Category: Behind the Business

What Is YOFO??

What Is YOFO??

Do Something. Those are two words that each of us have heard again and again, but sometimes they are hard to put them into action because of how busy life can be. Stacey McLaughlin, John McLaughlin and Steve Watkins decided that they were ready to […]

Creating Craft Cocktails at Foode and at Home

Creating Craft Cocktails at Foode and at Home

If you have walked into Foode on Princess Anne Street, one of the first things that you notice is the amazing bar on the left hand side of the restaurant. The shelves on the wall are filled with ingredients that – when combined – are […]

Play + Joy + Passion = Fort Pure Play

Play + Joy + Passion = Fort Pure Play

A cute little house sits at 202 Herndon Street in Downtown Fredericksburg, but what awaits inside is play, joy and passion. Photo by Fort Pure Play Fort Pure Play is a place for children that “merges the world of play – delight, joy and passion […]

Behind the Business: Mandala Pies

Behind the Business: Mandala Pies

With Thanksgiving just a couple days away, food is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. And what dessert says Thanksgiving more than pie. But behind every pie is a story waiting to be told…. Caitlin LaComb had not just a broken heart, but also a […]

Meet Virginia Hill

Meet Virginia Hill

Susan Moss is the beauty, the brains and the style extraordinaire behind the modern clothing boutique Virginia Hill, which is located on Caroline Street in Downtown Fredericksburg. Despite not having a background in fashion other than her pure love for it, Susan started Virginia Hill […]

Aspetto – More Than Appearance

Aspetto – More Than Appearance

Walking along Caroline Street towards the train tracks in Downtown Fredericksburg, you might have noticed a storefront with a unique name – Aspetto – meaning “appearance” in Italian. Stepping into the store you are greeted with rows of suit jackets, blazers, ties, an antique table with a colorful […]