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Mooncake in Virginia-Highland To Close

Owner Janet Armell says business will close location but start something new

A long-time retailer in Virginia-Highland announced Friday it will shut its doors.

on Virginia Avenue will close, according to owner Janet Armell.

Armell said she has plans to start something new, but said she would reveal more details next week.

She said a new business will move into the location.

Mooncake — a clothing, jewelry and accessory boutique for those looking for fun, unique pieces — opened in the neighborhood in 1979.

It's unknown at press time when the store will close.

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Scott Stern March 23, 2012 at 09:00 PM
Mooncake is a business that exemplifies what retail in Virginia Highland should be. Unique, edgy, and quirky, this neighborhood institution will be missed. Congratulations, Janet, on 30+ years of a remarkable run.
Donna Toulme March 24, 2012 at 11:51 AM
I purchased prom dresses, birthday gifts and that special something for myself over the years---thanks for the items we will treasure for years to come.

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