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Studio South Yoga Center In Lightfoot To Close

JAMES CITY-Studio South Yoga studio, a popular fitness center on Lightfoot Road in Williamsburg, is permanently closing its doors. The last day of operation for the studio will be Wednesday, January 19. Studio South founder Katy Speegle Henderson shared the...

BK’s Tobacco & Accessories Plans Expansion To Yorktown

YORK-BK’s Tobacco & Accessories is planning to expand, adding a third location on Hampton Highway in York County. It was announced on January 4 that BK’s Tobacco & Accessories, which currently has two locations in Hampton on Mercury Boulevard and...

Tiny Textures Kids’ Hair Salon Coming To Midtown Row

WILLIAMSBURG-A Richmond-based natural hair salon for kids, Tiny Textures, is headed to Williamsburg’s Midtown Row mixed-used development, located at the corner of Richmond Road and Monticello Avenue. The business recently leased 1,203 square feet of retail space in Midtown Row...

Christmas Pop-up Store At Williamsburg Premium Outlets Will Become A Year-Round Store

JAMES CITY COUNTY –A popular Christmas pop-up store at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road will become a permanent fixture at the shopping complex. Janey Sawyer, owner of The Williamsburg Bazaar Christmas and Gift Store, announced on social media at...

Fat MuNchiez Now Open At Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY-A new store has opened its doors at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road. Fat MuNchiez Exotic Snacks carries a variety of treats and snacks including chips, candy, drinks, and more. The shop sells snack items from around the...

Colonial Williamsburg Plans Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Three New Businesses

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, December 17, at 10am for three new businesses that have recently opened in Merchants Square. The three businesses are J. McLaughlin, a chain fashion retailer; FatFace, an apparel and accessories...

Dick’s Sporting Goods In Williamsburg To Permanently Close In January

YORK-Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Marquis Shopping Center will permanently close at the beginning of January. An employee at the store confirmed in a phone call with Peninsula Chronicle on December 14 that the sporting goods store will close on...

Ashley Furniture Opening In Williamsburg On December 16

YORK-Ashley Furniture will open a new location in Williamsburg in the Kingsgate Green Shopping Center on Waller Mill Road on Thursday, December 16. Ashley Furniture joins Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the shopping complex, which is undergoing a major overhaul....

FatFace Now Open in Merchants Square

WILLIAMSBURG-The new clothing store FatFace is now open in Merchants Square. FatFace, located at 440 W. Duke of Gloucester St., is one of three businesses now occupying space where the Williams Sonoma store used to be. FatFace is a chain...

Jamestown Feed & Seed To Close After Nearly 40 Years In Business

JAMES CITY-Jamestown Feed & Seed, a popular garden and pet supply store on Richmond Road in Norge, announced on Friday, November 26 that it plans to permanently close at the end of 2021.The announcement was shared with customers and...

The Virginia Villains Clothing Company Opens First Storefront Location

NEWPORT NEWS-Newport News native M.U. El-Bey opened his first storefront for The Virginia Villains Clothing Company in Jefferson Ridge Shoppes III in the spring. El-Bey started the clothing line in 2017 as a home-based business and spent the past...

Dollar Tree Raises Price Point from $1 to $1.25

The Dollar Tree will increase the cost of most items from $1 to $1.25 by next year. The Chesapeake-based retail chain managed to maintain the everything-for-one-dollar philosophy that distinguished its retail store for more than three decades. However, the company...

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York Seeking Artist Applications For “Art At The River”

YORK-Artist applications are due Tuesday, February 1 for the annual juried art show “Art at the River,” which will be held this year on Sunday, May 8. Original artwork in a variety of media are being accepted. This includes painting,...

Eastern State Hospital To Host Job Fair January 27

WILLIAMSBURG-Eastern State Hospital will host a job fair on Thursday, January 27, from 4pm to 6:30pm. The facility is located at 4601 Ironbound Rd. On-the-sport interviews will be available for the following positions: full- and part-time entry-level psychiatric technicians; forensic...

LISC Receives State Funding To Help Small Businesses Impacted By Pandemic

A new initiative called the Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund program was recently launched, providing more than $9.7 million in grants for a dozen projects across the commonwealth. This funding will help create programs and products that will expand...