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  • Portsmouth Outdoor Dining Bars and Restaurants Patio image

    Outdoor Dining in Portsmouth Virginia

    Enjoy Outdoor Dining in Portsmouth, Virginia Discover a variety of locally-owned bars and restaurants with outdoor dining throughout Portsmouth, Virginia.  From waterfront decks with spectacular river views to secluded garden patios and sidewalk cafés, find it in Portsmouth. Olde Towne is known for outdoor dining venues, but Midtown and Churchland will not disappoint. When you …

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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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  • 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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  • Paradise Creek Nature Park in Portsmouth Virginia is the best example of an Urban Boondocks

    10 Things to Do Outside

    With the onslaught of COVID-19, it has never been more important for those who self-isolate to have opportunities to get outdoors, away from crowds, and enjoy the healing properties of nature. Explore new places, safely. Be mindful of those around you and keep at least 6 feet away.

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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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  • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum exterior

    First Saturdays at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum

    First Saturday’s of each month March-November, 2020, guests may enter the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum for free and enjoy the exhibits, displays, and special programming. March 7 features the Ironclads.

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    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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  • 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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  • Exterior of the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum

    The Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum – Black History Year Round

    Find out how baseball led the way in local desegregation within Hampton Roads. Portsmouth and Hampton led the charge at their local stadiums and after a lengthy boycott, Norfolk did the same. Learn more at the Portsmouth Colored Community Library where Black History is commemorated year-round.

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