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Va. distilleries vie for looser sales restrictions

Va. distilleries vie for looser sales restrictions

Mike Platania January 18, 2017 0

Makers of whiskey, vodka and other liquors from around the state are making a political push in Richmond to level the playing field with beer- and wine-selling peers

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Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 1.18.17

Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 1.18.17

Mike Platania January 18, 2017 0

Our popular news briefs are back after a brief holiday hiatus with a startup competition, various nonprofit grants and an introduction to the Richmond Beer Trail

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Sports Backers’ new wine-marathon blend to run through New Kent

Sports Backers’ new wine-marathon blend to run through New Kent

Mike Platania January 17, 2017 0

Richmond's biggest running race organizer has a new event in the works for those who like to bookend their workout with a little self-indulgence

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Denim shop expands in the Bottom

Denim shop expands in the Bottom

Mike Platania January 13, 2017 0

A Shockoe Bottom blue jean maker is doubling its space, in an effort to bring production in house

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Relay Foods to return grants following closure

Relay Foods to return grants following closure

Mike Platania January 12, 2017 0

An online grocer in the midst of shutting down its Richmond and Charlottesville operations will have to repay previously awarded government grants

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Ledbury folds up West End location, focuses on downtown

Ledbury folds up West End location, focuses on downtown

Mike Platania January 12, 2017 0

Some prime Patterson Avenue retail space will open up as the local shirt maker consolidates its West End outpost into its new flagship store

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Hot honey maker off to fiery start

Hot honey maker off to fiery start

Mike Platania January 11, 2017 5

A Richmond-based lifelong home cook is testing the market for his spicy honey, which has already hit shelves in a dozen Virginia stores

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Oddities shop ready to fill space near Hollywood Cemetery

Oddities shop ready to fill space near Hollywood Cemetery

Mike Platania January 11, 2017 0

After a decade-old local bike shop passed on in the quiet of winter, a local taxidermist is moving in from the Fan area to reanimate the Oregon Hill outpost

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Ashland brewer to fully unveil new location in Feb.

Ashland brewer to fully unveil new location in Feb.

Mike Platania January 10, 2017 1

Center of the Universe Brewing's new satellite location will be a laboratory for experimenting with small batches of new beers once it fully opens to the public next month

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