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  • Businesses slow to move to Fort Monroe

    Businesses slow to move to Fort Monroe
    HAMPTON — Across the street from Fort Monroe's iconic beaches are a row of brick-facade buildings. Some teem with activity while others sit vacant. A slow drip of business activity is beginning to repopulate Fort Monroe as the decommissioned...
  • Brewery, winery aim to breathe life into dormant corner of Smithfield

    Brewery, winery aim to breathe life into dormant corner of Smithfield
    SMITHFIELD — A pair of new businesses are opening in Historic Downtown Smithfield that officials hope will breathe life into a long-ignored corner of the town. When Peter Stephenson arrived in Smithfield more than 18 years ago to take the job as...
  • Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment

    Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment
    Windsor officials fear their town will be devastated if the state chooses the cheapest, most environmentally friendly option to improve Route 460. The bulk of Windsor's businesses — as well as numerous homes, churches and municipal buildings...
  • Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia

    Uber, Lyft get temporary green light in Virginia
    Virginia is allowing so-called ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate temporarily in the state based on certain conditions, Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring jointly announced Wednesday. The taxi industry is crying foul....
  • 3dCart grows as startups move online

    3dCart grows as startups move online
    It's a common plight: Someone wants to open a store online but doesn't have the technical skills. A Tamarac business is growing by meeting that need. 3dCart is a company that allows anyone to build an online store — without knowing how to code....
  • Business booms in Buckroe

    Business booms in Buckroe
    Buckroe Beach has long been a place where the beach bum ethos mixed with the hardscrabble attitude of the blue-collar workers to create a blend of quirkiness unmatched on the Peninsula. In the past year, the rebounding real estate market is injecting...
  • Facebook gives tips to small businesses

    Facebook gives tips to small businesses
    Lots of businesspeople apparently want to know more aboaut Facebook. More than 500 attended an event Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton to help small businesses optimize the social media site. Small-business owners said they're...
  • Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable

    Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable
    Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn. She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
  • Ad campaign finds audience

    HAMPTON — When members of the city's marketing division sat down last year, they knew they needed a simple, concise strategy that explained why businesses operate here — why they choose Hampton. The "Choose Hampton" campaign now includes 20...
  • DP Buzz: Stormwater drainage

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...