Tuesday, December 6, 2022

ICYMI: Trump visits Jamestown, keto in Williamsburg, Cuban cafe still closed and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Get in on the conversation with this list of most-read stories on WYDaily from this week.

‘Our beloved republic is the envy of the entire world’: Trump visits Jamestown

Exactly 400 years ago on July 30, the first burgesses met in a small timber frame church at Jamestown, giving birth to democracy in the New World. READ MORE

President Donald J. Trump speaks at Jamestown Settlement Tuesday, July 30, 2019. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Youtube)
President Donald J. Trump speaks at Jamestown Settlement Tuesday, July 30, 2019. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Youtube)

A new group might just change how Williamsburg eats

“This isn’t a ‘go on a diet’ kind of thing, it’s a lifestyle change,” said Melissa Moss, one of the leaders of the new Keto & Low Carb Support Group.  READ MORE

The Ketogenic Diet uses high fat and protein with low carbs to help the convert fatty acids and ketones in the liver. When there is more ketones in the blood system, the body enters a state of ketosis, according to Charlie Foundation for Ketogenic Therapies. (WYDaily file)
The Ketogenic Diet uses high fat and protein with low carbs to help the convert fatty acids and ketones in the liver. When there is more ketones in the blood system, the body enters a state of ketosis, according to Charlie Foundation for Ketogenic Therapies. (WYDaily file)

Cuban cafe in Williamsburg remains closed

Williamsburg’s only Cuban restaurant is closed until the fall. READ MORE

The front of Habana Hemingway Cafe. (WYDaily file)
The front of Habana Hemingway Cafe. (WYDaily/File photo)

It’s revealed: New record-breaking Busch Gardens coaster will be named Pantheon

The ride will be in the Festa Italia village and reach speeds up to 72.5 mph and have two inversions, a 95-degree drop, heights up to 180 feet and four launches, Busch Gardens announced in a news release. READ MORE

Construction on Pantheon, a new roller coaster slated to open spring 2020, is underway at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Busch Gardens)
Construction on Pantheon, a new roller coaster slated to open spring 2020, is underway at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Busch Gardens)

A little bit of Germany is flourishing in Williamsburg

Calling all German enthusiasts: a new group of people have started meeting to share their love of German culture, language and heritage. READ MORE

The German Kaffeeklatsch Meetup is for anyone with a love for Germany's culture, language and heritage. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Pixabay)
The German Kaffeeklatsch Meetup is for anyone with a love for Germany’s culture, language and heritage. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Pixabay)
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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