Author: Tabitha Shiflett

One Chic Boutique

Tucked away among numerous places lining the Port Warwick shopping center in Newport News, you’ll find a cozy store with the words “P.S. Paperie” scripted above its windows. Inside, two stores, The Boutique at Port Warwick and P.S. Paperie, combine…

Hyde Park Hideout

Quietly situated in Norfolk’s Hyde Park is a house that once harbored secrets of the most damaging Soviet spy ring in U.S. history. In May 1985, FBI agents raided a hotel in Rockville, Md. to arrest Norfolk private detective John…

Dave and Busters opens in Lynnhaven Mall

Hot-pink teddy bears, liquor in a glowing glass, 130-inch television screens, slot machines and more makes Dave and Busters the ultimate play house for adults. The 41,000 square foot room comprises a sports viewing room, winner’s circle, dining area, game…

Cheat Sheet: July 18, 2013

Woman’s death reclassified homicide According to the Norfolk Police Department, a woman found dead in a Norfolk hotel room in January was the victim of homicide. On Jan. 25, Mercedea Tubens of Norfolk was found dead in a room at…

Cheat Sheet: July 11, 2013

Bullets hit babies in Hampton shooting Sgt. Jason Price with the Hampton Police Division confirmed multiple calls came in around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday for shots fired near the intersection of Childs Avenue and 50th Street in Hampton.  A 1-year-old boy…

Let the Bridal Shower Games Begin

Get together with your maid of honor and let her in on the scoop—not all bridal shower games have to be boring. With this list of unique and quirky ideas, you’re sure to have a blast at your bridal celebration.…

Cheat Sheet: June 27, 2013

Inmate jumps fence at Newport News City Farm Kim Lee with the City of Newport News said Aaron M. Morrison scaled a fence with razor wire in the courtyard area of Newport News City Farm today around 10:15 a.m. Lee…

Crafting Cuteness One Order at a Time

Who would have known a simple moose punch found in a stationery store would give Virginia Beach resident Jacqueline Nimrichter the idea to create her own line of crafty casual creations? Jacqueline’s passion for paper creations began in 2009 when…

Cheat Sheet: June 20, 2013

Man shot while sitting in car On Wednesday night a man was shot while sitting in a vehicle in Norfolk. Investigators have determined the motive was an attempted robbery. According to police spokesman Chris Amos, the victim was in the…

Cheat Sheet: June18, 2013

Man dies while being handcuffed Hampton Police are investigating how a man died as officers tried to put him in handcuffs on the morning of Tuesday, June 18. According to Sgt. Jason Price with the Hampton Police Division, officers received…

Cheat Sheet: June 4, 2013

American woman gang-raped in India Police confirmed a 30-year-old American tourist being raped on Tuesday, June 4. The woman was said to be attacked in Manali, a tourist destination, after she entered a vehicle with three men. Police inspector Abhimanyu…

HRM Father's Day Gift Guide

Whether your dad is an outdoorsman or workaholic, these gifts are sure to pique his interest. From customized bling to professional massages to bacon crates, this gift guide is perfect for dad. Is your dad into poker? Purchase a Custom…

Cheat Sheet: May 30, 2013

Bank robbery leads to high speed chase Portsmouth Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened on Thursday, May 30, at 1:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo in the 5800 block of High Street in Portsmouth. Police spokeswoman Jan Clark…

Cheat Sheet: May 25-27: Weekend Roundup

Teens charged in shooting near Coliseum Hampton Police arrested two suspects responsible for a shooting on Saturday, May 25, which resulted in one death and four injuries. At 11 p.m. on the 1900 block of Coliseum Drive police arrived at…

Cheat Sheet: May 21, 2013

The storm of all storms Today, Tuesday, May 21, rescue crews are searching through the rubble left over after the massive tornado that ruined Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon. The tornado completely destroyed neighborhoods and two elementary schools. According to…