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Deadrise, Kismet owners to buy, overhaul Six Little Bistro Bar in Hamptontheir first restaurant north of the James, The Barking Dog, in Hampton in 2013.
Deadrise, Kismet owners to buy, overhaul Six Little Bistro Bar in Hampton
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
their first restaurant north of the James, The Barking Dog, in Hampton in 2013. Illes joined them to open The Deadrise at Fort Monroe in 2015 and Kismet earlier this year in Newport News' Hilton Village. "I think Hampton's the sleeping giant.... Read more
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Facebook feedback Sept. 26: Charlotte shooting, Fort Monroevideos. 5 years into civilian life, fort remains work in progress Officials s
Facebook feedback Sept. 26: Charlotte shooting, Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
videos. 5 years into civilian life, fort remains work in progress Officials say a lot has happened behind the scenes at Fort Monroe in the five years since the official transfer, when the fort was decommissioned after 188 years as a military... Read more
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The Hill
Salazar, as Clinton transition chief, will usher in diversity, not wallsand the farm workers movement, Colonel Charles Young and the Buffalo Soldiers,
Salazar, as Clinton transition chief, will usher in diversity, not walls
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
and the farm workers movement, Colonel Charles Young and the Buffalo Soldiers, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Fort Monroe and the fight for emancipation, and Chimney Rock in Colorado, a sacred site for American... Read more
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Five years into its civilian life, Fort Monroe remains a work in progressHAMPTON — To the public, the transfer of historic Fort Monroe from the Army to
Five years into its civilian life, Fort Monroe remains a work in progress
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
HAMPTON — To the public, the transfer of historic Fort Monroe from the Army to the state of Virginia looked pretty simple. On Sept. 15, 2011, garrison commander Col. Anthony Reyes announced that the mission of Fort Monroe had ended and handed a big... Read more
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Daily Press
Landmark Fort Wool faces growing threatshere for the future. They're going to fall down." Commissioned after the War o
Landmark Fort Wool faces growing threats
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
here for the future. They're going to fall down." Commissioned after the War of 1812, Fort Wool and its companion bastion Fort Monroe were as much emblems of the nation's embarrassment at the hands of the British as its resolve to defend itself,... Read more
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Daily Press
Newest Smithsonian captures history using Hampton Roads artifactsStates is broken up by region. There, in an exhibit devoted to the Chesapeake,
Newest Smithsonian captures history using Hampton Roads artifacts
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
States is broken up by region. There, in an exhibit devoted to the Chesapeake, is a mention of Old Point Comfort, now Fort Monroe. "The story that we tell with the Chesapeake is how people moved from a system without, necessarily, much racial... Read more
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RV towing SUV catches fire on Fort MonroeA recreational vehicle towing an SUV caught fire on Fort Monroe Friday. Crews
RV towing SUV catches fire on Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
A recreational vehicle towing an SUV caught fire on Fort Monroe Friday. Crews from Hampton fire responded to the blaze about 11:15 a.m. at the intersection of Eustis Lane and Ingalls Road, said Phyllis Terrell, a spokeswoman for the Fort Monroe... Read more
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Daily Press
Southern Fried Festival's car show to rev up Fort Monroefamily friendly festival features the Virginia Car Show, live music and food —
Southern Fried Festival's car show to rev up Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
family friendly festival features the Virginia Car Show, live music and food — all in a scenic location. This year Fort Monroe serves as host Saturday and Sunday to a show featuring more than 300 vehicles. "You will see everything from... Read more
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Daily Press
Bria Kelly, art stroll, car show among week's events Top 10and beverages (including alcoholic). Tickets are $55 in advance and $60 on Satu
Bria Kelly, art stroll, car show among week's events Top 10
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
and beverages (including alcoholic). Tickets are $55 in advance and $60 on Saturday. In Ticket. Southern Fried Festival Fort Monroe will play host to a festival filled with food, entertainment and cars Saturday and Sunday. Open from 10 a.m.-6... Read more
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Daily Press
Bird Nerd: More predatory birds are on the hunt in Hampton Roads in fall and winterprefers to hang out in trees with open areas nearby. They winter in our area, a
Bird Nerd: More predatory birds are on the hunt in Hampton Roads in fall and winter
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
