State of the Bay

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...
2016 Holiday Display & Events

2016 Holiday Display & Events

Dickens Christmas Towne November 19 through December 31 Nauticus/Half Moone Cruise Terminal www.nauticus.org   Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection November 25 – December 31 Courthouse Galleries, Portsmouth www.courthousegalleries.com   Santa’s Seaside...
2016 Holidays Theater & Dance

2016 Holidays Theater & Dance

“Searching for Santa: A Holiday Musical” November 19 6-10 PM, Free Virginia Beach Town Center Fountain Plaza www.beachstreetusa.com A free evening of musical theater for the holidays.   Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker November 25 Sandler Center...
2016 Holidays Concert Schedule

2016 Holidays Concert Schedule

“The Snowman & Gift of the Magi” Virginia Symphony Orchestra November 27 Sandler Center www.virginiasymphony.org 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...
2016 Holiday Lights, Ice Skating & Parades

2016 Holiday Lights, Ice Skating & Parades

Million Bulb Walk November 11-23 Norfolk Botanical Garden www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org   Walk Through the Lights November 18, 5-8 PM 2nd Street on Boardwalk. Stroll through the holiday lights at the Beach. www.beachstreetusa.com   Holiday Lights at The...
Trumpism: Triumph of the Shills

Trumpism: Triumph of the Shills

By Al Markowitz Of all the things that bothered me about the recent electoral season, I found the ugly rise and empowerment of hate-groups and the neo-fascist right the most disturbing. Beyond partisan politics, it is obvious that we as a nation have a serious...