Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Food + Beverage

Gus’s New York Pizza Continues To Thrive With Four Locations In Hampton Roads

Anyone searching for a New York style slice of pizza most surely has heard of Gus’s New York Pizza, which has four locations in the area. The Khayat family established their first Gus’s New York Pizza location 21 years ago...

Steak & Tonic Coming To City Center In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The space next to the movie theaters at City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News will soon have a new occupant for the first time since Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar closed its doors in 2018....

Sly Clyde Ciderworks Among The Cideries A Part Of The New Virginia Cider Trail

HAMPTON-A new cider trail recently launched by the American Cider Association is putting the spotlight on cideries throughout Virginia. On July 6, the American Cider Association officially debuted the new Virginia Cider Trail, a digital trail that encourages residents and...

Williamsburg Farmers Market Will Commemorate 20 Years With Parade On July 9

WILLIAMSBURG-As part of its ongoing 20th Anniversary celebrations, the Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square will feature a variety of activities at its next market on Saturday, July 9. Williamsburg Farmers Market will host the POP Kids Parade, which will...

New Kent To Host Smoke & Vine Festival July 9

NEW KENT-The New Kent Smoke & Vine Festival 2022 will take place on Saturday, July 9. It will be the first in-person event in two years. The Smoke & Vine Festival will be held in a new location this year...

Surry Receives Additional Grant Funding For Establishment Of New Grocery Store

SURRY-It appears Surry will soon be getting a new grocery store. It will be one of the few food markets in the area, which is mostly rural. Surry County, which has been designated as a food desert, recently received a...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Hampton Roads Establishments Offer Seasonal Drinks To Welcome Summer

Many people enjoy the opportunity to kick back and welcome the lazy, hazy days of summer. Those who consume alcoholic beverages may relish the opportunity to sample new drink varieties during the seasonal change when many local wineries, distilleries,...

MOMO’s Cafe To Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At New Location In Hampton

HAMPTON—The Pollo Loco building that sat empty for years at the corner of Power Plant Parkway and Pine Chapel Road in front of Bass Pro Shops is vacant no more. MOMO’s Café will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration...

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...

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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...