A year after planting an outpost in the city, a Goochland cidery is growing its flagship location.
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A 23-year-old jeweler who graduated from JMU has opened her own jewelry shop on the Strawberry Street retail row.
The Richmond region posted its strongest showing in recent years on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, with a Mechanicsville firm breaking into the top 10 for the first time.
Jason Miller and Tim Torrez are working to open Crazy Rooster Brewing Co. later this year or early 2020.
A local cheese peddler that started out as a pop-up shop is cutting out a more permanent home at a local cidery.
A local health food startup is looking to haul in another eight-figure investment.
“If we win this, we’re going to blow a hole in the Virginia franchise law,” said Bell’s founder Larry Bell. “It’s going to change the brewer-wholesaler relationship in the state of Virginia, and I think we have a decent shot.”
A local fitness studio brand is closing its Church Hill location and heading to the Southside.
“This is something I’ve always dreamed of: owning a nice little place for tea,” said Theodore Akueson-Gannyi, who is preparing to open T-Caf, Salon de Thé in the city’s most sought-after neighborhood.
A local brewer is looking for gold in York County.