| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Some will greet the start of 2014 this morning with doe-eyed eagerness, welcoming the New Year with a brisk jog as part of a self-improvement pledge. Others will shake off last night's festivities before retiring to the couch to watch the college football...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The city of Newport News is, once again, offering an "Ambassador Pass" allowing free admission to local attractions in January.
Newport News residents and city employees are eligible to sign up for the pass, which offers free admission to two...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Conservators at The Mariners' Museum were preparing to shut down a 5,000-square-foot treatment lab and stop work on the historic gun turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor Thursday following the expiration of an agreement with the National Oceanic...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Wednesday, Dec. 11
Local poets Bill Glose and Ann Shalaski will present “Owning Ourselves, Telling Our Truths: What poets write about,” on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Poquoson Public Library. Glose, author of “Half a Man,&...
| Oct 13, 2013
The Hampton Roads Philharmonic, a newly formed orchestra, will present its inaugural concert on Sunday, Oct. 20 at Christopher Newport University.
Organized in July, the group is currently the orchestra-in-residence at Fort Monroe, where it rehearses...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:22 PM
It's time, once again, to get your ghoul on. Here's a list of Halloween activities across Hampton Roads. No doubt you'll find something here to sink your teeth into. A word of warning, though: If you see a light over at the Frankenstein place, raise a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The autumn color bonanza in the western part of Virginia may have passed, but it's not too late to enjoy the chromatic display here in the east. Here are tips to help you get the most from a foliage field trip.
* Don't delay. Typically, the peak leaf...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Thursday, November 21
Author reading - Man-Booker prize winner Lydia Davis
Thursday - two presentations
12:30 p.m., Tucker Theatre - craft talk
7 p.m., Andrews Auditorium - author talk
Award-winning author Lydia Davis will be at William & Mary on...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Hare and Tortoise 8K:
Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg.
Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The City of Newport News will help the Mariners' Museum with the cost of renting buses to ferry people to the museum park on Saturday, Sept. 21. The city will provide $20,000 toward renting Hampton Roads Transit buses to take people from parking lots in...