What's going on in olde towne?

Marketing firm finds success in Portsmouth

Date: January 31, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

By Emily Morman The Virginian-Pilot PORTSMOUTH Max Greenhood decided to paint his business’s walls mustard yellow so people wouldn’t mistake it for an antique shop. In a juxtaposition of the old, the new and the empty, RocketBike sits on High Street in Olde Towne, amid the vintage shops and vacant storefronts. The digital marketing firm,...

All I Want For Valentine’s Day is A Chocolate Factory

Date: January 28, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Art Annex Saturday, February 13, 2016, *1:30 p.m Chocolate Dipping & Tasting With MaryAnn Boho of The Williamsburg Chocolateir   Take a dip –into chocolate with special guest, Maryann Boho of The Williamsburg Chocolatier as she shares her expertise and samples with museum visitors who are interested in eating chocolate....

Mannino’s in Portsmouth to Host a Winemaker’s Dinner

Date: January 27, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

By Judy Cowling The Virginian-Pilot correspondent If butter poached lobster satay with flying fish roe and lemon truffle extra virgin olive oil paired with a 2013 Russian River Valley Chardonnay sets your heart racing, then mark your calendar for Feb. 2. Mannino’s is hosting a four-course dinner at its Portsmouth location to feature a different...

The Brothers Farm Market in Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA

Date: January 15, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

The Brothers Farm Market will be in front of the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center (corner of Court and High Street) from 10am - 1pm on Saturday, January 16, with lots of fresh veggies for you to choose from including a large variety of greens, root veggies, apples, eggs, butter and cheese to name a...

2015 Olde Towne Scottish Walk. Happy Hogmanay!

Date: December 8, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Each New Year’s Eve, people from all around eastern Virginia, come to Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia for the annual Scottish Walk. Modeled after Scotland’s Hogmanay Festival, a day when townspeople honor their community and merchants and offer blessings for prosperity in the coming year. The procession includes locals, family, friends and visitors led by pipe-and-drum...