First group of migrant children arrive at Long Beach Convention Center

As many as 150 migrant children were expected to arrive at the Long Beach Convention Center Thursday, beginning its operation as a shelter that will house unaccompanied minors from the U.S.-Mexico border until they can be reunited with family or placed with sponsors.

According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, the children will

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Virginia Beach Sports Center drawing visitors to city hotels

Nancy Hellman, the Interim Director of the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, said the Sports Center has led to about 13,000 nighttime bookings.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Despite the pandemic, hotels at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront were getting more people through their doors in the first few months of 2021.

City leaders said the new sports center has a lot to do with it.

Even during a global pandemic, sporting events inside the new Virginia Beach Sports Center are going strong.

Nancy Hellman, the Interim Director of the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, is overseeing the 285,000 square-foot

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Seacoast Science Center offers vacation, summer program

RYE – Seacoast Science Center has a long track record of offering safe Environmental Day Camp programs that cultivate marine and environmental education through first-hand interactions, leveraging its beautiful location in Odiorne Point State Park. With 135 seaside acres as their outdoor classroom, and seven distinctly different habitats to explore, campers gain a deep understanding of the world around them.

“We’ve taken every measure to continue to offer a safe camp experience during the pandemic because we not only understand how much families depend on us for their child care needs, but also because we understand the need for children

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Destination Medical Center moves forward on various projects

Jamie Rothe is the DMC EDA Director of Community Engagement and Experience. She says the project is ahead of schedule. She shares some good news for the businesses that are affected by construction. 

“But because we’re making good progress in other areas, we’re going to open them up as soon as we can so sidewalks aren’t just closed. We’re going to open them up so we can limit the amount of impact on the businesses in that area,” Rothe said. 

Discovery Square is a collaboration with Mayo Clinic and numerous private partners. Its featured public realm project is the Discovery

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