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  1. Fine arts space in works for River District, DCC president says

    Danville Community College is working to bring a dedicated fine arts and music building to downtown, DCC President Bruce Scism said at the college board meeting Monday. Read on...
  2. Plans announced for 500 block of Craghead Street

    The 500 block of Craghead Street is in the middle of a massive renovation, encompassing eight of the nine buildings on the block — all purchased by Rick Barker Properties over the past two years. Read on...
  3. What is a microbrewery?

    Craft breweries, microbreweries, brew pubs — what’s the difference? According to Bart Watson, chief economist at the Brewers Association, there are four categories craft beer brewers: Read on...
  4. With craft brewery, pair continues River District transformation

    The two men who have partnered in two successful development projects in the River District — the Pemberton Lofts on Bridge Street and the Continental Lofts on Craghead Street — have teamed up again to bring a craft brewery to the district. Read on...
  5. Design measures approved for renovations to Hughes and Venable buildings

    The River District Design Commission voted unanimously at its meeting Thursday to approve the design plans for the renovations of the historical Hughes and Venable buildings at 528 and 536 Craghead St. Read on...
  6. City marks completion of trail extension over bridge

    Danville officials on Thursday officially marked the opening of the Riverwalk Trail extension over the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge. The extension was built to connect the north and south banks of the Riverwalk Trail. Read on...
  7. Farm to table: Menu adjusts to reflect fresh produce, meats other foods available

    Chef Chris King and Darcy Cropp are two of five partners at the 616 Farm to Table restaurant, with their responsibility being the day-to-day operation. Read on...
  8. Commission OKs loft-style apartment project in River District

    A project that would bring nearly two-dozen loft-style apartments to High Street received approval from the River District Design Commission Thursday afternoon. Read on...
  9. Danville coffee shop helping the River District gain state wide attention

    DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) A coffee shop in Danville is getting statewide recognition. Read on...
  10. Danville receives Virginia Main Street Merit award

    On behalf of the City of Danville, the River District Association was presented this week with a Virginia Main Street Merit Award for Best Downtown Public Improvement Project at the Virginia Main Street Downtown Intersections Conference in Staunton. Read on...
  11. The Launch Place invests an additional $200,000 in Roobrik

    The Launch Place invests an additional $200,000 in Roobrik, developer of online decision tools for older adults and caregivers Read on...
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