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New Location for William & Mary Campus Book Store

  By Williamsburg Visitor Staff A favorite holiday shopping destination in Williamsburg, Virginia is the William & Mary Bookstore. It’s new location is set to open at 601 Prince George St. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021.The bookstore has long...
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Yankee Candle’s Williamsburg Virginia store closes

Yankee Candle Closes   Sadly, the Yankee Candle flagship store in Williamsburg closed on April 18th 2021. Even in the unprecedented upheaval of the Covid pandemic this came as a surprise to locals and visitors alike. The...
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Williamsburg Gets A New Brewery

Brewery Opening Soon:Continuing the trend of Williamsburg, Virginia becoming the “spot” for beer lovers is the recently announced addition of Frothy Moon Brewhouse. Located on the former site of Cook’s Greenhouse, it will feature...

New Outdoor Fitness Station On The Capital Trail

There is no question the addition of the VirginiaCapital Trail amplified the number of bicyclist and outdoor enthusiasts coming to Williamsburg Virginia. It seems every year more incentives are added to the trail making...
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Historic Jamestowne Reopens to Public Visitors

Closed since December 21, 2020, Jamestown Rediscovery and their partner, the National Park Service at Colonial National Historical Park, have reopened Historic Jamestowne to the public.  There are several Covid19 related changes: All public programs, including...
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New Williamsburg Virginia Business Opens: The Sipping Flea

In this Coronavirus era seeing new businesses opening signals that a return to normal times is around the corner. Local business owners Jeff and Nancy Lee opened their 3rd local Williamsburg, Virginia business, The...

Christina Campbell’s Fire Labeled Suspicious

Local authorities call fire at Christiana Campbell’s Tavern Inn “suspicious:  At approximately 2:29 a.m., local Williamsburg fire departments were dispatched to area for a brush fire that was threatening the building, according to a...

Life After Corona: Moody’s Kitchen Opens on Merrimac Trail

Now open: Moody’s Kitchen is now open at 7129 Merrimac Trail. Moody’s Kitchen is a brand new restaurant concept designed to produce high quality food to be eaten in the comfort of your dining...
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Coronavirus Warning: What It Means For Williamsburg Virginia

It's only a matter of time before the new coronavirus spreads to communities across the United States, including Virginia,
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Update: Monticello Multi-Use Trail

Monticello Multi-Use Trail that was approved by City Council in 2017 is taking shape.