Monday, June 17, 2024

ICYMI: Berret’s hopes to build a stage, BurgerIM in York County, America’s Got Talent

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

Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories.

This seafood restaurant is putting in a stage for live music

Berret’s Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill has applied for a special use permit with the city’s Architectural Review Board to place a stage on the business’ lawn for live musical performances, according to documents from the city. READ MORE

Berret’s Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill has applied for a special use permit with Williamsburg’s Architectural Review Board to place a stage for live music on the outdoor lawn. (WYDaily/Google Maps)
Berret’s Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill has applied for a special use permit with Williamsburg’s Architectural Review Board to place a stage for live music on the outdoor lawn. (WYDaily/Google Maps)

Here’s a burger joint set to open in York County

BurgerIM, an Israeli burger franchise company with headquarters in California, is setting up shop near Posh Nails & Spa off George Washington Memorial Highway in York County. READ MORE

BurgerIM, a restaurant chain based in California, is coming to York County (WYDaily/ Julia Marsigliano)
BurgerIM, a restaurant chain based in California, is coming to York County (WYDaily/ Julia Marsigliano)

Williamsburg woman brings apothecary, herbal treatments to Norge storefront

Amanda Bates grew up accustomed to seeing a plethora of jars and canned goods stored around her family’s home in small-town Maine. READ MORE

Earlier this month, Amanda Bates did some testing in her home kitchen for certain product recipes, including a coffee scrub pictured here. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Green Cauldron Apothecary)
Earlier this month, Amanda Bates did some testing in her home kitchen for certain product recipes, including a coffee scrub pictured here. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Green Cauldron Apothecary)

This new group is bringing neighbors in Williamsburg closer — by buying ‘nothing’

A new group has come to Williamsburg that will bring neighbors closer together by cleaning out their closets. READ MORE

The new Buy Nothing Project Williamsburg group is a place where neighbors can help each other out by sharing items and skills. (WYDaily/courtesy of Pixabay)
The new Buy Nothing Project Williamsburg group is a place where neighbors can help each other out by sharing items and skills. (WYDaily/courtesy of Pixabay)

Meet the Williamsburg man, Army veteran competing in America’s Got Talent

Much of Ron Henry’s life has been about service. READ MORE

Williamsburg resident Ron Henry (far right) and three other active duty and retired military members -- together comprising a cappella group Voices of Service -- are in the running to win this year’s America’s Got Talent. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Trae Patton/NBC)
Williamsburg resident Ron Henry (far right) and three other active duty and retired military members — together comprising a cappella group Voices of Service — are in the running to win this year’s America’s Got Talent. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Trae Patton/NBC)
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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