| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Sarah Osborn, 14, of Hampton put on another shooting exhibition at the 4H VA State Match on Saturday, breaking two national records.
The records she bettered came in the three-position air rifle division at Holiday Lake in Appomattox. She came close...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Fall officially begins this weekend, so why not embrace the change? You'll find plenty of festive fun across the region this weekend. Here are some highlights. As always, you'll find all the details at HrTicket.com.
BUCC-ING THE SYSTEM. All hands on...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton will host a food tasting and book launch for his latest cookbook, “Dishing Up Virginia,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News.
Evans-Hylton will be on hand to sign...
| Apr 19, 2013
Southside author Tracey L. Moore describes herself on her website as “The Purposeful Poet” whose goal is to “encourage, uplift and inspire people to be the best they can be for Christ.” Moore’s first book, “Oasis for my...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Sarah Osborn wanted to take another shot at competing in small-bore .22 rifle shooting. Why not? The 14-year-old Hampton shooting phenom already had won national honors in air rifle.
This included winning individual silver and bronze medals in her age...
| Apr 28, 2013
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine.
If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...