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Here are some of your best entertainment options for the weekend of June 14. Find all the details at www.hrticket.com. DRINKIN' WINE. Great grapes will be the attraction at the Bronze Door Wine Classic on Saturday at the Mariners' Museum in Newport...
The Mariners’ Museum’s Bronze Door Society will hold its third annual Wine Classic from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday June 15 at the museum. More than 90 wines from California, Oregon, Australia, Spain, France and Italy will be featured. Wineries...
A popular summer concert series has seemingly escaped looming federal budget cuts. Fort Monroe's Music By the Bay series will begin June 13 and with a performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble. Concerts take place on Thursday evenings at...
If you've ever taken a good look at the battleship USS Wisconsin outside Nauticus and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk, it probably didn't take long to recognize that you were in the presence of something special. With its long, raking hull,...
Few days opened more darkly for the U.S. Navy than March 9, 1862. Mangled by the lethal guns and armored sides of the CSS Virginia on the previous afternoon, the Union fleet in Hampton Roads still reeled from the brutal loss of two warships and 300...
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Southside author Tracey L. Moore describes herself on her website as “The Purposeful Poet” whose goal is to “encourage, uplift and inspire people to be the best they can be for Christ.” Moore’s first book, “Oasis for my...
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Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton will host a food tasting and book launch for his latest cookbook, “Dishing Up Virginia,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. Evans-Hylton will be on hand to sign...
Tags: Hampton Roads, Recipes
One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
Newport News personal trainer Brian Cole scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the tallest freestanding peak in Africa, in February. After altitude sickness foiled his climb a couple of years ago, Cole recommitted to the effort to reach the summit, 19,000...
ReporterIn a work area outside The Mariner's Museum, members of the conservation team are focused on the smallest details, slowly scraping away years of sediment and chemical concretion that obscure many of the artifacts that were recovered from the wreck of...
ReporterWhen members of the conservation team began their work at the Mariners' Museum, they expected to see battle scars on the turret of the USS Monitor. "Like with this dent, we knew it was here," said Conservation Project manager Dave Krop, "but we didn't...
Tags: New Year's Day, Hampton Roads, USS Monitor
ReporterNext year will mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, the standoff between the Civil War ironclads the USS Monitor and the Confederate ship Virginia. This summer, we're learning more about that battle and the men who fought it, because...
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