A couple buddies are in a video contest being held by the Chamber of Commerce to celebrate free enterprise. All three videos below are entertaining and inspiring, so watch them to cheer you on this Tax Day. There's no voting required. They're judged on traffic, so watch and pass along if you like.
Dan Hayes finds life is what you make it at Manakintowne Specialty Growers:
Caleb Brown profiles two brave Virginia entrepreneurs who went into a risky business in a risky year, risked it all, and came out on top:
And, Meredith Bragg can make a delicious sandwich out of the creativity found on just one block in Alexandria:
The fact that all these businesses are food-related and in my area means nothing. Really, it doesn't. Now, I'm going to dinner.