Coffee Community – Why Are There so Many Coffee Shops in Lynchburg?

Coffee shops can serve as their own communities in college towns. Liberty University is filled with students who love to drink coffee. Regular coffee, macchiatos, cappuccinos and lattes. All of the coffee. As a university with such strong views on alcohol use, coffee dates are a daily substitute. However, are businesses sniffing this demographic out and oversaturating it? Perhaps, but maybe there is a more … Continue reading Coffee Community – Why Are There so Many Coffee Shops in Lynchburg?

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For the Lynchburg Goth Scene, it’s Halloween Every Day.

The Lynchburg Gothic League celebrates its one-year anniversary. Saturday night in the back room of Rivermont Pizza, a DJ blasted synth-heavy dance music while Type Trauma, an electro-industrial band based out of Roanoke, prepared for their set. In one corner of the restaurant, the Addams Family played silently on a boxy, retro television. The crowd dancing in the back room was diverse: college-aged students, middle-aged … Continue reading For the Lynchburg Goth Scene, it’s Halloween Every Day.