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  • Reader feedback July 30: Fishing pier, 'Loch Maury'

    New fishing pier expected to approach original length The reconstructed James River Fishing Pier likely will maintain a length close to its original 3,000 feet, instead of being shortened to 1,250 feet, as previously planned. City leaders budgeted $4.4...
  • Peninsula SPCA to hold Paws for a Cause

    The Peninsula SPCA's Hope Program will hold its Paws for a Cause Dog Walk & Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Mariners' Museum and Park on Warwick Boulevard, across from Warwick High School. The event will include a two-mile pledge dog walk,...
  • The Week Ahead

    The Week Ahead
    It's another busy week coming up for Hampton Roads readers! UPDATED/CORRECTED Sept. 17 Tonight's lecture on tattooing and author talk about "The Collection" by Pops and Kathy Maguire will take place at the Mariners' Museum main lobby, 100 Museum Drive,...
  • Newport News ambassador pass offers free admission to local attractions

    Newport News ambassador pass offers free admission to local attractions
    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...
  • USS Monitor Conservation Lab to close from funding woes

    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...
  • Maritime historian Lincoln Paine to speak at Mariner's Museum on Jan. 23

    Maritime historian Lincoln Paine to speak at Mariner's Museum on Jan. 23
    Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will speak at the Mariner's Museum on Thursday to discuss "the sweeping history of mankind's relationship with the sea and his assertion that maritime history has been the real driver of world history," according to a...
  • The Union fleet fills Hampton Roads

    No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions. Stretching out nearly 10 miles, the giant collection of warships, transports, auxiliary vessels and barges...
  • Celebrating poetry - Week of April 7

    Celebrating poetry - Week of April 7
    National Poetry Month continues with events and celebrations across the region. For a more complete and up-to-date listing, go todailypress.com/books and scroll down to the community calendar. Here are a few highlights for the week of April 7: Tuesday,...
  • Window on the Civil War

     Window on the Civil War
    The American Civil War was not the first armed conflict to become the subject of the camera. But it was the first to generate large numbers of pictures, then shape both history and the public's awareness of what happened on the battlefield through the...
  • Meet 7 writers this week in Hampton Roads

    Meet 7 writers this week in Hampton Roads
    Readers interested in meeting authors in Hampton Roads have a number of opportunities this week. Thursday, March 13 The monthly poetry reading at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center features the work of Randolph Bridgeman from Lexington Park, Md. Bridgeman...
  • The Mariners' Museum offers free concerts, exhibit discounts

    The Mariners' Museum offers free concerts, exhibit discounts
    The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is offering a discount on its traveling exhibit, "Savage Ancient Seas" during its Thursday night summer concert series. The summer concert series is held on the front lawn of the museum on Thursday evenings....