Grab a growler and get ready. The options are poised to explode for filling your jugs with mass quantities of your favorite suds. At least four Hampton Roads businesses are in various stages of getting off the ground, and each plans to tap into a growing trend on the local beer scene: growler-filling stations.
CHESAPEAKE The proposed 8-acre development might have seemed unlikely to spark much debate at last week's City Council's meeting. City staff and the Planning Commission had recommended approval, and school capacity, for once, was not an issue. But then came the question of how it would affect nearby roads, and council member Roland Davis had plenty to say.
It's going to be sunny today with highs in the mid-80s. Winds will be out of the southwest at 6 to 10 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will remain clear with lows in the mid-60s. Tuesday and Wednesday should also be sunny with highs in the mid-80s. Lows should be in the upper 60s.
RICHMOND Good news for foodies and hipsters: Gov. Terry McAuliffe supports food trucks. We already knew McAuliffe maintains a beer-serving device in the Executive Mansion called a Kegerator — and that he pushed to allow ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber to operate legally in Virginia.
VIRGINIA BEACH There's plenty of fresh seafood to be found along Shore Drive. Local produce is a different story. That's about to change thanks to a farmers market coming to the area next month.
NORFOLK A city-supported idea to stage a fleet of bicycles around downtown for rent to the public hasn't taken off like proponents had hoped.
NORFOLK Police are investigating the death of a man found with multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday in the 700 block of Kimball Court. Norfolk officers were called around 1 a.m. for a report of shots fired. The man was declared dead at the scene. No other details were available.
Cities and Courts Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach City offices and courts will be closed today. Financial Most banks and credit unions will be closed today. Contact specific institutions. Garbage Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Virginia Beach No change in collection schedule. Portsmouth Trash normally collected today will be picked up Wednesday.
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