Rooftop bars re-opening downtown

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UPDATE: Both Vivify and Castiglia’s have opened their rooftop bars for the 2019 season! Spring has finally arrived in downtown Fredericksburg, and people can celebrate the long-overdue occurrence this weekend at two William Street rooftop restaurants/bars. Both Castiglia’s at 324 William Street and Vivify at 314 William Street plan to open their rooftops Thursday. This […]

HFFI honors preservation excellence

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Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Inc. (HFFI) on Sunday honored several area residents and projects for excellence in historic preservation. The awards were handed out during HFFI’s annual meeting at Fredericksburg’s historic former Renwick courthouse. Here are the winners: President’s Exceptional Service Award Winner: Faculty of the Department of Historic Preservation at the University of Mary Washington […]

Harkness Screens property sale highlights February transactions

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The sale of the former Harkness Screens property at 10 Harkness Boulevard was among several notable real estate transactions in Fredericksburg last month, according to the February 2018 deeds report. The roughly 59,400-square-foot building, which sits on about 3.85 acres and is zoned for heavy industrial use, sold to Great Falls-based investor Dominion Real Estate […]