Monday Q&A: Timing is everything

In the year since Tony Ammendolia opened Original Gravity, a home brewing supply shop on Lakeside Avenue, the local craft beer scene has taken off.

Monday Q&A: Church Hill’s sweet new secret

When the proprietors of a new bakery and cafe called Sub Rosa say their Turkish-inspired treats are made by hand, they mean it: They have a grain mill in the back.

Monday Q&A: Gone to the dogs

Two area couples have launched franchises of a company that offers some high-level services to four-legged spa-goers

Monday Q&A: Open season for shucking

Ryan and Travis Croxton, owners of Rappahannock River Oysters, are opening Rappahannock at Third and Grace streets.
The 10-year-old oyster business has opened two other operations this year: An oyster bar in Washington’s Union Market and a tasting room at one of their three oyster farms in Topping, Va.

Monday Q&A: Hop in the sidecar

New Dominion Angels co-manager Mike McGinley talks about his group’s partnership with another venture capital club, a new investing opportunity for non-members and how the group’s returns have been.

Monday Q&A: Meet the man who saved the fair

Mark Lovell, the proud new owner of the State Fair of Virginia, talks about the vice he indulged after his big purchase and some of the obstacles his new enterprise faces. (Hint: If you think your yard is hard to mow …)