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  • Get out there!

    Everywhere you turn, the outdoors beckons in Hampton Roads. The region's mild climate and flat terrain offer the perfect combination for walking, hiking and biking. And the many bodies of water that surround us, from broad rivers to narrow inlets,...
  • Take! in the scenery

    CHARLES CITY COUNTY Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird-watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public boat access. Route 5 and Chickahominy River. 804-829-5336 GLOUCESTER COUNTY Gloucester County Parks and Recreation. 804-693-2355....
  • Hike! in the wild

    GLOUCESTER COUNTY Beaverdam Park. Wildlife observation, biking, hiking, and exercise trails. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 8687 Roaring Springs Road. 804-693-2107. HAMPTON Bluebird Gap Farm. This 60-acre farm has a...
  • From Williamsburg to Civil War, Hampton Roads offers rich view into America's past

    American Indians, British colonists, American revolutionaries, Civil War soldiers and sailors, pioneering educators, aviators and astronauts. They all made history happen right here. 1607 Jamestown is established, marking the beginning of English...
  • From short strolls to 21-mile hikes, 9 top nature preserves, trails and parks in Hampton Roads

    You should get out and go for a walk more often. You know you should. Maybe even a jog. Several trails wind through many of Hampton Roads' national, state, municipal and privately developed parks. Here are a few. 1. Beaverdam Park: The hiking trail at...
  • Ways to volunteer in your community

    Here are a few ways you can get involved in your community: Cat volunteers are needed. Adoptable cats from Animal Resource Foundation will be living at Petco in Newport News. Volunteers will provide full-service care, including cleaning, love and...
  • Battlefield Virginia

    From the heavy guns of a seacoast fort through battle-scarred Yorktown and the swampy outskirts of Richmond, the Virginia Peninsula tells the story of a massive war campaign and the evolution of warfare. Along this finger of land cut by the York and...
  • Summer guide: The best time to visit local attractions

    Summer guide: The best time to visit local attractions
    There is a way to visit local attractions during the summer and beat the crowds, too. Here are some tips on when to head to your favorite spots. What's the best time of the day and day of the week to visit the Virginia Living Museum, in Newport News? 9...
  • Rous named Virginia Symphony conductor

    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...
  • Save on travel, food and fun

    Looking for a last hurrah before school goes back? Or perhaps a weekend getaway in the fall to prolong that vacation feeling? On the Cheap readers, including one who's in the business of telling people where to go (literally), have suggestions for...
  • 2001 Citizen of the Year: Alan Diamonstein

    Alan Diamonstein could give politicians a good name. He is a mover and shaker, for sure. A power broker par excellence. But the beneficiaries of his political savvy are ordinary people: children in public schools, moderate-income families who dream of...
  • Sept. 16: High school roundup

    In field hockey Wednesday, Morgan Coelling and Hailey Farmer scored two goals each to lead Woodside to a 7-0 Peninsula District victory over visiting Heritage. Christina Lyon added a goal and two assists for the Wolverines, and Emily Carrigan and Tiffany...