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Construction Begins On Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers In Hampton

HAMPTON-Construction recently began on one of the newest locations for Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. The fast-food restaurant chain is opening a location in Hampton at 112 W. Mercury Blvd. The new restaurant is expected to open in late...

James City’s Board of Supervisors Approves Two Big Construction Projects

JAMES CITY-At its February 8 meeting, the James City County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead on two new construction projects, one slated for the upper end of the county, and the other planned for mid-county along Monticello Avenue. In...

Construction Begins On The New Beale’s Brewery Taproom In Yorktown

YORK-Construction has begun on the new Beale’s Brewery Taproom in York County. The project had been delayed for months for various reasons. In an email on February 8, Beale’s Brewery shared that, “While complications with the weather, supply chain, staffing,...

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream In Williamsburg Adding A Drive-Thru

JAMES CITY-Construction will begin this spring on the addition of a drive-thru at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Williamsburg Crossing shopping center off John Tyler Highway. Clearing of bushes behind the building recently began with construction expected to start in...

Second Tidal Wave Auto Spa May Be Headed To Williamsburg Area

WILLIAMSBURG-Tidal Wave Auto Spa, which will soon open a new car wash in the Victory Village shopping center on Mooretown Road in York County, is hoping to build another location on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. On February 16, a public...

Precarious Beer Hall In Williamsburg Expanding Operations

WILLIAMSBURG-Precarious Beer Hall, a popular brewery located at 110 S. Henry St. in downtown Williamsburg, is expanding its operations. On January 21, it was announced that Precarious Beer Hall leased an additional 3,700 square feet of adjacent space within the...

Blue Talon Bistro In Williamsburg Planning A New Outdoor Patio

WILLIAMSBURG-An outdoor patio located at Blue Talon Bistro on Prince George Street in downtown Williamsburg may become a permanent fixture for the restaurant. On January 19, The Planning Commission for the City of Williamsburg approved a request from Colonial Williamsburg...

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers One Step Closer To Coming To Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-On January 19, The Planning Commission for The City of Williamsburg approved a location for Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. The fast-food restaurant chain, which first announced plans to open in Williamsburg in October 2021, hopes to construct a new...

New Wawa Being Proposed For Monticello Avenue In James City County

JAMES CITY-On January 5, The James City County Planning Commission heard a request for a special use permit for the construction of a Wawa convenience store and gas station at the corner of Monticello Avenue and Ironbound Road across...

C.C. Carter Funeral Home Celebrates Groundbreaking

NEWPORT NEWS—A groundbreaking ceremony recently took place at the corner of Marshall Avenue and 39th Street in Newport News marking the beginning of the construction of the new facility for C. C. Carter Funeral Home. Currently located at 3314 Roanoke...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held For Completed Portion of Interstate 64 Widening Project

YORK-The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 21 for the completion of an eight-mile widening and improvement project along Interstate 64. The interstate is a major corridor that connects the Hampton Roads and...

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Scheduled December 21 For First Completed 3D Printed Habitat House In The Nation

JAMES CITY-The Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the first-ever completed 3D printed Habitat house in the country on Tuesday, December 21. Community members can watch the event on Facebook live beginning...

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DMV Demolition Project In Williamsburg Begins

WILLIAMSBURG-On May 12, demolition began at the site of the former Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Capitol Landing Road. The DMV building as well as adjacent buildings at the corner of Capitol Landing Road and Merrimac Trail are...

HR SportspleX Is Ready To Celebrate One-Year Anniversary

NEWPORT NEWS—Even though they’ve been open for almost a year now, Al Cousineau, managing partner of HR SportspleX in Newport News, is still surprised when people tell him they didn’t know the place existed. “Having a successful launch and realizing...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies Set For May 20 For Three Williamsburg Minority-Owned Businesses

JAMES CITY-As part of ongoing efforts to promote and support minority-owned businesses in the Greater Williamsburg area, a ribbon cutting ceremony event will be held on Friday, May 20 beginning at 11:45 am for three local businesses. The three businesses...