Thursday, October 6, 2022

Newport News

Ynot Italian Potentially Expanding To The Peninsula

Ynot Italian is a family owned and operated business that started with one small location in Virginia Beach in 1993. Over the years, their high-quality, hand-crafted food has gained so much in popularity, they now have seven locations in...

The Proper Barbershop Plans To Open Second Location

NEWPORT NEWS—For those who might want a well-crafted bourbon cocktail after receiving an equally exceptional haircut or beard trim, John Piña has the perfect solution for you. He’ll be opening a second The Proper Barbershop location in the building...

Smoke Restaurant Now Offering “Thwings”

NEWPORT NEWS—In response to the chicken wing shortage that is currently gripping the country, Smoke Restaurant co-owner Steve Walters took matters into his own hands and created an alternative that he calls “thwings.” “He came up with the idea at...

Local Newspapers Included in Tribune Sale to Hedge Fund

NEWPORT NEWS-The Daily Press, The Virginia Gazette, and The Tidewater Review on the Peninsula, along with The Virginian-Pilot on the Southside, have all been sold as part of Alden Global Capital’s acquisition of the Tribune Publishing Company. The sale was...

Newport News Hosts Virtual Job Fair

NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News Parks, Recreation, and Tourism invites all interested parties to “get paid to play” this summer. The department will be hosting a virtual job fair to fill a variety of positions quickly.The fair will take place on...

Newport News Creating Health And Wellness Trail

NEWPORT NEWS—As part of the implementation of the city's Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) grant, Newport News is in the process of developing a Health and Wellness Trail Network. The Network is intended to connect activity and investment within the...

Newport News Distributing Free Masks Designed By Residents

NEWPORT NEWS—Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation, Governor Ralph Northam recently lifted Virginia’s universal mask mandate, stating that fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as facemasks, indoors...

Williamsburg Winery Plans Tour de Virginia Cycling Event

JAMES CITY-Williamsburg Winery will host the inaugural, “Tour de Virginia,” a scenic four-day cycling event planned for September. The event, scheduled for September 23-26, will raise funds for Williamsburg Area Meals on Wheels. Participants will ride in two groups at a...

First Pitch For The Peninsula Pilots Set For May 29

HAMPTON-The Peninsula Pilots will open their 2021 baseball season on Saturday, May 29. The Pilots will play a full regular season this year from the end of May through early August.  Their season will include 22 home games as well...

Modular Housing Manufacturer Will Create Local Jobs

NEWPORT NEWS—indieDwell, an industry leader in steel modular housing manufacturing, will invest more than $2 million to establish its first East Coast manufacturing facility in Newport News. The new facility and related administrative offices will occupy a portion of...

American Airlines Adds Nonstop Service Between PHF and PHL

NEWPORT NEWS—American Airlines has announced that it will add two nonstop flights between Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) beginning in June. Since “The City of Brotherly Love” is a hub for American Airlines, the new...

Dinosaurs Poised To Take Over VLM

NEWPORT NEWS—A high-flying Giganotosaurus made a spectacular entrance into the Virginia Living Museum the morning of May 18, courtesy of a lift from Hampton Roads Crane & Rigging headquartered in Newport News. The 13-foot-tall, 5,700-pound dinosaur was secured in...

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Tambora Latin Cuisine In York County Closes

YORK-A Latin restaurant on George Washington Memorial Highway has closed after two years in operation. Tambora Latin Cuisine, located at 1900 George Washington Memorial Highway, shut its doors in September. The restaurant shared news of its closure in a social media...

Newport News Looking To Redevelop Sherwood Shopping Center

NEWPORT NEWS-Sherwood Shopping Center on Warwick Boulevard may soon be getting a facelift. During a joint meeting with the Newport News City Council, Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority and Newport News Public Library Board of Trustees on September 27, city...

Regional Economic Forecast is Mostly Cloudy With A Chance of Recession

YORK-The economy is “quite strange right now,” said Greg Grootendorst, chief economist with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, who presented a sobering update to the York County Board of Supervisors during its work session on Tuesday, October 4....