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Hospitality & Tourism

The Perfect Pairing: Brew Pubs And Trivia Nights

People have been fascinated with trivia and the ability to recall random facts well before the popular game show “Jeopardy” made its television premiere in 1964. Some people enjoy it just for the personal challenge. Some want to beat...

Virginia Living Museum Adds New Backyard Adventures Exhibit

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Living Museum (VLM) will launch a new temporary exhibit in February to showcase the hidden world of science and wonder that is present in our very own backyards. The Backyard Adventures exhibit will run from February...

National Park Service Announces Fee-Free Days For 2022

JAMES CITY-Throughout the year, The National Park Service waives entrance fees for certain days throughout the year. The first fee-free day is scheduled for Martin Luther King Jr. day on Monday, January 17. Virginia is home to 19 National...

250 Commission Names Cheryl Wilson Executive Director

WILLIAMSBURG – The Virginia American Revolution 250 Commission events still are four years away. However, a major role has been filled as Cheryl Wilson was recently named the executive director of the commission. Wilson has extensive experience in the field,...

Williamsburg’s Restaurant Week Set For January 21-31

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association (WARA) will hold its annual Restaurant Week Friday, January 21, through Monday, January 31. Restaurant Week has grown in popularity because it typically offers the opportunity for customers to taste many varieties of discounted food...

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Announces The Launch Of New Director’s Series

JAMES CITY-The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation recently announced the launch of a six-part Director’s Series that will be held at Jamestown Settlement in 2022. The series features Executive Director Christy S. Coleman engaging in lively and enlightening conversations with some of...

Casinos Are A Game Of Chance

With casinos in Norfolk and Portsmouth scheduled to open in 2023, one big question remains: Are they a sure bet, a safe bet, or a sucker’s bet? “It really depends on who you talk to,” said Gretchen Heal, the Vice...

Firehouse Coffee 1881 On Fort Monroe Under New Ownership

HAMPTON—There are a lot of changes in the works on Fort Monroe, including the ownership of the popular Firehouse Coffee 1881 café, previously operated by Donna and Tim Wray. Due to family matters, the Wrays reluctantly needed to sell...