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You can’t miss The Silver Box on Main Street in Gloucester Village, especially this time of year when graduates and tourists frequently stop for a spontaneous photo shoot. A daffodil mural painted on the side of the gift shop at the corner of Main Street and Botetourt Avenue draws folks to the spot. Commissioned in … Continue reading “The Silver Box is Special From the Inside Out”


Walk inside the Goodman Home on Main Street and treasures from another time await. What you find can change from one day to the next. A limited edition Beatrix Potter figurine, Rockingham China of England, is among the small finds. A decorated hand-painted china cabinet and an 1873 carved block front secretary are among the … Continue reading “The Goodman Home is Main Street’s Treasure Chest”


Emilie and Michael Richardson were eager to try something new. Their eldest son lived in Newport News, and being closer to him was a priority. While searching for floral businesses within an easy drive to their son, the Floridians discovered Gloucester and everything special about Smith’s Florist & Gift Shoppe. Jean Smith had owned Smith’s … Continue reading “Find Something Beautiful at Smith’s Florist & Gift Shoppe”


Vashti Wilcher was a woman ahead of her time as an entrepreneur in 1961. Her legacy, Vashti Jewelers, remains a local treasure in Edgehill Shopping Center just off Main Street in Gloucester Village. “It was just unheard of 60 years ago for women to have their own business,” says Nicole Michael, Vashti’s granddaughter and today … Continue reading “Generations of Women Have Made Vashti’s Jewelers Shine for Six Decades”


Everybody knows Yolanda’s in Gloucester Village, whether for its distinctive made-in-the-USA apparel or thanks to the unique gallery that showcases the work of local artists. The women’s clothing store has been a staple at 6658 Main Street for years, occupying what was once Twice Told Tales bookstore. Owner Yolanda Teschner moved to Gloucester in 1983 … Continue reading “Art and Fashion Go Together at Yolanda’s”


The plan didn’t call for Allyson Bridges to open her own boutique, at least if you ask her. She was 24, a year into paying a mortgage and worked delivering flowers for her grandmother’s Gloucester Main Street florist shop. But an offhanded reference to a friend at the Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust about Gloucester … Continue reading “Head Into Up South and Walk Out With Something Special”


Don’t be surprised if your peek inside The Nurtury turns into an extended stay. It’s hard to leave this modern apothecary where nature, science, spirituality and magic converge to offer healing and wellbeing. Whether you want to sleep better or lessen a gnawing pain, whether you want to reduce wrinkles or repel mosquitos, The Nurtury … Continue reading “Explore an Alternative Way to Healing Inside the Warmth of The Nurtury”


Even at 10-years-old, Paige Williams was into plating, albeit with hotdogs and mandarin oranges arranged into a smiley face. “I’ve always had an eye for things,” Williams says. “I love creating different things, and I love food.” Still, she didn’t anticipate owning her own gourmet marketplace at the age of 23, but the pieces fell … Continue reading “Local Flavors Highlight Kelsick Specialty Market and Coming Soon — A Roaring ’20s Inspiration”


Travel to Main Street to shop, dine and explore in the Gloucester Village! Pick up a PASSPORT today! Here’s how it works! Earn a stamp for every $25 you spend at the following Gloucester Village businesses and get entered to win $100 gift certificates! Vashti’s Jewelers The Nurtury Yolanda’s Up South The Silver Box Sweet … Continue reading “Your PASSPORT To The Gloucester Village”


The Riverside Walter Reed Hospital team of volunteers are delighted to announce that the community can kick off its holiday shopping Monday, Dec. 2 and Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Daffodil Gift Shop at the hospital just off of Main Street, located at 7519 Hospital Drive, Gloucester, Virginia 23061. … Continue reading “Holiday Shopping at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Gift Shop”


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