Author: Emily Hedrick

Let’s Do Lunch Liberty Station

At first glance, it is readily apparent that popular Bedford restaurant Liberty Station maintains close ties with its roots as a railway station. The building has undergone no significant expansions, boasts a great deal of railroad memorabilia that was original to the station, and features little modern décor so that visitors are more connected to the area’s history. During World War II, Bedford’s Company A of the 116th Infantry Regiment left for service from the railway station. These men became known as the Bedford Boys, a valiant group of soldiers who suffered a 90% casualty rate on D-Day. In...

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Gaining Ground

Foundation Services Company Groundworks Flourishes with New Partnership Foundation services company Groundworks forged a partnership with leadership consulting company Echelon Front last June, and that partnership has already proven to be a major success. Over the past few years, Groundworks has grown steadily in terms of both operating brands and branches; it began with a single operating brand and three Virginia branches, and it now boasts five operating brands and 15 branches serving customers in 11 states. Among those 15 branches is the Roanoke branch, which was opened shortly after the partnership with Echelon Front began. Groundworks was founded...

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Let’s Do Lunch East Coast Wings + Grill

Since opening last May, East Coast Wings + Grill has been spicing up Lynchburg’s lunch scene with 60 flavors of wings offered in seven heat indexes. CEO Sam Ballas opened the first ECW+G in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1995, and the restaurant moved to a franchise model in the early 2000s. Today, the franchise boasts over 35 locations throughout the Southeast. Mike and Leah Morrell decided to open the Lynchburg location of the franchise after eating at an ECW+G in Tennessee. “About six years ago, we dined at the East Coast Wings in Johnson City while visiting Bristol, Tennessee,...

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Let’s Do Lunch Hot & Cold Café

After nearly 12 years of business on 9th Street in Downtown Lynchburg, popular Indian-Mediterranean fusion restaurant Hot & Cold Café has found a new home on Main Street. Upon learning that their restaurant would need to be relocated due to plans to build apartments inside the Krise Building, owners Uday and Timby Mukherjee chose to see this ending as an exciting new beginning and reopened at their new location on December 3. “We love our new space,” Timby Mukherjee says. “It has been a huge blessing. We love our historic location from 1893 with its brick walls and wooden...

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Fashion Meets Friendship in Forest

at Winey Chicks Boutique At Winey Chicks Boutique in Forest, the phrase “Be unique at Winey Chicks Boutique” is more than a tagline; it encapsulates an integral part of the store’s business model. Owner Felecia Turner strives to change inventory as often as possible to ensure that customers, many of whom are regulars, have access to new items every time they visit. “Our inventory changes often and we are always looking for unique items to stock in the store,” she says. “Our customers laugh and say you better get it when you see it because it will be gone...

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