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Thai food and Gloucester Village? At first Tusnee McDaniel wasn’t sure a Thai restaurant would fit into a traditional Main Street that looks like a page from Norman Rockwell’s America. Just before the doors to Bangkok Noi Thai opened in 2008, McDaniel saw a crowd gathering. “Where are all those people going?” she wondered. They … Continue reading “Family and Food Come Together at Bangkok Noi Thai”


The decisions are tough at Sweet Tooth Café & Bakery, especially the ones about cupcakes. Even the most devoted Chocolate Raspberry lover faces a crossroads when the flavors range from Apple Cider to Banana Split to Hot Fudge Sundae to Elvis (banana chocolate topped with peanut butter cream icing and fudge drizzle). “We’ve got between … Continue reading “Whether You’re Hungry for Lunch or a Sugary Treat, Fill Up at Sweet Tooth Café & Bakery”


You don’t just learn about yoga at Honestly Yoga. You learn about you. Walk into the studio founded by Angie McKinster at 6618 Main Street and you’ll inhale the future and exhale the past. McKinster discovered the healing power of yoga after giving birth to twin boys a decade ago and losing one of them … Continue reading “Honestly, It’s the Best Yoga Studio and It’s In the Gloucester Village”


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”


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