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Bikes Unlimited Closing in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A variety of factors has led the owners of Bikes Unlimited to close its doors. The bicycle shop, located on Monticello Avenue, will cease operations later this fall. Owner Barry Herneisey, who runs the business with his wife, Jan, cited...

W&M Bookstore Won’t Reopen Until Late Fall

WILLIAMSBURG-Classes may be back in session for students at College of William & Mary, but the student bookstore has not yet reopened in its new location on Prince George Street. The bookstore, which is operated by Barnes & Noble College,...

Grand Opening Scheduled For New Yorktown Mercantile

YORK–Stacye Moser, better known as “Duchess of York,” used to run a vendor booth at the former Cozy Cottage on George Washington Memorial Highway before taking over the antique business and changing its name. The new business, Yorktown Mercantile,...

Spirit Halloween Stores Now Open in Newport News and Williamsburg

Those who want to get a head start on their Halloween costume shopping are in luck. Several seasonal Spirit Halloween pop up shops are now open on the Peninsula. A Spirit Halloween store is now operating on Jefferson Avenue in...

Burlington To Open New Store In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The former Toys R Us store near Target in Yoder Plaza Shopping Center on Jefferson Avenue will soon be the new home of Burlington. Burlington, also known as Burlington Coat Factory, is an American national off-price department store...

Ashley Furniture Coming To Williamsburg

YORK-A second new tenant has been announced for the Kingsgate Green Shopping Center on Waller Mill Road. Ashley Furniture will be joining Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the shopping complex. Ollie’s is replacing an old K-Mart store, which closed in 2019....

Colonial Williamsburg Will Welcome 8 New Tenants to Merchants Square

WILLIAMSBURG-Eight businesses will soon open in Merchants Square. Colonial Williamsburg announced on August 5 that eight shops offering new retail and dining experiences will locate to Merchants Square within the coming months. In addition, a half a dozen existing tenants...

Dooney & Bourke Now Open At Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY-Another new store has opened at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road. Dooney & Bourke opened its doors on July 27. Dooney & Bourke specializes in fashion and accessories for both men and women and carries a variety of...

Several New Businesses Open In Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY-Several new businesses have popped up in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets in recent months. The Beef Jerky Outlet is now open. The Beef Jerky Outlet carries more than 100 varieties and sizes of premium jerky including exotic meats such...

Three Businesses Headed to Merchant Square

WILLIAMSBURG-Three empty storefronts on Duke of Gloucester Street in Merchants Square will soon be occupied. J. Fenton Gallery, which is currently located on S. Henry Street, is moving a block over to Merchants Square later this summer. It will occupy...

New Jewelry Store Set to Open In July In Downtown Williamsburg

A new jewelry store will open in downtown Williamsburg in July, taking over the space that was once occupied by LOKAL Café on Prince George Street. Ryan Eure Designs will have a soft opening in July, though an exact date...

The Nautical Dog Plans Store Expansion

JAMES CITY-The Nautical Dog pet shop in New Town is expanding. The pet supply store is taking over an empty storefront next door, which will add 1,600 more square feet to The Nautical Dog space. As part of the expansion,...

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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...