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Fury over Fraim Flight a Red Herring

Fury over Fraim Flight a Red Herring

By Phillip Newswanger   For once, I agree with Councilwoman Theresa Whibley.   The fury over the Fraim flight was “the silliest thing I’ve ever seen brought up.”   Mayor Paul Fraim, accompanied by City Manager, Marcus Jones, and City Attorney, Bernard Pishko, flew to Baltimore June 16 to “meet with representatives from The Cordish

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It’s Official: Stone in Love with RVA

Today, San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co.announced it has signed a formal letter of intent with the City of Richmond, Virginia, signifying the company’s interest in building its East Coast facility in the city’s Greater Fulton Community. Subject to local approvals, Stone plans to invest $74 million to construct a production brewery, packaging hall, destination restaurant,

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Vote to Move Virginia Forward in November

By Michael Hamar   For non-political junkies (for the record I will admit that I am a political junkie!), living in Virginia can be exhausting given its off year state elections which result in Virginians undergoing political campaign overload literally every year.  But every year’s election cycle does matter and the outcome can have a

Norfolk City Manager Marcus Jones and Deputy City Manager Ron Williams say lessons learned from pitching Norfolk to Stone Brewing may help lure other breweries

Norfolk Looks Beyond Stone to Lagunitas, others

By Jeff Maisey   While Stone Brewing Company will likely bypass Norfolk and select Richmond or Columbus, Ohio as the site of its eastward expansion, there is a silver-lining.  Though all three cities are finalists on the California craft brewery’s list, Columbus is offering millions in financial assistance to make the deal happen; Richmond is

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Recommended Art Exhibit

Virginia MOCA Gabriel Dawe: Plexus 28 Through December 28 757.425.0000 2200 Parks Avenue, VA Beach www.virginiamoca.org   Texas-based installation artist, Gabriel Dawe creates one of his Plexus series of installations onsite at Virginia MOCA. Dawe separates and fills space with multi-colored thread, weaving and mimicking vast prisms of light. The completed works present innumerable contradictions.

Music Classical Emanuel Ax

Opening Night with Emanuel Ax

By Montague Gammon III Theatricality, rarity and, of course, virtuosity will distinguish Opening Night with Emanuel Ax, the Virginia Symphony’s season opening concerts. (Sept. 19-21)   Ax, one of the world’s premiere piano players, solos with the VSO in two pieces, the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 14 and Richard Strauss’ Burleske.   He took time

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