Tag: Business

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Seek advice and ask questions

One of the common characteristics of highly successful business owners is their tendency to ask really good questions – and lots of them. Even...

Psychedelic ‘80s meets Scandinavian industrial at Aslin

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Aslin Beer Company doesn’t have exposed brick walls, it isn’t decorated with string lights and it doesn’t use wooden barrels...

Cupcake and ice cream shop to open in Del Ray

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] SmallCakes, an ice cream and cupcake chain, is opening a location at 1506 Mount Vernon Ave. Founded by Jeff Martin, known...

Mount Purrnon, Alexandria’s first cat café, pounces into Old Town

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A dozen or so new tenants are coming to 109 S. Alfred St. this spring, and they’re ready to cuddle. Mount...

Augie’s reopens with a renovated patio, 10 mussel options and 35...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden is reopening tomorrow with an inside/outside bar, 35 taps and a heated outdoor patio. The...

Bagel Uprising opens in former Happy Tart location

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Bagel Uprising opened at 2307A Mount Vernon Ave. in late September, at the former location of Happy Tart. Founder Chad Breckinridge...

Chamber of commerce releases 2020 legislative agenda

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce released its 2020 legislative agenda on Sept. 19, laying out the issues the organization will...

Mint Condition boutique gets new owners

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Toni Henderson, founder and owner of Old Town boutique Mint Condition, has sold the 10-year-old business to sisters Megan Podolsky...

New Indian restaurant to occupy Bombay Curry Company space

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A new Indian restaurant, Spice Kraft Indian Bistro, will occupy the former Bombay Curry Company location at 2607 Mount Vernon,...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...