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🌊Today in NFK: City Planning Commission, Events This Week, & Perks

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Welcome to Wednesday.  

Today’s Weather: High of 81? Spring is giving us a taste of summer.

 

Here’s what we’re watching today:

⏩️ A Look Ahead at Norfolk City Planning Commission⏩️ 

📆 Next Three Days of Events📆

♣️ Citizen Club Perk ♣️ 

⏩️A Look Ahead at Norfolk City Planning Commission⏩️

General

Text Amendment Regarding Shipping Containers: A discussion, and potentially a decision, on changes to definitions and standards for using shipping containers.

Rezoning Requests

1420-1424 McNeal Avenue: Change zoning from single-family residential to allow the construction of a nursing home. [River Oaks Neighborhood]

6205 N. Military Highway: Change zoning to allow the development of a shopping center. [Bromley, Norvella Heights, Azalea Acres Neighborhoods]

1500 Monticello Avenue: Change zoning to allow a restaurant with a drive-thru. [Monticello Ave Commercial Corridor]

Conditional Use Permits

2419 Hampton Boulevard (The Railyard at Lamberts Point): Allow different types of signage. [Lambert’s Point Neighborhood]

1521 Premium Outlets Boulevard (Lake Wright Quality Suites/Sleep Inn): Allow the hotel to hold banquets, have live entertainment, and serve alcohol. [Lake Taylor Neighborhood]

801 E 26th Street (Eros Event Space): Allow the operation of a banquet hall with live entertainment. [Villa Heights, Lindenwood Neighborhoods]

9647 1st View Street (Mudita Café): Allow a restaurant to have live entertainment. [West Ocean View Neighborhood, 1st View Commercial Corridor]

3380 E Princess Anne Road (The J Spot): Allow a banquet hall, live entertainment, and on-site alcohol sales. [Norfolk Industrial Park, Coleman Place Neighborhood]

5957 E Virginia Beach Boulevard (Casamigos): Allow a restaurant to have live entertainment. [Military Circle, Janaf Areas]

1309 Raleigh Avenue (Bogey's 757): Allow a restaurant to sell alcohol for on-site consumption. [Chelsea Business District, West Ghent]

851 E Little Creek Road (Las Americas, LLC): Allow a convenience store to sell alcohol for off-site consumption and also sell smoking/vaping products. [East Little Creek Commercial Corridor, Crossroads Neighborhood]

Short-Term Rental Unit (STR) Renewals

358 W Freemason Street [Freemason Historic District Neighborhood]

1212 Little Bay Avenue [Willoughby Spit Neighborhood]

1540 Chela Avenue  [Willoughby Spit Neighborhood]

930 Redgate Avenue [West Ghent Neighborhood]

1105 W Ocean View Avenue  [Willoughby Spit Neighborhood]

New Short-Term Rental Unit (STR) Requests

2333 Dominion Avenue [Roosevelt Gardens Neighborhood]

810 W Ocean View Avenue [Willoughby Spit Neighborhood]

9716 11th Bay Street [East Ocean View Neighborhood]

Important Notes:

These are proposals scheduled for discussion on the DRAFT agenda. They may or may not be discussed or approved.

For more details, contact Norfolk's Department of City Planning.

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📆 Next Three Days of Events📆

WEDNESDAY:
Klassic Doughnut Popup at Cova Brewing. 7:00 am. Rip it. 
Align: Small Business Series at NSU Innovation Center. 10:00 am. Rip it. 
Wednesday Wordsmiths at The Muse Writers Center. 5:00 pm. Rip it. 
Adult Chess Meetup at The Slover. 5:00 pm. Rip it.
Super Casual Wednesday Bike Ride departing Slow & Steady Bikes. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
Boardgame Night at Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:00pm. Rip it.
D&D Game Night at Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:00pm. Rip it.
Books and Brews Club at Cova Brewing. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
Norfolk Run Club Wednesday Meetup at Smartmouth. 6:20 pm. Rip it. 
Bhav Brigade Yoga at Pagoda Pier. 6:30 pm. Rip it.
Trivia Night at Smartmouth. 6:30 pm. Rip it.
Seasonal Planting for Bees at Pretlow Library. 6:30 pm. Rip it.
Parenting to Break Generational Cycles at Eleanor’s. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Planetarium Show at Michael and Kimthanh Lê Planetarium. 7:00pm. Rip it.
Open Mic Night at Cafe Mudita. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Trivia Night at MJ’s Tavern. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Trivia Night at Torch Bistro. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Trivia Night at Hank’s Filling Station. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Trivia Night at Stockpot. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Kerry Bess performs live at Grain. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Glasgow Kiss performs live at Grace O’Malley’s. 7:30 pm. Rip it. 
Blues for an Alabama Sky at Wells Theater. 7:30 pm. Rip it.
Super Freak: The Rick James Story at Chrysler Hall. 7:30 pm. Rip it. 

