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6th Annual Veer Music Awards

6th Annual Veer Music Awards

Below are our nominees for the 6th Annual Veer Music Awards. Vote now through February 1. We’d like to give a big shout out and thanks to our nominating panel. These folks helped selected the 2017 nominees: Paul Shugrue (Host of WHRV-FM’s “Out of the Box”) Kyle Bloom (Producer of Fox 43’s “Hampton Roads Show)

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

State of the Bay

By Jeff Maisey A friend of mine, Steve Crandall, CEO of Devils Backbone Brewing Company, is certainly passionate about beer, but he’s equally engaged as an outdoorsman. The restoration and preservation of the Chesapeake Bay is something he and his wife Heidi feel is vital to future generations. A few years ago, Devils Backbone began

2016 Holiday Display & Events

Dickens Christmas Towne November 19 through December 31 Nauticus/Half Moone Cruise Terminal   Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection November 25 – December 31 Courthouse Galleries, Portsmouth   Santa’s Seaside Village November 27 through December 27 Thursdays through Sunday 2-10 PM 30th Street @ Oceanfront   Holiday Farmers Market November 26, December 3,

2016 Holidays Theater & Dance

“Searching for Santa: A Holiday Musical” November 19 6-10 PM, Free Virginia Beach Town Center Fountain Plaza A free evening of musical theater for the holidays.   Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker November 25 Sandler Center The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!”

2016 Holidays Concert Schedule

“The Snowman & Gift of the Magi” Virginia Symphony Orchestra November 27 Sandler Center The charming, animated film follows the story of a young boy and his magical friendship with a snowman, while the VSO performs Howard Blake’s score, including the popular song “Walking in the Air.” “The Gift of the Magi”, is one

2016 Holiday Lights, Ice Skating & Parades

Million Bulb Walk November 11-23 Norfolk Botanical Garden   Walk Through the Lights November 18, 5-8 PM 2nd Street on Boardwalk. Stroll through the holiday lights at the Beach.   Holiday Lights at The Beach November 18 through January 1 2nd Street to 33rd Street at the Oceanfront Cruise in your car through