Monday, December 5, 2022

Hospitality & Tourism

Urban Air Adventure Park Slated To Open In Newport News In 2023

NEWPORT NEWS-Urban Air Adventure Park, an indoor amusement facility, has been given the go-ahead to open a location on the Peninsula. On November 22, the Newport News City Council approved a conditional use permit to operate the facility in the...

James City County Parks & Recreation Department Earns National Reaccreditation

JAMES CITY-James City County announced on November 28 that its Parks and Recreation Department recently earned reaccreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The distinction makes...

Gloucester Parks, Recreation & Tourism Picks Up Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

GLOUCESTER-Gloucester Parks, Recreation & Tourism was recently awarded a $5,000 grant for its Visit Gloucester for The Holidays & Beyond project. The grant comes from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC), which awarded more than $300,000 for 64 local and...

Virginia Living Museum Creates Santa’s Nature Reserve For The Holidays

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Living Museum (VLM) has transformed its boardwalk trail into Santa’s Nature Reserve for the holidays, replete with soft lights along the wooded trail that lead visitors to StoryBook Village and a family Dinosaur Tale. Kids and...

Ferguson NlightN Holiday Event Schedule Brings Seasonal Events To Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Starting last week during Thanksgiving and running through New Year’s Day, the Ferguson NlightN Holiday Event Series is bringing the sights and sounds of the season to Newport News for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. Pronounced “enlighten,” the...

York County’s Holiday Events Include Inaugural Nighttime Market

YORK-York County has more than half a dozen holiday events on its calendar to help usher in the Christmas season for community members. Seasonal celebrations kick off on Friday, December 2 with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Victory Monument...

Mathews Historical Museum Hosting Christmas Bazaar December 9-10

MATHEWS-The Mathews Historical Museum will host a holiday bazaar on Friday, December 9. The two-day event will feature local artisans selling jewelry, baked goods, holiday greens, and other gifts for the holiday season. Patrons can also pick up a special holiday...

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...

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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...

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...

Businesses Often Struggle With The Difference Between Employees And Independent Contractors

NEWPORT NEWS – Differentiating between an employee and an independent contractor is not always easy. The United States Department of Labor and many states...