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Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches.
Hampton Roads is the name for the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia. Hampton Roads is home to the major United States Navy, Air Force and Army bases. It also is home to NASA and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. The area is also full of historical landmarks and miles of beaches. « Show less

Top Hampton Roads Articles

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  • Twenty years ago this week Virginia football team was ranked No. 1 in the country

    College football's most improbable No. 1 of the last half-century attracted "World News Tonight," validated Andy Warhol and prompted odes to Thomas Jefferson. Twenty years ago this week, the Virginia Cavaliers became the nation's top-ranked team....
  • Hampton Roads photographers shine in 26th Suffolk juried exhibit

    Being in the right place at the right time certainly helped Newport News photographer Robert Brooks last summer when he stopped to snap a shot of rolling grassland from a deserted Colorado highway. But it took more than dumb luck for him to capture...
  • Gardening in Hampton Roads: Composting with worms will make your plants healthier

    Gardening in Hampton Roads: Composting with worms will make your plants healthier
    Earthworms may soon have their own Facebook fan page if local worm worshippers have their way. "I had forgotten how good food could taste fresh from the garden until I was experimenting with worm castings and started an organic garden," says Ron Crum...
  • Simple and familiar subjects become new in Pfac photo exhibit

    Simple and familiar subjects become new in Pfac photo exhibit
    Most people don't think of the simple and the familiar as promising artistic subjects. But in the hands of the right talent, even the most commonplace object or event can take on unsuspected meaning and a new, often unexpected presence. That's the...
  • Besides winning games, CNU's Woollum has a great track record for hiring coaches

    When Christopher Newport athletic director Bev Vaughan decided to retire in the summer of 1987, he summoned two of the Captains' best coaches to his office. C.J. Woollum guided the men's basketball and golf teams, Vince Brown the track squads, and...
  • Garden in Hampton Roads with coneflowers and other butterfly-attracting perennials

    Garden in Hampton Roads with coneflowers and other butterfly-attracting perennials
    Yum, yum. Mac 'n' Cheese and Tomato Soup, the names for coneflowers, make you think of good things to eat. In reality they are because the butterflies in your garden will like sipping their nectar. The coneflowers — a stunning golden and tomato-...
  • TV series can score PR points for Cavaliers

    TV series can score PR points for Cavaliers
    - Virginia produced an 18-part series on the Cavaliers' football team - The show airs at 9 p.m.Mondays on Comcast Sports Net - Next week's episode focuses on hiring of assistant coaches Neither "Law & Order" nor "Dancing with the Stars" need fret...
  • Holy Cross is a good fit for Milan Brown

    Holy Cross is a good fit for Milan Brown
    Last winter's record snows in Maryland irritated Milan Brown no end. Practice, travel and game schedules for his Mount St. Mary's basketball team seemed to shift hourly. Months later, Brown views the experience not as inconvenient but as preparation...
  • Outdoor Show at McDonald Garden Center teaches you all about gardening in Hampton Roads

    Outdoor Show at McDonald Garden Center teaches you all about gardening in Hampton Roads
    You can have soil that's poor and difficult to drain. You can have moles that tear up your yard and voles that eat your plants. You can have a shady yard with a spot of sun or the reverse — sun with a splash of shade. Yet you can still...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Lawns in Hampton Roads need special attention this spring

    Last weekend, husband Ken and I mowed our now-brown Bermuda lawn short, short, short, so new green growth can easily emerge in a few weeks. Now, we're taking the mower in for its annual tune-up, blade sharpening and oil change. A mower is much like a...
  • 2010 Spring Season: 5 Upcoming art exhibits in Hampton Roads

    2010 Spring Season: 5 Upcoming art exhibits in Hampton Roads
    Despite the rotten economy and a lot of belt tightening in exhibit schedules, Spring 2010 is shaping up to be an usually good season for Hampton Roads and the visual arts. Here are five upcoming shows and events you'll want to put on your "must-see, must-...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Monrovia's new Sunshine Blue blueberry makes a perfect plant for any garden in Hampton Roads

    A Daily Press photographer and I toured the elegantly expanded Anderson's Home and Garden Showplace this week and there's one plant there everyone should have in their yard. Monrovia's new Sunshine Blue blueberry is a four-season shrub that gives you hot...