Recent News

JUNE 8, 2020

Article by The DivaGals The world is changing for the better, and everyone is looking for ways to support black- and brown-owned businesses across the nation. Richmond, Va. has recently launched BLK RVA, a tourism campaign that highlights and celebrates the black cultural experience in the region, and along with the Black Restaurant Experience, showcasing African-American owned businesses and their local… DETAILS

JUNE 1, 2020

Article by Lale Arikoglu discussing the promise of food halls in a COVID-19 world. “We’re optimistic that food halls will be a rebuilding mechanism for chefs and restaurateurs,” says Phil Colicchio, who co-founded Colicchio Consulting, a consulting firm that advises developers on operating food halls. Read the full article here.  

MAY 11, 2020

Article by @charlottewords With construction still underway, Dairy Central’s Dairy Market could be open to the public by Labor Day. “We’re not trying to open too soon; that’s our tentative opening target right now,” said Chris Henry, president of Stony Point Design/Build, on the Sept. 4 target. The mixed-use project redevelops and repurposes what was formerly Monticello Dairy at the… DETAILS

APRIL 29, 2020

An excerpt from Black Southern Belle: Angelic’s Kitchen is a premier soul food truck serving up signature specialties such as fried fish dipped in the owner Angelic’s exclusive Southern style breading. Angelic got her start in the food industry when her husband told her to find a hobby to replace shopping. Angelic always enjoyed eating fried fish attending festivals as… DETAILS

APRIL 23, 2020 (Image Source: WVIR via April 23, 2020 at 2:51 PM EDT – Updated April 23 at 6:12 PM CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Construction on the Charlottesville Dairy Market continues, and the developer just announced a new restaurant for will be moving in. Stony Point Development Group says Dino’s Wood-Fired Pizza and Rotisserie Chicken will be part of the… DETAILS

APRIL 15, 2020

Charlottesville, VA (April 15, 2020) – Stony Point Development Group is excited to announce Dino’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Rotisserie Chicken, a new restaurant concept from chef Dino Hoxhaj, will be opening in Charlottesville, Virginia’s Dairy Market for the Fall 2020 launch of the destination’s first market hall. Dino’s will feature a state-of-the-art wood oven and rotisserie grill, as well as… DETAILS

JANUARY 17, 2020

2020 is a big year for Charlottesville and Albemarle County! Here to complement the likes of Monticello (our humble local UNESCO World Heritage site), UVa’s grounds, the historic Downtown Mall, the 35+ wineries that make up our wine region, and our celebrated dining scene are new boutique hotels, beautifully reimagined historic properties and immersive art experiences. Click here for the… DETAILS

JANUARY 14, 2020 (Image Source: WVIR via January 13, 2020 at 6:43 PM EST – Updated January 13 at 6:43 PM CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The overhaul of a former Charlottesville milk processing plant will soon be the home of some major tech tenants. Developers for the Dairy Central renovation along Charlottesville’s Preston Avenue announced late Monday that the businesses, CoStar… DETAILS