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Credit union turns brew house into branch

Credit union turns brew house into branch

Al Harris March 31, 2010 1

“We have a very busy branch on Glenside Drive; we are trying to serve members in that area by relieving that business there. We have looked for a location for a long time,” said

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Short Pump bakery aims for the small screen

Short Pump bakery aims for the small screen

Trevor Dickerson March 5, 2010 3

Another local business is jumping on the reality TV bandwagon

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Waiting for wage increases

Waiting for wage increases

Richard Foster January 8, 2010 1

Despite the fact that Congress has raised the federal minimum wage for other workers several times in recent years, the base minimum wage for restaurant waitstaff (not including tips) has remained at $2.13 per

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New café to deliver coffee by bike

New café to deliver coffee by bike

Al Harris December 9, 2009 14

An old brick service station on the southern edge of the Fan is being reborn as a coffee shop and roasting company, and get this: The accountant is literally a bean counter – getting

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Restaurant roll call

Restaurant roll call

Al Harris November 30, 2009 3

There’s a smorgasbord of restaurants applying for ABC licenses and preparing to open in the next couple of months

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Restaurants to quit cigarettes cold turkey

Restaurants to quit cigarettes cold turkey

Jim McConnell November 27, 2009 0

The smoking ban takes effect next week, and some restaurants are still figuring out what they are going to do.

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Last course for two restaurants

Last course for two restaurants

Al Harris November 11, 2009 6

Two Goochland restaurants – both high-end, both owned by women, and both in converted farm houses – have cooked their last meal.

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Extended stay extends its reach

Extended stay extends its reach

Al Harris October 28, 2009 0

A new extended-stay hotel chain has its sights set on the Richmond area, starting with a new property in Colonial Heights, which opens in the next few weeks.

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Hotelier finishing new Hilton, hiring 100

Hotelier finishing new Hilton, hiring 100

Al Harris October 13, 2009 3

While some hotel operators have lost footing in the past 12 months, Chester-based Shamin Hotels has gained ground by adding 10 hotels to its portfolio. Its brand-new crown jewel, the Hilton at Short Pump,

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Infuzion reopens, but hold the ice

Infuzion reopens, but hold the ice

Al Harris September 25, 2009 6

More than a year from the day it closed, Infuzion emerges from a deep freeze, this time with new owners and no ice bar — at least not for now

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