Work Nimbly celebrates two years in business with tiniest of ribbon cuttings

Work Nimbly will be hosting a ribbon cutting  for a miniature library, which will be housed inside their offices at 215 Ingram Road. (Courtesy Work Nimbly)

In celebration of the their second anniversary, Work Nimbly, a Williamsburg-based coworking space, has created a business-themed Little Free Library for the local community. According to a press release, Work Nimbly will be hosting a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Friday for the miniature library, which will be housed inside their offices at 215 Ingram […]

Startup for startups opens in Williamsburg

Williamsburg City Council members, VA Senate Candidate Monty Mason and Ignition Center board members cut the ribbon at Ignition’s grand opening. (Courtesy Terrence Riggins)

Ignition Center, a nonprofit business accelerator located on the third floor of the Wells Fargo building in the Williamsburg Arts District, formally celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. According to a recent press release, all five members of the Williamsburg City Council were in attendance, as was Delegate and Virginia Senate […]

Back-to-school supplies tax free this weekend

Students returned to class at Providence Classical School Monday. (Courtesy Providence Classical School)

Attention shoppers! Virginia is offering a sales tax holiday from Aug. 5-7 on qualifying school supplies, clothing and footwear, emergency preparedness items, and certain energy-efficient products. According to a news release from Governor Terry McAuliffe, the three day exemption from state and local sales tax was created to financially assist families during back-to-school shopping and […]

ALDI grand opening draws shoppers by the dozen

By 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, a crowd was already gathered outside ALDI for its grand opening. (Adrienne Berard/WYDaily)

Cathleen Handlin was up long before dawn on Thursday. A retired cultural anthropologist, Handlin, more than most people, appreciates social rituals. So when she heard that an ALDI supermarket was coming to Williamsburg, Handlin made a pact with herself that she would be the franchise’s first customer. “Even though ALDI is a German corporation,” Handlin […]

Craft brewery coming to JCC Marina

The entrance to the JCC Marina. (Photo courtesy of James City County)

A destination craft brewery is coming to the James City County Marina. Dave Baum, a James City County resident and founder of Billsburg Brewery, signed a lease Tuesday morning to establish the brewery at the marina. “It’s been the idea and the dream for years, and it’s all coming together,” Baum said. The IT professional […]

Colonial Williamsburg schedules winter programming pause

The Capitol is among the Colonial Williamsburg sites traditionally closed in January for maintenance. (WYDaily Staff)

Colonial Williamsburg will temporarily shut down some Historic Area, hospitality and admissions operations early next year to focus on preservation and training. The historical park traditionally implements a limited programming schedule each January to coincide with the seasonal lull in visitation that takes place just after the winter holidays. The next programming pause is set to […]

New logo IDs businesses supporting Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg will be looking to fill openings both inside and outside of the historic area at its two job fairs next week. (Courtesy Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

Shoppers in Merchants Square may notice something new this month in the windows of certain shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. Colonial Williamsburg is debuting an official Merchants Square logo to designate businesses that support the organization’s mission of historical preservation and education. More than 40 businesses, all of which belong to the Merchants Square Association […]