| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Readers interested in meeting authors in Hampton Roads have a number of opportunities this week.
Thursday, March 13
The monthly poetry reading at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center features the work of Randolph Bridgeman from Lexington Park, Md. Bridgeman...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Last weekend writers gathered at Christopher Newport University for its 33rd Annual Writers' Conference. Authors sat in on panel discussions and workshops, and also had the opportunity to rent table space for selling and signing their books.
| Nov 28, 2013
Many a long-time local will point to the Christmastime extravaganza at Coleman's Nursery in Portsmouth or the Santa Claus at Coliseum Central as fond memories of the holiday season from years past.
But there are still a multitude of new and long-...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Open mic night is a new addition to Ethereal Cupcakes and Coffee Shoppe in Hampton.
Poets, musicians, dancers, singers and actors come out from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Peninsula Town Center shop.
“The people here really support each...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Apricot Lane, a women's fashion boutique franchise, will move its Patrick Henry Mall location in Newport News to Peninsula Town Center in Hampton.
The Hampton store, which will be located across from Nine West, is scheduled to open in September, a press...
| Aug 6, 2013
A few weeks ago we put out a call for readers to let us know what books are on their summer reading lists. From the responses we've received, it's clear that our community's reading preferences are as diverse as our authors' offerings.
Carol Waters of...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Are you a really last-minute holiday shopper? Don't worry, books are still an option. The local Barnes & Noble stores are open until 6 p.m. today, and both Amazon and Barnes & Noble offer gift-giving options for online eBook purchases.
With that in...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Baci Italiano Ristorante will open up sometime next month in Peninsula Town Center.
The Italian restaurant will take over the space formerly occupied by Bensi Ristorante Italiano at 5101 Kilgore Ave. in the Town Square area across from Barnes and Noble....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The Mole Hole is hosting a large winter clearance sale, offering items up to 75 percent off.
The sale starts Monday, Jan. 20.
"We just returned from market and new merchandise is arriving daily," an email message says. "Help us make room for the NEW....
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Bar Louie in Hampton is hosting a “blowout bash” on Dec. 5 to celebrate the repeal of the Prohibition Era in 1933.
Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment, which banned the sale, purchase and consumption of alcohol from 1919 to 1933. This...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Green Gates Gifts, a home decor and accessory store, closed its Hampton location in Peninsula Town Center in August.
On Sept. 5, owner Lee Ann Kirkley will celebrate the reopening of the Gloucester store by discounting all fall and Halloween items by 50...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Every day, booksellers at the Barnes & Noble store at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton field requests from readers who come into the store looking for a particular book. Staff have compiled last month's top five requests in fiction and nonfiction to share...