Welcome to Paws and Effects, our new weekly adoptable pet column for all of you out there looking for some more love/purring/drool/companionship in your lives--AND for all of us who just need to look at cute pups and kitties (and maybe even some bunnies, guinea pigs, etc!) every once in a while.
This week, instead of the usual, I want to focus on some stories about good people doing good things, and since the Pilot has taken the time to share these nice stories about people in our community, I’d like to make sure you get a chance to read them, too.
Slover library was buzzing with innovative ideas that inspired city officials in Norfolk and Hampton to advance regional agenda last week as Dutch Dialogues: Virginia Life at Sea Level wrapped up. A team of planners, engineers and architects from the Netherlands studying flooding in areas of Hampton and Norfolk presented their ideas for long-term solutions.
The City of Virginia Beach has been working with Peterson Companies to develop VA ViBe!, a 230,000-square-foot entertainment project in the resort area.
By taking steps to strengthen its resilience to rising sea levels and other impacts of climate change, the City of Norfolk can also improve its economic stability and overall quality of life, according to a report issued by a panel of nationally renowned land use and urban planning experts convened by the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Thousands of volunteers turned out today for the 27th Clean the Bay Day, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) annual shoreline and stream cleanup and one of the largest volunteer events in Virginia.
This week, Laura and Chris are here with a RARE correct-o-pology (sorta), plenty of coal dust, Nazi underwear (HAWT), George Zimmerman (HAWT HAWT), Promposals, and of course, SWIFTYBEAT!
I’m coming at you today with thoughts on articles and editorials about civility, food, a struggle with cancer and how we treat our poor. May the coming week offer you as much disjointed variety.
A meeting to talk about working together on an art-in-jails program took a quick turn to policy discussion when longtime Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe revealed that he is "seriously considering making a run for mayor" next year.
Resource Parenting Information Sessions Scheduled in Virginia Beach
Both the NEON District and Downtown have taken off like wild fire over the last couple of years. It's time to fill the empty spaces on the 700 blocks of Granby to create a unified flow.
The DNC will be holding an open house on Saturday, June 13th to showcase all the participating properties in Vibrant Spaces. The spaces will be open from 9 am to 4 pm, and a program representative will be at each to answer your questions.
How hard is it to start or expand a small business in Virginia Beach? We want to know.
“We’ve got big plans for this space that you’re going to love.
But while that’s taking shape, we’d love you to put your pop-ups here—free.
Requirements: Good ideas. Responsible people. Short timeframes.” -433granby.com
On behalf of Mayor Paul Fraim and the Norfolk City Council--
Downtown Norfolk will soon get a fresh new look. The Downtown Norfolk Council has established the Vibrant Spaces program to create a more lively atmosphere to shop, dine, and hang out in downtown Norfolk.
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