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Hampton Roads Establishments Offer Seasonal Drinks To Welcome Summer

Many people enjoy the opportunity to kick back and welcome the lazy, hazy days of summer. Those who consume alcoholic beverages may relish the opportunity to sample new drink varieties during the seasonal change when many local wineries, distilleries,...

MOMO’s Cafe To Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At New Location In Hampton

HAMPTON—The Pollo Loco building that sat empty for years at the corner of Power Plant Parkway and Pine Chapel Road in front of Bass Pro Shops is vacant no more. MOMO’s Café will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration...

Insomnia Cookies Opening In Williamsburg This Summer

WILLIAMSBURG-An official date has been announced for the opening of a new cookie establishment in Williamsburg that will cater to college students. On Friday, July 1, Midtown Row shared the news on their social media channels that Insomnia Cookies will...

Fall Opening Anticipated For New Microbrewery In James City County

JAMES CITY-The owners of a new microbrewery are hopeful for a fall 2022 opening of their new establishment. The site of the former Cooke’s Greenhouse and Garden Center on Jamestown Road in James City County is currently being renovated and...

Ol’ Dominion Burger at Precarious Beer Hall In Williamsburg Opening June 29

WILLIAMSBURG-A new food option will be available at Precarious Beer Hall in downtown Williamsburg beginning June 29. A grand opening is set that day for Ol’ Dominion Burger, which is described as “Williamsburg’s one and only smash burger emporium.” Burgers...

Juan’s Café & Cantina Opening New Location In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Another Mexican restaurant is making its way to Williamsburg. Juan’s Café & Cantina announced on its social medial channels on June 22 that it is opening a location soon on Richmond Road in the city of Williamsburg. The establishment is...

Charly’s Airport Restaurant In James City Bounces Back Following Pandemic

JAMES CITY-Like most local restaurants, the popular dining establishment Charly’s Airport Restaurant located at the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport on Marclay Road faced severe hardship at the height of the covid-19 pandemic two years ago. But, thanks to a push...

Taqueria Maria Bonita Opening Third Location In Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-Taqueria Maria Bonita, a popular Mexican restaurant in Greater Williamsburg, is expanding and will soon open a third establishment within the coming weeks. The new restaurant, Maria Bonita Cantina, is opening at the corner of Olde Towne Road and...

Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill In Williamsburg Under New Ownership

WILLIAMSBURG-Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill on Pocahontas Trail near Colonial Williamsburg is under new ownership. The restaurant, which used to be the National Pancake & Waffle House before rebranding as Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill in August 2021,...

Juicy King Crab House Opens New Location In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Juicy King Crab House, has expanded and recently opened a new restaurant in Newport News at 12638 Jefferson, Suite 30A. The grand opening for the new restaurant happened on June 6, 2022. Juicy King Crab House is a seafood...

Meyhane Kitchen & Bar In Williamsburg Planning Grand Opening Celebration

JAMES CITY-A grand opening celebration is planned for Saturday, June 18 for Meyhane Kitchen & Bar, a new Mediterranean restaurant that recently opened in Williamsburg Crossing shopping center off John Tyler Highway. Meyhane Kitchen & Bar opened in April at...

The Cheese Shop In Williamsburg Resumes Making Its Signature Sandwiches

WILLIAMSBURG-The Cheese Shop in Williamsburg’s Merchants Square has resumed making its popular sandwiches after ceasing taking orders for nearly six months due to a staffing shortage. The Cheese Shop, which has been in operation for more than 50 years and...

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Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Renovations Of Gloucester’s Historic Circle Reveal Surprises

GLOUCESTER – Renovating an old building, especially one that is a few hundred years old, often results in a few surprises. “You don’t honestly know what you’re going to run into as you peel back the layers of the building...