Guess Who’s Celebrating 25 Years in Downtown Blacksburg!?!

Post written by Karen Quina Doyle Revised: 11/16/12- Matrix Gallery is celebrating it's 25th Birthday! Another year older and another year better and better! Come and join the celebration 11/16/12 4-8pm in Matrix Gallery. Stepping into Matrix Gallery  on a late October day that might best be described as a mix of drizzle and bluster …

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Ice-Custard-Happiness

Post written By Lauryn Tamburello Rita’s manager, Jim Hagan, originally from Frederick, Maryland came here to start the “water” ice and custard shop after coaching football for many years. Jim tries to get involved with the local community as much as possible by sponsoring children’s sports such as football, wrestling, volleyball and baseball. This fall …

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So you want to own a restaurant……

Being the owner/manager of a small  restaurant business can be a fun and  rewarding experience– OR it can be a  difficult and demanding job! And, the  current economic environment makes  everything more challenging. Find out how to set the stage to make your business an exciting one– for you and your customers. This FREE workshop …

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Design the 2012 Steppin’ Out t-shirt

STEPPIN’ OUT T-SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION $500 Prize Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. is sponsoring  a design competition for the Steppin' Out 2012 T-Shirt Steppin' Out is a summer festival sponsored by the Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. and held on the first weekend in August of each year. August 3 & 4, 2012 will mark the 32nd annual celebration. …

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Elephant poop paper anyone?

Looking for a unique gift, maybe something a little exotic?  Or how about clothing made from organic cotton?  Vintage costume jewelry anyone? Homebody specializes in ethically produced products that are part of the fair trade and sweatshop-free revolution that is becoming more important in our global economy. Products include clothing, jewelry, accessories, crafts, cards and …

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