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Slapwater, the Peninsula's premier party band, has renamed itself in hopes of leaving behind a bitter fight over rights to its name. The group led by drummer George "Dody" Hunt III is now called Slapnation, according to its website. "We’re sure...
"That was the largest crowd I've ever seen in Buckroe." A friend said those words to me over brunch Sunday morning after attending the Buckroe Beach Reggae Fest the prior day. While I'm a relative newcomer to Hampton Roads, she grew up in Hampton...
The dust has settled and the city’s budget has been approved. Now is a great time to take another in-depth look at the city’s 2014 fiscal year capital budget, and projects the city hopes to undertake. The $42.6 million plan in the upcoming...
When the small waterfront town of Hampton began to recover after the Civil War and expand at the turn of the 19th century, the street car led the way. The Victorian Boulevard historic district just south of the downtown area was born as a streetcar...
Organizers of the Hampton Block Party have made a change to the entertainment for Saturday's season launch. Blues singer Jackie Scott has been replaced by Blues Empacts, Mojo Collins and Herbie D and the Dangermen. Scott had to reschedule her...
The Buckroe Beach Reggae Fest will return May 11 with music from Culture, United Souls, Session Rockers, Jahworks, Antero, Tonahope, Destined Nation and Machet, organizers say. The free, family-oriented event is to take place 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at Buckroe...
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Do you want to see some of the marvels of flight that are ingrained in this city’s history? Because you’ll have options. This weekend, the family could head downtown, park nearby and peruse exhibits in the Virginia Air and Space Center. Or...
Master plans apparently do not get stale as quickly as you might think, at least that appears to be the case in Phoebus. Six years after being published, the neighborhood’s master plan is getting retooled by planners from Urban Design Associates...
Lydia Loveless, a fierce young Americana singer from Ohio, will make her Hampton Roads debut at the Hampton Taphouse on Friday, Dec. 7. It's the start of string of shows coming to the downtown pub. Taphouse proprietor Peter Pittman recently reported...
A list of Hampton's Thanksgiving closuresFrom the city of Hampton: City Offices: Closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 Garbage Collection: No recycling, refuse, bulk trash or yard waste collection Thursday, Nov. 22. Collection scheduled for Nov. 22 will be made Wednesday, Nov. 21. All...
Timeline of Chief Charles "Chuck" Jordan Jr.'s career with the Hampton Police Division and highlights of the cigarette sting operation: 1978: Jordan graduates with high honors from Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, and takes the oath of a Hampton...
Per the city of Hampton's website: The Hampton Animal Control Division is seeking the public's assistance locating a vicious Pit Bull that may be in the Phoebus section of the City. On October 10, 2012 Hampton Animal Control received a call in reference...
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