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Get Pumped: Keeping Yourself Heart Healthy

February is American Heart Month, which is a great time to commit to a healthier lifestyle and make small changes that can make have a big effect on your heart’s health. According to Dr. Deepak Talreja of Bayview Cardiovascular Associates…

All Juiced Up: Local Options for Liquid Sustenance

With the new year often comes a determination to eat and feel better. Juicing has been touted for its health benefits and can be a refreshing way to restart eating or drinking habits that may have fallen a little off…

Quitting Cold Turkey

Do we as a society truly enjoy eating turkey? Or do we spend countless hours preparing it for one meal a year simply because it’s tradition?

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction Virginia Beach 2016

Chefs and foodies came together at Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach on Sunday, Oct. 30 for the annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction to support a wonderful cause—to end premature birth and other problems that threaten babies.…

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is right around the corner! Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. However, Halloween can be a nightmare for your pets if you aren’t properly prepared. Check out our tips below to make sure…

Four Haunted Houses in Coastal Virginia

As you’d expect from an area with as long and rich a history as Coastal Virginia, there are plenty of haunted tales to go around. Discerning fact from fiction can be a challenge with stories like these, so take each…

Hampton Eats

       The 2016 Hampton Eats Challenge has begun.   From May to December Hampton Restaurants will be showing off their premiere menu items in the hopes of getting your votes to be named Best of the Best.  From September through…

Local Pumpkin Beer Roundup

Sure, pumpkin spice is nice in my coffee and pies, but autumnal brewed beer puts more of a spring in my step this time of year. Luckily we have a handful of breweries in our backyard that put their own…

6 Ways to Prepare for a Storm

Outreach efforts are a natural extension of the NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) mission to safeguard the public, protect the nation’s resources and strengthen the economy via numerous publically available databases. But ultimately, it is up to individual citizens, families…

Eco-Artists At Work

The artist community in Coastal Virginia, as elsewhere, is a microcosm of the larger population, including its diverse attitudes toward topics like sustainability. The four artists profiled here could scarcely be more different, including the role that eco issues play in their studio practices.

We're Live with "Coast Live'

WTKR launches a new TV show this September called “Coast Live,” celebrating the people and places, sights and sounds, food, fun and flair of our lifestyle here in Coastal Virginia. The show will broadcast live weekdays at 10 a.m. on News 3.

Online Farmers Market In Coastal Virginia

As Richmond-based company Seasonal Roots heads into their sixth season, they’re digging their roots deeper and making their online farmers market services accessible to Coastal Virginia residents.

Park Place Gets A Perk

Tucked within a Norfolk neighborhood lies The Coffee Tree, a new charming shop to get caffeinated. The husband-and-wife-owned coffee spot made its debut in June, offering its visitors some of the finest java around.

25 Hidden Gems in Coastal Virginia

Feel like you’ve seen everything Coastal Virginia has to offer? Chances are there’s a few places you’ve missed. Look a little closer, and you’ll find a whole world of hidden happenings, little-known activities, secret gardens, unexposed stores and under-the-radar eats…

7 Tips for Water-Wise Landscaping

1. Plan. -Map out areas of your yard based on characteristics such as sun exposure, moisture level and soil characteristics. -Group plants with similar water needs together in compatible zones. 2. Improve the soil. -Good soil absorbs and holds moisture…

Super Bowl Party Recipes

Game day is upon on us, and I’ve got one thing on my mind: the food.  While I know that the Super Bowl is a big deal, what keeps this gal happy during the big game is a bodacious snack…

6 Places to View Fall Foliage in Hampton Roads

October is the month when the last wisps of summer finally succumb to gaudy lawn ornaments, nippy north winds, and pumpkin-spiced anything. And yes, a favorite for one and all, the trees begin their long-anticipated change. Serious leaf peepers sometimes…

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Back to School

Come September kids will be out the door with backpacks, gym bags and lunch boxes, and returning home with smelly clothes, homework and permission slips. While you’re shopping for school supplies to get them ready, think about these ways you…