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Veer Music Awards Results

By Jeff Maisey Indie-pop group Feral Conservatives took home three trophies in Veer Magazine’s annual Music Awards program held at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk. The band’s “Here’s to Almost” was named Album of the Year, while their hooky, melodic “Last Light” earned “Song of the Year” honors. They were also top choice in

Veer Local Music Awards Tonight at The Naro

Our Local Music Awards program is tonight (Wednesday, February 8) at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk. Tickets are available at Colley Cantina in Norfolk and Fantasy in Newport News until 2 PM. Tickets will then be available at the Naro box office beginning at 6 PM. Cash only. The doors open at 6:00 PM.

Macon on the Makin’ of the Dollar Tree

By Jeff Maisey Whether you’re a lifelong resident of Hampton Roads or someone thinking of starting a business for the first time, Macon Brock’s “One Buck at a Time: An Insider’s Account of How Dollar Tree Remade American Retail” is a must-read. Brock, co-founder and chairman of the retail giant, provides a plain-spoken, intriguing look

Sen. Warner Wages Case of O’Connor Beer on ODU Bowl Game

By Jeff Maisey Virginia Senator Mark Warner today exchanged a friendly wager with Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow. Should Old Dominion University lose its December 23 football game against the Eastern Michigan Eagles in the 2016 Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, Sen Warner will send a case of craft beer from Norfolk’s O’Connor Brewing Company to Sen. Stabenow.

O’Connor Brewing wins Competitive Golden Tap Award

By Staff O’Connor Brewing Company won its second consecutive Golden Tap Award on December 13 with a total score of 23.5 points. They were followed by Smartmouth Brewing Company (19 points), Alewerks Brewing (15.5 points), Big Ugly Brewing Company (14.5 points) and Commonwealth Brewing Company (11.5 points). With 20 regional breweries competing, this was the