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Local businessman sues Uber over alleged assault

Local businessman sues Uber over alleged assault

Michael Thompson August 19, 2015 2

A taxi driver hailed using the Uber app allegedly attacked a Chesterfield man and an associate during a trip in Manhattan, and the pair is going after the company for $1.25 million.

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Lebanese restaurant shuts down on West Broad

Lebanese restaurant shuts down on West Broad

Michael Thompson August 18, 2015 1

After about a year in business, a Henrico restaurant has closed down, putting its large space in the Gold's Gym Plaza up for grabs.

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Shoe store owner steps toward Charlottesville

Shoe store owner steps toward Charlottesville

Michael Thompson August 18, 2015 0

With a handful of shops open in the Richmond area, the local owner of a national brand has expanded his footprint west with a new store outside of Charlottesville.

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Gym pumps out another location in Scott’s Addition

Gym pumps out another location in Scott’s Addition

Michael Thompson August 17, 2015 0

With three gyms open or in the works in the past six months, the national brand's local franchisee is continuing his sweep of the local market with another spot on the West Broad Street

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Dry cleaning chain pressing into local market

Dry cleaning chain pressing into local market

Michael Thompson August 14, 2015 1

A Maryland-based dry cleaning business known for its low flat rates is heating up its Virginia presence with plans for six locations around Richmond, starting with one in Short Pump.

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19 local firms crack Inc. 5000 list

19 local firms crack Inc. 5000 list

Michael Thompson August 13, 2015 0

The Richmond market lost a few spots on the list of fastest-growing companies this year, but 19 firms made the cut, topping out at No. 704.

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Art dealer hangs hat in West End

Art dealer hangs hat in West End

Michael Thompson August 12, 2015 0

An auction service that focuses on art and has an office in Charlottesville has set up shop on Patterson Avenue

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Shockoe Bottom market overhaul begins

Shockoe Bottom market overhaul begins

Michael Thompson August 12, 2015 1

The 17th Street Farmers Market in Shockoe Bottom - which dates back to the 18th century - is getting an upgrade, and work on the first phase has already begun.

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Sports bar scores space in Ashland

Sports bar scores space in Ashland

Michael Thompson August 11, 2015 6

A family-owned sports bar and restaurant chain is launching a fourth outpost near Randolph-Macon, filling in the former home of a steak and seafood spot.

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