Posts Tagged ‘Laura Smith’

Closing Time: On Its Last Day, Yola Opens Up About Shutting Down

It’s the last day at Yola, a yogurt and coffee shop inDupont, and there are no sandwiches, no fresh fruit (save for a few bananas), and no whole milk. Customers might normally get upset about not having their strawberries, but today they’re forgiving. “We’ll take everything,” jokes one patron when she finds out that the […]

Neighborhood Restaurant Group to Take Over Yola Space

Dupont Froyo and coffee spot Yola announced yesterday that it will permanently close its doors on Sept. 28. (Owner Laura Smith shares a very honest account of what it's like to deal with a failing business in Washingtonian today.) District Bean followed up with news that Neighborhood Restaurant Group (Birch & Barley, Buzz Bakery, Vermillion, […]

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