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Here are some of WYDaily’s most-read local business stories in May

With dozens of local coronavirus stories dominating the news cycle every day, it’s easy to miss some other news here and there.

Here are five of our most-read local business stories in May you may have missed.

Earth Fare comeback?

Earth Fare in Williamsburg might be regaining new life. READ MORE

Will Earth Fare reopen in Midtown Row? There’s a ‘distinct possibility’

New neighbor

The plan is tentatively called Ford’s Bluff — it’s on approximately 180 acres in James City County near Ford’s Colony. READ MORE

Retirement community planned near Ford’s Colony

New owners

The apartment complex, 5302 Lane Place Drive, is made up of 224 one-, two- and three-bedroom units and community amenities include a swimming pool, playground, clubhouse and an outdoor area with grilling stations. READ MORE

This apartment complex in James City County sold for $26 million

Artisan pizza place

Steven DeFonzo is familiar with family-style pizza places and the value of a good slice, which is why he decided to open a new pizza restaurant in Williamsburg. READ MORE

New pizza place serving artisan pies opens in Williamsburg

‘At-home’ bakery

It was 15 years ago when Bryant first started baking items for family and friends, but she’s been familiar with the end of a pastry ladle since she was a little girl. READ MORE

New at-home bakery looks to bring back the flavors of childhood

John Mangalonzohttp://wydaily.com
John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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