January 2016

December housing market finishes 2015 strong

Housing sales in the Fredericksburg region were unusually strong in December, capping the local real-estate market’s best year in a decade. Kim McClellan, spokeswoman for Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors, said more than 5,000 units sold in 2015, the most since 2005. The 7,200 homes sold...

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Restaurant week bigger than ever at decade mark

Restaurant Week in downtown Fredericksburg turns 10 this year, and a decade into the annual celebration more restaurants are joining in and the menus are growing more sophisticated. Held from Jan. 15 to Jan. 25, the week offers three-course dinners for $20.16–matching the year–and two-course lunches...

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2016 Business Wish List Poll

From an Apple Store to a local zoo, readers had 700 different suggestions for retailers and restaurants they'd like to see open in the Fredericksburg area in 2016. Only 16 of these, however, received more than 2 votes. Voting ends Jan. 9th! Winners will be announced...

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Trampoline facility coming to Spotsylvania

The former Ukrop’s Super Market building at 4250 Plank Road in Spotsylvania County will reopen as an indoor trampoline arena this summer. According to a press release about the project, husband-and-wife team Sebastien and Michaël Vorbe have franchised Rebounderz for the Fredericksburg region.  The news release said...

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