| Apr 8, 2010
| 1:45 PM
- Fishing improves at the Buckroe, James River piers
- Tautog are active in the area now
- Flounder action is also improving
SALTWATER FISHING NEWS
Buckroe fishing pier update: The pier operator at Buckroe Fishing Pier (727-1486) reports the...
| Apr 1, 2010
Address: 812 Riverside Drive, Newport News, 23606. "The President's Residence"
Offered By: CNU Real Estate Foundation. Call your Realtor or 594-7576,
Basics: Well-landscaped home of nearly 5,000 square feet in...
| Aug 7, 2010
When Union troops occupied Hampton during the Civil War, they couldn't help but be impressed by the ancient brick walls of St. John's Church.
Many admiring Yankees wrote home describing its weighty aura of antiquity. One souvenir seeker even sent back...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:37 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Victims of defective Chinese drywall demanded an audience with Gov. Bob McDonnell at Monday's meeting of the Defective Drywall Task Force.
"All I keep hearing is request this, request that," said Amanda Fowle of Newport News,...
| Jun 19, 2010
Benjamin Rous has been selected as the new associate conductor of the Virginia Symphony. His first assignment here will be conducting the symphony's free outdoor pre-season concerts in August-September.
As associate conductor, he'll be responsible for...
| Dec 6, 2010
Long before William Crute had his first one-man show, he was staging exhibits for other artists.
For 13 years, in fact, his Hilton Village Gallery ranked among the region's most successful, helping build the careers of such prominent figures as Barclay...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 7:54 PM
Address: 8 Museum Drive, Newport News
Listing agent: Gina Fitzhugh Wilson, Broker, Fitzhugh-Wilson Real Estate, Inc. (757) 599-1000
Basics: Located on Museum Drive within short walking distance to the Mariners' Museum Park, this classic...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 6:53 PM
If any single visual arts attraction should rank at the top of heap in 2010, it has to be the May 1 opening of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' new James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Wing. The $150 million structure not only added 165,000 square feet...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Thursday's by the Lake, the free concert series at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, began June 2 and will continue through July 14. The after-work parties start at 6 p.m. and take place outdoors beside Lake Maury. Expect hits and dance music from...
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 5:29 AM
Boat captain Linda Greenlaw, who was featured in Sebastian Junger’s novel, “The Perfect Storm,” will lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News.
Greenlaw is America’s only female swordfish boat...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
Carl Gottlieb, a writer for the iconic movie "Jaws," will speak with visitors at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News Tuesday, Oct. 11.
The lecture, titled "The Shark Had No Dialogue: Notes on Hollywood and the Filming of JAWS," will begin at 7 p.m....