Reporter: Lauren Compton l Videographer: Daniel Heffner
Forest,VA- There are a lot of new businesses in Forest, and now a Hookah Lounge is joining the mix.
Gud Timz Hookah Lounge opened last week off Route 221. You will be able to pay to smoke hookah at the lounge. A hookah is a water pipe used to smoke tobacco, and you can add different flavors to the tobacco. You must to 18-years-old to smoke,and prices range from $10 to $12 depending on the type of tobacco.
Owner, Esete Berhane says she wants the lounge to be a place for entertainment not just smoking.
"We plan on having a D. J. play Friday and Saturday nights. We're going have belly dancers perform, and host an open mic night," said Berhane.
The lounge will serve hot drinks like espresso, but no alcohol. The lounge is open seven days a week.