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  • Holiday concerts in Hampton Roads

    Holiday concerts in Hampton Roads
    Holiday music comes in all different styles. Whether your taste runs to classical or jazz, pop or country, or anywhere in between, there are holiday musical performances to get your toes tapping around Hampton Roads this season. Here's a quick look at...
  • Surry author: Christians draw power from being seen as underdogs

     Surry author: Christians draw power from being seen as underdogs
    The way Surry County author Jason Wiedel sees it, evangelical Christians are drawing influence and power from being seen as the underdogs. In his book "Persecution Complex: Why American Christians Need to Stop Playing the Victim," Wiedel argues that...
  • Chef David Everett feeds Williamsburg community through restaurants, local projects

    Chef David Everett feeds Williamsburg community through restaurants, local projects
    Looking out the kitchen window of his latest project, the Colonial Capital Bed & Breakfast on Richmond Road, David Everett can see the house where his mother grew up. He wanted to buy that house, but it wasn't available. So he and his wife, Kathryn...
  • Fort furniture shop builds on owner's can-do-it-yourself attitude

    Fort furniture shop builds on owner's can-do-it-yourself attitude
    In a studio just south of L.A.'s downtown arts district lies Fort, a wonderland of reclaimed furniture, where eye candy sits at every corner. On the left is a jumble of old furniture yet to be reimagined. On the right is a wall of seating — M&M-...
  • Shopping Scout: Uno Spin, cord for electronics and more

    LOOKING FOR Uno Spin: Peggy of Alburtis is looking for Uno Spin for Christmas. Cord for Sony player: Rose Marie of Pen Argyl is looking for a cord to a Sony CD, radio and cassette player, model CFD801. Games, banks and guitars collector: Ellen of Wind...
  • Hampton Roads holiday calendar

    Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly. NEWPORT NEWS Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year'...
  • Miracle on Madeira Street

    Miracle on Madeira Street
    Thanks for publishing the story of Diana Gaines ("Madeira Street turnaround shows 'any place can be good,'" Nov. 24). When I worked for Habitat for Humanity, she was the only other developer with the vision and commitment to rehab houses on this block....
  • AIA CT Awards Honor An Often-Overlooked Visual Art

    AIA CT Awards Honor An Often-Overlooked Visual Art
    Buildings are all around us, but sometimes we don't really see them. Unless you're paying attention, buildings often just fade into the background. "Architecture is visual, it's a visual art, but yet it's one that sometimes is not acknowledged," said...
  • Boynton wraps up Ocean Breeze West project

    Boynton wraps up Ocean Breeze West project
    All of the doors are finally open in Boynton Beach's 'model community.' After close to three years of construction, the 21st home in Ocean Breeze West — a joint project between Habitat for Humanity, the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment...
  • Bethlehem mother keeps her promise, moves her family up to 'Habitat Hill'

    Bethlehem mother keeps her promise, moves her family up to 'Habitat Hill'
    Cradling her young daughters in the dank, two-room basement apartment in a crime-ridden section of south Bethlehem three years ago, Nely Hance made a promise. "One day, you're going to have rooms of your own," she told Eliany, now 6, and Xamaya, now 3....
  • Former Allentown finance director Larry Hilliard fondly remembered

    Larry Hilliard stopped getting a paycheck from Allentown in 2010. But he never really left. The city's finance director since 2006, he knew Allentown's budget as few others did, said city Managing Director Fran Dougherty. City officials sought out...