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By Denise Allen, Realtor@ Chesapeake, Hampton Roads
(Resh Realty Group)
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Zola gave birth to two tiny little furry cubs this weekend.  The lioness apparently kept her showgirl figure and displayed no outward signs that she was packing.  The cubs have about a 50% chance of surviving the say zoo officials.  This is the first large carnivore birth at the zoo in 50 years. ...

By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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Arn Salasky has an idea to build a bike path on Ocean View Ave.  Sounds like a great idea and a way to help the community but alas it was met with tepid response from city officials.  Some have thier own plans and others just say the idea will be looked at.  Come on Norfolk, get on your bikes and...

By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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No its not a clothes detergent but a burst of brown algae in portions of the Elizabeth and Lafayette riveres.  The dense patches of plant life, are not believed to be toxic but I wouldn't swim in it anyways.  Hot temperatures, and nutrient enrichment hasten plant growth and hence the mucky mess. ...

By JoAnn Pantas
(Rose & Womble Realty)
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I am posting this blog to let everyone know how excited we are at REALTY WORLD EPITOME REALTY about joining active rain. We see this real estate network as a great resource and hope to add our experience and network as additional resources.  We also see this network as a way to grow  and market o...

By Denise Allen, Realtor@ Chesapeake, Hampton Roads
(Resh Realty Group)
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The cities animal shelter is getting a new name and logo.  The animal shelter has a lot of problems including no director at the moment but city officials are trying to fix the problems.  They have renamed the place to the Animal Care Center and are spending money to fix the place up and advertis...

By JoAnn Pantas
(Rose & Womble Realty)
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Large duplex in Historic Ghent. One unit has four bedrooms, two and a half baths, the other unit has one bedroom, and one bath. This large home sits in one of the nicest cooridors in ghent, could very easily be converted back to single family. Duplex offered at 529,000 Plesae contact us for furth...

By Cameron Justice
(LEADING EDGE REALTY)
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Hi, I am Cameron Justice and I am a Realtor with Realty World Epitome Realty in Norfolk Va. I found this thirty year historical interest rate graph to be very enlightling, I hope that you do as well. It sure is nice to know that interest rates are still historically lower than they have been in t...

By Denise Allen, Realtor@ Chesapeake, Hampton Roads
(Resh Realty Group)
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Hazy lazy days in Norfolk can be fixed at Town Point park on Sundays.  From 7-9 pm enjoy free music that the entire family can enjoy.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack some food.  On tap for August is a series of compilations that are unique and out of the box.  Come join and have some fun.

By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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A New York based production company will provde a guarantee that Chrysler Hall season ticket holders aren't left with worthless tickets it the group goes out business.  Broadway Across America has agreed to a $500,000 performance bond to ensure that what happend this year won't happen again.  I'm...

By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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The city of Norfolk has lost yet another round in trying to build on the 21 acre tree lined property.  The property in East Ocean View has been scheduled for 85 homes but now looks to be a lost cause by the city.  The standoff started nearly four years ago when the Norfolk Redevelopement Authorit...

By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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  June road closings in Norfolk  01:27 PM EDT on Friday, June 1, 2007 From City of Norfolk  Midtown Tunnel: VDOT will be closing the Midtown Tunnel from 11:30 pm on June 1 to 5:00 am on June 4 due to repaving and maintenance. Ballentine Boulevard: Through June 21, watch for alternating lane closu...

By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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The Midtown Tunnel will close to traffic this weekend to test the tide gate and to resurface the tunnel's roads, the Virginia Department of Transportation said Tuesday. The tunnel will be closed starting at 11:30 p.m. Friday and will remain closeded until 5 a.m. Monday, VDOT said. The Downtown T...

By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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!!!It’s Here; It’s Here!!! The Pungo (Virginia Beach) Strawberry Festival Of Course May 26th-27th 9am-7pm The parade will begin 10am May 26th Why will the one-traffic light hamlet of Pungo have a population boom this weekend of over 120,000 people? Three words explain it: Pungo Strawberry Festiv...

By Ted M. Wheaton, II
(REMAX Alleiance)
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Norfolk - In the City's continued effort to ensure the residents of Norfolk fully participate in the budget process, a Community Question and Answer session on the City Manager's 2008 Proposed Budget will be held on Saturday, April 28 at 9 a.m. at Norview High School, 6501 Chesapeake Blvd.  At th...

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