Goochland to get its first free-standing Starbucks

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The Seattle coffee giant plans to open a new location as part of the redevelopment of the old Oak Hill Golf Course near Patterson Avenue’s interchange with Route 288.

House plant shop sprouts on Cary Street

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A new-to-Richmond plant store has branched out into vinyl records as part of its relocation from North Carolina to the Fan. 

Stony Point visitors will be able to drink while they shop starting next week

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Stony Point Fashion Park recently got the OK from the state to allow visitors to drink alcoholic beverages while they walk around the South Richmond mall. Its new open-container policy will be initiated on Monday, said Howard Levine of Second Horizon, the real estate investment firm that owns the mall. Under the program, which is… Read more »

Ellwood Thompson’s sold to Florida-based grocery firm

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“I’m ready to retire and move on to something else,” cofounder Rick Hood said. “This is an excellent opportunity for fresh ideas and perspectives, bringing a different kind of energy to the store.”

McGeorge Toyota sold to NoVa dealership group

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The long-running Richmond car dealer has handed over the keys to two of its Broad Street stores to an auto group owned by publicly traded Graham Holdings.