Thursday, October 6, 2022

York County

Tambora Latin Cuisine In York County Closes

YORK-A Latin restaurant on George Washington Memorial Highway has closed after two years in operation. Tambora Latin Cuisine, located at 1900 George Washington Memorial Highway, shut its doors in September. The restaurant shared news of its closure in a social media...

Regional Economic Forecast is Mostly Cloudy With A Chance of Recession

YORK-The economy is “quite strange right now,” said Greg Grootendorst, chief economist with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, who presented a sobering update to the York County Board of Supervisors during its work session on Tuesday, October 4....

Retail Alliance Announces Retailer Of The Year Award Winners

HAMPTON-Retail Alliance announced its Retailer of the Year Awards during an event held on September 22 at the Virginia Air & Space Science Center in Hampton. Village Bicycles in Newport News received the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award, while the Overall...

Work Progressing On BoAT Trail From Jamestown To Fort Monroe

WILLIAMSBURG – Thanks to the Virginia Capital Trail, cyclists, runners, walkers, and others can travel east from Richmond to Jamestown without competing with motor vehicles. If a companion project in its early stages comes to fruition, the route will...

Bay Haven Grille in York County Reopens Under New Ownership

YORK-After more than 17 years in operation, Bay Haven Grille temporarily closed on George Washington Highway in May after one of its owners had to call it quits due to health reasons. Now, roughly four months later, the restaurant...

Lazy Daisy Opening New Location In Kiln Creek

YORK-A popular area gift shop has plans to open a new location near Kiln Creek soon. The Breeden Company announced on September 28 that the Richmond-based merchant Lazy Daisy has signed a lease in Yorktown’s Village Square at Kiln Creek...

Water Country USA Welcoming New Attraction In 2023

YORK-On September 27, Water Country USA announced that it will welcome a new attraction next year. Riptide Race, the first dueling pipeline in Virginia, is set to open sometime in 2023. The new ride will be the tenth water slide...

Play A Round Family Fun Center in York County Revs Up For A New Attraction

YORK-Play A Round Family Fun Center is adding a new feature to its amusement repertoire. The amusement center plans to open a new electric go-kart track, equipped with 10 go-karts, this fall. It will be approximately 500 feet...

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Yankee Candle Returning To Williamsburg For The Holiday Season

JAMES CITY-Yankee Candle is making a return to Greater Williamsburg, albeit temporary. The candle retailer is opening a popup at Williamsburg Premium Outlets on Richmond...