Williamsburg Local Business
Local business in Williamsburg, VA
Tuesday | via The Flat Hat
Liberty's Ice Pavilion gets its name from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's mascot, Liberty, a Briard puppy. GABRIELLE PACHON / THE FLAT HAT Students hoping to slip and slide on the ice this winter have to look no further than Duke of Gloucester Street. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Colonial Williamsburg's first official ice skaters took to the rink Friday evening, as Liberty's Ice Pavilion was opened. "It's only fitting that Colonial Williamsburg's first ice skating rink be named after our first mascot, Liberty, the newest and most popular member of our interpretive staff," Colonial Williamsburg President Mitchell Reiss said, as Liberty - one of two Briard puppies who portray George Washington's dog - sat beside him. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via 24-7 Press Release
WILLIAMSBURG, VA, November 20, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Holiday wishes can still come true for those hoping to hear Christmas carols dancing off of steel pans, to dine on freshly caught spiny lobster in lieu of glazed ham and ready to trade sweaters for swimsuits. These insider tips can make a Caribbean Christmas the season's best present and a reality at the region's top resorts. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Work continued Thursday on Colonial Williamsburg's new ice rink on Duke of Gloucester Street, schedule to open later this month. The outside rink will feature real ice, maintained by a 'chiller' attached to the rink. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via Christian Science Monitor
Parking tickets can be paid with donations of canned food through the Food for Fines program in Lexington, Ky. It helps the hungry but also appeals to people's need to feel that they make a difference. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Home sales dipped across the Peninsula in October as the region's housing market enters a holiday and winter slowdown. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information Network Inc., which tracks and researches housing trends across Hampton Roads, reported 466 new and existing home sales across the Peninsula in October. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via St. Petersburg Times
A day after announcing major changes that include phasing out killer whale shows at their San Diego park and focusing more on saving Mother Nature, SeaWorld executives woke up Tuesday morning to mixed reviews at best. Animal activists say their plan doesn't go far enough, and Wall Street seems skeptical this will help boost the company's bottom line, which has sagged significantly since the release of the critcal documentary Blackfish. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via The Flat Hat
Awarded Ireland's Best Tenor, Anthony Kearns has toured all around Ireland and the United States with the internationally recognized Irish Tenors trio, performed for several U.S. presidents and Pope Francis, and now will be singing a solo concert at the Kimball Theater in Williamsburg on Nov. 13. Kearns is known for his versatility and will be singing an eclectic selection of songs at his upcoming concert. The concert will feature his voice accompanied only by Jon Laird on piano. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via Curbed
As we all know, history likes to repeat itself, but so does architecture as can be seen with the James Anderson House in Williamsburg, Virginia. The structure is so attractive that a single-family home in both Litchfield, Connecticut and Fairfax Station, Virginia were designed to have an identical facade. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via PressReleasePoint
Starbucks Hires More Than 5,500 Veterans and Military Spouses, Surpasses Half-Way Mark in Commitment to Employ At Least 10,000 by 2018 Company Announces Plans to Reach 30 Military Family Stores near U.S. Military Bases in 2016, a Unique Store Concept Managed by Veterans and Military Spouses Committed to Connecting Veterans and Families to Community and Transition Resources Active Duty Service Members, Veterans and Military Spouses Honored on Veterans Day in Stores Across the Nation With Free Coffee, Veterans Starbucks Card in Partnership with the USO and Coffee Donations to Troops Serving Overseas SEATTLE ; November 9, 2015 - Starbucks Corporation today announced a significant hiring milestone and investments to further bridge the gap between the military and civilians since only 12 percent of the U.S. public understands the service and sacrifice of the one percent who have served. ... (more) Comment?
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