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. Continue reading “Anything is Popsicle”

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. Continue reading “LC Celebrates Student Employees”

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. Continue reading “Take Me to the Ice Cream Shop”

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. Continue reading “New Dough in Town”

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. Continue reading “Lynchburg Goes Mediterranean”