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At some point in the next year to 18 months, you may spot some reeds poking up along the western shore of Coliseum Lake - an early sign of an intensifying effort to keep rain from washing fish-, crab- and oyster-killing muck into the Chesapeake Bay.
A prominent winter-month shelter is short on funds, and the Newport News City Council on Tuesday left themselves the option of aiding the program.
More than 75 Hampton Roads restaurants, including several on the Peninsula, are participating in this week's Dining Out For Life.
A father and son team whose life work is restoring and refurbishing amusement park rides has finished replacing pieces on the downtown carousel.
Two people were hospitalized and nine were displaced after a fire in Hampton Saturday afternoon, according to a Hampton fire official.
Following a panic alarm activated just after 9:30 a.m., officers arrived at Bayport Credit Union in the 2300 block of Cunningham Drive, where they said a man gave a teller a note demanding money, according to a Hampton Police Division news release.
Looking for something to do this weekend? There's plenty to choose from around the region, but we will make a few suggestions: The International Children's Festival will be at Mill Point Park in Hampton on Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The festival celebrates the food and culture of the countries of the world, and there is no admission charge.
If you can't make it out to the Foodbank today you can still participate and make donations online at The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia website Low Fat - Low Sodium - Low Sugar Products Preferred Please remember: Non-perishable food Non-breakable containers Nutritional labels intact Check dates
Take in the beauty from ferns to blossoms on this Guided Nature Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary, 1501 Armistead Bridge Road, Norfolk, in the West Ghent neighborhood.
Cross-dressing on the stage is a time-honored tradition, and no troupe does it with more gusto than Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo.
The fire happened just after 2:15 a.m. in the 2900 block of North Armistead Avenue, and the person inside had gotten out before fire crews arrived, Hampton Fire-Rescue Assistant Chief Jeffrey Pereira said in a news release.
A reunion of all USS Iwo Jima shipmates will be held from Aug. 27-31 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month.