| Nov 14, 2011
| 6:42 AM
After months of behind-the-scenes work, organizers on Monday announced that the Hampton Reggae Fest will feature national acts The Meditations and The Itals as well as Stable Roots and a list of strong local and regional reggae bands and DJs.
| Dec 9, 2011
| 7:57 AM
News release from the City of Hampton:
The Fort Monroe Authority and the City of Hampton are pleased to announce a joint agreement to open the Engineers Fishing Pier at Fort Monroe on December 9. In the agreement, the City of Hampton will assume the day-...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads.
February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Brian Heavens’ first job growing up was working in a pizza shop. So when he moved to Hampton Roads from Philadelphia last year, he decided to open up Heavens Pizza & Tap House.
He took over the former Mona Lisa’s Pizza on Pembroke Ave. and...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 10:42 AM
There’s no missing the colorful purple and peach exterior of Blend, the coffeehouse that opened up last month at the corner of North Mallory and Buckroe Avenue in the Phoebus neighborhood of Hampton.
Owner Mark Hollingsworth serves light, medium...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:00 PM
So Disney World was outside of the family budget this year. But spring break doesn't have to be a somber, stay-at-home pity party.
Here are a five ways to spend your time off in Tidewater — including a few suggestions for those of us whose...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Buckroe Beach fared better during Hurricane Irene than it did during Hurricane Isabel.
Tree limbs were strewn across the roadway, but water has receded from Pilot and First Street, where the flooding had occurred Saturday night shortly before high tide....
| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
There's a feeling of family in the air and work style at Chesapeake Bay Shutters in Hampton, where 11 employees cut, assemble, sand, paint and install plantation shutters for homes and businesses.
Shop foreman Josef Davis and sander Melvin Holley have...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:22 PM
And you thought Hurricane Irene was done.
Beachgoers and boaters have reported finding mysterious gray blobs, some as large as a soccer ball, from Virginia to New York.
“They’re pretty disgusting looking,” said Cathy Hopkins of...
| Sep 24, 2011
As the crisp air introduces fall, another time of year creeps in — craft fair season.
From churches to civic groups to city festivals, crafters roam the Eastern Seaboard selling their wares, and Hampton Roads has no shortage of shopping spots....
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Join me at Taste of Hampton from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Buckroe Beach Parade of Homes.
Nine chefs from Peninsula restaurants will be serving their favorite dishes. Participants can vote for their favorite dish and restaurant. I'll be among the...