| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:14 PM
You drink it, sip it, brew it and guzzle it. If you're like a lot of people, you can't fully open your eyes without it.
But how much do you really know about your coffee?
The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is ready to shed some fascinating new light...
| Feb 8, 2015
Sara Ruggles helps create the big picture at Newport News Shipbuilding. Thanks partly to her, top executives can see how nuclear-powered warships fit together.
Not bad for someone who was waiting on tables a few years ago.
It was May 2008 when...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:20 PM
With Valentine's Day just a few days away, we thought it would be fun to share favorite love stories from the experts – romance novelists. We asked local romance writers to name their favorite all-time romances, and why. Here are their picks:...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:40 PM
Author Michael Tougias writes about tragedies and miracles on the high seas. In his most recent release, "Rescue of the Bounty," he tells of the fateful sinking of the replica tall ship HMS Bounty off the North Carolina coast in 2012.
It is his sixth...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:38 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Carol Capó, former opinion editor at the Daily Press and director of the Newport News Public Art Foundation, died Thursday following a lengthy illness with lung cancer. She was 66.
Daily Press Publisher Digby Solomon cited her wit...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 11:13 AM
The Grey Goose cafe, bakery and catering company has opened a second location at The Mariners' Museum.
The cafe menu will include a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts with daily specials. No museum admission is required to eat there....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:03 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A juvenile court judge on Thursday ruled there's sufficient evidence to send to a grand jury the case of a Newport News teenager accused of gunning down two Warwick High School students with a 12-gauge shotgun last August.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:00 PM
A new exhibit opening Saturday at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center captures one of the nation's — and the Peninsula's — ugliest chapters in history with a thought-provoking collection of photographs, paintings and other works of art....
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:45 PM
Is one of your New Year resolutions to read more in 2015, or perhaps try a new genre or author? Check out the latest local-author additions to the Daily Press bookshelf.
"The Cruiser: A Dan Lenson Novel" by David Poyer. Fiction/Military/...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:05 PM
More than 150 years after it sank off Cape Hatteras inside the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, a woolen coat discarded by a Union sailor trying to escape the doomed ship is approaching another milestone.
Found inside the vessel's famous gun turret not...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:05 PM
Newport News residents and current city employees can get free admission to eight Newport News attractions in January with a free Ambassador Pass.
The pass allows free one-time admission for two adults and two children at two attractions each week in...