| 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-...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:18 PM
We are officially in the mad dash toward Christmas Day.
To help you navigate the endless promotional materials and discount news, I will post a running list of deals every weekend through Christmas with help from the bargain hunters at crazytowndeals....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The national debate over health insurance has added a layer of complexity for veterans seeking medical care, so it pays to know your options.
The Hampton VA Medical Center is reaching out to former service members in southeastern Virginia to inform them...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Editor's note: These tips appeared in a Daily Press article about shopping on Black Friday, but the advice remains valid.
As you bustle to finish those last-minute gifts on your Christmas list, here are some suggestions for navigating the traffic and...
| 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....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Apricot Lane, a locally owned women's fashion boutique in Hampton's Peninsula Town Center, will host a large "Happy Hour" sale on Saturday, Jan. 25.
During the sale, which will last one hour only, everything in the store will be discounted by 50...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:57 AM
Each month, the booksellers at the Barnes and Noble store at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton compile a list of reading recommendations for their customers. Here, in their words, is this month's list. (You might even find a scary read or two here!)
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:59 AM
The Peninsula Town Center in Hampton is hosting a special fashion-focused event Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Participants can buy a general admission ticket for $25 or a VIP pass for $35 to get access to special discounts, a grab bag, drinks and gift...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:39 AM
To celebrate its one-year anniversary, Bar Louie at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton is hosting a two-day bash on Thursday-Friday, Sept. 26-27.
They’ll be offering some of the specials over the last year, including “$5 Burgers,” as...