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Virginia Opera’s 2012-2013 Season opens Saturday night with ‘The Pearl Fishers’

This Saturday night, Virginia Opera’s 2012-2013 Season will open with Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, at the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk. According to a press release, The Pearl Fishers will feature more »

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Check it out: Upcoming events at Peninsula Town Center

In addition to being a wonderful shopping destination, Peninsula Town Center is dedicated to bringing a variety of events for Hampton Roads to enjoy. From a concert series to charitable causes,  PTC more »

Peninsula Town Center makeover winner reveals glam new look at Fashion’s Night Out

Christine Morales dazzled Fashion’s Night Out attendees at Peninsula Town Center with an amazing ‘drab to fab’ makeover. Checkout her fabulous reveal and some more fall fashion tips from Steven Cojocaru from our editor Kira’s review of more »

Local Business Spotlight: Take 1-Entertainment

Owner: Gwen BurgessLocation: Virginia BeachServices: Videography; Events (such as parties)Specialty: Music Videos; Short FilmsContact info: (Phone) 757-761-3269(Email) take-1entertainment@live.comSocial Media: @take_1ent
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Plato’s Closet ‘Grab Bag Event’ to be held on July 14

On July 14 from 10am – 9 pm, Plato’s Closet  stores in Hampton Roads will have their “Grab Bag Event,” where you can stuff as many clearance items in a bag ( a brown paper bag similar to the one at a grocery store provided by Plato’s) for only $15!  (During the event, the rest of more »

Beach Hideaways in Virginia Beach

Summer is here and that means one thing in Virginia Beach–crowds at the oceanfront. Nothing wrong with Virginia Beach’s resort area, mind you, but do you want a change from the crowded beach and more »

IllumiNights returns to Busch Gardens Williamsburg July 1

On July 1, IllumiNights – one of the highlights of the summer season at Busch Gardens Williamsburg – returns for 50 nights of spectacular fireworks displays, live performances and more. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. this more »

Tom Hanks in Norfolk, VA

Tom Hanks spotted at Charlie’s Cafe on Granby Street

Tom Hanks, who is in Hampton Roads to film “Captain Phillips,” stopped by Charlie’s Cafe in Norfolk to grab a bite to eat. The unannounced visit, in which Hanks ordered the popular Granby Platter, led to the dish now being named after him – Tom Hanks Granby Platter.

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg announces ‘Discovery Dollars’ program

Busch Gardens Williamsburg has announced the arrival of Discovery Dollars, a new and convenient way to pay for purchases when visiting the theme park. The program features a bar-coded waterproof wristband that will replace the use of cash more »

Get into ‘Bad Habits’ for the summer

Trying to get rid of those bad habits this summer? How about indulging in a bad habit that only has amazing consequences? In the Chesapeake area,  at the intersection more »