East Meets West ‘80s Style

East Meets West ‘80s Style

By Jerome Langston   Whether he is staring at the camera stoically, wearing mirrored sunglasses, or laughing with Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, or Ann Magnuson at Danceteria, Tseng embodies the essence of the 1980s; not only its extravagant social life but also its...
Williamsburg Readies for Virginia Beer Company

Williamsburg Readies for Virginia Beer Company

By Elizabeth Erschens   Imagine a drive home from work on the 2nd Avenue corridor in Williamsburg, rounding the curve just past Merrimac Trail, and happening upon a 2,500 square foot patio beer garden in front of the old white building at 401 many recall as home...
Art of (re) Design

Art of (re) Design

By Jeff Maisey   How do you take a 40-year-old retail institution and manage to keep things fashionably hip? A redesign, of course. If you’ve motored down 21st Street in Norfolk’s Ghent business district during the past two months you probably couldn’t help but...