Monday, December 5, 2022

Food + Beverage

Jolly’s Mill Pond Hosting Pop-Up Farmers Market December 3 In James City County

JAMES CITY-Jolly’s Mill Pond will host a “Holly Jolly Christmas” pop-up farmers market on Saturday, December 3. The event will be held from 2pm to 5pm at the farm, which is located at 2756 Jolly Pond Rd. in James City...

New Art Exhibit Opening At Williamsburg Winery

JAMES CITY-Williamsburg Winery, in collaboration with The Art People, will hold an opening reception for its latest art exhibition, “Art at Wessex Hundred: Winter Romance” on Thursday, December 1, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in Susan Constant Hall. The event is...

The White Oak Lodge In Hampton Open Again

HAMPTON—If The White Oak Lodge located at 3533 Kecoughtan Rd. in Hampton looks like it should be on the shores of a lake in Michigan it could be because when it was constructed in 1935 (at least according to...

Local Mom Embraces Sustainability With Home-Based Cookie Cake Delivery Business

YORK-After spending cherished years as a stay-at-home mom while raising her three sons, Jeanne Fiocca realized she was ready to reenter the workforce and founded her company, Cookie Text LLC, in 2011. Her homemade cookie cakes quickly became a...

Farmer’s Table Restaurant Now Open In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The popular Smithfield restaurant, Farmer’s Table, opened a new location in Newport News on Friday, November 18 in the space next to Port Arthur Chinese at 11135 Warwick Blvd. The spot is strategically located within a few minutes...

Several New Businesses Now Open On The Peninsula

Several new businesses have opened or soon will open on the Peninsula. This fall, Cushman and Wakefield/Thalhimer announced that Mobility Works leased 4,000 square feet of retail space at 6099 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News. Mobility Works is a company...

Local Entrepreneur Sells Sauce With A Legacy

HAMPTON—Born and raised in Hampton, Tahjere Lewis grew up having seafood every Saturday night with his extended family. In honor of the occasion, his aunt, Carol Ann Morgan Scott, would serve a special sauce that was used for dipping...

Don’t Chuck Your Shuck: Local Businesses And Individuals Help Revive Oyster Populations

Recycling oyster shells is not a new concept, but it’s one the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Chesapeake Oyster Alliance (COA) are hoping more individuals and businesses will help support. According to Julie Luecke, Virginia Oyster Restoration Specialist with the...

Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia Returns November 25-26

JAMES CITY-During the Thanksgiving holiday season, guests are invited to see how food was prepared in the 17th and 18th centuries when “Foods &Feasts of Colonial Virginia” returns on Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26. The event will...

Rivers Casino Portsmouth Set To Open January 15

PORTSMOUTH-Rivers Casino Portsmouth has announced a date for its opening. The $340 million facility will open to the public on Sunday, January 15, at 3pm, according to a release issued November 21. The Virginia Lottery Board approved a casino operator’s license...

Chick-Fil-A On Mooretown Road In Greater Williamsburg Considering Revolutionary Work Schedule

WILLIAMSBURG – Earlier this year, a Chick-fil-A location in Miami began experimenting with a three-day work week for full-time employees. It has gone over so well, the franchise on Mooretown Road in Williamsburg is considering it. “We’re trying to get...

More Coffee Options Coming For College Of William & Mary Students

WILLIAMSBURG – Although it won’t open in time for cramming during this year’s final exams, a new coffee shop is under construction adjacent to the campus of the College of William & Mary. Starbucks will soon open a location on...

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York County Seeking Citizen Input On Water Street Area Master Plan

YORK-York County is seeking input from community members about the future of the Water Street area. Citizens will have the opportunity to offer their feedback regarding the Water Street Area Master Plan during the Christmas Market on Main event...

Hampton Mayor Delivers State Of The City Address

HAMPTON—On Thursday, December 1, more than 500 people gathered at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton to hear the State of the City Address. This marked the first time since 2019 the address was delivered in front of...

Warwick Moose Lodge To Hold Merry Market Craft And Vendor Fair December 4

NEWPORT NEWS—Warwick Moose Lodge, in conjunction with Giving Hope in Hampton Roads, will host a Merry Market Craft and Vendor Show on Sunday, December 4 from 9am to 4pm at 1711 Warwick Moose Ln. in Newport News. The event is...