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Target unveils wheelchair-friendly costumes for kids

According to Target’s website, the full princess carriage and pirate ship collection are set to be released on Aug. 22.

Kohl’s hiring at Richmond area stores

Amazon bringing new facility, dozens of new jobs to Richmond

  Petersburg non-profit helps residents beat heatwave

Rosie’s celebrating grand opening with free concerts, giveaways

IKEA to close Danville plant, putting 300 people out of work

  Inflatable ninja obstacle course opens in Short Pump

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Virginia named top state for business

Loving’s Produce closes after more than 70 years in Richmond

  Amazon shoppers can now return orders at Kohl’s

Free Slurpee on 7-11 day at 7-Eleven

Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar at Willow Lawn closes

  Soul Taco ranked best Taco spot in Virginia

  Rosie’s Gaming Emporium Richmond location opens

Soon, Richmonders won’t have to head to New Kent County to get their casino fix.

  Bar owners hope ‘happy hour law’ will attract new customers

Under the new law, business owners have more freedoms when it comes to advertising happy hour, including promoting its pricing.

  Bridal shop owner praises community for helping her cover medical expenses

A Church Hill woman fighting an auto-immune disease is overwhelmed with joy after the community stepped in to help cover her medical bills.

  Virginia’s first 30-foot multi-level go-kart track is now open

Fun Land opened the state’s first multi-level go-kart track.

Regulators warn of higher Dominion rates

  Non-profit serving children with autism searches for new home

JCPenney hiring 485 employees throughout Virginia

Walmart to accept SNAP payment for grocery pick-up

  Ukrop’s food fans get ready: West End food hall being planned

Virginia ABC stores offering 20% discount on select products

Richmond named a top 10 city for lawyers

The city of Richmond has 16% more jobs for lawyers compared to the national average, according to a recent study.

Walmart near VCU closing July 12

The store located at 912 Grace Street near the VCU campus opened April 29, 2015.

  Richmond-based app helps parents raise children with autism

There’s now an app that allows you to better understand your child with Autism. The App “Answers now” allows parents to talk with a live certified clinician regarding their child’s needs.

  New app claims to be ‘Uber’ of lawn care

You list your home, and lawn care professionals offer to work on your property. You pick the winning company and the price.

  Kroger to begin selling CBD products in 17 states including Kentucky, Indiana

The Kroger Co. is joining the growing list of retailers selling CBD products.

  Feed More looks to feed hundreds of children, teens this summer free of charge

Starting June 17, Feed More’s annual Summer Food Service Program will once again be providing free breakfast and lunch meals to thousands of children and teens, 18 and under, this summer across the greater Richmond area.

Richmond restaurant announces closure

The restaurant is located in the 400 block of East Grace Street.

Credit union to swap some $20 bills for $50 bills

The exchange will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 13. You do not need to be a member of Henrico FCU to win.

Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A

There have been no reported illnesses.

  Richmond’s first all vegan Mexican-style restaurant opens

The Richmond area has a new option to add its restaurant list called, Plant Baz. It’s a Mexican restaurant that’s all vegan.

Analysts: Gas prices could fall below $2-per-gallon this summer

We may be in for some good news at the gas pump over the summer, analysts with GasBuddy say.

  Watching Your Wallet: Make the most of your summer vacation

A frequent traveler and financial expert give their tips for saving money when booking flights and hotels.

Virginia universities team up for craft beer certificate

Classes will begin Nov. 12 at the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center and partnering breweries.

  Nuns making Gouda cheese in Monastery barn in Crozet

Thirteen sisters from “Our Lady of the Angels Monastery,” in Crozet are making cheese sent from heaven.

Virginia state regulators seek public input on new area code

Virginia state regulators are seeking public comments on a new area code in the southeastern part of the state as the 757 code runs out of new numbers.

  Rage room allows you to smash things to de-stress

Rage RVA is allowing you to take a swing at life by breaking plates, glasses, and smashing cars.

  Richmond veteran partners with Amazon to start delivery company

Quinton Burgess he traded the business of war to start his very own business, Allegiance Logistics LLC, a delivery service that ferries packaged around Richmond and the surrounding area.

Virginia for wine lovers? Carytown Kroger tops chain’s wine sales

Four of the top 10 Mid-Atlantic Kroger stores for wine sales are in the Richmond area.

Mayor Stoney jumps behind drive-thru to promote McDonald’s hiring event

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney stopped by a southside McDonald's and took a turn behind the drive-thru Wednesday to help promote the food chain’s summer hiring event.

  Richmond woman honors father by starting food truck

The owner of the Pulp Fiction food truck is planning to open a coffee shop in June.

Governor Northam announces 80 new jobs coming to Chesterfield

Virginia competed with Austin, Salt Lake City, and New York City - where Petal is headquartered - for the project.

  How long until consumers feel effects of tariffs on China?

Financial expert says you don't have to tighten your budget just yet.

  Businesses hit by lawsuits over online accessibility for the blind

Over the last two years, businesses in Virginia and across the country have been slapped with a sea of lawsuits.

Amazon offers tours of Chester fulfillment center

Amazon is opening the doors to its Chester fulfillment center to the public.

