
Sugar Shack Donuts is coming to Jackson Ward. (Photo by Lena Price)

Sugar Shack Donuts is coming to 1001 N. Lombardy St. (Photo by Lena Price)

Richmond is about to get a sugar rush.

Ian Kelley and Casey Ward are converting a used car lot at Leigh and Lombardy streets into Sugar Shack Donuts. The shop will sell a variety of doughnuts, pastries, cheesecakes and coffee, according to its Facebook page, which promises Cinnamon Toast Crunch cheesecake and Guinness bagels.

No opening date has been set, but construction is going on in the 1,200-square-foot space at 1001 N. Lombardy St.

As reported by Greater Jackson Ward News, Kelley conceptualized the shop after visiting Portland, Ore.-based Voodoo Doughnut.

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8 Comments »

  1. Suz Kitsteiner March 7, 2013 at 7:34 pm - Reply

    Can’t wait for this place to open. And you couldn’t find a nicer guy that Ian.

  2. Shelly March 7, 2013 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    Sounds great, can’t wait for this.

  3. Chris Terrell March 8, 2013 at 9:24 am - Reply

    That corner has been a dump for decades. I hope these folks can revitalize it. Best of luck to them.

  4. Randy March 8, 2013 at 9:59 am - Reply

    If it is anything like Voodoo Donut (no s), then it will be a big success. I hope it works out.

  5. james March 8, 2013 at 11:26 am - Reply

    Guinness bagels? I’m there.

  6. Barbara Dina March 8, 2013 at 3:04 pm - Reply

    You go, Ian!

  7. Elaine March 8, 2013 at 7:51 pm - Reply

    Please let us know when this opens!

  8. Scott M March 11, 2013 at 12:53 pm - Reply

    Congrats, Ian. Wish I could be there for the grand opening!!

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