| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Environmental experts in Hampton Roads hope you will make some all-important resolutions for 2013: Resolve to Live Greener! It's important because of our close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and the many natural resources we enjoy along the Mid-...
| 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...
| 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 18, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making.
Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle.
The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Kingsmill men’s age 65-and-over, 8.0-combination-rated team recently repeated as the Mid-Atlantic Section champs.
Team captain Rich Nelson, John Wendell, Fax McCandlish and Gary Burger went unbeaten for the year, and Bruce Stewart, Fred Wells,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Travis Brust, executive chef of the Williamsburg Inn, will be one of four Hampton Roads chefs competing in the World Food Championships Nov. 1-4 in Las Vegas.
He’ll join Mike Farrell, chef/owner of Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas in Portsmouth; Jerry...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
WHRO's Strolling Supper Party moved to the Norfolk Marriott on Sunday, Feb. 17, but it was the Peninsula chefs who made a grand showing this year.
Kenny Sloane and his crew from Fin Seafood in Newport News had folks lining up for plump sauteed...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:21 AM
WHRO’s Strolling Supper Party fundraiser returns on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott in downtown Norfolk.
Hours are 4 to 7 p.m., and all proceeds benefit WHRO.
As in past years, restaurants who were recognized as Platinum Plate...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:32 AM
In June, Man v. Food guy Adam Richman will bring his newest gustatory adventure, Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America, to Travel Channel. The series features the enormously popular food and travel expert traversing the nation in search of “...
| Jun 11, 2011
Hampton Roads museums offer numerous exhibits exploring the region's historic role in the Civil War.
Here are some thumbnail descriptions of some of the attractions you can expect to see during the 150th anniversary of the war:
Casemate Museum. The...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:59 AM
The AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour will be in Hampton on July 2 and July 11offering six free health tests valued at $100.
The free tests—which include total cholesterol levels, blood pressure, bone density, glucose levels, waist circumference and...