“We’re the economic spark for future investment and development by others in this area,” said co-owner Terri Wesselman. “We’ve brought an amenity that’s long overdue here in the Northern Neck.”
Many Richmond-area private schools were flooded with applications as public schools pivoted to online instruction.
Buddy, which offers on-demand accident coverage to outdoor enthusiasts for about $9 per day, expanded this summer to provide peace of mind in 32 states.
“Racing pigeons, they say, is the sport of kings. It’s just something that gets in your blood.”
To survive, booksellers turn to appointment-only shopping, online book fairs and curbside pickup.
Slowed down a bit but undeterred by the pandemic, a Petersburg-based wine company is accelerating its expansion into big retail stores and ramping up its distribution network.
Not one to whine when things get tough, the owner of the French restaurant is trying something new to squeeze out some extra revenue.
“I start each week, and if there’s money in the bank and there’s some reservations on the books, we move forward,” said owner Patrick Phelan.
With her beloved bulldog as her inspiration, Nancy Guinn has Dog Krazy on the move again with a second Richmond-area shop.
“There is no going back to before,” said Kevin Liu. “The idea that we can just weather the storm until it passes and everything will be fine … That’s just not going to happen.”