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  1. br0guy

    Norfolk Off-Topic

    Here is the link from the Pilot: https://pilotonline.com/news/government/local/article_538c1262-68a6-5b3a-92a6-426d65797f30.html
  2. br0guy

    Norfolk Off-Topic

    New building at St. Pauls and Waterside Drive... development to extend down to Harbor Park. Very vague.
  3. My 1st impression was looks good, too short... 5 stories and up would give SPQ that DC feel. Also didn't like how some of the parking wasn't hidden.
  4. Back from the dead... http://pilotonline.com/business/real-estate/apartments-planned-on-norfolk-s-campostella-waterfront-where-squatters-once/article_f2946d85-3c46-5604-bcb9-10589d755211.html
  5. Power Point: http://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnews.com/pilotonline.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/c/c3/cc3cdd71-9913-5b82-a263-66d4467af12e/57f28d86be935.pdf.pdf
  6. I saw plans for this development maybe 2 years back... the location is off Wilson Road by the train tracks and Berkley Ave Extension intersection.
  7. Not sure if this video has been posted yet... just happened upon it today. Apologies if it is a repost.
  8. Wow... Maybe this does jump start the Atlantic City/ Ft. Norfolk development. "I like it a lot" - Lloyd Christmas
  9. For what it's worth, they've been doing utility work on the Spotico Creek site for 2 weeks now.
  10. The "Norfolk Trash" element is very real... my wife and I talk about it all the time whenever the news reports on local politics. I grew up in VA Beach (Plaza) but have lived in Norfolk for most of my professional career. From the view over here in Berkley, Virginia Beach definitely makes a lot of head scratching moves that atleast make you think about an elitest attitude or the Norfolk Element perception. If VA Beach had hopped on board earlier, instead of turning up their noses to easier access to their "protected" suburban utopia, we could've had rail down to the oceanfront by now at a much cheaper rate. That being said, I hope they do the right thing for the benefit of the region and not just for VA Beach... Welcome back Russ!
  11. I'm with you on 8a... I like the idea of connecting Military Circle, Janaf, NIA, Wards Corner, and the Naval Base. There's potential for a revitalization of Wards Corner as an "Uptown" area with the rail passing through. The stretch between the airport and Wards Corner would be kinda dead unless developments were to sprout up around the train stations. As far as the West End is concerned, I'm indecisive as to favor 2a or 3a. 2a would connect ODU with EVMS (wouldn't that merger be great) and 3a would incorporate Ghent's 21st street. Both would get me to work (ODU) without having to transfer from train to bus
  12. I agree, the beat is tight (not the 1st time its been sampled though).
  13. NSU and ODU already have a home and home series slated to kickoff in 2013... It was reported in the Pilot. I'll see if I can find a link.
  14. Disagree with you there CarolinaBoy... an annual rivalry contest between ODU and NSU would be great for the city of Norfolk ($$). Give them something to play for (like a Mayor's cup, or an Oyster Bowl perhaps) and you set the stage for exactly what the "higher level programs" have... an intra-state/city trophy. It could be a lasting relationship even if one school is FBS and the other is FCS (which do exist).
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