Virginia Festival of the Book

Red Truck Bakery’s namesake, a 1954 Ford F100 pickup, idles outside the Warrenton shop, a renovated 1921 Esso service station. Photo: Brian Noyes

The baron of baked goods: Luck, talent, and “some darn good pie” led Brian Noyes to foodie fame

Serendipity has been a good friend to Brian Noyes, owner of the acclaimed Red Truck Bakery. With locations in Marshall and Warrenton, Virginia, 45 employees, and orders pouring in online, Noyes’ business is better than ever and his homespun image endures, in spite of his enormous success. He tells the story of that success, and […]

Emilio Estevez appears at The Paramount Theater on Friday to present The Public,his film about the homeless crisis. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Public

Mighty pen: Emilio Estevez didn’t take his father’s stage surname because he wanted to honor his Spanish heritage—and make his own way in the film business. Being the son of Martin Sheen, the brother of Charlie Sheen, the husband of pop star Paula Abdul (for two years), and labeled a member of the Brat Pack […]