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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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  • 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...
  • Regional rivalries aren't highest priority for Hampton Roads football teams

    Hampton Roads is home to four Division I college football programs hailing from two conferences. Which logic says would create natural, interleague, regional rivalries. Were only scheduling so paint-by-numbers simple. Consider William and Mary and...
  • Two sandlot plays save inept Hokies offense

    Virginia Tech was 88 yards from the winning touchdown. The Hokies had gained 58 yards on their previous six possessions. Combined! Can you say "dead team walking"? Virginia Tech was 11 yards from the winning touchdown, and Tyrod Taylor was throwing...
  • Could today be Open's lifeline?

    For all we know, the deal is done. For all we know, some Belgian brewmaster/ beancounter has decided to terminate the Michelob Ultra Open at Kingsmill. But if not, what can save Hampton Roads' LPGA tournament? A stirring final round this afternoon?...
  • Vick's show for needed dough

    Vick's show for needed dough
    If Jon and Kate, Khloe Kardashian and Simon Cowell can make it in reality television, why not Michael Vick? If Vick remains tens of millions in debt, why not risk caricature in hopes of making a buck or three? If Americans will tune into David...
  • Local region high school baseball tournaments are worth a look

    - The quality of baseball is on the rise on the Peninsula - High school rosters abound with Division I talent - Several graduates are marking their mark in college Need a Memorial Day sports escape? Don't want to pull weeds, play golf or wax the...
  • High school years should benefit Dee

    In the past 24 years at Phoebus High, Bill Dee has seen enough college football coaches walk unannounced through his office door to know what not to do once he starts hitting the recruiting trail. That day is coming soon. Dee will begin full-time...
  • Pilots honor former Baby Dodgers GM Zodda

    Pilots honor former Baby Dodgers GM Zodda
    Vic Zodda still knows talent when he sees it. About three weeks shy of 90, this Peninsula baseball pioneer watched the hometown team Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium, and when Pilots catcher Chris Cowell uncorked a throw to second base, Zodda took...
  • Pfac stages competitive show with Biennial 2010 selections

    Pfac stages competitive show with Biennial 2010 selections
    A lot of juried exhibitions have an unpredictable bent, with out-of-town jurors choosing artist after artist whose name is unfamiliar or unexpected among the host venue's regular patrons. But "Biennial 2010" — which runs at the Peninsula Fine...