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Virginia’s favorite alcohol? Jack Daniel’s by a mile

Love that JD.
Virginians sure do. Jack Daniel’s No. 7 Black Tennessee Whiskey remained the most popular item last year at the state’s ABC stores.
Sales of the whiskey totaled $26.9 million in fiscal 2015, which ended in June, the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control reported last week.
No other brand of booze came close.

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Nissan expands fuel leak recall to 59,000 sedans

DETROIT
A Nissan recall for possible fuel leaks in crashes has been expanded to include nearly 59,000 Altima and Maxima sedans worldwide.
The recall now covers certain 2013 to 2016 Altima midsize cars and some 2016 Maxima large cars. Also included are some 2014 to 2016 Teana sedans made in Russia. All have V6 engines.

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Va. Beach shop’s specialty: properly fitting bras

VIRGINIA BEACH
Fredericka Zappe and Bob Foster supported The Full Cup recently, in more ways than one.
The duo from the global lingerie and swimwear company Wacoal Eveden came from New York to attend the bra boutique’s trunk show, and to share some product knowledge.
The Laskin Road salon not only sells bras, but educates women on why it’s important to wear the correct-size bra.

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Dollar Tree to phase out Deals stores

Dollar Tree Inc. said Tuesday that it will convert nearly all of its 222 Deals stores to the Dollar Tree banner.
Dollar Tree acquired the chain of Deals stores from Supervalu, the owner of Farm Fresh supermarkets, for about $31 million in 2006. Unlike Dollar Tree locations, Deals stores charge more than $1 for some items.

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Around Town | Iconic building demolished, new businesses coming

What is happening at site of former IHOP on Virginia Beach Boulevard? And what is being built on Wesleyan Drive next to where the old Food Lion used to be, close to Cypress Point? There’s a brick building going up that looks like a fast food restaurant. – Kim Talman
As the pancake palace crumbles in one part of Virginia Beach, Waffle House builds a new location across town.

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