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Virginia-Based Rappahannock Oyster Co. to open at Waterside District Spring 2017

Virginia-Based Rappahannock Oyster Co. to open at Waterside District Spring 2017 November 28, 2016 THE CORDISH COMPANIES UNVEIL SEAFOOD CONCEPT WITH FAMILY ROOTS AND SUSTAINABLE MISSION The Cordish Companies is excited to announce that Rappahannock Oyster Co. will join the mix of local and national restaurants at Waterside District. Rappahannock Oyster, which hails from Topping,…

USS Stout returns to Naval Station Norfolk

USS Stout returns to Naval Station Norfolk USS Stout homecoming Staff , WVEC 8:01 PM. EST November 13, 2016 NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — The USS Stout returned to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk today. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer left in May for a six-month deployment operating in the U.S. fifth and sixth fleet…

Norfolk sailors return from aiding Haiti hurricane victims

Norfolk sailors return from aiding Haiti hurricane victims By Courtney Mabeus The Virginian-Pilot As she surveyed the damage above western Haiti from her Navy helicopter earlier this month, Lt. Jessica Hayter said some cities looked more like shanty towns after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the poor Caribbean country. “Almost none of them have roofs anymore,” Hayter,…

Norwegian Statsraad Lehmkuhl Making Norfolk its only U.S. Port

Norwegian Statsraad Lehmkuhl Making Norfolk its only U.S. Port On Monday, November 7, 2016, the unique and majestic 102-year old Norwegian tall sailing ship “HNoMS Statsraad Lehmkuhl” will be making its only United States appearance as it is scheduled to arrive at approximately 10:00am in Downtown Norfolk, docking at Otter Berth next to the future…

USS Mesa Verde returning to Norfolk after providing aid to Haiti

USS Mesa Verde returning to Norfolk after providing aid to Haiti By Brock Vergakis The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK The USS Mesa Verde is returning to Norfolk after spending the past several days providing disaster relief in Haiti, where more than 1.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance after Hurricane Matthew. The amphibious transport dock…

USCG CUTTER EAGLE TALL SHIP MAKES RETURN VISIT TO NORFOLK

Norfolk, VA – Norfolk Festevents announces the return of the USCG Cutter Eagle Tall Ship. On Friday, July 22, 2016, the only active commissioned sailing vessel “USCG Cutter Eagle” is scheduled to arrive at approximately 11:00am in Downtown Norfolk, docking at Otter Berth next to the future Waterside District. The ship will depart at approximately…

Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group returns to Norfolk

Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group returns to Norfolk By Brock Vergakis NORFOLK It’s homecoming day in Hampton Roads. More than 6,000 sailors are returning to Norfolk following an eight-month deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in the Middle East. The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman is scheduled to arrive Wednesday at Norfolk…