We have all gotten worked up and motivated to get out and vote, especially with the national candidates this cycle. But in the face of the excitement over Wall-Builders-in-Chief and the Cruz hot potato and Berning sensations and the Pantsuit establishment candidate (wasn’t there another one from Ohio?), we see, yet again, the perennial apathy […]
Friends, If you left the city of Norfolk in May of 2000 and returned for the first time today, you would have a hard time believing what has been accomplished in the intervening years.
“If you take care of the small things, the big things take care of themselves,” – Emily Dickinson.
Partly in honor of National “Adopt a Shelter Pet” Day, PETA—along with 10 other Virginia animal adoption and sheltering agencies from Virginia Beach to Danville—is hosting an adopt-a-thon at its Bea Arthur Dog Park.
As part of our Vote Local Norfolk effort, AltDaily has been publishing op-eds and letters of support for the candidates for Norfolk mayor, city council, and school board. We have also helped put together a number of events and voting-related projects.
Norfolk is a city of neighborhoods, neighborhoods solid with families who know one another and appreciate each other. They know their street’s children, what dog goes with each home, and even when a neighbor is likely to be at work, at home or on vacation.
In 2014, 85% of Norfolk residents voted to hold elections for our school board members for the first time. Norfolk citizens did not push for an elected school board simply to maintain the status quo.
All Weekend long: Thursday through Sunday and beyond, check out all of the great events happening around Hampton Roads as a part of the Virginia Arts Festival: Fringe Festival. Events include music, comedy, dot mazes, and so much more. There is a little something for everyone here. Friday and Saturday, grab your green at the […]
Have you ever considered how much money we spend on our food?
Norfolk is a city reinventing itself. Every week, you can see this community coming alive and starting to recognize its greatness—more businesses trying new things, more people and bikes on our streets, more murals on our walls.
The Virginia Arts Festival 20th Anniversary Edition of the Virginia International Tattoo was fantastic. If you missed it this year, do not miss it next year.
Many of us have parents or grandparents who either never saw the inside of a classroom or who had a very limited education. In my case, my dad pieced his education together through self-study and correspondence courses that led to his doctorate in divinity.
As Norfolk begins the transition to an elected school board, I believe voters can bring the greatest benefit to our children by casting their ballots for pediatrician Noelle Gabriel, MD.
No words. Just check out this video by Ian Watt.