Tag Archives: Olde_Towne_Portsmouth_Virginia

  • Produce available at the Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmers Market

    Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmers Market Going Strong in 2020

    The Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmers Market continues to operate in 2020, but with a couple of differences.  Firstly,  it’s in a new, temporary location.  Secondly, the market implemented CDC safety recommendations designed to keep everyone virus free.   What hasn’t changed are the quality produce, meats, seafood, and locally made items offered for sale.  The …

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  • Portsmouth Home and Garden Local Shops for Outdoor Living

    Portsmouth Garden Shops – Local Home and Garden Shops for Outdoor Living

    Personalize Your Outdoor Living Space with the Perfect Garden Portsmouth garden shops have everything you need to create your ideal outdoor living space and make it into a place that reflects your individual personality.  Whether you are looking for plants to brighten your garden, advice on growing herbs or plants from seed, gardening materials, or …

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  • Take out Portsmouth Restaurant Specials 4-22-2020

    Portsmouth Restaurant Take-out and Deals Update 4/22/2020

    Restaurants “Near Me” Take-out Menus and Special Deals Restaurants Near Me in Portsmouth, Virginia is an article showcasing some of the restaurants offering take-out and delivery meals during the COVID-19 crisis.  According to the CDC, take-out meals are a safe alternative to cooking at home.  While this list is not exhaustive, here are some of …

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  • Commodore Richard Dale Historic Monument

    Commodore Richard Dale Monument

    The Commodore Richard Dale Monument in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia The Commodore Richard Dale Historic Monument at the corner of North and Washington Streets The Commodore Richard Dale Monument in Olde Towne Portsmouth is both art and history.  Monuments often combine fine art with the history and people they commemorate. They also reflect the moments …

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  • Burger Title Slide Restaurant Take-out

    Portsmouth Virginia Restaurant Take-out Menus And Deals

    Restaurants “Near Me” Take-out Menus and Special Deals Restaurants Near Me in Portsmouth, Virginia is an article showcasing some of the restaurants offering take-out and delivery meals during the COVID-19 crisis.  According to the CDC, take-out meals are a safe alternative to cooking at home.  While this list is not exhaustive, here are some of …

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  • Lightship Crew bunk with manikin

    Disney’s “The Finest Hours” and the Portsmouth Lightship Museum

    I’m Diane L. Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums and I hope you will enjoy this write up from Ross Patterson, about Ervin Maske, a Coast Guard seaman on his way to serve aboard our Lightship off Massachusetts in 1952, when a storm intervened. He wound up volunteering for a dangerous rescue mission. If the story sounds familiar, it may be because it was made into a 2016 movie by Walt Disney Pictures called The Finest Hours. The incident has been called the Coast Guard’s most daring rescue.

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  • High Street Logo

    NIGHTLIFE

    Spirited Revelry for Nearly 300 Years In Portsmouth, even nightlife has a history! High Street is a central part of the Downtown Portsmouth National Historic District.  It represents the town center, commercial core of  what everyone now calls Olde Towne.  If the National Register actually recognized drinking places, then the High Street corridor, along with a …

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  • Bakery images with Portsmouth Sweet Branding

    Portsmouth’s Must Try Dessert Scene

    “Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.” ~ Erma Bombeck “Sometimes a girl’s gotta have some chocolate!” ~ Carrie Underwood “I love dessert. I can’t be guilty about it because I have to taste everything. I experiment.” ~ Martha Stewart   Must Try Desserts in Portsmouth, …

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  • Lightship Crew bunk with manikin

    The Lightship Portsmouth Reveals New Stories in 2020

    As an official Coast Guard City, Portsmouth is proud to showcase the early days of Coast Guard service. The Lightship Portsmouth Museum contains artifacts and exhibits detailing what life was like on board for those men (no women at the time) who served to protect our shores.

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  • Portsmouth Pug in a Leprechaun hat event announcement

    Celebrate St. Paddy’s in Portsmouth

    Portsmouth Virginia has a variety of St. Patrick Celebrations to enjoy. Don’t miss the 2nd annual St. Paddy’s Day Street Festival on Saturday, March 14th or the St. Patrick’s Day Olde Towne Pub Crawl on Tuesday, March 17th.

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