The new owners said they’ll be changing the name of the shop to Riverbend Coffee Co., an homage to how the James River bends near Libby Hill Park, which is just a few blocks from the cafe.
Three siblings in New Kent County are preparing to turn their old backyard into a new sort of playground, while a nearby established competitor is planning an expansion.
A group that includes the founder of two local breweries is planning a new beer-making enterprise in western Chesterfield County.
A Southside warehouse once filled with tobacco soon will hold whiskey barrels as a local distillery eyes it for a potential second tasting room.
The neighborhood’s latest coffee-related business is the result of a roasting operation that began in a garage last spring in Amelia County.
The city’s first bar-arcade is plugging into a bigger location, with plans to move from 6,300 square feet on Leigh Street to a 10,000-square-foot spot on Mactavish Avenue.
The plug has been pulled on a planned Northside brewery.
The California-based brewer has cut itself loose from its bistro in Germany while a similar concept it’s planning in Richmond’s Fulton neighborhood remains in limbo.
“The bicycle industry has its ebbs and flows,” said Molly’s Bicycle Shop owner Louis Scheer. “I grew up in the business, and the whole point about going to the bike shop was not just to buy a bike or have yours worked on. It was to hang out.”
A local coffee roaster is ordering a double shot of new cafes for its first try at running retail locations.