Great Outdoors Month: Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Great Outdoors Month: Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
Photo courtesy of Britannica

As a native Virginian, I have always loved the diversity of parks and the outdoors that it offers. Virginia is home to Shenandoah National Park. The Park is located just 75 miles from DC and runs southwest along the Skyline Drive. Parts of it overlap with the famed Appalachian Trail that runs from Maine to [...]

7 Essential Breweries in Norfolk

7 Essential Breweries in Norfolk
Photo courtesy of COVA Brewing Co.

Are you stationed in Norfolk or PCS'ing soon? Here's the ultimate list of breweries for you to try out: O’Connor Brewing Company https://www.instagram.com/p/CM0TuOqBx8x/ The 20-year-old brewery is the brainchild of Kevin O’Connor who created the first batches on St. Patrick’s Day, marking the start of craft beer in coastal Virginia. Since then, O’Connor has brewed [...]

8 Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Norfolk

8 Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Norfolk

St. Patrick’s Day in Norfolk has it all: green beer, parades, live music, and more. Even with COVID-19 there are plenty of activities for the whole family! First up, restaurants: Grace O’Malley’s Photo courtesy of Grace O'Malley's Facebook page Known for their hospitality and warmth, Grace O’Malley’s offers a place to kick back and relax [...]