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Royal Blue Wedding

Photos by Megan Vaughan Photography Move over, navy. It's time for a much more vibrant blue to take center stage. This hue is sophisticated, yet still elegant, and pairs gorgeously with other bright colors for a spring or summer soiree.…

CoVa Best Of Party 2019

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s annual Best Of Party was held on Thursday, July 25 at Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Downtown Norfolk. Partygoers enjoyed an evening of Sizzle, Salsa and Swoon as the event themed Hot Havana Nights celebrated…

ODU’s New S.B. Ballard Stadium

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Wedding Photo Shoot at Kiln Creek Golf Club

Photos by Lindsay Collette; Styling by Misty Saves the Day Your wedding is a dream design all your own, so why not show off your good taste with a clean, crisp aesthetic. These fresh, modern photos with a color palette…

We Are #VBStrong

On May 31, our community was changed forever. In the days that followed, we worked to process vast ranges of emotion, trying to piece together how this could have happened in our beloved beach town. As we all struggled to…

Be a Local on Atlantic Avenue

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Favorite Finds on Atlantic Avenue includes entertainment, excitement and culinary delights. Whether you’re with family, significant others or flying solo, Virginia Beach’s Atlantic Avenue area has it all. From local hotspots to hidden gems, the following recommendations…

Artful Wedding Photo Shoot at Cavalier Hotel

Photos by Will Hawkins Photography; Styling by Misty Saves the Day Here comes the bride, all dressed in ... black. And she couldn't appear more stunning in this ultra-posh formal photo shoot. It may not be a traditional choice for…

Fitness and Nutrition Advice from Expert Jim White

What is it that you want to achieve? Do you want to lift heavier, bike further, run faster or eat cleaner? We all have ambitions that we want to turn into a reality. But what exactly does it take to bring…

Finding Specialized Care for Patients with Dementia

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory (particularly short-term loss), thinking and behavior. It is a type of dementia that slowly and irreversibly destroys memory and thinking skills. Dementia, on the other hand, is the overarching…

Guide to Summer Fun in Coastal Virginia

Let’s face it. Summers tend to fly by quicker than a fiddler crab dancing across the sand. Oftentimes, we’ll get to the end of the season and realize we hadn’t accomplished all the exciting activities we’d set out to do.…

The Perfect Plate: Food Presentation Tips

Photography by Ashlee Glen One of the best parts about going out to a nice restaurant—aside from the fact that you just get to sit there and relax while your meal is prepared—is the way the dish looks when it…

Derby Day at The Cavalier Hotel

Photo by Kate MacCallum On May 4, The Cavalier Hotel celebrated the 145th Kentucky Derby with Derby Day at The Cavalier. Guests dressed in dapper Derby attire and enjoyed the Kentucky Derby viewing party on the Great Lawn of the iconic…

How to Recognize the Warning Signs of a Stroke

According to the National Stroke Association®, a stroke is a “brain attack” that can happen at any time and to anyone. It occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off, depriving the affected brain cells…

CoVa Battle of the Burgers 2019

CoVa Battle of the Burgers returned for its second year to crown Coastal Virginia’s best burger on the Southside and Peninsula with two separate events on Saturday, April 27 at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach and Saturday, May…

Scrumptious Weekend Kicks Off with Yorktown Tapas Crawl

On April 25–28, Culturefix’s newest regional culinary festival “Scrumptious” will showcase some of the area’s amazing restaurants, breweries, wineries and chefs during a fun lineup of community events throughout Williamsburg and Yorktown. “Scrumptious” kicks off Thursday from 6–9 p.m. at…

Watersports Camps in Coastal Virginia

Coastal Virginia is surrounded by water. Why not take full advantage of it? There are several great local camps that promote physical activity, instruction and safety when it comes to being in or around water. Here are just a couple…

Camps that Enhance Academics During the Summer Months

The human brain is an amazing repository for storing information. However, to keep it sharp, it needs to be continually stimulated, challenged and even entertained. Here are a variety of camps that local organizations are providing to help shape young…

Top 5 Benefits of Summer Camp

There are so many kinds of summer camps out there to choose from. Some follow the traditional sense of the word “camp” by promoting activities such as boating safety, proper technique and swimming. Some focus on the fine arts, such…