There are few things more comforting than a hot bowl of soup. Last year, Amy Markman of Virginia Beach followed a long career as a geriatric social worker and volunteer for the city’s rescue squad by launching a home-delivery business featuring made-from-scratch bone broths and soups. She’s always wanted to make a difference in people’s […]
Trendsetters | Bec Feldhaus Adams: For the Love of Local News
Wonder what it’s like to debut a journalistic endeavor during a global pandemic? Ask Bec Feldhaus Adams, WHRO’s first news director.
Q&A | One man’s trash
Sam Hundley, 62, spent 39 years producing beautiful designs and layouts for newspapers, including almost three decades with The Virginian-Pilot. These days the happy retiree spends his time working on his own art. From a cozy workshop behind his Ocean View home, Hundley fashions amazing pieces of what he calls “scrap art,” found-object creations inspired by everything from current events to family history.
On the Water | Charmed by the allure of sailboat racing
Sailboat racing demands physical agility, smarts and often a double ration of courage. When a “cranky” back forced John from the helm, they immediately went into race management. These days, the McCarthys are key to the Hampton Yacht Club’s Southern Bay Race Week, one of the area’s biggest regattas attracting 100 boats or more. Here, John talks about the allure of racing and this most unusual of racing seasons.
Art lessons for uncertain times
In late March, when the state went into lockdown mode, Steve Prince got to work.
A short interview with Philip Riske
The Hermitage Museum & Gardens’ curator of gardens and grounds says caring for 12 acres of formal gardens, natural woodlands and wetlands surrounding the early 20th century home-turned-museum in Norfolk is “like a dream.”