Category: business

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…

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Bargains on the DTM starting today

Bargain Days begins today on the DTM, that summer event where a lot shops have big sales. Here are a few dropping prices: Alakazam, Artifacts, Bittersweet (photo left is from Bittersweet), Blue Ridge Eco Shop, Boutique Boutique, Bozart, Caspari, Cha Cha’s, Derriere de Soie, Hip Joint, J Fenton Too, jean theory:, Mens & Boys Shop,…

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Protest in front of Bank of America

Could be the reason Bank of America hired a security guard to stand outside the building not long ago. As the Hook reports, members of a group called Blue Ridge Council for Conscious Action gathered outside the bank today to join other folks protesting the bank’s practices at the company’s annual shareholder’s meeting in Charlotte,…

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Startups digging the DTM

Indeed, there are more of them tucked away on the DTM than you’d think. But where are they? Who are they? Looks like Charlottesville Tomorrow didn’t exactly track them down, but they got some folks to comment on why the DTM is good for business: Michael J. Prichard, chief technology officer and founder of WillowTree…

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Dog & Horse Lovers Boutique to close

Well, not surprisingly, it looks like the Dog & Horse Lovers Boutique on the east end of the DTM is closing. According to a notice, glass cubes, slat wall hardware and glass shelving, freestanding chrome 4-ways and waterfalls, glass display counter with electricity, antique pine hutch, antique sewing machine table, bookcases, flag display stand, spinning…

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