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  • Living Here: Fishing

    Living Here: Fishing
    With its many waterways, Hampton Roads is a dream for fishing enthusiasts. Fishing can be done from piers, shorelines and by boat, with plenty of saltwater and freshwater options. It is important to know the licensing rules and fishing regulations...
  • Hampton Roads: Books for Moms

     Hampton Roads: Books for Moms
    Mother's Day is only a few days away. If your mom (or the special mom figure in your life) is a reader, why not consider a book as a gift? And don't forget to arrange for her to have some reading time to go with it. Here are a few new titles that might...
  • Civil War: Huge Union fleet filled Hampton Roads for May 1864 strike up the James

    Civil War: Huge Union fleet filled Hampton Roads for May 1864 strike up the James
    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 transports, auxiliary vessels, barges and warships...
  • Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings

    A poet once told me that to enjoy poetry, you must read it aloud to appreciate the nuances of the word choices and hear the rhythms that bring the stories to life. If that's true, Hampton Roads poetry fans can count themselves among the fortunate. There...
  • 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...
  • Saturday's local multi-sport roundup: Brewer, Lautzenheiser head 8K field in Williamsburg

    Running: 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,...
  • Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors

    Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors
    Long before the start of the expedition that recovered the USS Monitor gun turret from the bottom of the Atlantic in 2002, Navy divers and NOAA archaeologists working to save the historic Civil War ship knew they might run into the remains of lost...
  • Ansel Adams water photos featured in Mariners' show in Newport News

    Ansel Adams water photos featured in Mariners' show in Newport News
    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...
  • Bronze Door Wine Classic coming up Saturday at The Mariners' Museum

    Bronze Door Wine Classic coming up Saturday at The Mariners' Museum
    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...
  • Wine at Mariners', art in Virginia Beach, hip-hop in Portsmouth: Fun Things to Do

    Wine at Mariners', art in Virginia Beach, hip-hop in Portsmouth: Fun Things to Do
    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...
  • Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac

    Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac
    Williamsburg singer-songwriter Nicole Belanus will play a free show at Peninsula Fine Arts Center Thursday, March 21. Her performance is part of Pfac's Art After 5 series which presents art-and-music powered after-work parties. Art After 5 events last...