| 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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Cinebistro and County Grill were big winners at the Taste of Hampton restaurant event held Sept. 21 at the Parade of Homes in the Buckroe Beach section of Hampton.
Cinebistro won the People's Choice Award. Chef Jason Dyke and his crew served up a...
| 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.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Neptune Festival. Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. More than 300 artisans will line the boardwalk during the festival, which also features music and children's activities. Virginia Beach oceanfront. Neptunefestival.com.
Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife. 10...
| 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...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:49 AM
Part Two of the Peninsula's reggae celebration took place Saturday, May 14, in downtown Hampton as the Virginia Reggae Awards were presented.
"There was a big crowd and a lot of fun," said Crystal Brown, who attended. "The bands were just wonderful,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:34 AM
A pair of musical events in Hampton this weekend will feature some notable figures from the extended family of Funk Godfather George Clinton.
On Sunday, June 12, Dawn Silva, a founding member of the group Brides of Funkenstein, will play a fundraiser...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 12:29 PM
|| Survivors not Victims (S.N.V.) is a Peninsula nonprofit dedicated to helping those who've suffered sexual abuse at any stage in their lives. On Sunday, June 12, it's sponsoring a fundraising bike ride....
| 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...