prefers to hang out in trees with open areas nearby. They winter in our area, and we've seen them mostly at Grandview and Fort Monroe where there aren't many people — never in the yard. Tell-tale signs of hawk visits are piles of feathers. One... Read more
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Sunny day with highs in mid-80s expected TuesdayAshleigh Smith of Poquoson flies a kite on the beach at Fort Monroe Tuesday aft
Sunny day with highs in mid-80s expected Tuesday
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
Ashleigh Smith of Poquoson flies a kite on the beach at Fort Monroe Tuesday afternoon, July 14, 2015. Ashleigh Smith of Poquoson flies a kite on the beach at Fort Monroe Tuesday afternoon, July 14, 2015. Ashleigh Smith of Poquoson flies a kite on... Read more
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Facebook feedback Sept. 5: Hermine, Oozlefinch opening, Va. budget deficitbraved the rain and gusts of wind from Hermine to attend the grand opening of T
Facebook feedback Sept. 5: Hermine, Oozlefinch opening, Va. budget deficit
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
braved the rain and gusts of wind from Hermine to attend the grand opening of The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe. •Mark Suiter: What a great event. Fabulous party and the beer was excellent. •Sarah Beene: Congratulations... Read more
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Hermine can't stop Oozlefinch openingof others, the distractions of the day had all taken a backseat to the grand op
Hermine can't stop Oozlefinch opening
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
of others, the distractions of the day had all taken a backseat to the grand opening of The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe. The Slayers, who are Portsmouth residents, had a special connection to the brewery's founder, Russ Tinsley.... Read more
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Q&A with NASA pioneer and 'Hidden Figures' inspiration Katherine Johnsonphotographer Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine. What was that like? A:
Q&A with NASA pioneer and 'Hidden Figures' inspiration Katherine Johnson
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
photographer Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine. What was that like? A: She took pictures of me for hours (at Fort Monroe). She was interested in the look on my face. She was looking for a certain expression. She kept asking me... Read more
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Springsteen, symphonies and beer fests are happening this week | Top 10Tacos. Live music and brewery tours are also scheduled. Info: virginiabeerco.co
Springsteen, symphonies and beer fests are happening this week | Top 10
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
Tacos. Live music and brewery tours are also scheduled. Info: virginiabeerco.com or 757- 378-2903. Oozlefinch opens at Fort Monroe Fort Monroe's first brewery will have a grand opening celebration Saturday. Oozlefinch Craft Brewery (81 Patch... Read more
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Hampton Roads Omega Psi Psi chapter hosts beach extravaganza fundraiserat the Crown Plaza in downtown Hampton, where a cash bar will be set up by the
Hampton Roads Omega Psi Psi chapter hosts beach extravaganza fundraiser
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
at the Crown Plaza in downtown Hampton, where a cash bar will be set up by the pool. Saturday will start at Dog Beach in Fort Monroe with an all-day beach party. The weekend's events will wrap up with a sunset jazz and comedy show at the Crowne... Read more
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Oozlefinch opens, Busch Gardens Bier Fest begins this weekendThe Oozlefinch Craft Brewery will be the latest addition to the Peninsula beer
Oozlefinch opens, Busch Gardens Bier Fest begins this weekend
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery will be the latest addition to the Peninsula beer scene when it opens Saturday. Located on Fort Monroe, the brewery stays connected to its location's history. The name "Oozlefinch" derives from the mythical bird mascot... Read more
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Notes and notables: Nat Turner, African Arrival Day, Donk's Theater, military exchange programProclamation in the South happened under an oak tree that still stands on the g
Notes and notables: Nat Turner, African Arrival Day, Donk's Theater, military exchange program
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
Proclamation in the South happened under an oak tree that still stands on the grounds of Hampton University. And Fort Monroe was the site of the visionary "contraband" decision, which effectively used the Confederacy's philosophy of... Read more
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Virginia Craft Beer Month: Our thoughtsthe recent brewery additions to the region. This meant multiple... The wait is
Virginia Craft Beer Month: Our thoughts
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
the recent brewery additions to the region. This meant multiple... The wait is soon over. The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe is brewing beer and plans to open Sept. 3. "We're excited," said owner-operator Russel Tinsley. "It's kind of... Read more

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