No trip, no problem: Enjoy the perks of travel without leaving home
While major travel is off the table this spring, there is a way to bring the taste of some of your favorite American cities to your dining room table. Goldbelly, founded in 2013, is a website where you can order food from 800 legendary restaurants and bakeries across the country. It’s also given a boost to small businesses like Texas Inn in Lynchburg. “Where we can only do 50% (capacity) and we’re such a small restaurant as well, it kind of brings in a little extra revenue to keep things going,” said Rankin. AdThe visitor’s center is open seven days a week if you want to stop in and have questions.
Celebrate 84 years of Texas Inn with 84 cent hot dogs and hamburgers all day Wednesday
LYNCHBURG, Va. - A Lynchburg favorite is turning 84 on Wednesday. To celebrate the occasion, Texas Inn, or the "T Room," is selling 84 cent hot dogs and hamburgers at both the downtown and Cornerstone Street locations. In addition to the 84th anniversary, the restaurant is celebrating its first full year under new ownership. But, because all good things must come to an end, there is a limit of three special hot dogs and hamburgers per customer. The Texas Inn (formerly Texas Tavern) has served more than seven million customers, 15 at a time on those legendary bar stools.
What's News Today: October 9, 2019
Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia. Governor Ralph Northam will visit Botetourt County today. To celebrate, the T-Room will offer 84-cent hot dogs and hamburgers today at both of its locations. The Virginia Small Business Development center and the Town of Bedford hold a workshop today on exporting Virginia products. Lynchburg Christian Academy will sell shirts today and tomorrow, supporting the fight against cancer.
Lynchburg police investigating Texas Inn burglary by man in purple ski mask
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Police are investigating a burglary at a popular Lynchburg restaurant. On Sunday at 9:02 p.m., security cameras at the Texas Inn on Main Street show a man broke a window on the 5th Street side of the building. Video shows the man climbing through the window and steal an undisclosed amount of cash from a slot machine. The man was wearing blue jeans, black shoes, a maroon shirt and a purple ski mask at the time of the burglary. This is an ongoing investigation and any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.