Sunday, September 24, 2023

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Outdoor patio, Cajun seafood, winter weather and more

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation.

Here are this week’s most-read stories.

Bourbon pairings

Ironclad Distillery recently opened a new outside patio where customers can sip bourbon and smoke a cigar or two. “It was just a loading dock,” said Kara King, who co-owns the business with her family, adding it shared the space with Paul Davis Restoration next door. READ MORE.

Do you like cigars and bourbon? This place offers both

Crab house

A Cajun-style seafood restaurant recently opened in Hampton. Juicy King Crab House is a regional chain with another location in Ocean City, Maryland, according to its website. READ MORE.

‘Cajun-style’ seafood, anyone? Well, a place just opened in Hampton

Weather forecast

At the Winter Outlook teleconference on Thursday, forecasters from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center discussed the temperature, precipitation and drought predictions throughout the nation. READ MORE.

OK folks, it’s time to talk about winter. Here’s what forecasters are predicting

Buckroe Beach

More than 100 people attended the public meeting at Buckroe Beach Baptist Church recently to hear about the renovations options at Buckroe Beach. Residents also had the opportunity to voice their opinions through a survey, said Alison Eubank, placemaking planner for the city’s planning commission. READ MORE.

Hampton is planning to improve Buckroe Beach. Here’s what’s up

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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