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Carytown masseuse stretches into new storefront

Carytown masseuse stretches into new storefront

Michael Thompson March 26, 2015 0

When her downstairs neighbor shut down after just a few months in business, a Carytown massage therapist doubled the space for her startup spa.

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Martial artist joins Innsbrook fitness ring

Martial artist joins Innsbrook fitness ring

Michael Thompson March 26, 2015 0

A first-time entrepreneur left Capital One to start a new fitness concept with his wife. Now the pair has their new martial arts gym up and running in Innsbrook.

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New eatery scoops up vacant VCU space

New eatery scoops up vacant VCU space

Michael Thompson March 25, 2015 0

A restaurant space on West Grace Street that was formerly home to a barbecue joint is being revived by a new Lebanese concept.

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Coffee roaster heats up DC sales

Coffee roaster heats up DC sales

Michael Thompson March 24, 2015 0

Richmond-based Blanchard's Coffee has made its debut on shelves of another major grocery chain in the Washington, D.C., area and is looking at more expansion here and farther north.

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Fish takeout jumps into empty Church Hill space

Fish takeout jumps into empty Church Hill space

Michael Thompson March 24, 2015 0

A long-vacant triangular building on 25th Street is set to be revived with the arrival of a new takeout concept that will specialize in one recipe: fish sandwiches.

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Pop-up ramen concept settles down near VCU

Pop-up ramen concept settles down near VCU

Michael Thompson March 23, 2015 0

A Japanese concept that's made brief appearances at popular restaurants around Richmond is setting up its own brick-and-mortar near VCU. And the owners are getting some help from a pair of local restaurant veterans.

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Investor re-energizes Fan gym

Investor re-energizes Fan gym

Michael Thompson March 20, 2015 3

With a financial boost from one of its members a 2-year-old gym has rebranded and renovated its Cary Street space.

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French floral exhibit blossoms at VMFA

French floral exhibit blossoms at VMFA

Michael Thompson March 20, 2015 0

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is signaling the spring season with a 70-painting still-life exhibit by some of France's most distinguished painters, including Vincent Van Gogh, Edouard Manet and Henri Matisse.

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Cafe concept setting up in West End

Cafe concept setting up in West End

Michael Thompson March 20, 2015 0

A local salon owner is venturing into the restaurant business with a new upscale cafe in a West End shopping center next to a Gelati Celesti.

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