Coastal Virginia Magazine - May-June 2012

Welcome Guide - Hampton Roads Cities

Welcome Guide Hampton Roads Cities Chesapeake If you’re interested in scenery and love the outdoors, Chesapeake may be the place for you. Popular outdoor activities include kayaking, fishing, golfing, biking and camping. The Great Dismal Swamp is known for its…

A Smart Choice

The fluctuating economy and news of mass layoffs, both locally and nationally, are making a lot of people nervous about their current employment situation. If you’ve been thinking about a career move or if you are interested in updating your skill sets to keep up-to-date with new technology, going…

Major League

Current college fad: racking up double, triple and even quadruple majors in order to impress future employers. Here’s some advice to all you triple majors: Get a life. If you want to impress employers, use college as a time to demonstrate creativity, curiosity, quick learning and good…

Applying Yourself

Betty Delk, a college consultant from Isle of Wight, has been helping students apply to college for 35 years. She knows all of the ins and outs of getting to “yes” and exactly how the ins and outs have become more challenging. She talked with Hampton Roads…

Inventive Exercise Challenge

Getting Warmer Fitness Test: Hot Yoga In my mind, yoga had always been a rather pointless activity. I’d tried it when I was younger (and more bendy), but I didn’t understand the importance of breathing correctly or realize that it…

Manscaping to the MAX

If you use the words “men’s spa” in a sentence when talking to three of your best buddies, you’re not not going to get laughed at. That’s what happened to me when I announced that I was going to Jake’s…

Welcome Guide - Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Listings Chesapeake Benefit Bower’s Hill Buell Camelot Crestwood Deep Creek Edinburgh Eva Gardens Fentress Gertie Gilmerton Grassfield Great Bridge Greenbrier Hickory Hodges Ferry Indian River Mount Pleasant Northwest Oak Grove Oaklette Portlock Wallaceton Hampton Aberdeen Gardens Bethel Park Briarfield…

Beaches off the Beaten Path

The Hampton Roads region is a mecca for beachgoers. Every summer, tourists flock to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront to enjoy the waves and soak up the sun. While the Oceanfront always provides a terrific time, here are several Hampton Roads…

Hot Dates at Cool Prices

As the weather heats up, it’'s a great time to hit the town with your significant other. Yet, the current economic climate may make it hard to justify blowing too much cash. Here are several suggestions for fun summer affordable…

A Special Sneak Peek of Several Best Of Winners!

Hampton Roads Magazine is pleased to share a special sneak peek of winners from our upcoming Best Of Issue. Look for a complete list of all winners in our July/August issue.   TowneBank Mortgage For more information about this winner,…

Robotham - Back To School

Last summer, when my son Sam was preparing to go off to college, I told him I might join him. “We could take over three or four adjacent dorm rooms,” I suggested, “knock down the walls and create a huge party…

Upfront - Won't You Be My Neighbor?

I love this time of year in Hampton Roads— when spring has fully sprung and the vibrant community we all share ventures outside to our front porches and back decks, our trails and sidewalks, our Oceanfront’s sand and our rivers’…

Summer Fun Guide 2012

You won’t have to travel a great distance this summer to feel like you’ve journeyed to lands afar. Our Summer Fun Guide is filled with reasons to do some exploring during the months ahead without leaving Hampton Roads. Any fantastic…

BBQ Bonanza!

In the South, there are three kinds of religions: the church kind, the football kind and the barbecue kind. Barbecue is one of the eight Culinary Calling Cards of Hampton Roads, foods we tend to favor here. In our neck…

Homearama - Home Sweet HRM

House highlights: Hand-painted wood ceiling with Old World detail in kitchen 14-foot ceilings, walk-in closet and custom box bay in the master suite Mini theater and assorted gaming activities in media/game room Built-in, hidden Liberty safe in foyer Coffered ceiling…

Carmen, Compact and Compelling

The most famous femme fatale in opera, her literally fatal attractions not staled nor withered but honed razor sharp by some 14 decades of practice, comes to Hampton Roads stripped down for action in the Lyric Opera of Virginia's first…

Opsail 2012 Virginia Merchandise

OpSail 2012 Virginia - 16 oz Stadium Cup Price: $191.75 (250 count) (Includes S&H and Taxes) Features & Specifications Blue stadium cup with OpSail 2012 Virginia logo Size: 16 ounces   Limited Edition Commemorative OpSail 2012 Virginia Fine Art Print…

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