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  • Living Here: Beaches

    Living Here: Beaches
    Thanks to the ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and multiple rivers, beaches are plentiful in Hampton Roads. So, weather permitting, break out your blanket and sunscreen and head for a beach near you. Gloucester Gloucester Point Beach Park. 1255 Greate Road,...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • 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...
  • Living Here: Where to dine

    Living Here: Where to dine
    Looking for restaurants in Hampton Roads? The diversity of the region is reflected in its dining choices. Whether you favor sushi, local crabs or crunchy tacos, there's plenty waiting for you. Legend — $$$: most entrees $17 or more; $$: most...
  • "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads

    "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads
    A “thin and obviously disoriented” 40-foot whale is swimming in circles and laps in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is trying to figure out why. Team members have set out every...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 20: Closed street, whale watching

    Street closed after accident A residential street near Riverside Elementary School in Newport News was blocked off Tuesday morning after a city truck hit a power pole, causing it to catch on fire. Police and firefighters responded to Parkway Drive...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization

    Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization
    A group of Houston-based energy firms with ties to the Hampton Roads waterfront are reorganizing its companies to become one of the largest in the U.S. Companies controlled by Kinder Morgan announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc., Kinder Morgan...
  • TRAFFIC: Emergency road work blocks 1 lane on Route 17

    On Route 17 southbound at the James River Bridge, emergency road work has blocked the left lane. Eastbound traffic on I-64 in Hampton is backed up 2 miles at the HRBT. Eastbound traffic backup about 1 mile in Portsmouth near US-58W on VA-164....
  • Free outdoor concerts light up a warm August week

    Warm summer nights and free musical events are a frequent combination during August in Hampton Roads. Military bands and community orchestras come out to entertain area residents, often previewing what's coming up on music programs in the coming year....
  • New flood maps could cost Isle of Wight, Smithfield residents

    ISLE OF WIGHT — New federal flood maps will include 324 properties in Isle of Wight inside high-risk flood zones and may cost homeowners who fall within the boundaries, according to county officials. The maps outline the "100-year flood plain," an...