| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Take a look at the coming week's Hampton Roads literary events.
Saturday, Oct. 12
Richard LaMotte - author book-signing
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
North American Sea Glass Festival
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th St., Virginia Beach
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Don't be fooled by their leather jackets and roaring motorcycles — bikers have a lot of love to give.
Bikers are often portrayed in films and TV as hoodlums or troublemakers, but Oliver Shokouh, owner of Harley-Davidson of Glendale, said he wants...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Harley-Davidson celebrated it's 110th birthday with a four-day festival in Milwaukee, Wis. Foo Fighters' front man Dave Grohl kicked things off right Thursday, when he joined a cover band for a surprise appearance....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:02 PM
After a traditional Christian service Sunday, the Rev. Terrence Alspaugh stepped outside his historic stone church and faced a collection of motorcycles.
The congregation of this little church by the Baltimore County woods formed a circle. They bowed...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Three-year-old Deonta Howard, the youngest victim of last week's mass shooting in a South Side park, sang a little hymn and even imitated a TV reporter as he met the media after being released from the hospital Wednesday.
“May the good Lord bless...
| Dec 1, 2012
The sign at the northeast corner of 1st and San Pedro streets in downtown Los Angeles is deceiving. The pink and blue neon advertises a real estate agency, but swing open the glass door and you'll encounter a tribute to a bygone era.
"Heirloom" is a...
| Oct 6, 2012
Roaring engines and crashing waves are the soundtrack for this week's Postcards dispatch.
Let's start with the engines.
Biketoberfest returns Oct. 18-21 in Volusia County, a magnet for motorcyclists worldwide interested in riding in the fall weather...
| Apr 17, 2013
With National Tax Day having passed, and the IRS reporting that many Americans will get refunds of close to $3,000, some of us may be looking for “tax refund-worthy” destinations. Here are some deals to consider in Florida, the Bahamas and the...
| May 25, 2013
The last time I went to the Webster Flea Market, a bargain-hunter's heaven in rural Sumter County, I was just a youngster.
My uncle, my parents and I watched a man buy a gorgeous cream pie, then walk away with the cardboard box tucked sideways under one...
| Nov 18, 2012
Motorists have plenty of reasons to stop in Las Vegas, but for those whose final destination is Ely, Nev., the most important is gas. That's because the three-hour drive north on U.S. 93 is filled with so much nothing that they'll start to ask...
| Sep 9, 2012
Elaine Reck was minding her own business, standing in the cashier line at FAO Schwarz waiting to buy a stuffed gorilla.
It was the morning of Dec. 14, 1995, and she wasn't paying much attention to anything until the customer in front of her handed the...