Virginia Beach Mexican restaurant set to open on Bypass Road

Jose Tequilas Mexican Grill and Cantina plans to open a new restaurant in Williamsburg in early March. (Courtesy Jose Tequila Facebook)

Historic Triangle residents will soon be seeing a popular Virginia Beach restaurant in their own backyard. Jose Tequilas Mexican Grill and Cantina plans to open a new restaurant in Williamsburg in early March, said General Manager Frankie Ledezma. “We really love the area, and it’s family oriented,” Ledezma said.  “Even having the College of William […]

New Entrepreneurship Center aims to foster startup culture at W&M

Students, faculty and professional mentors and entrepreneurs are collaborating at the new Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business. (Stephen Salpukas/W&M News)

William & Mary student Asher Smith-Rose ’18 is an example of the target audience for a new addition on campus. He’s not a business major, but he’s interested in entrepreneurship and is part of a startup company that came out of the university. Students are exploring business ideas, collaborating and benefiting from the help of […]

D.C. woman plans to open cat cafe in Williamsburg


A new café may be opening in Williamsburg this spring, and its owner hopes to provide her patrons with tasty snacks, refreshing drinks and some quality time with felines. Meowington’s Café is the name of a prospective new business by Washington, D.C. resident Lauren Baxter. Baxter said her idea is simple: to provide a place […]

Williamsburg Shopping Center sells for $13.3 mil, City hopes for economic development


Williamsburg Shopping Center is under new management, and both the city and the new owners see great potential for the property. The midtown Shopping Center was purchased by the Maryland-based Broad Street Realty, LLC, according to Williamsburg Economic Director Michele Mixner Dewitt. The sale was finalized Jan. 6, 2017 for $13.3 million. “Williamsburg Shopping Center […]

Handel’s Ice Cream closes in Lightfoot, may be replaced by AutoZone

Handel's Ice Cream vacant building sits idle along Richmond Road. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

Fans of Handel’s Ice Cream will need to find a new location to enjoy frozen treats this year.  Handel’s, located on Richmond Road in Lightfoot, will be demolished if a proposal is approved by James City County’s Development Review Committee, according to Planning Director Paul Holt.   A preliminary site plan, acquired by WYDaily, indicates the […]

3 Amigos opens in York County, bringing Mexican food to Nelson’s Grant


A new restaurant has opened in Yorktown and fans of Mexican food are finding a reason to celebrate. 3 Amigos Mexican Restaurant opened Monday in Nelson’s Grant on Route 17. The restaurant is the sixth 3 Amigos restaurant in Hampton Roads, with other locations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Yorktown on Kiln Creek Parkway, and in […]