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🌊 This Week in NFK: Hurricanes, Ink, Monopiles, Turkish Breakfast, Gettin' Weird, and more.

What's Flowing in the City

Are City Of Norfolk officials stonewalling property developers in Ocean View? (NFK Currents Original). Rip it.

Norfolk is getting over $10 million in federal funds to build, renovate, and modernize the public housing. Rip it. 

The Army Corp of Engineers provided updates on the latest floodwall designs along Waterside Drive. Rip it. 

An $175,000 temporary fix could get ferries running back to the Waterside stop in Downtown. Rip it. 

The General Assembly and the Governor reached a deal on the state budget but they say details won’t be release until Saturday. Rip it. 

Hurricane Hunters visited Norfolk this week ahead of the June 1st start of hurricane season. Rip it. 

You could win a trip to Italy, courtesy of the Habitat for Humanity, in a raffle with Ynot. Rip it. 

The Norfolk Admirals have kept their ECHL championship hopes alive this week as they head into game 4 against the Wichita Thunder. Rip it. 

Norfolk's Keyshawn Davis will return to the ring on July 6 for his next professional fight, taking on Miguel Madueño. Rip it. 

Norfolk State’s Men's Track and Field team won their third consecutive MEAC title this week. Rip it. 

Norfolk State’s Football season opener will happen in the stadium usually reserved for the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. Rip it.

This weekend the Black Ink Soirée at Assembly celebrates Black literature and culture. Rip it. 

Get your ASMR on with Chrysler Museum this Saturday. Rip it. 

Opening soon at the Hermitage: “An American Abroad: Florence Sloane in Europe, 1920s-1930s.” Rip it. 

d’Art Center has an open call for artwork to appear in a nationally juried exhibition of paper and textile works. Rip it. 

Coming up at Little Theater of Norfolk: “A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder”. Running through May 31-June 23. Rip it. 

The Virginia Stage Company’s Annual Gala is helping to raise funds for the groups continued operations. Rip it. 

Currently on Display:
Surfer: An Andy Harris Exhibition at Assembly. Rip it.
Hampton Boyer: Colors of Us at Chrysler Museum. Rip it.
Fantastic Creatures of the Venetian Lagoon at Chrysler Museum. Rip it.
“I Am Copying Nobody” at Chrysler Museum. Rip it.
“Hard Candy” by Hillary Breedlove at Offsite Gallery. Rip it.
Flourish at d’Art Center. Rip it.
Message in a Bottle: Picturing Maritime Culture in Hampton Roads at Barry Art Museum. Rip it.
Martha Chase: Progressive Kindness at Barry Art Museum. Rip it.
Paintings from the Porch: Works by Jake McCord at Gordon Art Galleries. Rip it.
Concrete Ocean: Works by Leigh Merrill at Gordon Art Galleries. Rip it.
Perry Glass Art Collection at Glass Light. Rip it.
The Sloan Collection at Hermitage Museum & Gardens. Rip it.
Analog Mixed Media Collage by Zriegle at The Gallery At Elation. Rip it

The installation of the first offshore wind monopiles should begin this week. Rip it. 

Businesses are complaining about delays in Virginia Natural Gas that are costing them big bucks. Rip it. 

Breeze Airways pilots at Norfolk International Airport picketed this week after more than 18 months of negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement. Rip it. 

Mel Price, co-founder and principal at Work Program Architects in Norfolk, has been named to the College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects. Rip it. 

A new Hampton Roads Workforce Council initiative is trying to tackle healthcare staffing shortages by developing pipelines and pathways, and identifying gaps in the educational and training systems. Rip it. 

Hampton Roads Deve Fest returns on May 31st to connect the local developer community. Rip it. 

ODU landed approval from the VABOE to establish lab schools in Newport News and Chesapeake. Rip it. 

This week don’t miss the petting zoo, zumba, and themed-trivia for Downtown Norfolk Employee Appreciation Week. Rip it. 

A new farmer’s market lands at the Pagoda every Saturday starting in June. Rip it

Next weekend the Colley Community Center is hosting a grand opening. Rip it.

Up next at Town Point Park: Bayou Bon Vivant Cajun Music & Food Festival. Rip it.

