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Hanover getting taste of draft beer to go

Hanover getting taste of draft beer to go

Michael Thompson July 30, 2015 0

Tapping into the growing growler trend, two restaurant co-workers are launching a 56-tap beer shop in a Hanover County shopping center.

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Scott’s Addition lands restaurant group’s newest venture

Scott’s Addition lands restaurant group’s newest venture

Michael Thompson July 29, 2015 0

The company behind several restaurants around Richmond plans to launch a new concept in Scott's Addition, its second on Boulevard, as the neighborhood bustles with new developments

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GRTC faces bumpy road to Broad Street plan

GRTC faces bumpy road to Broad Street plan

Michael Thompson July 28, 2015 3

The debate over a $53 million planned bus system between downtown and Willow Lawn continues to bounce back and forth between the GRTC and local business groups, especially over concerns about parking, loading zones

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With green light from FAA, drone startup takes flight

With green light from FAA, drone startup takes flight

Michael Thompson July 27, 2015 5

Armed with 10 camera-equipped drones, a startup is taking off into national airspace and diving into the recent trend surrounding the high-tech flying vehicles

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Minimum wage debate echoes in Shockoe Bottom

Minimum wage debate echoes in Shockoe Bottom

Michael Thompson July 27, 2015 11

Workers and activists rallied last week at a local McDonald's, calling for Virginia to follow New York's lead in raising the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour.

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Oyster bar owners take a crack at growing market scene

Oyster bar owners take a crack at growing market scene

Michael Thompson July 24, 2015 0

Downtown restaurant Rappahannock is spilling over into a new storefront with plans for a small market and bar that will also sell raw oysters and other seafood.

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VCU senior concocts crowdfunded startup

VCU senior concocts crowdfunded startup

Michael Thompson July 23, 2015 0

A student and technician at a Chesterfield research lab has created a recipe for an all-natural product for horse owners that drew $17,000 in online funding. And now she and the lab are hoping

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Longtime clothier pulled into Ledbury fold

Longtime clothier pulled into Ledbury fold

Michael Thompson July 22, 2015 3

After more than 100 years in business, a West End custom shirt shop has been absorbed by the young, but rapidly growing, men's clothing maker

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Uber swamps taxis with 1,200 local cars

Uber swamps taxis with 1,200 local cars

Michael Thompson July 21, 2015 0

Under new state regulations, 23,000 Uber and Lyft drivers registered their cars in Virginia. And in the Richmond area, Uber cars now outnumber traditional taxis by a ratio of more than 2-to-1.

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