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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • One of Boo Williams import players is headed to the ACC, 2 others could land there, too

    One of Boo Williams import players is headed to the ACC, 2 others could land there, too
    HAMPTON — Three players, three positions, three countries. Three ACC schools? That's the short story of the outside prospects Boo Williams has enlisted for his 2011 basketball road show. With considerable talent in Hampton Roads, Williams didn't...
  • Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads

    Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads
    If any single visual arts attraction should rank at the top of heap in 2010, it has to be the May 1 opening of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' new James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Wing. The $150 million structure not only added 165,000 square feet...
  • Virginia Duals a local sporting fixture

    Thirty-one years after a handful of local wrestling enthusiasts decided to stage a combination fund-raiser and college audition, the Virginia Duals continue chugging along. For one weekend each January, the Hampton Coliseum becomes a kind of wrestling...
  • Peninsula Glass Guild shines again in juried exhibit

    Peninsula Glass Guild shines again in juried exhibit
    When the fledgling artists of the Peninsula Glass Guild staged their first juried show 23 years ago, it was hard to feel encouraged about their future. It took a few years — plus the seminal interest of pioneering studio glass artist Kent Ipsen...
  • NN Army vet recalls his year guarding Little Rock Nine

    NN Army vet recalls his year guarding Little Rock Nine
    Reid Dice was a 24-year-old railroad switchman in Pine Bluff, Ark., lying in bed after having six teeth pulled when the summons came, ordering him to play a defining role in American history. It was September 1957, and Dice's National Guard unit had just...
  • Tidewater Art Alliance flexes some muscle

    Tidewater Art Alliance flexes some muscle
    For more than 100 years, the Tidewater Art Alliance and its precursors have played an indispensable role in nurturing the visual arts in Hampton Roads. Its members helped found the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences — now the Chrysler Museum of...
  • Retrospective showcases W&M artist

    Retrospective showcases W&M artist
    In any estimation of Hampton Roads' best and most influential artists, you have to have Marlene Jack. Since her bold transformation of an old power plant into a vibrant ceramics studio 35 years ago, the College of William and Mary professor has...
  • Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion

    Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion
    Five of the last six U.S. Open golf champions were previously 0-for in majors. Curtis Strange believes the trend could well continue this week at Congressional Country Club near Washington, D.C. A Hampton Roads native and ESPN analyst, Strange...