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Indian restaurant, pizza shop, art studio move into Carytown

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The new Curry Craft restaurant at 2915 West Cary Street. (Photo by Lena Price)

By Lena Price

RICHMOND, Va. ( – Some new blood is bringing an influx of curry, crust and crafts to Carytown. An Indian restaurant, a pizza shop and an art studio are the newest tenants to have staked out locations on West Cary Street.

The activity marks a time of steady leasing on the mile-long stretch of restaurants and shops.

“Carytown reinvents itself every four to five years,” said Raul Cantu, president of the Carytown Merchants Association. “People’s leases will run out, or they just decide to move on. It’s almost a domino effect. But we’re seeing the opposite of that now, and we’re excited to have a mix of new businesses coming in.”

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