“It is an iconic coffee location in Richmond. In many ways, it has tracked the development of the Richmond coffee scene,” said owner David Blanchard.
The local chain of neighborhood markets run by restaurateurs Katrina and Johnny Giavos is extending its reach into the West End.
On the heels of Starbucks’s departure from the neighborhood, Grit Coffee has planted its flag in Richmond.
TBT El Gallo will sell tacos, burritos and tortas when it takes over 2118 W. Cary St. in October.
The founders of Direct Learning Solutions hope to land the business of parents willing to pay someone else to supervise and assist their children with virtual learning programs.
Boho To Go made the jump from Instagram to a brick-and-mortar spot at 1520 W. Main St.
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.
The center had operated at an existing county-owned building since March, but delayed its formal opening due to health concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The World War I-era building will be expanded from 27,600 to 39,100 square feet to make room for the classical studies and philosophy departments and create a humanities hub.
Bachitar Singh last month opened Junoon Indian Restaurant at 7801 W. Broad St. inside Olde Towne Shopping Center. Previously, the space was home to Kabab Bistro.