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  • Maker Movement takes hold of region

    Maker Movement takes hold of region
    The guys at North Street Labs love a challenge, whether it's making an 800-bag, 6-story Doritos vending machine activated by Tweets from above a concert stage or a metal tree sculpture equipped with sensors to translate motion into sounds. "I used to...
  • Upcoming events for the garden lover

    Upcoming events for the garden lover
    Get a free azalea for Earth Day Ken Matthews Garden Center in Grafton is offering a free azalea to the first 100 people in the store on Saturday, April 19. The event is to mark Earth Day, according to the garden center's calendar. The store is at 4921...
  • Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities

    Spring offers Peninsula gardeners an array of activities
    Garden tour in Gloucester The Secret Garden Tour takes place in Gloucester County from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, first day of Historic Garden Week in Virginia. Garden week runs April 26-May 3. This event includes four Gloucester gardens...
  • Mannino's triumphs at She-Crab Soup Classic

    Mannino's triumphs at She-Crab Soup Classic
    Mannino’s Italian Bistro again swept the awards as winner of the 2014 East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic. The Italian restaurant was voted first place winner by both the judges and the public at the event held Saturday April 26 at the 24th Street...
  • Phoebus gains a new restaurant

    Phoebus gains a new restaurant
    The Phoebus section of Hampton gains a new restaurant with the opening of The Point on Aug. 10 in the space formerly occupied by Paul’s Restaurant. Cat Kane, who owns the restaurant with Joshua Stivers, has put together a menu featuring crab cakes...
  • Smartmouth brewery celebrates Craft Beer Month

    Smartmouth brewery celebrates Craft Beer Month
    August is Craft Beer Month and Smartmouth Brewing Co. located in the West Ghent section of Norfolk will be offering special beer creations. On Wednesdays in August, Smartmouth Brewing Co. will have a special cask-conditioned beer in the tasting room. As...
  • Jon Bibbs, singer and Newport News resident, to salute Sam Cooke with show in Norfolk

    Jon Bibbs, singer and Newport News resident, to salute Sam Cooke with show in Norfolk
    You've got to hand it to him. Jon Bibbs is an ambitious guy. The gifted singer and former Hampton University student is launching a tour that salutes greats of soul music: Sam Cooke, James Brown, Ray Charles and Marvin Gaye. “These men are larger...
  • UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations

    UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations
    Outdoor festivals return to Hampton Roads with a vengeance when autumn leaves start to fall. You'll find a celebration for most every inclination. Seafood, peanuts, sophisticated sculpture, homey crafts, Egyptian culture, indie music, gospel — all...
  • Halloween events offer chances to hunt zombies, explore "terror-tories"

    Halloween events offer chances to hunt zombies, explore "terror-tories"
    It’s time, once again, to get your ghoul on. Here’s a list of Halloween activities across Hampton Roads. No doubt you’ll find something here to sink your teeth into. A word of warning, though. If you see a light over at the...
  • Daily Press Poet Laureate 2013: Romance, verse intertwined

    Daily Press Poet Laureate 2013: Romance, verse intertwined
    Allen M. Weber says he hadn't thought about becoming a poet until he fell in love with one.     The winner of the 2013 Daily Press poetry contest, Weber lives in Hampton and works at Newport News Shipbuilding, where he teaches radiation safety. His...
  • Navy Federal Credit Union to give shoppers $20 for cash mob

    Navy Federal Credit Union to give shoppers $20 for cash mob
    Navy Federal Credit Union will hand out $20 to the first 100 shoppers who participate in a cash mob event in the Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk on Saturday, June 15. Representatives from the credit union's business services group will hand out free T-...
  • Navy Federal Credit Union gives $20 to shoppers for cash mob

    Navy Federal Credit Union will hand out $20 to the first 100 shoppers who participate in a cash mob event in the Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk on Saturday, June 15. Representatives from the credit union's business services group will hand out free T-...