Tag Archives: NFK

Epicenter of the Arts District: Attorney, philanthropist and collector Brother Rutter talks art

Epicenter of the Arts District: Attorney, philanthropist and collector Brother Rutter talks art

By Jeff Maisey   Brother Rutter has searched the world over – the art world that is – and found his true love in Norfolk. Rutter, as you may know, is C. Arthur “Brother” Rutter of Rutter Mills Injury Law in downtown Norfolk. What you may not know is that Brother grew up in Virginia

GRAPEVINE: Interesting Possibilities for NFK

By Jeremy Bender   A source who wishes not to be identified but certainly within the-know of what’s moving and shaking behind the scenes recently revealed some interesting possibilities in Norfolk’s downtown. Bold move #1: Developer Buddy Gadams will likely expand his dominance of apartment building and conversions by purchasing the lofty Bank of America

Colley ave Wins National Great Places Designation

  CHICAGO—Today, the American Planning Association (APA) announced that Colley Avenue in Norfolk, Virginia, has earned the “People’s Choice” designation as one of the Great Places in America in 2015. For the second year in the row, APA asked the public to nominate their favorite public space, neighborhood, or street. Suggestions were collected throughout October

GOOD VIBRATIONS: Drew Ungvarsky on Vibrant Spaces, Downtown Norfolk and more

By Jeff Maisey   Drew Ungvarsky is a bright guy and he has an illuminating idea for Downtown Norfolk. The plan, known as Vibrant Spaces, is simply this: provide street-level, storefront space currently not being used at a discounted rent with an injection of cash to entrepreneurial-minded people with a unique yet functional idea that

Physical Graffiti

By Jeff Maisey   The world of graffiti art comes to life in a new exhibition at Work | Release. Dubbed “Nobody Writes Letters Anymore,” outsider artists such as Mickael Broth, Noah Larmz, “Frank Ape” creator Brandon Sines, and Chris “Apes” Peters provide a taste of the underground and a view of the public spaces

Remember Mom’s Cinnamon Toast?

Words & Photos by Stef Wasko From the two entrepreneurs who introduced Norfolk to The Handsome Biscuit and Field Guide, comes a third culinary phenomenon serving the best thing since sliced bread— Toast. This newest member of the David Hausmann and John Porter family of Norfolk restaurants finds its home in the old Buddy Baker