Here are a few items to keep you up-to-date:
-If you haven’t already, check out the "Letters" section of today’s Style Weekly for a rebuttal to Je Depew’s "Back Page" about the failure of JUMPIN’ J’S JAVA in Church Hill. The two authors of the letters are Bill Hartsock (a Church Hill resident), and Andy Howell (former owner of AVENUE 805, currently involved in CAFE RUSTICA).
-There is a new club open in Shockoe Bottom. FALLOUT is an industrial, fallout-shelter themed restaurant/bar, taking the place of BOTTOM’S BILLIARDS at 117 North 18th Street.
-There is some activity at the old WILDCATS/MOONDANCE location at 9 North 17th Street. I couldn’t tell what was being done exactly, but there is definitely something brewing…