Tag: Small business

Renée Adams celebrates 10 years of her Del Ray poetry fence

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com To know Renée Adams is to know her love of poetry, and in Del Ray, her name is inextricably linked...

Gourmet toast and smoothie bar Toastique to open Monday

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Avanti Holdings Group’s latest venture, a healthy, fast-casual restaurant called Toastique, is opening at 1605 King St. on Monday. The gourmet...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Strengthen banking ties before Metro...

Savvy business owners are planning now for potential effects from the shutdown of all Alexandria Metro stations this summer. There are many considerations, including...

The Garden helps small businesses grow

By Hannah Himes | hhimes@alextimes.com A workshop. Laser cutters. 3D printers. Office space. Faux-grass covered stairs. Beer on tap. The Garden, a co-building community space designed...

Village Brauhaus to bring taste of München to Old Town

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Prost, prost, prost! Dust off your dirndl and lederhosen – the Oktoberfest-themed Village Brauhaus is on track to open next...

Bombay Curry Company announces closing

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Bombay Curry Company, Del Ray’s staple Indian restaurant since 1995, has closed, the owners announced Jan. 3 via Facebook post. The couple...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Helping local small businesses for...

The Alexandria Small Business Development Center recently passed the 22-year milestone of supporting the community’s business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. The SBDC plays a complementary...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: What does HQ2 mean for...

For several weeks, Arlington and Alexandria have justifiably basked in the glow of the win of Amazon HQ2 over 238 contenders nationwide. Alexandria also...

Boutiques start delivery service

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Old Town Boutique District stores are launching a delivery service, Boutique Express, this holiday season to stay competitive with...

Royal Street Barn replaces Forge Industrial Works

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Royal Street Barn will replace Forge Industrial Works at 128 S. Royal St. The locally owned home and gift...