Thursday, December 1, 2022

Newport News

Virginia Living Museum Creates Santa’s Nature Reserve For The Holidays

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Living Museum (VLM) has transformed its boardwalk trail into Santa’s Nature Reserve for the holidays, replete with soft lights along the wooded trail that lead visitors to StoryBook Village and a family Dinosaur Tale. Kids and...

Less Than Zero Waste And Refill Shop Opens In Hilton Village

NEWPORT NEWS-Less Than, the region’s first zero waste and refill shop, has opened a new shop in Hilton Village. Doors officially swung open for a soft opening on Black Friday, November 25, and a formal ribbon cutting ceremony will...

North Carolina Furniture & Mattress Hosting Christmas Open House

NEWPORT NEWS-North Carolina Furniture & Mattress in Denbigh is hosting a Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 3 from 10am to 6pm. The event will include photo opportunities with Santa from 2pm to 5pm as well as refreshments. A portion of...

Newport News Police Department Hosting Hiring Event

NEWPORT NEWS-The Newport News Police Department will hold a hiring event on Saturday, December 3. The police department is looking to hire police officers as well as 911 dispatchers. Police officer recruits will be able to apply, test, and interview during...

Ferguson NlightN Holiday Event Schedule Brings Seasonal Events To Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Starting last week during Thanksgiving and running through New Year’s Day, the Ferguson NlightN Holiday Event Series is bringing the sights and sounds of the season to Newport News for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. Pronounced “enlighten,” the...

Exhibit Created By CNU Professor Examines Human Toll Of Racist Housing Policies

NEWPORT NEWS-- A multi-media exhibition created by a Christopher Newport University professor entitled “Living Apart: Geography of Segregation in the 21st Century,” will be showcased in the Fleming Gallery at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Virginia Beach. The...

Social Media A Vital Part Of Hiring Process

NEWPORT NEWS – Social media is a growing and important part of today’s world. However, it has extended far beyond the social aspects of people’s lives. It has crept into the professional aspects also, so much so that the Newport...

Farmer’s Table Restaurant Now Open In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The popular Smithfield restaurant, Farmer’s Table, opened a new location in Newport News on Friday, November 18 in the space next to Port Arthur Chinese at 11135 Warwick Blvd. The spot is strategically located within a few minutes...

Newport News Among Leaders In Percentage Of Women Business Owners

NEWPORT NEWS – The Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News area is ranked fifth in the nation in percentage of women business owners, according to Backgroundchecks.org. In the case of Newport News, that isn’t an accident. “We’ve really been putting a little bit...

Virginia First Lady To Speak At Women’s Leadership Forum In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Virginia First Lady Suzanne S. Youngkin will be the guest speaker during a Women’s Leadership Forum on Thursday, December 8. Bayport Credit Union is the presenting sponsor of the event,...

Several New Businesses Now Open On The Peninsula

Several new businesses have opened or soon will open on the Peninsula. This fall, Cushman and Wakefield/Thalhimer announced that Mobility Works leased 4,000 square feet of retail space at 6099 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News. Mobility Works is a company...

Chelsea’s Closet: Consigning In Hilton Village For More Than Two Decades

NEWPORT NEWS-Chelsea's Closet has been a mainstay in the Hilton Village section of Newport News for more than two decades. Connie Nemec is owner of Chelsea’s Closet consignment shop. The business offers recycled maternity wear, children’s clothing, small toys, games,...

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Jolly’s Mill Pond Hosting Pop-Up Farmers Market December 3 In James City County

JAMES CITY-Jolly’s Mill Pond will host a “Holly Jolly Christmas” pop-up farmers market on Saturday, December 3. The event will be held from 2pm to 5pm at the farm, which is located at 2756 Jolly Pond Rd. in James City...

James City County Parks & Recreation Department Earns National Reaccreditation

JAMES CITY-James City County announced on November 28 that its Parks and Recreation Department recently earned reaccreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The distinction makes...

Greater First Colony Art Trail Scheduled For December 3 In Williamsburg

JAMES CITY —Greater First Colony, a community along the Greensprings corridor in James City County, will host its second annual Art Trail on Saturday, December 3. The event will run from 11am to 5pm and offer an opportunity to...