Fun Times at Waterside District

Fun Times at Waterside District

By Jeff Maisey First let me say I really like the newly opened Waterside District. To me it’s fun – a vacation akin to Disney World, but without leaving home for food and lots of craft beer. I’m also happy with the end result in that it doesn’t really resemble the old...
NEON through a Kaleidoscopic Lens

NEON through a Kaleidoscopic Lens

Words & Photos by Jim Morrison It’s 7 p.m. on an April Saturday in NEON, the New Energy of Norfolk arts district, and the lights may be on, but few people are home. Six skateboarders practice their wheeled acrobatics at The Plot, the park along Granby...
Meet the Monbacks

Meet the Monbacks

Norfolk band makes national debut on Yep Roc Records on June 17 By Jim Morrison “It started as a half joke,” Neal Friedman says. Major and the Monbacks, the Norfolk-based band of high school buddies, were starting to think about recording their second...
Decriminalizing Cannabis in Virginia

Decriminalizing Cannabis in Virginia

By Al Markowitz Legalization of marijuana, or cannabis, around the country continues to spread. Medical marijuana is available in Washington D.C. Maryland has decriminalized possession of small quantities. I’ve read about progress in our state. I was fortunate...