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Ella Fitzgerald centennial marked

March 12, 2017

Newport News honors native daughter with celebration You’ve heard of Ella Fitzgerald, the “queen of jazz,” but did you know she was born in Newport News, Va.? Fitzgerald, who had an extraordinary 60-year career singing […]

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Hampton celebrates NASA heritage

March 11, 2017

This year, the City of Hampton, Va., marks two special anniversaries. On July 9, 1917, Hampton became the birthplace of NASA. The first laboratories of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Langley — later called […]

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Travel takeover: Ellicott City, Maryland

March 5, 2017

Recreation News reader Valerie D. Perry took over our Instagram account Saturday during a trip to Ellicott City, Maryland. Valerie, a travel blogger for The Road Lots Traveled, is a regular user of our #LivePlayDo […]

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On the circle in historic Georgetown

March 1, 2017

The Brick Hotel is a mainstay on the circle in Georgetown, where it has stood since 1836 and was first known as the Union Hotel. It was a landmark in the heart of the small […]

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The Bellmoor for business or pleasure

March 1, 2017

Smack in the heart of Rehoboth Beach, the Bellmoor Inn & Spa provides the warmth and comfort of a quaint bed-and-breakfast combined with the charm of a seaside cottage home and the amenities of a […]

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Spice up wintertime with films and music

February 15, 2017

Film festivals are a great way to see many cutting-edge films in a short time from a wide variety of sources. The filmmakers are often on hand to host screenings and answer questions. Virginia, Washington, […]