Virginia ‘very closely’ following legal debate that could threaten interstate lottery games

A new interpretation of a federal law by the U.S. Department of Justice could mean some nationwide games offered by the Virginia Lottery would have to stop, cutting off about 15 percent of the agency’s annual sales.

Mission BBQ offering free sandwiches to veterans, active duty military

Each day will commemorate a different branch of the military on May 13-18.

  Subway closes more than 1,000 stores

Subway confirms it closed 1,000 U.S. stores last year, but the number is probably even higher.

Applebee’s Dollaritas are back for the month of May

Participating Applebee’s will serve margaritas in a 10-ounce mug daily.

  Sandston staple to close after more than 50 years in business

Pope’s Bait & Tackle will close Sunday, May 5 at 4 p.m.

  The cheat sheet on how to not get your personalized DMV license plate rejected

Last year, the DMV rejected more than 1,300 personalized license plates.

Amazon brings ‘in-car delivery’ to Richmond

Starting Tuesday, April 30, Amazon Prime members in Richmond who own eligible Ford or Lincoln vehicles can use Key by Amazon in-car delivery to have packages delivered right to their car.

Could hemp join tobacco as big cash crop in Virginia?

At first glance, it looks like a stoner’s paradise: acres of plants that resemble marijuana. But this crop is hemp, a relative of cannabis that has commercial uses ranging from textiles and animal feed to health products.

  New grocery store opens in Church Hill

The Market at 25th, which is in a 25,000-square-foot building, features more than 70 local vendors.

Northam touts massive capital investment since taking office

Gov. Ralph Northam is taking a victory lap after Virginia landed significantly more new planned job and capital investment in his first 16 months in office than his last four predecessors

Delivery by drone coming to Virginia

The Federal Aviation Administration has given the green light to drone delivery company to start delivering packages in Blacksburg

  Rosies’s New Kent officially opens at Colonial Downs Racetrack

Over 500 people waited in anticipation outside before doors actually opened.

Regency Square files for rezoning to add residential component

Regency Square has submitted an application to Henrico County to have the land rezoned as an Urban Mixed-Use parcel.

  Kohl’s to begin accepting Amazon returns in all stores starting this summer

Beginning in July of 2019, Kohl’s will begin accepting unpackaged returns from Amazon customers at no additional cost.

  Rosie’s officially opening Tuesday at Colonial Downs

Get ready to place your bets, as horse racing is one step closer to returning to Virginia.

Kohl’s starts ‘Military Monday’ discount

Members of the military and their families can enjoy a 15% discount at their local Kohl’s department store

Zaxby’s set to open in Mechanicsville on May 6

The location will serve 55 guests and feature a farm-house style interior design with brick walls and rustic lamps.

Grab free coffee at Wawa on April 11

It’s “WawaDay” - #WawaDay for those of you celebrating on social media - and you can grab any size coffee at no cost throughout the day.

AARP Virginia issues scam alert ahead of Tax Day

AARP Virginia issues scam alert ahead of Tax Day.

Lidl sells special peanut butter in support of Autism Awareness Month

Lidl is launching a limited-edition peanut butter to celebrate Autism Awareness Month.

Need a job? Attend the Greater Richmond Community Job Fair

If you or someone you know is looking for work, several employers will be at a job fair Wednesday in Richmond.

Norfolk IKEA location opens Wednesday

This is Virginia's second IKEA store.

Study: State parks pumped $267 million into economy in 2018

A study by Virginia Tech has found that state parks in Virginia contributed about $267 million to the economy in 2018.

Blue Bell brings back ice cream sandwiches

"Ice Cream Sandwiches are creamy vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two delicious chocolate wafers," the company said.

John Tyler Community College to hold 3 career fairs in April

The career fairs are open to the college’s students, alumni and the community.

Target increasing minimum wage for all employees to $15 by end of 2020

Target announced on Thursday plans to increase the hourly minimum wage for all current and new employees.

  Newspaper in Richmond dedicated to providing only good news

Northside Vibes is the only newspaper in Richmond that’s dedicated to providing you good news, only.

Virginia farmers see hemp grown for CBD as major cash crop

The state’s new law matches language in the 2018 federal farm bill and allows anyone to grow the crop and extract whatever they want from it.

Allianz hosting job fair, hiring 45 people

Openings include daytime and evening shifts for customer service positions.

  Sheriff’s deputy has sweet side business - cupcakes

A Sussex County woman is fighting crime by day and baking up a storm at night.

  New aquatic center to replace Macy’s at Regency Square

The proposed swimming facility at Regency Square will have three pools; two 25 meter pools that can be used for warm up and cool down, and one 50 meter lap pool.

Conservative southwest Virginia city turns to marijuana, casinos for jobs

While opposition is vocal, walking around downtown, you’re just as likely to run into supporters.

  Blue Bell ice cream returns to Richmond

The frozen treat is available at many Kroger, Publix, Walmart and Walgreens stores.

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

The pizza giant issued a statement Friday morning announcing that the four-time NBA champion will join the company’s board of directors, invest in nine stores in the Atlanta area and “be an ambassador for the Papa John’s brand.”