Customers can find Omar Hasan's popcorn on a display at register 10 at the Virginia Beach Boulevard Walmart. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of Omar Hasan)

This local popcorn shop got a deal with Walmart

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NORFOLK -- Pop Culture Popcorn just landed on the shelves at two Walmarts in Virginia Beach, putting this locally-owned popcorn shop on the retail...
The future 331,000-square-foot Ikea Norfolk store will be on 19 acres on the northwestern corner of Interstate 64 and Northampton Boulevard. (Southside Daily/Courtesy of Ikea)

Get the virtual tour of Ikea at this pop-up

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NORFOLK -- Ikea is set to host an exclusive pop-up experience this weekend on the MacArthur Center Green, giving visitors an immersive virtual reality...
Amy and Kevin Oliver are from Virginia Beach and will be opening the region's first electric bike dealership. (Southside Daily/courtesy of Amy Oliver)

This local couple is bringing electric bikes to Norfolk

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NORFOLK -- Pedego Electric Bikes will be rolling into the city as the first electric bike dealership in Hampton Roads. It will be opening in...
(Southside Daily file photo/Courtesy of Pixabay)

These two businesses were just approved for investment grants in Virginia Beach

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The Virginia Beach Development Authority on Tuesday awarded Economic Development Investment Program grants to World Distribution Services and Point One USA, LLC. World Distribution Services Headquartered...
A conceptual rendering of Assembly in Downtown Norfolk (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of Grow)

New technology hub is ‘Assembling’ in Downtown Norfolk

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NORFOLK — A tech company here is planning to develop a business campus for creative companies in downtown. The project, Assembly, is being led by Drew...
The donation of non-perishable foods from Wegmans totaled out to more than 17,000 pounds. (Southside Daily/courtesy of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore)

Virginia Beach’s Wegmans just made its first big donation

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NORFOLK -- Wegmans here may not be open just yet but it has already started contributing to the community. Thursday (March 21) morning, Wegmans made its first...
Screenshot of Peninsula Town Center (Southside Daily Photo/ Courtesy of Peninsula Towne Center)

Virginia Beach developer buys $1.08M building at Peninsula Town Center

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Prayosha Hampton Retail LLC bought the roughly 6,000-square-foot space at Peninsula Town Center in Hampton earlier this month. And the developer plans to complete...
Both the Barley's Angels and Pink Boot Society came together for a collaboration brew day at O'Connor's brewing company in honor of International Women's Month. (Southside Daily Photo/courtesy of Lesley Summers)

These nonprofits are opening the beer industry to women

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Hampton Roads is saturated with breweries and with the beer scene continuing to grow, Barley's Angels and the Pink Boot Society are opening doors...