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New local distillery: A hobby that ‘kind of got out of hand’

The business of booze is spilling further into Powhatan County. Three Crosses Distillery is preparing to open at 3835 Old Buckingham Road, where it will make whiskey, rum, moonshine, vodka, rye and bourbon. Distilling is something of a family tradition for Three Crosses owners Michelle and John Davenport. Michelle said her husband’s great-uncle was once… Read more »

Coffee roaster fires up in former Shockoe Bottom firehouse

Shockoe Bottom has a new place to get its caffeine fix. Ironclad Coffee Roasters on Monday opened its first full-time retail spot the former firehouse at 1805 E. Grace St. The location joins Ironclad’s Scott’s Addition roasting facility at 2904 W. Moore St., which married owners Ryan and Kelly O’Rourke launched two years ago. Ironclad… Read more »