Anything is Popsicle

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

With summer right around the corner, now is the time to start planning all of your stops for sweet treats. Lynchburg now has another stop to put on your sugar radar: Chill City Pops.

Chill City Pops is a new popsicle place, run with a food truck-esque mentality. Owners Josh Kirk (of Maylynn’s Creamery) and Blake Gederberg (of Speakertree Records) collaborated to make this dream come true. Read More

Friday the 13th Fun at Fifth and Federal

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

Many associate Friday the 13th with bad luck and doom. April is bringing the first Friday the 13th of the year, and it might be time to start them out right.

Instead of avoiding ladders and black cats, change your luck by heading down to Fifth and Federal Station (801 Fifth Street) for some live music. Read More

LC Celebrates Student Employees

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

Working while in school is a difficult but gratifying experience. Lynchburg College provides many opportunities for their students to earn money while gaining skills that will have “real world” job applications.

This year, there are 13 student nominees for Student Employee of the Year. The employment ranges anywhere from dining services to financial aid to athletics. A study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce showed that more than 70 percent of college students end up working while in school. Read More

Take Me to the Ice Cream Shop

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

With one ice cream shop in downtown Lynchburg closing, another is ready and willing to step into its place.

MayLynn’s Creamery has been a longtime staple of the Boonsboro Shopping Center, where the food truck has operated for six years. With the closing of Ice Cream Dream, which was open for a year-and-a-half, MayLynn’s owners Becky and Josh Kirk were able to seize the opportunity to expand into the downtown area. Read More

Books and Brews

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

If used books and beer sound appealing, the newest shop opening in downtown Lynchburg will be exciting news.

Set to open mid-April, 9th Street Books and Brews will occupy the retail space of 56th Ninth Street, placing it next to Riverviews Art Space and in close proximity to Amazement Square. Read More

New Dough in Town

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

A new restaurant is set to open in March along the Fifth Street corridor in downtown Lynchburg. Daughters and Sons will offer Sicilian-style pizza with handmade dough that takes up to three days to ferment.

In addition to serving pizza, Daughters and Sons will offer a variety of sandwiches, salads and meat and cheese platters. The pizza that they offer will rotate occasionally and there will be vegetarian pizza options available. They will also be serving beer on tap and wine by the glass. It seems as though the wine selection will be taken seriously there, as they are in the process of building a wine cellar underneath the restaurant. Read More

Lynchburg Goes Mediterranean

Vicky Kuharski, Staff Writer~

The latest restaurant slated to open in Lynchburg will be opening its doors on February 22. Rozana Mediterranean Grill will be located on Fort Avenue and will replace the former Sakura Japanese Steak and Seafood House.

The owner, Jamal Liftawi, previously helped open a Mediterranean restaurant in Roanoke, VA last October and has helped manage restaurants in other states as well. Read More