Monday, December 5, 2022

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The Georgia Peach Boutique Opening In Hilton Village

NEWPORT NEWS-Holiday shoppers searching for home décor and women’s clothing gifts have a new option to check out in Hilton Village. The George Peach is opening its doors to the public following an official ribbon cutting ceremony at 10am...

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...

Many Local Retailers Expect Positive Sales During The Holiday Season

According to a survey conducted by Retail Alliance in early November, many local retailers are expecting a moderate sales growth this holiday season. The results are on par with the National Retail Federation’s forecast. More than half (52.3 percent) of...

Less Than Zero Waste And Refill Shop Opens In Hilton Village

NEWPORT NEWS-Less Than, the region’s first zero waste and refill shop, has opened a new shop in Hilton Village. Doors officially swung open for a soft opening on Black Friday, November 25, and a formal ribbon cutting ceremony will...

North Carolina Furniture & Mattress Hosting Christmas Open House

NEWPORT NEWS-North Carolina Furniture & Mattress in Denbigh is hosting a Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 3 from 10am to 6pm. The event will include photo opportunities with Santa from 2pm to 5pm as well as refreshments. A portion of...

LoveLight Placemaking Hosting Holiday Popup Events In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-LoveLight Placemaking has three upcoming holiday popup markets planned in Greater Williamsburg. The markets will take place in Midtown Row on December 3, 10, and 17 from 10am to 3pm. The outdoor event will be held on the Village Green...

Two Cannabis Shops Now Open In Greater Williamsburg

YORK-A soft opening was held on Wednesday, November 23 for a new cannabis shop in Greater Williamsburg. Cannabist, a medical marijuana dispensary, is now open along Bypass Road. The shop, which also has two other locations in the Hampton Roads region,...

Free Parking Available For Holiday Shoppers In Williamsburg’s Merchants Square Starting December 17

WILLIAMSBURG-Here’s an early holiday gift from the Williamsburg City Council – two hours of free parking in the Prince George garage from December 17 through January 1. “One of the things I think we want to remember is it’s the...

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...

Chelsea’s Closet: Consigning In Hilton Village For More Than Two Decades

NEWPORT NEWS-Chelsea's Closet has been a mainstay in the Hilton Village section of Newport News for more than two decades. Connie Nemec is owner of Chelsea’s Closet consignment shop. The business offers recycled maternity wear, children’s clothing, small toys, games,...

European Style Holiday Markets Coming To Newport News, Williamsburg

NEWPORT NEWS-Holiday shoppers will have an opportunity to experience European-style shopping with the opening of two unique markets this season. Sisters Cities of Newport News, Inc. will present the city’s inaugural German Christmas Market on Saturday, December 3. The market...

Kelrae Farm Hosting Christmas Market December 3

JAMES CITY-Kelrae Farm will hold a Christmas Market on Saturday, December 3 from 10am to 4pm. A variety of vendors from the farm’s Food Hub as well as other local businesses will be on hand during the event offering samples...

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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...