Sunday, July 3, 2022

Food + Beverage

Insomnia Cookies Opening In Williamsburg This Summer

WILLIAMSBURG-An official date has been announced for the opening of a new cookie establishment in Williamsburg that will cater to college students. On Friday, July 1, Midtown Row shared the news on their social media channels that Insomnia Cookies will...

Bean’s Ice Cream in Poquoson Celebrating Anniversary With Festivities On July 2

POQUOSON-Bean's Ice Cream will host an anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 2. Customers are encouraged to stop by between 1pm and 9pm and check out Bean’s Ice Cream’s birthday specials. Face painting by Vivian will be offered between 1pm and...

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Is Opening Two Peninsula Locations

Peninsula residents will soon have an additional restaurant option that specializes in chicken come this fall. Hampton as well as York County will soon be home to Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers. Based out of Baton Rouge, LA, the chain...

Fall Opening Anticipated For New Microbrewery In James City County

JAMES CITY-The owners of a new microbrewery are hopeful for a fall 2022 opening of their new establishment. The site of the former Cooke’s Greenhouse and Garden Center on Jamestown Road in James City County is currently being renovated and...

Ol’ Dominion Burger at Precarious Beer Hall In Williamsburg Opening June 29

WILLIAMSBURG-A new food option will be available at Precarious Beer Hall in downtown Williamsburg beginning June 29. A grand opening is set that day for Ol’ Dominion Burger, which is described as “Williamsburg’s one and only smash burger emporium.” Burgers...

More Than 30 Gloucester Businesses Make “Best Of Eastern Virginia Businesses” List

GLOUCESTER – Virginia Living magazine’s list of “Best of Eastern Virginia Businesses” in 2022 includes more than 30 Gloucester businesses. “The businesses here are really supported by its residents,” said Sherry Spring, the county’s economic development director. “There are a...

Juan’s Café & Cantina Opening New Location In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Another Mexican restaurant is making its way to Williamsburg. Juan’s Café & Cantina announced on its social medial channels on June 22 that it is opening a location soon on Richmond Road in the city of Williamsburg. The establishment is...

Tito’s Vodka Offering $25,000 Business Grants

In the spirit of entrepreneurism, Tito’s Handmade Volka is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year by launching the “Love, Tito’s Small Business Grant Program,” which will support ten small business owners with $25,000 grants to support their vision of...

Charly’s Airport Restaurant In James City Bounces Back Following Pandemic

JAMES CITY-Like most local restaurants, the popular dining establishment Charly’s Airport Restaurant located at the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport on Marclay Road faced severe hardship at the height of the covid-19 pandemic two years ago. But, thanks to a push...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Offering Free Admission For Military June 27-July 4

JAMES CITY-In honor of Military Appreciation week, Busch Gardens Williamsburg will off free admission to the park to active-duty members of the military from Monday, June 27 through Monday, July 4. The special also includes discounted admission for military families...

Taqueria Maria Bonita Opening Third Location In Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-Taqueria Maria Bonita, a popular Mexican restaurant in Greater Williamsburg, is expanding and will soon open a third establishment within the coming weeks. The new restaurant, Maria Bonita Cantina, is opening at the corner of Olde Towne Road and...

New ABC License Ensures Safe Alcoholic Beverage Delivery

A new license designed to ensure a safe and secure way for licensed businesses now requires delivery people to pass an alcohol delivery safety and responsibility training course. Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority’s (ABC) Education and Prevention Team has...

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James City County Resumes Credit Card Convenience Fee On Payments

JAMES CITY-Effective Friday, July 1, James City County reinstated its credit/debit card convenience fees on payments to the county. A convenience fee of 2.95 percent will once again be added to all payments that are made by a credit or...

Insomnia Cookies Opening In Williamsburg This Summer

WILLIAMSBURG-An official date has been announced for the opening of a new cookie establishment in Williamsburg that will cater to college students. On Friday, July 1, Midtown Row shared the news on their social media channels that Insomnia Cookies will...

Virginia Peninsula Chamber Will Host Women’s Leadership Forum July 14

HAMTON-The Virginia Peninsula Chamber will host a Women’s Leadership Forum breakfast on Thursday, July 14 from 7:30am to 9:30am. The forum is part of the Chamber’s Pink Bag Lunch program, which was created to provide women with the opportunity...