| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:38 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
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,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:42 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 25, 2013
Just how long curator Michael Preble has been thinking about water can be seen in the impressive scale and diversity of the works collected for his latest series of exhibits at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center.
Sparked by Hampton Roads' defining links...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Food fit for a band of gourmet pirates and other unusual items are in store at this fundraising event that begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Mariners’ Museum.
The museum reports it will be “chucking out the maggots, saving the rum, and upgrading...