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Monday Q&A: Bike designer’s wheels are turning

The name might be Dutch, but the product is made in Richmond. Hinmaton Hisler is the designer and builder behind Stijl Cycles, a two-year-old company based in Manchester. Hisler is one of the three principals of Tektonics Design Group, which has a large fabrication shop in Manchester. The company designs and manufactures metal and wood… Read more »

We’ve reached our suing altitude

A venture capital firm founded by one of Richmond’s most prominent businessmen is embroiled in yet another lawsuit over a funding deal gone sour.

Nothing but net

When it comes to moving tickets, there’s no better sales pitch than a miraculous run to the Sweet 16 or the Final Four.

The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 11.23.11

The tobacco industry is getting even more high tech as an Altria subsidiary was issued a patent this week for cloning nicotine genes. Plus patents from MeadWestvaco, IBM, Honeywell and others.

A bulletproof parachute

The Brink’s Co. is known for its cash-toting trucks, and the company’s outgoing chief executive stands to make a truckload, too.

New hotel under construction in Henrico

Site work is under way at West Broad Street and Glenside Drive on a new location for the local franchise of an extended stay hotel chain.