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Bikes Unlimited Closing in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A variety of factors has led the owners of Bikes Unlimited to close its doors. The bicycle shop, located on Monticello Avenue, will cease operations later this fall. Owner Barry Herneisey, who runs the business with his wife, Jan, cited...

W&M Bookstore Won’t Reopen Until Late Fall

WILLIAMSBURG-Classes may be back in session for students at College of William & Mary, but the student bookstore has not yet reopened in its new location on Prince George Street. The bookstore, which is operated by Barnes & Noble College,...

Grand Opening Scheduled For New Yorktown Mercantile

YORK–Stacye Moser, better known as “Duchess of York,” used to run a vendor booth at the former Cozy Cottage on George Washington Memorial Highway before taking over the antique business and changing its name. The new business, Yorktown Mercantile,...

New Cigar Lounge Opening In Williamsburg August 28

YORK-A retired military police officer is opening a cigar lounge in the Greater Williamsburg area. A grand opening is scheduled for August 28 for Dawg Houz Cigars & Accessories. The new business will open at 318 Bypass Road, once the...

Ashley Furniture Coming To Williamsburg

YORK-A second new tenant has been announced for the Kingsgate Green Shopping Center on Waller Mill Road. Ashley Furniture will be joining Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the shopping complex. Ollie’s is replacing an old K-Mart store, which closed in 2019....

Colonial Williamsburg Will Welcome 8 New Tenants to Merchants Square

WILLIAMSBURG-Eight businesses will soon open in Merchants Square. Colonial Williamsburg announced on August 5 that eight shops offering new retail and dining experiences will locate to Merchants Square within the coming months. In addition, a half a dozen existing tenants...

Dooney & Bourke Now Open At Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY-Another new store has opened at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road. Dooney & Bourke opened its doors on July 27. Dooney & Bourke specializes in fashion and accessories for both men and women and carries a variety of...

Computer Concepts In Williamsburg Plans to Relocate

JAMES CITY-The Computer Concepts Williamsburg location is moving. Computer Concepts, which is currently housed at 5118 Center Street in New Town, will relocate on August 1 to a space only a block away at 4324 New Town Avenue. Computer Concepts is...

Mary Organic Food and Tobacco Opens In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-Mary Organic Food and Tobacco recently opened on Monticello Avenue near Midtown Row in the space formerly occupied by Williamsburg Drug Company. Owners Bakil Abo and his uncle, Sammy Alsaidi, opened Mary Organic Food and Tobacco on July 5. The...

Several New Businesses Open In Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY-Several new businesses have popped up in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets in recent months. The Beef Jerky Outlet is now open. The Beef Jerky Outlet carries more than 100 varieties and sizes of premium jerky including exotic meats such...

Budget Blinds Of Hampton Is Open For Business

Hampton—For those who get frustrated trying to install or replace window blinds or shades, or need a creative resource to help design window treatments, Budget Blinds of Hampton is just a phone call away. Although Budget Blinds has been serving...

Three Businesses Headed to Merchant Square

WILLIAMSBURG-Three empty storefronts on Duke of Gloucester Street in Merchants Square will soon be occupied. J. Fenton Gallery, which is currently located on S. Henry Street, is moving a block over to Merchants Square later this summer. It will occupy...

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Lucky Junque Hosts Vintage Market

Lucky Junque’s 3rd Annual Vintage Market will take place on Saturday, October 9, from 10:00am – 4:00pm. The event will be held rain or shine at 7787 Richmond Road in Toano near the Big Yellow Chair. Come out and...

ASPIRE Hosts Presentation On How To Reduce Work Stress

WILLIAMSBURG-ASPIRE will host the professional development session “Simple Self-Care Practices To Reduce Workday Stress” on Thursday, September 30 at 9am.  Rebecca Reimers Cristol, a certified professional life coach, will offer tips and advice on how to reduce work stress,...

Find Something Unique For Your Home At Joni’s Consign & Design

JAMES CITY-Joni Spangler, owner of the consignment shop Joni’s Consign and Design in the Colony Square Shopping Center on Jamestown Road, is one business owner who decided to turn a long-time hobby into a job. “I’m one of those people...