| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Will a member of an iconic 1960s rock band be coming to Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem – in a move that will put a major Kink in the venue’s schedule? A Kink, as in a member of......
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2014
Born in Memphis, Tenn., to music legend Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash grew up in parts of California and currently resides in New York City with her husband, John Leventhal. Cash and Leventhal co-wrote the tracks on "The River and the Thread" -- her first...