FRIDAY
F**K Yeah 5K at Town Point Park. 5:30 am. Rip it.
Norfolk Run Club Friday Meetup at Yorgo's Bageldashery. 6:00 am. Rip it
Sunrise Yoga + Coffee On The River at Pagoda & Oriental Garden. 6:30 am. Rip it
TIdewater Winds Golf Tournament at Ocean View Golf Course. 8:30 am. Rip it.
NFK2050 Pop-Up Office Hours at Borjo Coffeehouse. 9:00 am. Rip it
MEAC Softball Championship at NSU Softball Field. 12:00 pm. Rip it
Mother's Day Crafting at Blyden Branch Library. 4:30 pm. Rip it
Mom’s Night Out Market at the Veil. 5:00 pm. Rip it.
Allegra Duchaine performs live at Afterglow Brewing. 5:00 pm. Rip it. 
Mike Gombas performs live at COVA Brewing Company. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Magic: Commander at Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Ben Long performs live at Maker’s Craft Brewery. 6:00 pm. Rip it. 
A Memorial to Eternal Rest - The Iconography of Elmwood Cemetery. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Steve Link performs live at Elation Brewing. 6:30 pm. Rip it
Ace High performs live at Brothers. 7:00 pm. Rip it
The Muse Neighborhood Jam at The Muse Writers Center. 7:00 pm. Rip it
Family Twilight Trek at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 7:00 pm. Rip it
Mystic Moon Drum Circle at Mystic Moon Norfolk. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Norfolk Admirals Playoff Game at Scope Arena. 7:05 pm. Rip it.
Gettin' Weir'd featuring Patrick Higgins w/s/g Kyle Folsom at Smartmouth Beer. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Lay it Down: The Music of the Everly Brothers at Wells Theatre. 7:30 pm. Rip it
360 ALLSTARS performs live at Roper Theater At TCC. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Friday Night Magic: Draft at Atlantis Games & Comics. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Davy Wreck & Infinite Peace spin live at Only You. 8:00 pm. Rip it.
The Book of Mormon at Chrysler Hall. 8:00 pm. Rip it
JT&FRNDS performs live at The NorVA. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Mother's Day Weekend Classic Soul at Chartway Arena. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Goth Prom 2024 at 37th & Zen. 8:00 pm. Rip it. 
Commonwealth Comedy Free Improv Show at Cafe Mudita. 8:00 pm. Rip it. 
How the West Was Improvised: The Made Up Western at Push Comedy Theater. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Mossy Plays at Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub & Restaurant. 8:30 pm. Rip it
Band of Consenting Adults performs live at Grain. 9:00 pm. Rip it.
Tales from the Campfire at Push Comedy Theater. 10:00 pm. Rip it

SATURDAY:
Ocean View Run Club Weekend Long Run. 7:15 am. Rip it
Send It Saturday Morning Group Ride at East Coast Bicycles. 8:00 am. Rip it
The Jake Hardison Memorial Challenger Jamboree at Azalea/Fleet Park Little League. 8:00 am. Rip it. 
East Beach Farmer’s Market at Bay Oak’s Park. 9:00 am. Rip it.
Step Up for The Up Center 2024 at Harbor Park. 9:00 am. Rip it
Garden Artists: Mother's Day Mugs at Norfolk Botanical Garden. 10:00 am. Rip it
Volunteer Day: Ryan Resilience Lab Landscaping at Ryan Resilience Lab. 10:00 am. Rip it
Live Life Fresh Boom Box Bike Ride at Freshtopia . 10:30 am. Rip it
Mother’s Day TieDye Together at Pawsnickety Pets. 9:00 am. Rip it. 
Open House at The Goode Family Visual Arts School. 11:00 am. Rip it
Blooming Basket Sale at Bethany Free Will Baptist Church. 11:00 am. Rip it.
Lipgloss & Lashes Drag Brunch at 37th & Zen. 1:00 pm. Rip it
Voter Registration Drive at The Slover. 1:00 pm. Rip it
First Sail Experience at Nauticus. 1:00 pm. Rip it
Fairytale Fun at Afterglow Brewing. 1:00 pm. Rip it
Free Solar Workshop for Homeowners at Ryan Resilience Lab. 1:00 pm. Rip it
The Book of Mormon at Chrysler Hall. 2:00 pm. Rip it
Living on The Elizabeth River Trail: A Tour of Freemason at Pagoda & Oriental Garden. 2:00 pm. Rip it 
Crafternoon at Mary D Pretlow Anchor Branch Library. 2:00 pm. Rip it
MIG Welding 101 with Beau at 757 Makerspace. 4:00 pm. Rip it
Blues Jam performs live at Cova Brewing. 5:00 pm. Rip it.
Warehouse Music Series: Cigarettes for Breakfast at Smartmouth Beer. 6:00 pm. Rip it
Derek Smith performs live at Afterglow Brewing. 6:00 pm. Rip it.
Junkyard Jones performs live at Elation Brewing. 6:30 pm. Rip it
Saturday Night Yu-Gi-Oh! at Atlantis Games & Comics. 6:30 pm. Rip it
The Storyweavers perform live at Cafe Stella. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Spirit Gun, Turncoat Syndicate, & Ghost Curve perform live at 37th & Zen. 7:00 pm. Rip it.
Murder Myster Dinner at 259 Granby Street. 7:00 pm. Rip it. 
Lay it Down: The Music of the Everly Brothers at Wells Theatre. 7:30 pm. Rip it
Got Now spins live at Only You Lounge. 8:00 pm. Rip it. 
Silent Disco at Waterside District. 8:00 pm. Rip it
The Unusual Suspects: An Improvised Murder Mystery at Push Comedy Theater. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Avatar performs live at The NorVA. 8:00 pm. Rip it
Mossy Plays at Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub & Restaurant. 8:30 pm. Rip it
Second Saturday Stand-Up-Grad Show at Push Comedy Theater. 10:00 pm. Rip it