THURSDAY:
Tots on the Trails at Jeff Robertson Park. 10:00 am. Rip it. 
USO April Coffee Connections at Starbucks. 10:30 am. Rip it. 
Rhododendron 101 at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 11:00 am. Rip it. 
NFK 2050 Pop-up Office Hours: Coffee & Conversation at Berkley Supermarket. 3:30 pm. Rip it. 
Sneak Peek Tour of Ryan Resilience Lab. 4:00 pm. Rip it.
David Sanborn performs live at Brother’s. 5:00 pm. Rip it. 
Spoken Word Poetry Workshop at The Slover. 5:00 pm. Rip it.
Writers Happy Hour at The Green Onion. 5:00 pm. Rip it.
“all water has a perfect memory” University Response at Ryan Resilience Lab. 5:30 pm. Rip it. 
Thrilling Thursday Evening Ride w/ East Coast Bicycles. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
Free Pilates Class at Maker’s Craft Brewery. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
Open Mic Night at Cova Brewing. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
Ocean View Run Club Group Run/Walk at XXXX. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
Trivia Night at Elation. 6:30 pm. Rip it. 
The Wines of South Africa Tasting at Vino Culture. 6:30 pm. Rip it. 
Paint & Sip at Mudita Cafe. 6:30 pm. Rip it. 
Cypher Night at House Of Consciousness. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Slow Flow With Live Jazz at Sky’s the Limit. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Trivia Night at Bold Mariner. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Trivia Night at Pixel’s. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Trivia Night at Baxter’s. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Juju performs live at Brothers. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Girls Night Out at Blue Moon Taphouse. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
DJ Julz Gat performs live at Grain. 7:30 pm. Rip it.
Virginia International Tattoo at Scope Arena. 7:30 pm. Rip it.
Glasgow Kiss performs live at Grace O’Malley’s. 7:30 pm. Rip it. 
Blues for an Alabama Sky at Wells Theater. 7:30 pm. Rip it.
Mariah the Scientist performs live at the Norva. 8:00 pm. Rip it. 
Glass After Dark at Chrysler Museum Glass Studio. 8:00 pm. Rip it.
Supper Club Office Hours at Only You. 8:00 pm. Rip it.
Garden Starts at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 8:30 pm. Rip it. 
Performers Playground Stage Workshop at The Venue on 35th. 9:00 pm. Rip it.

FRIDAY:
Norfolk Run Club Friday Meetup at Yorgo's Bageldashery. 6:00 am. Rip it
Writers on Submission at The Muse Writers Center. 9:30 am. Rip it
Storybook Tea Party at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 10:00 am. Rip it
The Tortured Poets Meeting at Mary D Pretlow Anchor Branch Library. 10:00 am. Rip it
Hampton Roads Bookstore Crawl at Eleanor's Norfolk. 12:00 pm. Rip it
Ghent Farmers Market at Blair Middle School. 4:00 pm. Rip it. 
The Tortured Poets Party at The Muse Writers Center. 4:00 pm. Rip it
Earth Day Celebration at Cova Brewing Company. 4:00 pm. Rip it
Learn To Sail Course at Nauticus. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Magic: Commander at  Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Live at COVA Brewing Company. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Shadow Work 101 at Aries Apothecary. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Jackson Grant performs live at Cova Brewing Company. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Zach Desocio performs live at Elation Brewing. 6:30 pm. Rip it
Dee Polite performs live at Brothers. 7:00 pm. Rip it
Murder Mystery at The Granby Theater. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
The Wines of Australia with Akeyla at Vino Culture. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Full Moon Drum Circle at Mystic Moon of Norfolk. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Full Moon Fever: Tom Petty tribute at Smartmouth Brewing. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Virginia International Tattoo at Norfolk Scope. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Blues for an Alabama Sky at Wells Theatre. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Open Mic: The Norfolk Word Show at The Muse Writers Center. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Magic: Draft at Atlantis Games & Comics. 7:30 pm. Rip it
The JAM! Standups who Improvise at Push Comedy Theater. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Heather Edwards & Nathan Firth perform live at The OV Beach Tavern. 8:00 pm. Rip it.
Blind Guardian at The NorVA. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Glasgow Kiss plays at Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub & Restaurant. 8:30 pm. Rip it 
Brian Pinardi performs live at Grain. 9:00 pm. Rip it.

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