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  • Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients

     Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients
    They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hampton native Newsome earns ODAC football Coach of Year honors with Emory and Henry

    COLLEGES: Football: In his first year with Emory and Henry, Hampton native Curt Newsome was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of Year. His team finished 8-2, including 5-2 in the conference, to tie for first after being picked eighth...
  • Tips: How to Make the Holiday Season Easy on the Environment

    As fall turns into winter, askHRgreen.org turns its thoughts to hearth, home and how to make the approaching holiday season easy on the environment. Here are some helpful reminders to sustain you from Thanksgiving through the New Year and beyond. Make a...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'The First Thanksgiving'

    Aaron’s finally gone! Here are a collection of feels:¬† Keriann: “It’s like a breath of fresh air!” Gregory: “That kid’s like such a pain in the ass.” Dougie: “He was messy.” Adam: “Time...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'It's War'

    After last week’s double elimination, the collective mood is actually pretty light. Sure two people are gone, but the rest of the group knew those two weren’t going all the way anyway. Katie says it’s all about surviving the next day....
  • Confessions of a nightlife reporter

    Confessions of a nightlife reporter
    When I tell people what I do for a living, I know they imagine the following scenario: A thumping bass line ("untz untz untz") accompanied by a parade of the two dancing girls emoji. In reality, being a nightlife reporter is not quite that glamorous....
  • Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge

    Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge
    Kathryn Salyer, of Kathryn Salyer Design Inc. in Williamsburg, has won the Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge for a luxury kitchen she created for a local couple. "The award was given on Sept. 29 at a gala event at the BSH Experience & Design Center in...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work
    The Miami Marlins finally have a superstar to call their own for the long haul. Giancarlo Stanton signed the long-term deal Wednesday that few in baseball  thought would happen. The Marlins gave the slugging right fielder plenty of reasons with a $325...
  • Want a free vegan Thanksgiving dinner? Cafe Gratitude will hook you up

    Want a free vegan Thanksgiving dinner? Cafe Gratitude will hook you up
    Every year, Cafe Gratitude, true to its name, hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner at its Venice location. Next Thursday, the vegan restaurant will be offering a holiday dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — or until the food runs out — on a first-come,...
  • La Tolteca, Best Mexican and Best Value

    La Tolteca, Best Mexican and Best Value
    “I have been eating my family’s food since I’ve had taste buds, and I still haven’t gotten close to getting tired of it,” says Alfonso Martinez. His family owns La Tolteca, a small, local chain of Mexican restaurants that...
  • Five questions for Tony Yanow, Los Angeles IPA Festival organizer

    Five questions for Tony Yanow, Los Angeles IPA Festival organizer
    Tony Yanow might be the biggest IPA fan in Los Angeles. His love for the hoppy ales is so extreme he nearly turned a local Burbank dive bar into an all-IPA-all-the-time destination, to say nothing of the hop-focused brewery he opened and a second craft...