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Starbucks opens on Boulevard

Starbucks opens on Boulevard

Michael Thompson February 25, 2015 0

The coffee chain, along with a new beer concept, are both up and running in a newly developed retail strip on North Boulevard.

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New tenant to revamp Fan bar

New tenant to revamp Fan bar

Michael Thompson February 25, 2015 4

The owner of two bars in Shockoe Bottom is moving into the Fan and will take over a large space on Main Street that has sat vacant since November.

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Startup sets sights on summer market

Startup sets sights on summer market

Michael Thompson February 24, 2015 0

A Chesterfield entrepreneur is looking ahead to warmer weather and has launched an online store to sell his wooden sunglasses.

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Developer bringing new homes to the Fan

Developer bringing new homes to the Fan

Michael Thompson February 23, 2015 2

A local developer plans to build a $2.5 million row house and condo project on a small plot on Kensington Avenue atop a former nonprofit office

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Cider startup settles on Scott’s Addition

Cider startup settles on Scott’s Addition

Michael Thompson February 23, 2015 3

A new cidery is joining the growing craft beverage scene in Scott's Addition and plans to open in its new space this fall.

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Chapter 11 halts auction on restaurant property

Chapter 11 halts auction on restaurant property

Michael Thompson February 20, 2015 0

A former bank building downtown was scheduled for auction on Thursday but was saved by a last-minute bankruptcy filing. The space's owner and local restaurateur took similar action last year to avoid the auction

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Thai food, music spot sets up on Broad

Thai food, music spot sets up on Broad

Michael Thompson February 19, 2015 3

Three friends - including a Rappahannock manager and a Fan noodle shop owner - are getting closer to opening their Thai concept near the Broadberry.

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Shockoe Bottom cafe to shut down

Shockoe Bottom cafe to shut down

Michael Thompson February 18, 2015 0

A coffee shop and community space that opened in Shockoe Bottom in 2008 is set to shut down later this month

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Farmer launches Midlothian market

Farmer launches Midlothian market

Michael Thompson February 17, 2015 4

A Nottoway County farmer who has had success at local farmers markets is hoping that a storefront of his own will be his new cash cow.

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