Real Estate Group Blog for Hampton Roads, Williamsburg & N. Carolina - Blog Archive: May, 2016

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May 2016

There are 4 blog entries for May 2016.

Every year Harbor Park hosts Teacher Appreciation Night, a game to honor the educators who make a difference in Hampton Roads. This year, TREG and our co-sponsor Southern Bank have teamed up to make it a night to celebrate!

We ran a great contest to put #TeachersintheBleachers! We asked our agents and the community at large to tag and nominate the awesome teachers that they know to win four packs of tickets and a chance to be chosen to throw our first pitch. To thank everyone who nominated a teacher, we entered them into a drawing for Busch Gardens Summer Fun passes.

We want to thank all the Southern Bank members, TREG agents, the residents of Hampton Roads, and even other teachers who all tagged educators and helped spread the word! We were

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Trying to pick a handful of locally owned restaurants to showcase in Virginia Beach is a daunting task. We asked around and ended up with a really long list, and for no particular reason (other than loving these places) we made a short list of five restaurants you shouldn’t miss in VB. There are so much more, we might have to revisit Virginia Beach food hot spots sooner than later, but it’s a start!

Tautog’s Restaurant 

205 23rd Street 757-422-0081

A casual dining experience set in a historic seaside cottage, Tautog’s offers top rate house developed dishes with an emphasis on fresh and local seafood. Come to Tautog’s for top rated service, a comfortable dining experience, and some of the best fresh seafood dishes around. Perfect setting for a

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Gardening, like all other home decorating areas, has trends that seem to change every year. If you could sum it all up for 2016, the best way to describe it would be color and texture.

Garden Design Magazine says that the biggest trends this year are creating drama with color and blurring the line between outdoor and indoor living. Container gardening is a trend that is still going strong, but GDM suggests mixing herbs, food, and flowers into beautiful colorful containers with varying texture. They also highlight the newest of edibles like tomatoes that come in new, more compact varieties that can be grown indoors or out. 

Creating drama with color can be achieved with paint as well. Both Garden Design Magazine and Total Landscape Care talk

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  Despite the longest stretch of springtime rain we can recall, we are still huge fans of living in Hampton Roads. It’s hard not to feel lucky living in such an amazingly central area with so many awesome things to see and do.    We also start to get the itch (regardless of Seattle-like weather) to get out and explore. Blame it on the longer days. Here are our top suggestions for getting out of town for a quick day trip or making the most of a Hampton Roads staycation.   1. Enjoy being a local, or play the tourist (before the tourists get here!)   Most locals have a beach they love. With so many miles of waterfront, it’s impossible to choose the best beach, so just make sure to visit one! Now is the calm before the storm of…
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