Norfolk’s City Council Members have all expressed individual support for movement towards marijuana decriminalization in the Commonwealth. What we need now is a show of grassroots support to convince them to include it as a priority in the city’s 2017 Legislative Package.
Don’t let the title fool you; this isn’t a musical, but more like a classic murder mystery film or a rousing game of CLUE.
Recently, a pair of Virginia Beach State Senators, Frank Wagner, 7th District and Bill DeSteph, 8th District, painted a very rosy picture of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Their pipeline looks very little like the pipeline that will truly exist.
More than 22,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and about 15,000 women will lose their life to this deadly disease a year. Ovarian cancer is also known as the “Silent Killer” because symptoms are very subtle and there is still no screening method for this terminal cancer.
Drew Ungvarsky, founder, CEO, and Executive Creative Director of Grow, sat down to talk about the origins of his company, how to create an ad that people don’t want to skip, what he thinks about Donald Trump, craft beer, Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, YouTube, and more!
Are you a longtime Norfolk resident who loves animals? Do you keep scrapbooks full of old pictures and clippings? Or might you know of a parent or grandparent who fits this description? If so, the Norfolk SPCA has a special request for you.
During its 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Atlanta, the International Downtown Association (IDA) recognized Downtown Norfolk Council (DNC) with a Merit Award for its Vibrant Spaces initiative. DNC also received an IDA Merit Award in 2015 for its Park Happy campaign.
“Godspell” is very nostalgic to me. I played the role of Jesus back in 2001, my junior year of high school. The 1971 original version of the show, then, was awe-inspiring and still is to this day.
Thursday through Saturday at 8pm: Head to Grace O’Malley’s Irish Pub in Norfolk to see one of my favorite local groups, Glasgow Kiss. Thursday through Sunday and beyond: See I Sing the Rising Sea presented by the Virginia Stage Company.
Rotary thrives for the same reason Chicago attorney Paul Harris founded it in 1905 – by connecting diverse people to exchange ideas, serve others, and form friendships.
As we’ve written about, a select group of neighborhood residents have let it be known they are unhappy about sharing Freemason with Pokémon GO players. They’ve gone so far as to push the City of Norfolk to find a way to kill the game at the Pagoda. But, I wonder, does it have to be […]
On the best of days, even with the best of bands? Sometimes the bear eats you. Such was the case last week when I stopped in primarily to check out James Wagner’s project, Pain in the Yeahs. While I expected the show to be packed, it turned out that for whatever reason attendance was sparse. […]
Brittany Howard hits the stage like a fireball. There’s no other way to say this. She is an elemental force of nature. A tsunami. A meteor strike. Her voice heralds the sound continents make as they collide in the dying light at the end of epochs. Were this the heyday of Soul? This band would […]
Long ago Kurt Vonnegut submitted a thesis to the University of Chicago. He theorized that all stories shared the same basic “shape.” The university rejected his thesis.