Tag: Business

Local roaster Lambda Coffee heats up

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] For some, coffee is simply a morning pick-me-up; for others, it’s a necessary and meaningful part of a daily ritual....

Smallcakes cupcake shop opens in Del Ray

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] Woman owned and operated, Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery has found a new sweet spot in Del Ray. Smallcakes is a franchise...

Club Pilates to open Carlyle studio in 2020

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The pilates studio franchise Club Pilates is set to open a new studio at 1725 Jamieson Ave. in Carlyle in...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Alexandria’s small business resource for...

As the Alexandria Small Business Development Center enters its 24th year of serving the community’s small businesses, it’s perhaps a good time to describe...

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...