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This Week in NFK: Floods, Biz Openings, Biz Closings, Hush Puppies, Baila Blowout, Flyin’ West, & more.

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The National Weather Service has issued storm surge and tropical storm warnings ahead of this weekends weather. Rip it.


The Colonial Place and Riverview Neighborhoods are bringing back their Front Porch Art Walk next month. Rip it.The Attucks Jazz Club is returning with Alex McArthur, Dominique Eade, and Chris Whiteman. Rip it.

NSU premiered a documentary about their extensive theatre history called “Something to Behold.” Rip it.Meet Andrew Wright, the jazz pianist frequently found at Cafe Stella on the weekend. Rip it.Check out the new crime novel set in the 757 by local author Hugh Lessig. Rip it.The Virginia Opera has announced a 49th season line up that includes a groundbreaking interpretation of Wagner’s Siefried. Rip it.John Sipher, principal trombonist of the Colorado Symphony, performs at ODU’s Diehn Center this Tuesday. Rip it.Submissions for the NEON Interactive Art Competition are due by this Saturday. Rip it.Currently on Display:Reckonings and Reconstructions: Southern Photography from the Do Good Fund at Chrysler Museum. Rip it.Heather Beardsley: Strange Plants at Chrysler Museum. Rip it.Perspectives: Modern and Contemporary Glass from the Waitzer Collection at Barry Art Museum. Rip it.Fashioning Innovation: Madame Alexander at 100 at Barry Art Museum. Rip it.Nurture | Nature at Barry Art Museum. Rip it.Vague Appliances and Utilities at Gordon Art Galleries. Rip it.Papahanaumoku: A Panoply of New Island Cultures at Gordon Art Galleries. Rip it.“I’m So Cheugy” by Derek Eley at Offsite Gallery. Rip it.The Art of Data Exhibit at Slover Library. Rip it.FACES by Lotus at The Gallery At Elation. Rip it.


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There’s a menu with 12 negronis on it at Toast. For Negroni Week obviously. Rip it.Cafe Mudita had to get in on Negroni Week too, infused with a little coffee. Rip it. ​​Blue crab hush puppies are the treat you didn’t know you need at Commune. Rip it.​​Gershwins is hosting a five-course wine dinner for all the vino-obsessed. Rip it.

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Paul Stetson Rice

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Paul is the creator of NFKVA.com. He was born and raised in Norfolk, graduated from Virginia Tech, and narrowly avoided law school. Chat with him about economics, entrepreneurship, hip-hop, and hiking. When he's not working on five different projects, you'll catch him sharing a beer with friends at a local brewery.

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