| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:38 AM
FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) - Art, magnificent buildings, exquisite food and wines. What is not to like about the home of Michelangelo's David?
Florence is well known for its fine Chianti, but while you are here, become acquainted with some other wines...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:43 AM
A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid:
| Dec 8, 2011
As a singer, songwriter and producer, Nick Lowe was one of the key figures in the rise of the pub-rock, punk and new-wave scenes in the U.K. during the ‘70s. With a hard-edged blend of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country, he led Brinsley...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:03 PM
We might be amid the Holidaze, but area clubs and venues are still hosting concerts and dance parties. Luckily, some of the performers this week have non-traditional takes on Christmas. John Waters will tell you what not to do during the holidays at his...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Raspy-voiced rock singer Stevie Nicks hasn't been a regular visitor to Hampton Roads over the years, but she has made a bewitching appearance from time to time, stretching all the way back to the 1970s when Fleetwood Mac played Hampton Coliseum....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Gene Vincent, the influential early rocker born in Norfolk, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. His band, The Blue Caps, were unfortunately overlooked by the Rock Hall -- until now.
Vincent's musical co-conspirators will be inducted...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:01 AM
This week fans will be able to buy tickets to a pair of significant concerts announced Monday morning. Country star Dierks Bentley will perform at Portsmouth's nTelos amphitheater May 19. Horn-driven funk band Tower of Power is set to play at the...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:14 AM
2 stars (out of 4)
On his first album since 2007, “Kisses on the Bottom” (Hear Music), Paul McCartney tosses his dinner jacket over his shoulder and takes a casual stroll down Tin Pan Alley, revisiting songs his father used to play on the...
| Feb 12, 2012
Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48.
Kristen Foster, a...
| Mar 4, 2012
100 Years Ago
Tiger, tiger, luring site
In the Times' Laurel column:
"At a recent meeting of the Mayor and city council, it was stated that reports were in circulation that the law prohibiting the sale of spirits and malt liquors is being violated in...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A former "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" star was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving Saturday.
Talan Torriero, 25, known for his role on the reality show from 2004-05, was arrested at 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Brooks Street and South...