Coastal Virginia Magazine - October 2019

Community Embraces La Brioche Bakery in Norfolk's NEON District

Courtesy of Downtown Norfolk Council “People here are really kind,” says Parisian-born Jacqueline Devulder of La Brioche, her accent as buttery rich as her husband Yvan’s croissants. “They’re very supportive with small businesses.” Proof abounds. Soon after the bakery’s March…

2019 CoVa Idea Houses

Thoughtful decisions about our homes can lead to happier and even healthier living. And Idea Homes provide owners and buyers with lots of food for thought. Top tier magazines like Southern Living, Sunset, House Beautiful—and, of course, Coastal Virginia—embrace the…

Theater Season Preview

Erin Matteson, marketing/publicity chair on the Board of Directors for Little Theatre of Norfolk, summed up live performances best when she said, “You never know what people are going through during their day. So just to have a few hours…

Top Doc of Urology: Dr. John S. Liu

There’s a lot to be said for environmental influences. Dr. John S. Liu is keenly aware of this. He comes from a family that is in the medical profession and, as a result, grew up in a setting where he was…

Top Doc of Urology: Dr. Eric Darby

Dr. Eric Darby always knew he wanted to be a surgeon. He found the operating room exciting, and he loved the idea of being able to help patients almost immediately. During his medical school rotations, he became intrigued with urology.…