| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Winner Josh Stinson and three relievers combined to pitch a four-hitter as the Norfolk Tides started a trip by winning 2-1 Tuesday night at Durham, though the Bulls (67-63) still lead the second-place Tides by seven games in the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:53 AM
If you’ve driven (or walked) through Norfolk, chances are you’ve noticed a distinctive, unifying style of architecture in the town.
That could be the influence of Alfredo Taylor, the great Arts and Crafts architect who arrived in town in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The finalists are set for Season 11 of Fox-TV's "So You Think You Can Dance." We don't know who will win it yet - though everyone has his or her own best guess - but we know who the top 10 finalists are.
That means we know who is going to be on the...
| Jun 26, 2014
America's sporting obsessions are reserved for prime time and/or weekends. Pro football, college football, NASCAR, the World Series of Poker.
Oh, there are exceptions. Early-round NCAA basketball tournament games on Thursday and Friday afternoons....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Taubman Centers Inc. will sell seven of its properties, including MacArthur Center in Norfolk, to Starwood Capital Group based in Connecticut, the companies announced Wednesday.
Taubman Centers currently owns, leases or manages 27 retail properties in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Life in a cluster of remote towns along a U.S. highway brings overlapping connections and small-world coincidences – not once in a while, but multiple times a day.
Along the road in East Canaan, a young retired chap with white hair and a hat...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Calvin K. Kobsa, a semiretired Baltimore architect who was the founder of Calvin Kern Kobsa & Associates, died May 10 of complications after brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86.
"Calvin will be remembered as a kind soul and a...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Turning 21 is a milestone. Of course, it means you can (legally) enjoy a beer or two, and you'll probably find your ideas are more easily welcomed into cynical adult discourse (lucky you).
Watching two members of the McLovins — guitarist Justin...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A quandary presented itself in the wilds of Massachusetts.
A few years ago, after visiting all the "big and famous" waterfalls in the state, I crowned Enders Falls as the king of Connecticut's grand plunges. Well, how did I know Connecticut had a...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776.
Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...