| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:52 AM
This year’s Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival has expanded to two days. The popular gathering will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 4-5 in Town Point Park along the downtown Norfolk waterfront.
A large number of Virginia wineries...
| Apr 19, 2013
After a successful two-year pilot in more than half a dozen major cities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is expanding its competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment suppliers to 90 smaller cities, including the Hampton Roads...
| Apr 21, 2013
When it comes to assistive technology, there are two items that Joann Ervin, coordinator for the Virginia Assistive Technology System, VATS, doesn't talk about. Wheelchairs and walkers aren't on her list, she said. Instead, she demonstrates iPads and...
| Apr 24, 2013
Few of the thousands of fugitive slaves who lived in Hampton’s vast Civil War refugee camps were taken by surprise when — on Jan. 1, 1863 — they received word that President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
| Dec 22, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Day after day for more than 20 years, the dutiful clerks at historic Ware Neck Store saved virtually every scrap of paper that passed through their hands as they conducted business.
Thousands of receipts, bills, advertisements and customer shopping...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:40 PM
With dozens of pro scouts watching some of the nation’s best senior players, one of the few who grew up in Virginia put on quite a show at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
Roanoke native Jamelle Hagins, an All-Colonial Athletic...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Happy tax day! (Well, for those of you getting a refund). To ease tax day pain, and promote themselves, some restaurant and retail chains are offering tax day freebies.
Here's the list.
California Tortilla: Free chips and queso with purchase when...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Culinary student Andrew Elder, who attends Phoebus and Kecoughtan high schools, was awarded a full tuition scholarship to Johnson & Wales University valued at $104,448.
Elder and other talented culinary students were recognized at an awards breakfast...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The Culinary Institute of Virginia in Norfolk is offering a series of classes to help you turn those Thanksgiving leftovers into holiday masterpieces.
The Casual Gourmet classes will offer recipes, creative twists on traditional dishes and time-saving...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Record Store Day is a promotional event that happens in the spring, but not to be left out of all the Black Friday-Small Business Saturday hubbub, independent music shops are getting in on the holiday shopping rush.
"Ah, Black Friday," reads a post on...
| Nov 25, 2012
Hampton Roads celebrates the holidays in a big way with concerts, theater performances and other programs that appeal to a variety of ages and pocketbooks.
There's no shortage of the perennial favorites that families never seem to tire of. The...