Tag: Small 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...

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...

Studio Antiques & Fine Art to close after nearly 40 years

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Studio Antiques & Fine Art, an antique store located at 524 N. Washington St., will close at the end of...

Interior design team opens home boutique Goldfinch

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected] Goldfinch, a new home and lifestyle boutique, opened at 806 N. Fairfax St. in March. The store is a product of...

Power Nectar Yoga brings the heat to Potomac Yard

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected] Power Nectar Yoga, a new hot yoga studio, opened at 2708 Richmond Highway in July. It is the second studio owned by...

New tattoo spa “inq”s up Old Town

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] King Street, with its historic character and charming streets, doesn’t seem like an obvious location to open a tattoo parlor....

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Erroneous zones

Who among us hasn’t spent sleepless nights or agitated days stewing over something someone said, or something you inferred, that you realize later you...

Renée Adams celebrates 10 years of her Del Ray poetry fence

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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...