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  • Living Here: Gloucester

    Living Here: Gloucester
    Gloucester, the gateway to Virginia's Middle Peninsula, is noted for its rural lifestyle, access to water and historic Main Street with its shops and restaurants and summertime farmer's market. The county is steeped in history. At the time of the...
  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Living Here: Nearby attractions
    From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
  • Living Here: Museums and historic sites

    Living Here: Museums and historic sites
    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Living Here: Performing arts

    Living Here: Performing arts
    Watch a dance, attend a play, listen to a concert. Hampton Roads has many local groups as well as visiting artists with national reputations who offer great performances. It's a perfect way to expand your horizons and introduce your children to the arts....
  • Teen pushes for plus-sized Disney princess

    Teen pushes for plus-sized Disney princess
    A petition started by a Virginia teen that urges Disney to make an animated movie featuring a "plus-sized princess" is rapidly gaining support.   So far, the Change.org petition has gained more than 19,000 signatures.  Jewel Moore, a teen from...
  • New Kent Sheriff's Office tases man after attempted burglary at Star Motel

    New Kent Sheriff's Office tases man after attempted burglary at Star Motel
    NEW KENT – A Star Motel resident was tased last week after he was caught attempting to burglarize the motel. According to a press release issued by the New Kent Sheriff’s Office, Glenn J. Lanno, Jr., 43, failed to obey an officer’s...
  • Neil Young concert at Chicago Theatre

    Neil Young concert at Chicago Theatre
    His eyes shaded by a black fedora, Neil Young strapped on a guitar that  once belonged to Hank Williams Sr. and leaned in, as if ready to whisper in someone’s ear. “Come a little bit closer, hear what I have to say,” he sang near the...
  • How the 'EVE Online' TV Series Could Become the Next 'Game of Thrones'

    Plans to produce a TV series based on the hit video game "EVE Online" were announced nearly a year ago, with "2 Guns" director Baltasar Kormakur attached to develop the project. The game's developer, CCP Games, however, is in "no hurry" to rush the...
  • Style in the aisles -- and on screen -- at Disney's D23 Expo

    Style in the aisles -- and on screen -- at Disney's D23 Expo
    The recently wrapped D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center proved to be more than a three-day biannual gathering of Disney fans. It was a mind-boggling testament to the pop culture juggernaut that Walter Elias Disney hath wrought. Thanks to a stable...
  • 'Frozen' Heats Up With Top 10 Debut Per-Screen Average

    Disney has done it again -- adding to the industry's list of all-time best per-screen averages, with "Frozen" grossing $237,606 from one location. The 3D-animated musical, which launched Friday exclusively at the El Capitan in Hollywood, joins its toon...
  • Snow White's failed marriage? Cinderella's drinking problem? Art or blasphemy?

    Snow White's failed marriage? Cinderella's drinking problem? Art or blasphemy?
    One thing about the Disney princesses is that the franchise is so successful there is no shortage of copycats, wannabes and satirical takes. I can only guess Disney has come to expect this sort of thing. So I doubt there's been much sleep lost in...
  • 2013 homicides on the Peninsula

    HOMICIDES ON THE PENINSULA IN 2013   HAMPTON 1.       Jan. 1 –Brayden Joseph Whalen (6 months, Hampton) died from injuries sustained during an assault on Dec. 29.  Daniel Lunsford (21, Hampton), Brayden’s mother’s boyfriend, and...