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Small Business Profiles

The Jefferson Restaurant A Williamsburg Staple For More Than 60 Years

WILLIAMSBURG-The Jefferson Restaurant on Richmond Road in Williamsburg has been a community fixture for more than 60 years. The establishment, which specializes in steak and seafood, first opened on October 5, 1956. “We are perhaps the oldest family owned and operated...

Linda Matney Gallery In Williamsburg Offers An Oasis For Contemporary Artists And Connoisseurs

WILLIAMSBURG-A jaunt to Athens, GA at the age of 21 changed the course of John L. “Lee” Matney Jr.’s life forever. The Richmond native grew up in Newport News and graduated from Hampton Roads Academy before heading back to...

Critter Sitters And More Offers Peace Of Mind For Pet Owners

At one point or another almost everyone who owns an animal has asked a friend, relative, or co-worker to check in on their beloved pet when they have had to go out of town for work or vacation to...

TechArk Is Building A Peninsula Presence

TechArk, a digital marketing and technology solutions provider based in Norfolk, is taking steps to expand its presence on the Peninsula. Although the company already has a number of large customers on the Peninsula including W.M. Jordan, Newport News...

Marl Inn Bed & Breakfast In Yorktown Offers Tranquil Home Away From Home Accommodations

YORK-Apostolos “Paul” and Amy Demetry took a leap of faith seven years ago and purchased their first inn, Marl Inn Bed & Breakfast, after a few years of mindful preparation. Situated on Church Street in the heart of Yorktown Village,...

Rosa Colombian Bar & Grill Offers A Taste of South America

NEWPORT NEWS—Rosa owner and chef, Oscar Parra, doesn’t speak a lot of English. But his love of food and his quest to bring authentic Colombian recipes to the Peninsula transcends any language barriers that may exist. Fortunately, local residents are...

The Chipper Restaurant In Grafton Becoming A Local Favorite

YORK-A fish and chips restaurant in York County is gaining in popularity after becoming a franchise last year. Longtime restauranteur Patrick O’Carroll opened The Chipper four years ago in Grafton. Liam Bennett had been working as a kitchen manager for...

Corporate America Employee Finds Second Career As a Life Coach

WILLIAMSBURG-After 18 years in corporate America working for a Fortune 200 Company, Terrie Nathan sought a change. Initially, she thought of early retirement, but as she was about to get remarried, she had another idea: life coaching. “I felt a...

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Hampton Planning Commission Approves Live Entertainment Request For 29th & Green Bistro

HAMPTON-The City of Hampton’s Planning Commission recently approved two new zoning amendments, giving the green light to a nightclub to offer live entertainment and...

Apartment Complex In Newport News Sells For $32 Million

Newport News-An apartment complex in Newport News was recently sold for more than $30 million. Berkadia reported the sale of the 256-unit development on September...

Home-Based Business Conference Planned For October 7

YORK – With the number of home-based businesses on the rise in the region, the Peninsula communities are continuing to do all they can...