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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Columbus Day Closures

Columbus Day Closures

NORFOLK, VA - The Commissioner of the Revenue, City Treasurer offices and the Norfolk Courthouse are closed Monday, October 14th for the Columbus Day holiday.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Councilman Tommy Smigiel Installed as Virginia Municipal League President

Smigiel is first representative from Norfolk in 50 years to serve as VML President

NORFOLK, VA – On Oct. 8, Councilman Thomas Smigiel, Ward 5, was installed as the 100th president of the Virginia Municipal League (VML). Mr. Smigiel will lead a slate of new and returning officers recently appointed to VML’s executive ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Celebrate Halloween Early at Virginia Zoo’s ZooBoo

The most popular Virginia Zoo event is back!

Celebrate Halloween Early at Virginia Zoo’s ZooBoo 

NORFOLK, VA: The most popular Virginia Zoo event is back! ZooBoo, the annual Halloween festival at the Zoo is two days again this year.

On October 26 and 27 from 10 am to 5 pm, the Zoo t...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Holiday Art Installation to Light Up Downtown Norfolk

Impulse: Open to the Public Nov. 16 to Jan. 19

Holiday Art Installation Featuring 12 Glowing, Musical Interactive SeeSaws to Light Up Downtown Norfolk at MacArthur CenterImpulse Open to the Public Nov. 16 to Jan. 19

NORFOLK, Va. — October 10, 2019 — Impulse, a participatory...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Let a Dog Take You for a Stroll

Human Walk brings adoptable furballs downtown for lunchtime fun

Let a Dog Take You for a Stroll  Human Walk brings adoptable furballs downtown for lunchtime fun

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center invites you to a furry midday break: come walk a dog on the City Hall Gre...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Victorian-era 5K Supports Norfolk’s Cemetery Conservation Efforts

NORFOLK, VA – On October 19 at 5 p.m., the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation (NSCC) and the Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries invites lovers of local history and fitness enthusiasts of all ages to run or walk like a Victorian at the From Here...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

NEON Festival Celebrates the Fifth Year

October 17 & 18

NEON FESTIVAL CELEBRATES THE FIFTH YEAR OCTOBER 17 and 18

NORFOLK, Va. – (October 2019) – The NEON Festival, presented by Business Consortium for Arts Support and Old Dominion University, in Downtown Norfolk’s NEON (New Energy...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Friends of Norfolk’s Environment Kick Off $60,500 Expansion to Norfolk’s Tree Canopy

Norfolk City Council is pleased to announce a major tree-planting initiative in the city coordinated by Friends of Norfolk’s Environment.

Friends of Norfolk’s Environment Kick Off $60,500 Expansion to Norfolk’s Tree Canopy

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk City Council is pleased to announce a major tree-planting initiative in the city coordinated by Friends of Norfolk&...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Darrell R. Crittendon, CPRP Elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration

The Academy is a group of distinguished practitioners and educators who are leaders in the field of parks and recreation.

Darrell R. Crittendon, Director of Recreation, Parks & Open Space, Department of Recreation, Parks & Open Space Norfolk, Va., has been elected to the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration. Darrell R. Crittendon, was recently indu...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Popular Richmond Retailer to Open in Selden Market

Selden Market is pleased to announce that Mod & Soul, an independent women-owned boutique, will open its second location on November 15.

Popular Richmond Retailer to Open in Selden Market on November 15

NORFOLK, Va. – (October 2019) – Selden Market located at 208 E. Main Street, is pleased to announce that Mod & Soul, an independent women-owned boutique, will open it...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Elizabeth River Trail receives grants for improvements at Plum Point Park

The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation Receives New Grants to Develop Obstacle Course and Additional Improvements at Plum Point Park Trailhead

NORFOLK, Va. – (October 2019) The Elizabeth River Trail (ERT) Foundation is pleased to announce new grant awards from KOMPAN and REI to fund exciting new projects at the Plum Point Park Trailhead.

The ERT Foundation was awarded a $50,000 matched ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

City of Norfolk Launches New City Website, MyNorfolk Smartphone Application and Resident Portal

The new platforms will allow citizens to search city services and make requests “on the go”

City of Norfolk Launches New City Website, MyNorfolk Smartphone Application and Resident PortalThe new platforms will allow citizens to search city services and make requests “on the go”

NORFOLK, VA – Residents, businesses an...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Norfolk City Manager Statement on Resort Casino Next Steps

Norfolk’s Next Steps on the Pamunkey Indian Tribe Resort and Casino – City Manager Chip Filer

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Save the Dates for Two Booklovers Events: Recycled Reads Used Book Sale and Books & Brew, Vino Too!

Both events will be held at the Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. Recycled Reads is free and open to the public during Slover Library’s operating hours Friday, November 8th through Sunday, November 10th.

NORFOLK, VA ─ Every fall, the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library offers booklovers thousands of books to browse at its Recycled Reads Used Book Sale and the opportunity to celebrate libraries at Books & Brew, Vino Too!.

Both events will be held at t...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

HRT Launches Naval Station Norfolk Transit Corridor Project

Planning future transit services to benefit commuters and the community

HRT Launches Naval Station Norfolk Transit Corridor ProjectPlanning future transit services to benefit commuters and the community

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Road Transit (HRT) has begun work evaluating future high-capacity transit services for the ci...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Fifth Annual NEON Festival to be held October 17 & 18

The evening festival encourages visitors to explore and discover the NEON District

NORFOLK, Va. – (August 2019) – The fifth annual NEON Festival will take place in the NEON District of Norfolk from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18, 2019. This free festival is presented by Business Cons...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Free NEON District Art Tours Begin April 19 through NEON Festival in October

Downtown Norfolk Council has partnered with Norfolk Tour Company to offer free monthly walking tours of the NEON District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Cindy Mackey, 757-754-4553, cindymackey@cox.net

Rachel McCall, 757-623-1757, rmccall@downtownnorfolk.org

Free NEON District Art Tours Begin April 19 through NEON Festival in October

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