Artboard 2


Find your new favorite spot in 2023!

Be among the first to check out Downtown Richmond's newest salons, social lounges, supply stores and more when you explore our guide of new small businesses downtown!

Body Politic Hair Studios

414 W. Broad Street

Body Politic Hair Studios is a Queer, woman owned hair haven that combines elements of the barbershop and hair salon creating a more neutral experience for all. As a co-working environment for independent barbers and stylists to create in a supportive and uplifting workplace, stylists own their own businesses and work on their own schedules, offering availability when most salons cannot.

Hours: Open by appointment

Find more Body Politic Hair Studios information here.


318 W. Broad Street

CNTR is a full service creative agency, Virginia-based streetwear retail space and art gallery all in one. Inspired by art and music, and being located in the heart of Richmond’s Arts District, CNTR aims to provide a resource for creatives and welcoming space for Richmond's hip-hop and R&B culture.

Hours: Wednesday-Monday, 7 AM-10 PM

Find more CNTR information here.


215 W. Clay Street

LoveeTeaHC is on a mission to purify and heal the mind, body, and spirit through holistic, convenient teas, workshops, movement and meditation. With 28 healing herbs dispersed between seven different blends, LoveeTeaHC believes the power to heal is internal, and considers their tea a catalyst in the process.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 6-10 AM

Find more LoveeTeaHC information here.

Moxy Hotel

501 E. Franklin Street

Moxy Richmond Downtown, an anything-but-ordinary hotel, caters to travelers who want a fun, thoughtful, and spirited experience during their journey. Upon checking in at the bar, you'll be offered a welcome cocktail as you explore the interactive lobby that features retro gaming, feel-good music, and Bar Moxy just a couple of hops away.

Hours: Open 24/7

Find more Moxy Hotel information here.

Penny's Wine Shop

405 Brook Road

Penny’s Wine Shop, a wine delivery service turned brick and mortar, features a wine bar, retail area and social space for the Jackson Ward community. The bar sells most wines at $8 to $9 a glass, and up to $14 for higher-end offerings. The small but mighty tapas menu includes delicious treats like charcuterie boards, oysters and a steak offering with a unique spin.

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 11 AM-10 PM

Find more Penny's Wine Shop information here.


320 W. Broad Street

SUPPLY is fueling Richmond’s thriving art scene by providing artists with a wide variety of paints, supplies, canvases and more! Offering both new and lightly used supplies, SUPPLY caters to all artists regardless of budget.

Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 4-10 PM

Find more SUPPLY information here.

Sweet Wynn's

1209 E. Main Street

Sweet Wynns is an ice cream making workshop that focuses on teaching how to create premium ice creams from scratch. Your creativity will shine as you create your own signature ice cream flavor. With endless combinations using fresh, high-quality ingredients, Sweet Wynn’s strives to create a one-of-a-kind ice cream experience to be enjoyed by all.

Hours: Thursday-Friday, 7-9:30 PM | Saturday, 10 AM-12 PM, 2-4 PM, 7-9 PM | Sunday, 10 AM-12 PM, 2-4 PM

Find more Sweet Wynn's information here.

Virginia Mercantile

309 N. Adams Street

Virginia Mercantile is on a journey to find quality, locally-sourced goods that will stand the test of time. Offering a rotating selection of products for the modern, sustainable home, there’s always something new to discover in store.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM-4 PM

Find more Virginia Mercantile information here.

Check out 10 more new businesses on Broad Street!