Friday, May 7, 2021

Cities&Towns

New Marathon-ish Event Coming to Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—You’ve heard of the Newport News Marathon that winds its way through streets of the city? Well, get ready for a new marathon that’s geared for people who prefer entertainment over exercise. The inaugural 23rd Street Marathon is slated...

Philip Michael Store In Hampton Relocates

HAMPTON—The Philip Michael Fashion For Men Store formerly located at Coliseum Crossing in Hampton has moved. They are now in Coliseum Crossing, just a few doors down. “Our landlord had an opportunity to bring in Five Below, and they wanted...

Snow Companies Names New President

YORK-Snow Companies on Waller Mill Road has named a new president. The company, which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year, announced the promotion of Blake Shewey to President of the agency on May 5. Brenda Snow will continue on as...

York County Hiring For The Summer Season

YORK-Job opportunities are available in York County as they prep for the upcoming summer season. Many outdoor part-time positions through York’s Parks and Recreation Department are open. The department is looking for Summer Fun staff, instructors, and facilities supervisors. Among...

Chefs GO Now Accepting Applications For Fall Culinary Program

Chefs GO will return this fall with classes beginning in August. Applications are now available for the Chefs GO 1.0 program. Chefs GO is a six-month culinary kickstart certificate program. It consists of 12 weeks of classroom and kitchen training...

Newport News Tourism Debuts Virtual Tour

In celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week, Newport News Tourism produced a video to replace its annual day-long Familiarization Tour of Newport News. Typically, a motorcoach tour is held for front-line personnel, as well as visitor center staffs,...

Huntington Ingalls Releases First Quarter Profit Statements

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), the parent company of the Newport News Shipyard, reported first quarter revenues of $2.3 billion, up less than 1 percent from the first quarter of 2020. Newport News Shipyard’s contribution to HII’s overall revenues including...

Gangsta Dog Plans To Expand To Williamsburg

YORK — Gangsta Dog, a new pet store on Riverwalk Landing, has only been open a month and is already looking to expand to Williamsburg. Gary Hughes, who owns the establishment with his wife, Laura, said plans are in the...

Guy Fieri’s Pizza Parlor Reopens

HAMPTON—Guy Fieri’s Pizza Parlor located at 1970 Power Plant Parkway, Suite B in Hampton has reopened after being closed for nearly a year because of covid-19 concerns. However, they are operating on a limited schedule, open only on Fridays...

Michael Surveying Celebrates 20 Years

NEWPORT NEWS—Headquartered in Newport News, Michael Surveying & Mapping P.C. (MSM) is a specialized and established surveying team—one of the few in Hampton Roads that offers land-only surveying. They have been serving the Hampton Roads area since 2001 and...

Healthy Eatz Cafe Opens Second Location in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A new vegetarian restaurant has opened up on Richmond Road. Healthy Eatz Vegetarian Cafe, which currently has a location on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News, has expanded and opened a second location in Williamsburg in the space formerly occupied by...

Williamsburg Winery Places In International Wine Competition

JAMES CITY-Williamsburg Winery’s 2019 Petit Manseng recently won a Platinum Medal in the 2021 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition. The Williamsburg Winery also earned four gold medals and three silver medals in the competition, which was held April 10-11 in...

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New Marathon-ish Event Coming to Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—You’ve heard of the Newport News Marathon that winds its way through streets of the city? Well, get ready for a new marathon that’s geared for people who prefer entertainment over exercise. The inaugural 23rd Street Marathon is slated...

Philip Michael Store In Hampton Relocates

HAMPTON—The Philip Michael Fashion For Men Store formerly located at Coliseum Crossing in Hampton has moved. They are now in Coliseum Crossing, just a few doors down. “Our landlord had an opportunity to bring in Five Below, and they wanted...

Snow Companies Names New President

YORK-Snow Companies on Waller Mill Road has named a new president. The company, which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year, announced the promotion of Blake Shewey to President of the agency on May 5. Brenda Snow will continue on as...