What's going on in olde towne?

Visit the New Commodore James Barron Mural

Date: May 11, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

A new mural depicting Commodore James Barron was recently commissioned by The Supporters of Portsmouth Public Art. The mural presents Commodore Barron in the foreground with the ships HMS Leopard and American frigate USS Chesapeake behind was created by Chesapeake, Virginia artist Sam Welty, who has also created a number of other exceptional murals throughout the...

Grown locally? HomeGrown has it

Date: April 26, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Restaurant Review | Grown locally? HomeGrown has it | | By Sonja Barisic Virginian-Pilot correspondent © April 26, 2015PORTSMOUTH | As our foursome walked toward the restaurant, a man emerged with a pizza box in his hands and proclaimed, "There's a lot of good stuff in there." By the time we were finished with...

Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmer’s Market Opens For the Season

Date: April 23, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

The weekly Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market opens for the season on Saturday, May 2nd and runs every Saturday morning through the middle of December. The farmers market is located at the intersection of Court Street and High Street, wrapping around the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center courtyard! Market hours from May 2 - Oct....

The Olde Towne Antiques To Flea Market – A Monthly Treasure Trove To Be Discovered

Date: January 18, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Great Finds of All Kinds! The popular Antiques to Flea Market is held the first Saturday of each month in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. Hunt through an eclectic collection of vintage and antique wares with each market offering a completely new selection to browse through. With over 70 dealers and vendors exhibiting, bargain hunters and...

Everything’s shipshape in Portsmouth, Va.

Date: January 2, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Featured in the Washington Post, August 29, 2013 “There’s a story in every brick you trip over.” Barbara Early was talking about Olde Towne, the historic heart of Portsmouth, Va., a city of 97,000 on the banks of the Elizabeth River. Early’s enthusiasm for this small city is infectious. “In one square mile there’s so much...