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Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 7.26.17

Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 7.26.17

Mike Platania July 26, 2017 0

An independent school receives state accreditation, Capital One is recognized nationally for volunteer work, and a local roaster's cold brew coffee cans hit the market

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Maryland mine deal a watershed for Luck Cos. arm

Maryland mine deal a watershed for Luck Cos. arm

Mike Platania July 25, 2017 0

With its first acquisition outside Virginia, the Goochland-based raw materials firm is dipping its toes deeper into the Chesapeake Bay

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GRTC hitches a ride with local startup

GRTC hitches a ride with local startup

Mike Platania July 25, 2017 1

After finding success piggybacking on popular ridesharing apps, a local service has won the business of Richmond's public transit provider

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Bond funding for new West Creek hospital inches forward

Bond funding for new West Creek hospital inches forward

Mike Platania July 24, 2017 0

A $119 million project in Goochland took another step toward groundbreaking last week. The county’s economic development authority last week gave an initial approval for a bond issuance of $76.5 million for a 25-acre

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Local startup finds sweet spot in Publix

Local startup finds sweet spot in Publix

Mike Platania July 24, 2017 2

After a fiery launch late last year, a local food startup is turning up the heat as it rebrands and expands its products and distribution. Ames’ Hot Southern Honey, now AR’s Hot Southern Honey,

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New tattoo shop arrives in Jackson Ward

New tattoo shop arrives in Jackson Ward

Mike Platania July 20, 2017 23

The Maggie Lena Walker statue wasn’t the only new thing unveiled in Jackson Ward last Saturday. Civilization Tattoo opened last week at 319 N. Adams St., on the same block as the new memorial

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Revamped Franklin St. hotel checks in downtown – in-house dog included

Revamped Franklin St. hotel checks in downtown – in-house dog included

Mike Platania July 19, 2017 0

A new-to-Richmond hotel brand is up and running downtown, bringing with it the city’s newest rooftop bar later this summer. The Graduate Richmond hotel opened to guests June 27 in the former DoubleTree by

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Urgent care chain nails down third Richmond-area location

Urgent care chain nails down third Richmond-area location

Mike Platania July 19, 2017 1

A national retail developer has grabbed some land in Henrico, solidifying an out-of-town healthcare provider's entrance into the local market

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Local ‘Hoarders’ star’s new company expands in West End

Local ‘Hoarders’ star’s new company expands in West End

Mike Platania July 17, 2017 0

While his previous business made him a reality TV star by helping hoarders dig out of their junk, the quick growth of Matt Paxton's latest Richmond startup has forced him to make sure the

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