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Pedego Electric Bikes Opening For Business In Williamsburg On January 25

WILLIAMSBURG-Pedego Electric Bikes will officially open in Midtown Row on Tuesday, January 25, at 11am. Midtown Row is a new mixed-use development at the corner of Monticello Avenue and Richmond Road in Williamsburg.

Studio South Yoga Center In Lightfoot To Close

JAMES CITY-Studio South Yoga studio, a popular fitness center on Lightfoot Road in Williamsburg, is permanently closing its doors. The last day of operation for the studio will be Wednesday, January 19. Studio South founder Katy Speegle Henderson shared the...

BK’s Tobacco & Accessories Plans Expansion To Yorktown

YORK-BK’s Tobacco & Accessories is planning to expand, adding a third location on Hampton Highway in York County. It was announced on January 4 that BK’s Tobacco & Accessories, which currently has two locations in Hampton on Mercury Boulevard and...

Tiny Textures Kids’ Hair Salon Coming To Midtown Row

WILLIAMSBURG-A Richmond-based natural hair salon for kids, Tiny Textures, is headed to Williamsburg’s Midtown Row mixed-used development, located at the corner of Richmond Road and Monticello Avenue. The business recently leased 1,203 square feet of retail space in Midtown Row...

York County’s Options Limited When It Comes To Future Of Marquis Shopping Center

YORK–Two days after Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Marquis Shopping Center off Humelsine Parkway closed, York County’s Economic Development Director was blunt when discussing the prospects of a replacement. There’s not much the county can do. “Not really,” Economic Development...

Christmas Pop-up Store At Williamsburg Premium Outlets Will Become A Year-Round Store

JAMES CITY COUNTY –A popular Christmas pop-up store at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road will become a permanent fixture at the shopping complex. Janey Sawyer, owner of The Williamsburg Bazaar Christmas and Gift Store, announced on social media at...

Fat MuNchiez Now Open At Williamsburg Premium Outlets

JAMES CITY-A new store has opened its doors at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond Road. Fat MuNchiez Exotic Snacks carries a variety of treats and snacks including chips, candy, drinks, and more. The shop sells snack items from around the...

Colonial Williamsburg Plans Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Three New Businesses

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, December 17, at 10am for three new businesses that have recently opened in Merchants Square. The three businesses are J. McLaughlin, a chain fashion retailer; FatFace, an apparel and accessories...

Dick’s Sporting Goods In Williamsburg To Permanently Close In January

YORK-Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Marquis Shopping Center will permanently close at the beginning of January. An employee at the store confirmed in a phone call with Peninsula Chronicle on December 14 that the sporting goods store will close on...

You Matter Beauty Supply Celebrates Grand Opening

HAMPTON-Olympia Harley opened her first storefront for You Matter Beauty Supply in Pembroke Crossing shopping center on Saturday, December 4. Harley grew up in Virginia Beach and Norfolk. She started working at a natural hair salon while she was in...

Ashley Furniture Opening In Williamsburg On December 16

YORK-Ashley Furniture will open a new location in Williamsburg in the Kingsgate Green Shopping Center on Waller Mill Road on Thursday, December 16. Ashley Furniture joins Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the shopping complex, which is undergoing a major overhaul....

Lidl Nixes Plans For Location In Grafton

YORK-Lidl has decided against building a new location at 5600 George Washington Highway in Grafton. Since its establishment in 1973, the Germany-based grocery store has branched out to roughly 11,200 stores in 32 countries. Known for their low prices, Lidl...

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York Seeking Artist Applications For “Art At The River”

YORK-Artist applications are due Tuesday, February 1 for the annual juried art show “Art at the River,” which will be held this year on Sunday, May 8. Original artwork in a variety of media are being accepted. This includes painting,...

Eastern State Hospital To Host Job Fair January 27

WILLIAMSBURG-Eastern State Hospital will host a job fair on Thursday, January 27, from 4pm to 6:30pm. The facility is located at 4601 Ironbound Rd. On-the-sport interviews will be available for the following positions: full- and part-time entry-level psychiatric technicians; forensic...

LISC Receives State Funding To Help Small Businesses Impacted By Pandemic

A new initiative called the Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund program was recently launched, providing more than $9.7 million in grants for a dozen projects across the commonwealth. This funding will help create programs and products that will expand...