Mixed results for local pop-up shops, restaurants

image This story is part of our #CvilleCurious project. You ask the questions, you vote on the questions you're most curious about, and we answer. To ask your question, visit the CvilleCurious page. This question came from reader Maddie Hennicke. With retail sales declining nationwide, so-called pop-ups have become a trendy way for businesses to attract and engage customers.  Pop-up shops and restaurants have no fixed location, and typically rely on social media and word-of-mouth buzz to generate business before closing or moving to a new place.  Madeline Hennicke, a Charlottesville resident attending the University of Tennessee, said she was ...

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