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Patrons and vendors at the Old Beach Farmers Market

It’s farmers market season. Here’s a list of local ones to visit

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The weather is getting warmer and the farmers market season is beginning in Hampton Roads. Here’s a list of farmers markets to visit on the...
757 Creative ReUse Center used to be the location of Mix Galleria. (Melanie Occhiuzzo/Southside Daily)

From pop-up to landmark: This nonprofit seeks to provide ‘something unique to the region’

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NORFOLK -- A newly opened craft supply thrift store, 757 Creative ReUse Center, just recently moved into the space that used to host Mix Galleria. Co-owners of the...
Glenn Rose, from Kempsville, Virginia, performs his stand-up at the Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, Texas. Southside Daily/Courtesy of Glenn Rose)

Virginia Beach native makes ‘em laugh

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At 25 years old, Glenn Rose, a Virginia Beach native, might just be crowned the Funniest Person in Austin. Rose, a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan...
(Southsdie Daily file/Courtesy of Pixabay)

Find out where to pick your own strawberries in Virginia Beach with this list

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Strawberry season is here and local farms are gearing up for another season of strawberry picking. Find out where the best places...
Sports for adults in Hampton Roads are more social than competitive. (Southside Daily/Courtesy of ClubWAKA)

In adult sports, it’s more than the game. Here’s why

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It’s 9 a.m. on a Sunday and the aroma of Mexican food hovers over the soccer field like a morning mist as families and...
The Battleship Wisconsin is docked in Norfolk. (Courtesy of Nauticus)

She’s 75 and the celebration just got started

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NORFOLK -- The Battleship Wisconsin, moored at Nauticus, is celebrating her 75th year in 2019 with “Their Stories. Our History. A Year-Long Celebration,” a series of...
Junior, a Continental Giant rabbit, is Virginia's Official Easter Bunny. He weighs over twenty-five pounds and eats $50 worth of greens a week. (Southside Daily/Courtesy of Angela Maxwell)

Meet Junior, the state’s official Easter Bunny. Oh, and he lives in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- His name matches his heritage, Lord Roland Watson Beldon Maxwell VIII, or simply Junior to his friends. He hails from the United Kingdom,...
An artist's rendering and aerial view of the Cape Henry Lighthouse after restoration work (Southside Daily photo/Courtesy of the City of Virginia Beach)

Cape Henry Lighthouse reopens to the public

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The Cape Henry Lighthouse has been reopened to the public following the completion of a seven-month dune restoration project that closed it to the...