Author: My Nguyen

Cheat Sheet: September 8-9--Weekend Roundup

Record numbers deported in 2011 According to number released Friday by the Office of Immigration Statistics, during the 2011 discal year, U.S. authorities deported 391,953 foreign-born individuals. Ninety-three percent of those deported came from four countries: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and…

Introducing "The Coastal Idea" House 2012

FROM 2012's COVA IDEA HOUSE This past spring, Hampton Roads Magazine participated in Homearama for the first time ever with our very own home. The Hampton Roads Magazine "Little Big House" by Stephen Alexander Homes was a Victorian revival farmhouse and…

Cheat Sheet: September 4, 2012

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan dies at age 54 Michael Clarke Duncan, known as a gentle giant died Sunday from complications from a recent heart attack. The actor was beloved and best known for his role in The Green Mile. (Source)…

Angela's and My's Review: ChiaVie

We all have those days where we wish we hadn’t eaten quite as much the day before, and we wake up feeling bloated and regretful. ChiaVia is marketed to be an all-natural detoxer and a healthy and delicious way to…

Sensational, Single and Ready to Mingle!

Each year before our photo shoot and auction, we organize a mingling event for the 20 Sensational Singles to get to know one another and for them to get to know us a little, too. This year’s mingle was held…

Chef Patrick's Dish

One of the most enjoyable--and delectable--tasks in my job description is helping with the production of Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton's cooking videos, Chef Patrick's Dish. So, let me give you the dish: Since we aim to publish a cooking video to…

Cheat Sheet: August 11-12 Weekend Roundup

Romney Selects Ryan as VP Mitt Romney officially announced Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate during an appearance in Norfolk, VA in front of the USS Wisconsin on Saturday. The announcement was met by cheers from the crowd, and…

Cheat Sheet: August 4-5 - Weekend Roundup

Seven dead in Sikh Temple shooting According to police, at least seven people, including the gunman, were shot and killed at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. on Sunday. About 3 dozen people were injured, including the police officer…

July-August Slideshow

Thanks to your entries, we're pleased to present our very first Visualize HRVA slideshow! We'll be rolling these slideshows out with every issue, so please keep sending your terrific photos our way.  Submit your photos here.

Cheat Sheet: July 21-22 - Weekend Roundup

AMC Theaters will no longer allow masks or fake weapons in theaters In reaction to Friday's shooting at a The Dark Knight Rises screening, AMC theaters is reinforcing its security procedures. While their circuit-wide show schedules will not change, the…

Cheat Sheet: July 20, 2012

Colorado movie theater shooter identified and in custody Twelve moviegoers are confirmed to be dead and dozens are injured in Aurora, Colorado after a gunman opened fire at the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises. The alleged shooter, 24-year-old…

Cheat Sheet: July 14-15 - Weekend Roundup

Norfolk Tides and Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia bring home the bacon The Norfolk Tides ball club broke a world record Friday night, as they built the world's longest BLT sandwich, measuring at 308 feet and 6 inches of bacon, lettuce,…

My N.'s Pick: Granby Street Food Tour

Back in April, I was invited by the good people of Visit Norfolk to attend a culinary food tour of the city. Being a Hampton Roads transplant (I’m coming up on my first full-year as a Virginia Beach resident at…

Taste of Chesapeake

Each year at Homearama, Hampton Roads Magazine has the pleasure of working with the Tidewater Builders Association to coordinate the Taste Of event. This year, the Taste of Chesapeake took place on Monday, June 25, and included delectable offerings from: Terebinth…