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The Prince Ink Co.

     by DIANNA CAHN photography by KEITH LANPHER In their screen printing shop along Phoebus’ main street, it is easy to imagine the Wallace brothers in black and white. There’s a hand-crank … Continue Reading

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Six: A Little Bar Bistro

   by MICHELLE WASHINGTON photography by KEITH LANPHER Sometimes on Monday nights, sometimes a couple nights a week, a regular customer who drove to Norfolk from Hampton to eat at Crackers wooed … Continue Reading

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The American Theatre

  by KIM O'BRIEN ROOT photography by KEITH LANPHER As legend has it, Loretta Lynn – on her way to perform at The American Theatre in the early 1960s – stood on the sidewalk outside and argued with … Continue Reading

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Lorak Jewelry

  by DENISE M. WATSON photography by ERIC LUSHER Anna Akers takes the dime-sized silver teardrop, holds it to the light and gently files its edges. It’s destined to become an earring, but the … Continue Reading

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Skye Zentz

Skye Zentz and her Narnia Skye Zentz is a singer-songwriter from Norfolk. Her latest album, “Bird Heart,” includes sounds from the Weyanoke nature sanctuary in West Ghent. As told to Mary Architzel … Continue Reading

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Mac & Madeira

by JIM RAPER photograph by ROBERTO WESTBROOK Red wines go with red meats and cheeses, and white wines go with white meats and fish. Every wine drinker has heard this basic rule about wine and food … Continue Reading

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Gardening Tools

But working with the rhythms of the garden might sweeten time’s passage. Dig in: Paperwhite bulbs, $1.19 each; bulb planter, $5.99; and Laura Ashley’s pigskin and cotton gloves, $16.99, all at Anderson’s. Tools in basket by Gardenwind, $24.99, at Garden Gazebo. At McDonald Garden Center:  Tula’s … Continue Reading

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First Landing Woodworks

So self-assured that resistance is futile. Designed on the East Coast (in Virginia Beach), proudly bearing reclaimed wood from the West (Northern California) as well as American stainless: the redwood lace burl bottle opener from First Landing Woodworks. … Continue Reading

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North End Bag Company

Sling one on and get a whiff of salt air (even when inland). One glance at these and you half expect a seaman to materialize on a foggy wharf with one over his shoulder. From Aaron “Hubert” McLellan’s shop in Virginia Beach are, from left, a canvas and leather diaper bag ($150), a small leather … Continue Reading