First & Main event space to open

Former Cville Weekly ad rep go-getter Travis Wilburn is opening another DTM venue at First & Main, right across from Hamilton’s. That space has been a mish-mash of things over the years, nothing permanent (although check out the nifty Holsinger photo here–used to be a place called Metropolitan Cafe), but Wilburn tells the DP he plans to open a private event space.

“The building, which is about 3,500 square feet, has housed a variety of businesses and offices over the years but Wilburn said the space hasn’t had a permanent, long-term tenant for several years.

Right now, the building is gutted and crews are excavating the basement. Wilburn acknowledged there’s a lot of work to be done. Still, “I think it looks a lot tougher than it actually is, but it should be open later this fall,” he said. “We’re going to be working very diligently,” he added. READ MORE

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