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Juicing Life Bar & Café Set To Open Second Location In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Juicing Life Bar & Café, which currently has a location on Town Center Drive in Newport News, will open a second location in Williamsburg’s new Midtown Row mixed-used development later this fall. Juicing Life Bar & Café, which first opened...

California-Based Del Taco Chain Headed to Hampton Roads

It was announced on September 13 that Del Taco, a chain restaurant based out of California, will be making its way East, opening several locations in Virginia. Del Taco plans to open ten restaurants in Virginia, including locations on the...

Opening Of Beale’s Brewery Delayed Until 2022

YORK-The opening of Beale’s Brewery taproom in Yorktown has been delayed. The brewery was hoping to open this past summer but construction was halted temporarily due to the shortage of construction materials as well as increased costs of supplies as...

Oozlefinch Beers & Blending Celebrating Five Years

HAMPTON—In honor of brewing and serving creative craft beers on historic Fort Monroe, Oozlefinch Beers & Blending will celebrate its five-year anniversary on September 4 and 5. There will be local food trucks and live music all weekend as...

Future of Bellissimo Pizza Café In Williamsburg Uncertain Following Owner’s Passing

YORK-Bellissimo Pizza Café on Mooretown Road in the Victory Village shopping center remains closed following the passing of owner and operator Peter Micali in early August. Micali, a native of Sicily, passed away on August 5. He immigrated to the...

Fortress Southern Food & Spirits Now Open in Peninsula Town Center

HAMPTON-A new restaurant recently opened in Peninsula Town Center. A grand opening was held on August 21 for Fortress Southern Food & Spirits. The new restaurant is located at 3110 Allainby Way. Fortress is described as “an immersive dining experience” featuring...

The Twisted Crab Now Open At Patrick Henry Mall

NEWPORT NEWS-A new seafood establishment recently opened in the Patrick Henry Mall. The Twisted Crab Seafood & Bar held a grand opening on June 13. The restaurant is located within the mall near Macy’s. The Twisted Crab is a chain restaurant...

Chicken Salad Chick Coming To Hampton

HAMPTON—Chicken Salad Chick, a restaurant chain that started in Alabama in 2008 and has quickly spread across the south, will open a store in Hampton not far from the Target at Peninsula Town Center. The company is currently hiring...

New Microbrewery Proposed For Jamestown Road

JAMES CITY-A new microbrewery is being proposed along Jamestown Road on the former site of Cooke’s Greenhouse and Garden Center. At its meeting on August 4, The James City County Planning Commission approved a request to rezone 3.4 acres of...

National Pancake & Waffle House Expands And Rebrands as Mexican Restaurant

WILLIAMSBURG-National Pancake & Waffle House on Pocahontas Trail has expanded its hours and menu offerings, rebranding as the new Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill. The restaurant, which remains under the same ownership, will continue to serve National Pancake &...

Williamsburg EDA Recommends Outdoor Alcohol Consumption Areas

WILLIAMSBURG-The Economic Development Authority (EDA) for the city of Williamsburg is proposing the city add outdoor refreshment areas that would enable community members to imbibe in alcohol beverages along Duke of Gloucester Street. On July 14, the EDA unanimously passed...

King Crab Juicy Seafood Restaurant Headed To Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A new seafood restaurant will soon open on Richmond Road. On July 27, Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer announced that the seafood chain restaurant King Crab Juicy Seafood leased 4,830 square feet of retail space at 1640 Richmond Road. The property was...

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Lucky Junque Hosts Vintage Market

Lucky Junque’s 3rd Annual Vintage Market will take place on Saturday, October 9, from 10:00am – 4:00pm. The event will be held rain or shine at 7787 Richmond Road in Toano near the Big Yellow Chair. Come out and...

ASPIRE Hosts Presentation On How To Reduce Work Stress

WILLIAMSBURG-ASPIRE will host the professional development session “Simple Self-Care Practices To Reduce Workday Stress” on Thursday, September 30 at 9am.  Rebecca Reimers Cristol, a certified professional life coach, will offer tips and advice on how to reduce work stress,...

Find Something Unique For Your Home At Joni’s Consign & Design

JAMES CITY-Joni Spangler, owner of the consignment shop Joni’s Consign and Design in the Colony Square Shopping Center on Jamestown Road, is one business owner who decided to turn a long-time hobby into a job. “I’m one of those people...