This Beach in the Outer Banks Was Named the #1 Beach in America

Life’s a beach … It’s that time of year again. Dr. Beach has rolled out his annual list of the 10 best beaches in the U.S. Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, is Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University.  He studies beach erosion and storm impacts and his research takes…

Lyft Offers Free Rides in Norfolk and Virginia Beach on Memorial Day

Norfolk and Virginia Beach residents can receive a free ride on Memorial Day from Drive Safe Hampton Roads and Lyft. 757 Sober Ride will be offered to residents 21 or older from 4 p.m. on Monday, May 30, until 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31. To participate, download the Lyft app and enter the 757 Sober…

Chesapeake Jubilee Returns After 2-Year Hiatus

The Chesapeake Jubilee is set to return after a two-year hiatus.  The popular festival will be held from May 19 to May 22 at the Chesapeake City Park. The four-day event will feature live music, rides, and a fireworks display on Saturday night. The Fearless Flores Family from America’s Got Talent are set to perform…

Hampton Residents Help Achieve New World Record on ‘The Today Show’

Hampton Roads residents gathered on Friday (April 22nd) to celebrate Earth Day and help achieve a new world record. About 100 people gathered at the Buckroe Community Garden to break the Guinness World Record for most people watering plants simultaneously. It was one of several sites across the country chosen to appear to participate in…

Air Power Over Hampton Roads to Return in 2023

Air Power Over Hampton Roads is set to return in 2023! Joint Base Langley-Eustis announced the return of the popular show, which is tentatively set for May 5 – 7, 2023. Although JBLE officials are still in the early stages of planning, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, and JBLE’s own F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team are…

Virginia Zoo Announces Departure of Tiger Brothers

Get ready to say goodbye to Malayan tigers Stubbley and Osceola. The Virginia Zoo announced that the six-year-old brothers will be leaving the Zoo as part of the AZA’s Species Survival Plan. According to a press release,  the Species Survival Plan “aims to maximize the genetic diversity of the species, creating a healthy and sustainable…

National Volunteer Week: Local Organizations Seek Help in Hampton Roads

It’s National Volunteer Week, (April 17 through April 23), and organizations across the country are celebrating the community members that volunteer their time and give back. Looking to give back in Hampton Roads?  Here are some local organizations that are seeking more volunteers. The Norfolk Animal Care & Adoption Center (NACC) is actively recruiting volunteers…

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