Andy Taylor

Monday Q&A: A class with South University’s president

Troy Ralston is the president of Richmond’s newest institution of higher learning, South University. The university opened for classes in October at its campus in West Broad Village in Short Pump.

Siblings launch web startup

Charles Bice and Amy de Venoge think they have come up with a way to take the juggling out of scheduling.

A ‘sign’ of the times

The FastSigns store at 8707 W. Broad St. has moved to a new location in the Innsbrook area. The company’s store at Horsepen Road and Broad Street can serve the area that the original FastSigns store in Richmond had served, said company executive Bill Sroka. Sroka and Ed Fagenson are partners in SignRush Inc., a… Read more »

Remodeling Carytown

Carytown is getting a face lift. You might not have noticed yet, because most of the work is still to come. But by summer, streetscape improvements should be quite noticeable, said Bob Broomfield, president of the Carytown Merchants Association. Broomfield is owner of the Play N Trade video game store. In September, the city paved… Read more »

Home and garden shows join forces during slow economy

This weekend’s Maymont Flower & Garden Show is an anticipated mid-winter event in Richmond, signaling that spring is on its way. This year’s show at the Greater Richmond Convention Center is combined with the MAC Events Home Show, giving attendees an opportunity to find items for inside the house, as well as out. While it’s… Read more »

Sequel coming soon to East End Theater

The place was once frequented by the likes of Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne and Bette Davis. But that was so long ago. Sterling Bilder Developers purchased the property Jan. 7 for $45,000. The company recently developed the Sterling Row Condominiums in Shockoe Bottom.

Toyota ‘firestorm’ continues

First it was Ford’s problems with the Pinto’s exploding gas tanks. Now it is Toyota that is in the throes of what Virginia Commonwealth University economics professor George E. Hoffer calls the industry’s fifth “major safety firestorm.”