Sweet on Slipek
In this item on a family-owned candy business with roots in Richmond, the delightful Mr. Slipek writes, "In Richmond, confectioneries were antebellum 7-Elevens." I said something much less eloquent in describing the role of Mulberry (later Boulevard) Confectionery -- now the Bamboo Cafe -- to someone the other day.
Capital City weather: clear, mid 50s
At Ukrop's: top clerk (Associate?) Michelle's annual give-away of bead jewelry