SUNDAY:
Norfolk's Big Day of Birding at Sarah Constant Beach Park. 8:00 am. Rip it
Mother’s Day Coffee & Brunch at Cova Brewing Company. 10:00 am. Rip it
Mother's Day FUN Ride at Pedego Electric Bikes Norfolk. 10:00 am. Rip it
Larchmont Spring Concert at Larchmont UMC. 10:30 am. Rip it.
Antique Market at Fanciful Fig. 11:00 am. Rip it.
Mother’s Day Patio Party at Mona Lisa Restaurant. 11:00 am. Rip it.
Bhav Brigade Yoga at Sky's The Limit Yoga Co. 11:30 am. Rip it
Mother's Day Dining Cruises at City Cruises Norfolk. 12:30 pm. Rip it
Lipgloss & Lashes Drag Brunch at 37th & Zen. 1:00 pm. Rip it
Board Game Sunday's at COVA Brewing Company. 1:00 pm. Rip it
Sunday Weekly Pokemon League at Atlantis Games & Comics. 1:00 pm. Rip it
The Book of Mormon at Chrysler Hall. 1:00 pm. Rip it
Plants and Crafts Market at Maker's Craft Brewery. 2:00 pm. Rip it
Lay it Down: The Music of the Everly Brothers at Wells Theatre. 3:00 pm. Rip it
The Chenaults, duo-organists at Christ & Saint Luke's Episcopal Church. 4:00 pm. Rip it
Felicia Hoyas performs live at Afterglow Brewing. 4:00 pm. Rip it.
Teacher Appreciation Week at Nauticus. 5:00 pm. Rip it
Chimney Swift Watching at St. Patrick’s Catholic. 7:45 pm. Rip it.
The Book of Mormon at Chrysler Hall. 6:30 pm. Rip it 

Summer cocktails dropped at Omar’s Carriage House and they’re all stunners. Rip it. 

Turkish breakfast is back at Grandiflora Wine Garden in Chelsea. Rip it. 

California wines are the latest tasting endeavor at Vino Culture. Rip it. 

New at Toast: the twisted tease. Rip it. 

Torch has a refreshed menu for the Chelsea stans. Rip it. 

Snag entrees for 50% off at Todd Jurich’s between 5:00 pm & 6:00 pm. Rip it. 

Lope's Pink Lemonade Cider is ready to cool off these hot May days at the Birch. Rip it. 

All you can eat stuffed french toast for Mother’s Day? Why not? Rip it. 

Smartmouth has dropped the Chainsaw West Coast IPA with a helluva lotta hops. Rip it. 

Churro Ice Cream Tacos? Only Lolly’s could spin that up. Rip it. 

Food Truck Sightings:

Friday:
Thatz A Wrap at Maker’s Craft. Rip it.
Sour Street Pizza & Weng’s at Cova. Rip it.
Los Birria Bros at Benchtop. Rip it.
Moontide at Afterglow. Rip it.
Ghost Kitchen at Smartmouth. Rip it.
Bar-q at Bold Mariner. Rip it.

Saturday:
Lit Auntie at Maker’s Craft. Rip it.
La Cocina Patina, Birria Bros, & Nacho Libre at Cova. Rip it.
757 Laos Street Food at Benchtop. Rip it.
Hades Wood Fired at Afterglow. Rip it.
Ghost Kitchen at Smartmouth. Rip it.
Bar-q at Bold Mariner. Rip it.

Sunday:
Hot Boxx at Maker’s Craft. Rip it.
Moontide at Cova. Rip it.
Hades Wood Fired Pizza at Benchtop. Rip it.
Flippin’ Hangry at Afterglow. Rip it.
Ghost Kitchen at Smartmouth. Rip it.
Bar-q at Bold Mariner. Rip it.

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