Author: Amy Poulter

10 To Taste: New Restaurants In Coastal Virginia

It seems that Coastal Virginia has boomed with new business this year, and, luckily for us lovers of good food, much of that business has been in the form of restaurants. We’ve also noticed a wonderful trend in the types…

5 Best Places to Look at Holiday Lights

A favorite family holiday tradition is bundling up in jackets, scarves and hats, piling into the car and driving around the neighborhood to view festive light displays. It’s always fun to see what decorations the folks on your block have…

A Bus Ride to Remember

Since its inception, the Virginia hub has taken just over 1,300 veterans to see the memorials in Washington, D.C., dedicated in their honor. The organization makes the commemorative trip twice a year­—once in the spring, once in the fall.

Organizations That Inspire

In its fifth year of recognizing local nonprofits, Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Giving Back Awards highlight the often-unrecognized organizations of individuals who have come together under one mission—one goal—to change our community for the better.

Jumping For GIs

Six years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, Jason Redman, a Navy SEAL, was deployed to Iraq. Though he had already completed a couple of wartime deployments, he said being seriously wounded was never something he considered—until it happened.