Ike & Rita’s opening in Canal Quarter

Ike & Rita’s opening in Canal Quarter

Nov 15, 2021by Bill Freehling in Business News

A bakery and cafe will open soon inside Canal Quarter Arts at 1517 Princess Anne Street in Fredericksburg.

Santa’s Mailbox returning to Fredericksburg

Santa’s Mailbox returning to Fredericksburg

Nov 15, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles

The Rappahannock Fredericksburg Rotary Club on November 27 will place a “Santa’s Mailbox” on the corner of Caroline and George streets downtown, and will offer return letters directly from the North Pole.

Foode featured in Northern Virginia Magazine

Foode featured in Northern Virginia Magazine

Nov 10, 2021by Bill Freehling in Business News

Foode in downtown Fredericksburg is one of five restaurants featured in a recent Northern Virginia Magazine article about eateries that are “as pretty as they are delicious.”

SBA extends application deadline for loan program

SBA extends application deadline for loan program

Small businesses and nonprofits opened before January 2020 may still apply for the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) through December 31.

Creative studio and flower shop opens on Caroline Street

Creative studio and flower shop opens on Caroline Street

A creative studio, specialty retailer and full-service flower shop has opened on Caroline Street across from the Fredericksburg Visitor Center downtown.

Holiday Open House Weekend is here

Holiday Open House Weekend is here

Nov 9, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles

Downtown Fredericksburg’s annual Holiday Open House Weekend is upon us.

Multi-tenant building proposed in Celebrate VA

Multi-tenant building proposed in Celebrate VA

Nov 8, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles

A 12,000-square-foot multi-tenant retail building is proposed on a 1.78-acre parcel off Fall Hill Avenue in Fredericksburg.

Planning Department now open in Executive Plaza

Planning Department now open in Executive Plaza

Nov 8, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles

Fredericksburg’s Community Planning and Building Department has re-located to the Executive Plaza on Caroline Street, creating a one-stop permitting center for the first time.

Twin Lake/Kensington bicycle and pedestrian connector planned

Twin Lake/Kensington bicycle and pedestrian connector planned

A public information session is scheduled to discuss the planned multi-use trail along the north side of Lafayette Boulevard from the Telegraph Hill development to Twin Lake Drive and the future construction of a multi-use trail from the Virginia Central Railway (VCR) Trail to Springwood Drive.

OceanFirst Financial, Partners Bancorp announce merger

OceanFirst Financial, Partners Bancorp announce merger

Nov 4, 2021by Bill Freehling in All Articles

The parent company of Virginia Partners Bank has entered into a definitive merger agreement with New Jersey-based OceanFirst Financial Corp.