Tag Archives: Portsmouth_Virginia

  • Dogs in the outdoors in Portsmouth Virginia

    Doggy Fun Day in Portsmouth

     Your dog’s favorite day- Doggy Fun Day in Portsmouth! Looking to travel and spend part of the day with your fur-baby? This “Doggy Fun Day”, discover a new side of Portsmouth, Virginia with an experience in history, nature, and the water. We’ve gathered some research from dog owners. So here’s a few good ideas to …

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    Go Skate Daze Weekend in Portsmouth

    Hard Times Go Skate Weekend June 19 and June 21, 2021 at the Cradock Skatepark The Hard Times Skateshop located in Historic Cradock, a neighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia, hosts a Go Skate Weekend in conjunction with the Juneteenth holiday weekend.  June 19th is recognized officially as Juneteenth, a day to celebrate freedom for all people …

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  • Virginia Symphony on stage

    Virginia Symphony Performs Windborne’s Music of David Bowie

    VA Arts Festival and Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion Partner on Concert Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion in Portsmouth, Virginia TICKETS ON SALE NOW PORTSMOUTH, Va. — In a spring season loaded with performances of all kinds, this Virginia Arts Festival concert promises to be a spectacular return to live music, …

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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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    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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    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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