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NASCAR Driver Macy Causey

Photo by Brian Freer Macy Causey, a 16-year-old York County native knew from her earliest years spent at the track that she wanted to be a professional driver. Ever since, she’s been off to the races. Macy is a third-generation…

The Running Man

​ Photo by Jim Pile Ashok Arora is always on the run. As the owner of five local eateries—Masala Bites in Virginia Beach and Nawab Indian Cuisine (with locations in Newport News, Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg)—he’s constantly traveling from…

A Fit Foodie

As a teenager in Los Angeles with a penchant for high-calorie ethnic foods, Jalil Lindsey-Lowe nearly lost an opportunity to serve in the United States Navy at 18. She just barely got her weight down to meet the military’s requirement,…

A Blowing And Glowing Glass Act

Glistening glass reflects much of Hannah Kirkpatrick's resume. Her shameless wonder for the way light and neon bends between is evident in her work, much of which has been displayed in the NEON District of Norfolk.

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.

Live with Nicole Livas

Ever since reporting morning announcements at Kempsville High, Nicole Livas knew she wanted to work in her hometown. She graduated from George Mason University, worked as an anchor/reporter in Rhode Island and Ohio and eventually found her way back home…

Lady Liberty

This fall, Colonial Williamsburg welcomed the newest member of the historic team: Liberty, an adorable Briard puppy that will serve as the city’s new mascot. “Even now as a puppy, Liberty has a great personality. Her special training will help…

TJ Sewer Skirts

Stepping into Tabitha Sewer’s workspace is like entering a fashionista’s real-life Pinterest board. Spools of vibrant thread neighbor sketches of future ensembles. Stacks of fashion magazines share space with extraordinary fabrics. On one wall hangs a collection of gorgeous handmade…

Chesapeake Weightlifter Caine Wilkes

Caine Wilkes plants his feet firmly on the gym floor, adjusts his glasses and gives a mighty shout. He picks up the bar, loaded with three weights on either side, and brings it to his chin in a precise motion.…

The Man Behind the Mascot

“It’s like a switch. When you turn it on, you become somebody else.” It may be hard for the average person to understand “becoming somebody else” just by putting on a costume. We dress up for Halloween, after all. But…

Eric Worden’s GuitART

“What’s your favorite Beatles song?” Eric Worden asks as he flattens a piece of wine foil with a pen. He’s completely in his element at this moment, sitting at a desk cluttered with stacks of CDs, surrounded by variations of…

Lily Liqueur of Norfolk’s Focus Fox Burlesque Troupe

“I like to think I’m a mix between Bettie Page and Marilyn Monroe—a little cheese-cakey with a little sex appeal.” She sits at a mirror, dabbing a brush into a small jar of Martha Stewart red craft glitter, then carefully…

Face of Fox43 Ty Lorenzo

“My dream is to be a talk show host,” says Ty Lorenzo. As a child growing up in the small town of Chatham, Virginia, he would pretend to host talk shows while his friends were playing football or basketball. When…

Crafted Caffeine

"This one’s like dried mango, honeydew and toffee,” explains Brad Ewing, owner of Three Ships Coffee. He takes a whiff into a bag of coffee beans as a euphoric look takes over his face. Picking up another bag, he exclaims, “I really like this one because…

Running The Show

Although most athletes take running very seriously, there’s something unarguably carefree about sprinting in a large group of people dressed in costume, followed by the clinking of plastic cups of beer with fellow participants at the end of a race.…

Beach Brightener

Each year around this time, families bundle up in winter coats and scarves, load their kids in the car and head to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront to embark on an activity that would be completely illegal during any other time…

A New Kind Of Polo

When you think of a traditional game of polo, you might envision a group of regal gentlemen wearing equestrian helmets and tight, white knickers, galloping around on their horses and wielding high-quality wooden mallets. But a new kind of polo…

Just Beachy Drinks

Sometimes you have to compromise on a few things—but taste shouldn’t be one of them. We found some cocktails that transport the palate to an island oasis, even if time—or money—doesn’t permit the trip otherwise. Here are our findings for…

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…

Small Survivor

Jacob Ralston is a typical 8-year-old boy in most ways. He enjoys swimming, hanging out with his two dogs Sampson and Moses, and playing video games. And he loves the Steelers. Looking at the adorable blond-haired, blue-eyed, soon-to-be third-grader, you’d…

Big On Pig

One of the most awesome appetizers I’ve come across in recent memory is from Harper Bradshaw, the Southern-centric chef/owner of his namesake Harper’s Table in Suffolk. Spying the menu under “Starters” I saw “Pork Belly Biscuits,” and I began salivating…