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Here are the most-read business stories in November.
Place your bets
Colonial Downs LLC. and Peninsula Pacific Entertainment, based in Richmond, broke ground on the property soon after City Council approved a building permit for the off-track betting site last January. READ MORE.
Rosie’s Gaming Emporium is opening in Hampton. Here’s when to place your bets
Upscale sports bar
Robert “Free” Freeman and his best friend, Antoine Bethea decided to open a hangout spot where people from the community can relax and unwind. “We just wanted to have a place we can come to,” Freeman said, adding they didn’t want to open a club or a restaurant. READ MORE.
Two friends opened a community bar. One happens to be a football player for the New York Giants
New adventure park
The Speed Club Center in Denbigh closed last year and as of April, the building has a new tenant. Surge Adventure Park. The amusement park is a national chain with another location in Virginia Beach. READ MORE.
The Speed Club closed last year. Its former location has a new tenant, and it has an NFL connection
Exclusive membership lounge
Hampton residents know them for their Mango Mangeux bistro, The Hampton event venue, two Simply Panache Place boutique hotels, the Simply Panache Nail Bar & Pedi Spa on Mallory street, and now their exclusive lounge, Noir — The “Simply Panache Group” is conquering Phoebus and growing their lifestyle brand one business at a time. READ MORE.
This company is opening their fifth business in Phoebus. This one is exclusive
Indoor trampoline park
Featured attractions at Sky Zone include a ninja warrior course with varying difficulties, Wipeout, a contraption that sits on a trampoline where kids have to avoid the swinging arms, trampoline dodgeball, jousting, a zip line and a big, foam pit. READ MORE.
This trampoline park is opening in Hampton and about 100 jobs need to be filled