| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:40 AM
I'm not sure when it happened, but based on what I've seen this summer I do believe it is official: The Deloreans have become the hottest, most happening party band in Hampton Roads.
If a city or an organization is hosting a block party or a festival,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 11:50 AM
On Tuesday, new members were approved to The Mariners’ Museum and Park board of trustees.
According to a news release, they include:
- Conway H. Sheild III, shareholder and secretary of Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, P.C. /
- John R. Lawson...
| Sep 28, 2014
Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will take place on Oct. 11, at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News.
Event organizers have placed pink ribbons that will stay on the Lions at Lions' Bridge throughout the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:13 PM
A century after the James Adams Floating Theatre presented its first performances in the waterfront hamlets of Hampton, Smithfield and Mathews, the sensational allure of the 132-foot-long traveling playhouse has mostly faded.
But only rarely in the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:46 PM
When the English settlers at Jamestown encountered their first Chesapeake Bay log canoe in the early 1600s, they knew a good thing when they saw it.
Though they soon discovered that the narrow, somewhat unstable craft took some practice to get into...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:14 AM
Over the past summer, some Peninsula attractions reported spikes in attendance and multiple hotels reported being able to increase room rates despite the lingering effects of sequestration in the region.
"I think we're starting to see it come back. I...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:37 AM
It's easy to look back and say that 2014 was a banner year for the visual arts in Hampton Roads, which has shaken off the doldrums of the Great Recession with an unusually rich and varied slate of shows.
Much harder is the job of choosing just 10 of the...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The Laurel Shelter in Gloucester is treating kids who are victims of domestic violence to special outings and gifts, using a recent donation from the Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund.
"Whether it is taking them bowling, taking them to a movie, taking...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:41 PM
**Lafayette’s Adriana Hooks took first place among girls Wednesday as the Rams’ boys and girls won a race that also included Tabb and Jamestown.
Hooks finished the 3.1-mile Eastern State Hospital course in 19 minutes, 33...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:16 AM
THURSDAY, OCT. 9
- 6 to 9 p.m. Sofia Starnes, Virginia's poet laurate from 2012-14, will read from "The Nearest Poem Anthology" at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Joining her will be several local contributors to the collection. An open-mic reading of...