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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...

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,...

Williamsburg Area Realtor Starts New SUP Side Business

JAMES CITY-Page Bishop, a realtor with Liz Moore & Associates, has found a new way to show her clients some of the area’s beautiful rivers and natural areas via a new business venture, Page Paddle. Bishop’s new business specializes in...

Allure Bakery Now Open In Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY- In early August, June Yuiska took her home-based bakery business to a kiosk at Williamsburg Premium Outlets. Allure Bakery, located in front of the Sunglass Hut in the shopping complex, specializes in European pastries, crepes, teas, coffees, and...

New Motorsports Shop Opening In York County

YORK- A new retail shop specializing in a variety of electric motor bikes and other vehicles will soon open in York County. Dirty Quads Motorsports & Graphics is set to open in the Village Square at Kiln Creek Shopping Center...

1865 Brewing Company Adds A Missing Element To Phoebus

HAMPTON—The 1865 Brewing Company, which was finally able to hold its ribbon cutting ceremony on July 30, has added a missing piece to the puzzle of what makes Phoebus a destination.  Sure, Oozlefinch is right down the road on...

New Bottle Shop Now Open In Poquoson

POQUOSON-Earlybird’s Bottle Shop, a new bottle shop in Poquoson, is now open. Earlybird’s Bottle Shop is owned and operated by Joshua “Earl” Bunch and Severn Ayer. The new retail business specializes in craft beer, wine, and other local products including...

New Cigar Lounge Opening In Williamsburg August 28

YORK-A retired military police officer is opening a cigar lounge in the Greater Williamsburg area. A grand opening is scheduled for August 28 for Dawg Houz Cigars & Accessories. The new business will open at 318 Bypass Road, once the...

New Row House Fitness Facility Opening In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A new fitness facility is opening in Williamsburg close to downtown and Midtown Row. Row House, a gym specializing in low-impact, full-body rowing workouts, will open soon at 200 College Row. An exact date has not been announced. Row House offers...

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...

New Butcher Shop Set To Open In Williamsburg In October

WILLIAMSBURG-A new butcher shop will open on Second Street in The Edge District this fall. It will be the only butcher shop in Williamsburg. The owners of Two Drummers Smokehouse in Toano announced on August 14 plans to open Two...

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...

Latest news

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...