What's New in the Historic Triangle

Experience Twists and Turns on Kings Dominion’s New Coaster
Another highly anticipated ride in Virginia’s theme park scene is Kings Dominion’s new Twisted Timbers roller coaster, opening this spring. The massive wooden coaster will feature a 109-foot-tall barrel roll drop and 20 out-of-seat airtime hills, while reaching a top speed of 54 miles per hour. This isn’t just your typical wooden coaster though. The hybrid coaster, a combination of steel and wood, is the first of its kind in the mid-Atlantic and uses the latest technology to give riders an exceptional, scream-worthy experience. To learn more about Twisted Timbers, visit KingsDominion.com

Old City Barbecue is Williamsburg’s Best New Restaurant
Serving up “nose-to-tail” barbecue, Old City Barbecue has captured the appetites of locals and visitors alike. The restaurant, that opened in July 2017, earned The Virginia Gazette’s Best New Restaurant honor in the newspaper’s Best of Williamsburg contest in 2017. Old City specializes in made-from-scratch entrees and sides, including barbecued beef brisket, chicken and pork, as well as collard greens, potato salad and its specialty poblano mac & cheese. Old City’s three owners come from different culinary backgrounds, but all focus on high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients. To learn more about Old City Barbecue, visit OldCityBBQ.com

Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex Welcomes New Aquatics Center
A mecca for recreational fun in Williamsburg, the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex (WISC) opened its aquatics center. The new center features a 10-lane competition pool as well as a learner’s pool. The facility is not just for local swimmers and swim teams. WISC offers swim lessons, aquatics classes for all ages and special events like their Dive-In Movies for kids. Also, take part in some family-friendly competition with their aquatic challenges. To learn more about the WISC Aquatics Center, visit TheWISC.com.

Opa! Kephi Greek Kitchen Joins Williamsburg’s Cuisine Scene
Williamsburg will get a taste of authentic Greek cuisine when Kephi Greek Kitchen opens this spring. “Kephi” comes from the Greek word meaning “passion.” Passion is what you’ll get when you dine at the new restaurant, located on Richmond Road. The staff at Kephi selects the freshest products ranging from local produce to herbs and spices picked from the Taygetos mountain range in southern Greece. To learn more about Kephi Greek Kitchen, visit KephiGreekKitchen.com