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  • This Week in The Dish

    This Week in The Dish
    Chef Kenny Sloane and his Fin Restaurant crew take top award at the 2012 Signature Chef Auction presented Nov. 4 by the March of Dimes in Williamsburg...Battle of the Brews coming up Nov. 9 at the Mariners' Museum...For information and daily updates on...
  • A man and his ship ... and a museum

    The Mariners' Museum's blog, Port of Call, called me out a little (and I'm glad they did) in regards to a short (and shorter than I had hoped) writeup of Steven Ujifusa's new book chronicling the life of William Francis Gibbs, designer of the record-...
  • Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac

    Nicole Belanus, Williamsburg songwriter, will play free show at Pfac
    Williamsburg singer-songwriter Nicole Belanus will play a free show at Peninsula Fine Arts Center Thursday, March 21. Her performance is part of Pfac's Art After 5 series which presents art-and-music powered after-work parties. Art After 5 events last...
  • NN personal trainer scales Mt. Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer's research

    NN  personal trainer scales Mt. Kilimanjaro for Alzheimer's research
    Newport News personal trainer Brian Cole scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the tallest freestanding peak in Africa, in February. After altitude sickness foiled his climb a couple of years ago, Cole recommitted to the effort to reach the summit, 19,000...
  • Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors

    Preserving the memory of the Monitor sailors
    Long before the start of the expedition that recovered the USS Monitor gun turret from the bottom of the Atlantic in 2002, Navy divers and NOAA archaeologists working to save the historic Civil War ship knew they might run into the remains of lost...
  • Symphony and Stage Company announce their 2013-2014 lineups

    Symphony and Stage Company announce their 2013-2014 lineups
    Two of Hampton Roads major performing groups, the Virginia Symphony and Virginia Stage Company, this week announced their lineups for 2013-2014. Here are the details: Virginia Symphony Violin virtuoso Midori will open the symphony's 94th season Sept....
  • NYT Best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin to speak at Mariners' Museum

    The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is hosting New York Times best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin to speak about his new book, "When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail." Dolin's other books include...
  • First clash of the ironclads

    First clash of the ironclads
    Few days opened more darkly for the U.S. Navy than March 9, 1862. Mangled by the lethal guns and armored sides of the CSS Virginia on the previous afternoon, the Union fleet in Hampton Roads still reeled from the brutal loss of two warships and 300...
  • Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion

    Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion
    Jeffrey L. Mendelsohn, president of Virginia Health Services, is currently overseeing several facility additions and expansions. Virginia Health Services, a locally owned operator of convalescent, rehabilitation and retirement centers, has broken ground...
  • Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia

     Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia
    The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany. Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
  • Thursday's 11/22 local schedule (updated Wed. AM)

    RUNNING Toys For Tots races (at Mariners' Museum Park; 5K at 8:30 a.m., 8K at 9:45 a.m.) Blue Talon Bistro Turkey Trot races (in Williamsburg, starting on Prince George Street; 5K at 8:30 a.m., kids' race at 9:30) Turkey Trot (at Mount Trashmore; 1-mile...
  • Upcoming book launches offer food for the soul, and the stomach!

    Upcoming book launches offer food for the soul, and the stomach!
    Southside author Tracey L. Moore describes herself on her website as “The Purposeful Poet” whose goal is to “encourage, uplift and inspire people to be the best they can be for Christ.” Moore’s first book, “Oasis for my...