| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:50 PM
A husband and wife with Navy connections won the overall titles at the Smart Smiles 5K Saturday at Mariners' Museum Park in Newport News.
Stephen Slaby of Virginia Beach won the men's crown in 15 minutes, 42 seconds. Micah Ellington (16:04)...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:10 AM
In 1885, American Naval officer Lt. Emory Taunt was ordered to explore Africa's Congo River, looking for opportunities for Americans. His journey formed the basis of author Andrew Jampoler's "Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:53 PM
You may have heard the whispers in taverns, jails, shipyards and on wharfs across the region. A major pirate rendezvous is set for Sept. 21 at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News.
Intended as a publicity stunt on a grand scale, Pirates Pack the Park is...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The Mariners’ Museum’s Bronze Door Society will hold its third annual Wine Classic from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday June 15 at the museum.
More than 90 wines from California, Oregon, Australia, Spain, France and Italy will be featured. Wineries...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Here are some of your best entertainment options for the weekend of June 14. Find all the details at www.hrticket.com.
DRINKIN' WINE. Great grapes will be the attraction at the Bronze Door Wine Classic on Saturday at the Mariners' Museum in Newport...
| Jun 9, 2013
Not long after walking into the newest exhibit at The Mariners' Museum, your eyes and feet will tell you that "Fragile Waters" is no ordinary collection of black-and-white pictures.
Even from far across the completely revamped space that was once the...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Pool memberships, theme park passes, museum tickets — keeping up with Hampton Roads' best attractions can get expensive. Here are some frugal ways to fill the days this summer.
See a movie
The Hampton family movie series has moved to Mill...
| Jan 22, 2013
The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is hosting New York Times best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin to speak about his new book, "When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail." Dolin's other books include...
| Jan 14, 2013
Few days opened more darkly for the U.S. Navy than March 9, 1862. Mangled by the lethal guns and armored sides of the CSS Virginia on the previous afternoon, the Union fleet in Hampton Roads still reeled from the brutal loss of two warships and 300...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Jeffrey L. Mendelsohn, president of Virginia Health Services, is currently overseeing several facility additions and expansions.
Virginia Health Services, a locally owned operator of convalescent, rehabilitation and retirement centers, has broken ground...
| Dec 16, 2012
The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany.
Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...