Mike Platania

Mike Platania joined BizSense in December 2016. He covers commercial real estate, restaurants and breweries. He graduated from Virginia Tech. Reach him at [email protected] or (804) 554-6872.

New tattoo shop arrives in Jackson Ward

The Maggie Lena Walker statue wasn’t the only new thing unveiled in Jackson Ward last Saturday. Civilization Tattoo opened last week at 319 N. Adams St., on the same block as the new memorial to the neighborhood’s famous trailblazer. Co-owners Adam Marton and Wesley Cavendish opened the tattoo parlor after years working at River City Tattoo,… Read more »