Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Food + Beverage

New Indian Restaurant Moves Into Courthouse Commons

JAMES CITY-A new Indian restaurant has opened in Courthouse Commons on Monticello Avenue. Masala Craft Indian Kitchen is owned by Avinash and Neeta Arora and their daughter, Shaveta. The restaurant features a variety of Indian dishes using fresh ingredients and spices....

The Big Scoop Opens In Patriot Plaza

WILLIAMSBURG-A new ice cream shop recently opened in Williamsburg, just in time for summer. The Big Scoop opened on May 16 in the Patriot Plaza on Richmond Road near Lazy Daisy and the Bounce House. The ice cream shop specializes in...

The Bake Shop Brings Detroit Style Pizza To Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-The new bakery and coffee shop The Bake Shop in downtown Williamsburg has expanded its menu to include Detroit style pizza. The Bake Shop, which opened in March on Armistead Avenue, added the pizza to its menu options on May...

Coastal Cocktail Carts Are Ready To Pull Up At Your Next Event

NEWPORT NEWS—The premier roaming bar of the tidewater area is ready to roll up to your event. Coastal Cocktail Carts was born during a trip to the Florida Keys, where the owners and soon-to-be husband and wife team of...

Column 15 Plans Grand Opening Celebration With Free Coffee

JAMES CITY-After operating for a few years out of a temporary kiosk as well as farmers market stands, the owners of the Column 15 coffee roastery and shop will finally open a brick-and-mortar establishment in the James-York Plaza on...

New Marathon-ish Event Coming to Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—You’ve heard of the Newport News Marathon that winds its way through streets of the city? Well, get ready for a new marathon that’s geared for people who prefer entertainment over exercise. The inaugural 23rd Street Marathon is slated...

Chefs GO Now Accepting Applications For Fall Culinary Program

Chefs GO will return this fall with classes beginning in August. Applications are now available for the Chefs GO 1.0 program. Chefs GO is a six-month culinary kickstart certificate program. It consists of 12 weeks of classroom and kitchen training...

Guy Fieri’s Pizza Parlor Reopens

HAMPTON—Guy Fieri’s Pizza Parlor located at 1970 Power Plant Parkway, Suite B in Hampton has reopened after being closed for nearly a year because of covid-19 concerns. However, they are operating on a limited schedule, open only on Fridays...

Healthy Eatz Cafe Opens Second Location in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A new vegetarian restaurant has opened up on Richmond Road. Healthy Eatz Vegetarian Cafe, which currently has a location on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News, has expanded and opened a second location in Williamsburg in the space formerly occupied by...

Williamsburg Winery Places In International Wine Competition

JAMES CITY-Williamsburg Winery’s 2019 Petit Manseng recently won a Platinum Medal in the 2021 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition. The Williamsburg Winery also earned four gold medals and three silver medals in the competition, which was held April 10-11 in...

Blues, Brews, & BBQ, Art At The River Return to Yorktown

YORK-Riverwalk Landing’s popular Blues, Brews, & BBQ festival and the Art at the River Juried Art Show return the first weekend in May following cancellations in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Blues, Brews, and BBQ festival will feature...

The Virginia Beer Company Names New Beer After Loyal Customer: “It’s Tillar Time”

The Virginia Beer Company recently introduced a new brew bearing the namesake of one of its most loyal customers, U.S. Army veteran Don Tillar. “Tillar Time,” a play on the Miller High Life catchphrase “It’s Miller Time,” is a Barleywine...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports Second Quarter Results

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reported second quarter 2022 revenues of $2.7 billion, up 19.3 percent from the second quarter of 2021. The gains were primarily driven by revenue attributable to the acquisition of Alion Science and Technology in...

Hampton Officials To Meet To Discuss Economic Growth

HAMPTON-What is the current state of the economy for the City of Hampton and where is Hampton headed? Those questions and more will be addressed by government officials who serve on the Hampton City Council, Economic Development Authority, Redevelopment and...

Hampton Roads Workforce Council Receives $11 Million In Federal Funding For Job Training

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently received $11 million in federal funding for job training. The news was announced during a ceremony on August 3. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs...