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The Data on Gun Violence and Nightlife in NFK

The Data on Gun Violence and Nightlife in NFK

In case you missed it, our main article about an effort in the City of Norfolk to tighten nightlife regulations in response to recent violence.     Researcher Alex Fella contributed the following data analysis. Alex used a dataset of all recorded shootings between...

Fighting Child Hunger Over the Summer Break

Fighting Child Hunger Over the Summer Break

Sure, summer officially begins with the Solstice, but the day that really matters is the last day of school, and for Norfolk students, that glorious day was June 16th. On the horizon lies more than two whole months of freedom and possibility – staying up and sleeping...

What’s the Deal With Homelessness Policies?

What’s the Deal With Homelessness Policies?

  I've been poor my whole life… it's like a disease passing from generation to generation -Hell or High Water   In 1984, then-President Reagan delivered an infamous speech in which he remarked the homeless "are homeless, you might say, by choice." While...

Making Sense of the Military Circle Plans

Making Sense of the Military Circle Plans

*****Editors Note. Our writers reviewed the publicly available executive summaries for each proposal. The team behind The Well responded and indicated that their full proposal is now available. Some scoring featured here may not be reflective of the most recent...

The HRBT Expansion Could Engineer More Traffic

The HRBT Expansion Could Engineer More Traffic

Everyone in Norfolk shares the experience of being stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic trying to get over the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, cursing the traffic engineers who didn't build the road wide enough. Now, people are getting their wish - the HRBT is getting...

Getting Those Gains with Adroit Collective

Getting Those Gains with Adroit Collective

For those working hard to stick to their 2022 goal of being healthier but may be getting a bit stagnant in the run-of-the-mill gym scene, shake things up and try the Adroit Collective. Located in the Railroad District, The Adroit Collective might look low-key on the...

How Norfolk Wants to Use ARPA Funding

How Norfolk Wants to Use ARPA Funding

First things first: Norfolk’s ARPA public comment period is closing on February 16th, 2022. Get your comments in and tell the city how you think this $154 million should be spent!   The American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law last March, providing $350...

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