Friday, January 27, 2023

New Businesses

Hibachi 2 Go! Japanese Restaurant Now Open In The Edge District

YORK-The Edge District in upper York County near the border of Williamsburg ushered in 2023 with a new Japanese restaurant opening on Sunday, January 1. Hibachi 2 Go! is located at 736 Merrimac Trail near Wawa convenience store and...

Schooners Grill Opening Second Location In Poquoson This Spring

POQUOSON—Schooners Grill, the Newport News restaurant famous for its seafood entrees, abundant appetizers, soups, salads, handhelds, Greek specialty dishes, and pizza, will open a new location in Poquoson this spring. The restaurant will be located in what was formerly...

In Good Spirits Wellness Spa By Salon Blu Opens In Hilton Village

NEWPORT NEWS-Looking for a healthful alternative to alleviate stress and tension within a peaceful, safe, and relaxing environment? Rejuvenation is within reach with In Good Spirits Wellness Spa by Salon Blu officially open for business. The spa held a...

New Gloucester Events Venue The Vault Will Tie In Building’s History

GLOUCESTER – Lynchburg developer Charles Stewart Smith, who recently bought the former SunTrust bank building on Main Street in Gloucester, had been looking at the site for a few years. Michelle Sanderson, the property manager for Smith Realty, said the...

The Cobbler Cafe Opens In Midtown Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-There’s a new hotspot in town for those craving a delectable dessert sure to tantalize the tastebuds. The Cobbler Cafe opened its doors to the public on Friday, November 4. The new business is located at 10153 Jefferson...

Old Kings Road Clothing Store Now Open In Phoebus

HAMPTON—A new clothing store that emphasizes the “gasoline lifestyle” and caters to quality over quantity for everyone from outlaws to adventurers opened in Phoebus on November 8, 2022. The shop, Old Kings Road located at 7 N. Mallory St., will...

YROC Owner Opening Duke’s Deli In Gloucester

GLOUCESTER – Bryce Moretti, owner of the YROC Coastal Bar and Grill, had been looking to open a deli for a few years, but struggled finding a location. He thought about starting from the ground up, literally, but knew that...

Aspen Dental, Chipotle Opening In Gloucester By Year’s End

GLOUCESTER – Two of the three tenants coming to a small shopping center in the middle of Gloucester County will open before the end of the year. Aspen Dental is scheduled to open on Thursday, December 29. The next day,...

Latitude Climbing + Fitness At Peninsula Town Center Nearing Completion

HAMPTON—Latitude Climbing + Fitness, which currently has locations in Virginia Beach and Norfolk, will be bringing its unique workout experience to Hampton’s Peninsula Town Center soon. The newest location, located at 2021 Executive Dr. in Hampton across the parking...

New Leases On The Peninsula Include Home Improvement Companies And Chain Stores

Among the latest commercial real estate lease listings on the Peninsula are several home improvement businesses, a chain restaurant, a chain retail store, and a company that advocates for those with disabilities. On December 8, Cushman &Wakefield/Thalhimer issued a release...

New Sports Apparel Shop Now Open At Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY-A new sports shoe and apparel shop recently opened at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road. A grand opening event was held on November 25 for Prestige SNKS & T'S. The new store, located at 5715 Richmond Rd. in space...

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Opening December 15 In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-The chain establishment Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers will open its latest restaurant on Thursday, December 15 in Williamsburg. The Williamsburg restaurant will be located at 1611 Richmond Rd. The restaurant was built on the property that housed a former...

Latest news

Dollar Tree, Inc. CEO Mike Witynski Leaving The Company

CHESAPEAKE-Mike Witynski, CEO of Dollar Tree, Inc., is leaving the company. The announcement was made on January 24. Witynski, who has been in leadership roles at Dollar Tree since 2010 and served as its CEO since 2020, will step down...

Newport News Public Schools Superintendent Let Go Following Shooting At Richneck Elementary School

NEWPORT NEWS-On Wednesday, January 25, the school board for Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) voted to part ways with its superintendent, George Parker III, following outrage over the shooting of Abigail Zwerner, a first-grade teacher at Richneck Elementary School,...

Hampton City Council Approves Red Light Camera Proposal

HAMPTON—At its Wednesday, January 25 meeting, Hampton City Council voted on an ordinance to amend and re-enact city codes in order to authorize traffic light signal photo-monitoring systems, also known as red light cameras. Hampton City Manager Mary Bunting...