On the Scene - April 2019

23rd Annual Virginia International Tattoo

Over 800 performers from eight countries gathered in Scope Arena on Thursday, April 25 for the premiere of the 23rd Annual Virginia International Tattoo. This year’s Tattoo paid tribute to the courage and commitment of women in the military with spectacular…

Wegmans Opens in Virginia Beach

Wegmans’ Virginia Beach store officially opens its doors on Sunday, April 28. The 113,000-square-foot store at 4721 Virginia Beach Blvd. is Wegmans’ 99th store (and 12th in Virginia) and will offer over 60,000 products, including more than 4,000 organic items,…

Tour Gorgeous Gardens and Homes During Historic Garden Week

Beginning April 27, the Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week celebrates 86 years with the return of its annual statewide home and garden tours. Of the 30-plus tours taking place over the eight-day showcase, several will be hosted throughout…

Nauticus Celebrates Battleship Wisconsin on 75th Anniversary

On April 16, 1944, the last and largest battleship of the United States Navy was commissioned in Philadelphia. Commanding the 40,000-ton USS Wisconsin was Captain Earl E. Stone of Milwaukee. Stone became the first of many distinguished officers to reign…

Pedego Electric Bikes Comes to Norfolk

The nation’s leading electric bike brand Pedego Electric Bikes is set to open its first authorized dealership in Coastal Virginia this May. The 1,675-square-foot lease on Norfolk’s East City Hall Avenue will sell and rent a plethora of Pedego’s cruisers,…

Changing the Game Addresses Mental Health in Sports

This May, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and National Alliance of Mental Illness, Coastal Virginia chapter, are joining forces to break the stigma surrounding mental health in the sports community. The program, Changing the Game, invites former athletes, medical…

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