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Main Street donut shop shuts down

Main Street donut shop shuts down

Michael Thompson January 29, 2015 0

A quickly growing local donut brand closed one of its shops this week, even as its owner plans several new locations

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Fashion startups take root downtown

Fashion startups take root downtown

Michael Thompson January 29, 2015 0

A former co-owner of a Fan vintage shop has set up her own store on the edge of Jackson Ward, drawn to the area by other small independent retailers along Broad Street.

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Furniture company lands new home on the Boulevard

Furniture company lands new home on the Boulevard

Michael Thompson January 28, 2015 0

A longtime furniture company affiliated with Berkshire Hathaway is leaving Broad Street to chase potential clients into Scott's Addition, where hundreds of new apartments have sprung up.

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Restaurant owners rebound in the suburbs

Restaurant owners rebound in the suburbs

Michael Thompson January 28, 2015 0

Shortly after shutting down a business near VCU, a restaurateur couple is planning to open another venture in the more familiar territory of the West End.

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Elby awards garnish Richmond restaurants

Elby awards garnish Richmond restaurants

Michael Thompson January 27, 2015 0

The annual Elbys took place over the weekend, recognizing the restaurant owners, chefs and dining spots that stood out in the past year. And a 2-year-old Fan restaurant took home the two top prizes

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The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for Jan. 27, 2015

The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for Jan. 27, 2015

Michael Thompson January 27, 2015 0

A local ad agency creates a mini documentary series about Richmonders, the Martin Agency and a national client cut ties and a locally based Fortune 500 searches for a media firm.

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Checking in on Richmond’s first hostel

Checking in on Richmond’s first hostel

Michael Thompson January 26, 2015 0

Some big Richmond names are among the donors pushing the city's first hostel project forward. The 50-bed hostel is slated to book its first reservations in the fall.

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Ad startup sets up in Jackson Ward

Ad startup sets up in Jackson Ward

Michael Thompson January 26, 2015 1

A designer who did a year-long stint at the Martin Agency has moved his own firm into a downtown space.

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Restaurant owner hit with another foreclosure notice

Restaurant owner hit with another foreclosure notice

Michael Thompson January 23, 2015 1

After his properties in the Fan and in Northern Virginia narrowly avoided auctions, a local restaurateur is approaching another foreclosure - this time on a three-story former bank building downtown.

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