Jack Jacobs

Jack joined BizSense in 2020, covering startups, retail, healthcare, public companies and nonprofits. He previously reported for the Virginia Gazette and Tidewater Review. He is a graduate of Christopher Newport University. Reach him at [email protected] or 804-554-6545.

Barbecue joint jumps out of Jackson Ward

Owner Jimmy Stump said the closure was prompted in part by customers being turned off by the fallout from recent protests in the neighborhood, many of which have taken place nearby.