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Celebrate Living on the Bay with Nautical Decor and Gifts

chesapeake bay photo by al butzer

In addition to beautiful views, residents at Point Chesapeake on The Bay will enjoy stylish new homes with specially designed floor plans and plenty of light. Thinking about home decor and gift ideas to celebrate your new home on the bay? Here are a few of our top picks: The bay’s beautiful and scenic views are a   Read more…



Celebrate the “Luck of The Irish” During Shamrock Marathon Weekend

marathon runners

The tradition continues just a few miles east of Point Chesapeake with the annual Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend beginning this Friday, March 18th, 2017 in Virginia Beach at the North End. Over 30,000 runners from all 50 states and several countries participate in this popular event with races for all ages. The races end with   Read more…



Sugar Shack Coffee & Donuts Comes to Shore Drive

sugar shack coffee and donuts

Just a few steps away from Point Chesapeake, Sugar Shack Donuts & Coffee has opened at 3273 Shore Drive (previously occupied by Starbucks) by early winter. This is the first Virginia Beach location for the Richmond-based chain. Sugar Shack opened its first store in June 2013 and currently has eight locations, plus a food truck.   Read more…



Old Lesner Bridge Makes Way For New

lesner bridge from Point Chesapeake site

One of Virginia Beach’s signature gateways is coming down this week. The John A. Lesner bridge is an expansion of Shore Drive that crosses the Lynnhaven Inlet at the intersection of the Chesapeake Bay and Lynnhaven River. Beginning the week of March 5th, 2017, the old John A. Lesner Bridge will begin to be taken   Read more…



Seashore Art Festival April 8th, 2017

art festival event

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Seashore Art Festival at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. On April 8th, 2017, First Landing State Park will hold this annual event with live demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages. A Kickoff Party begins March 3rd at Chick’s Oyster Bar where you can enter a drawing to win an oil   Read more…



Put Virginia Beach’s Lighthouses on your Bucket List

old and new cape henry lighthouses in virginia beach

Locals are proud of southeastern Virginia’s rich history including the New and Old Cape Henry Lighthouses located just a few miles from Point Chesapeake on The Bay. In 1792, the Old Cape Henry Lighthouse was the first lighthouse to be commissioned by the U.S. government and stands near the site where the Jamestown Settlers first landed in   Read more…



Point Chesapeake Celebratory Unveiling

point chesapeake rendering

  On Thursday, December 1st, Point Chesapeake on The Bay hosted their unveiling event at the beautiful Lesner Inn on Shore Drive across from the current site of construction. Guests who have expressed prior interest by joining the VIP list were invited exclusively to the event, and enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres while getting the   Read more…



Westbound Span of Lesner Bridge Opens

point chesapeake way sign

Point Chesapeake is really coming along, as is the progress on the adjacent Lesner Bridge. The Lesner Bridge project is a $116 million project that began in June 2014. The westbound span is scheduled to open today and this is excellent news! Construction is well underway on the first two buildings and gazebo at Point   Read more…



Construction has begun at Point Chesapeake on the Bay

two properties under construction

The famous seafood restaurant, Duck In, was located on Shore Drive near the Lesner Bridge. A Virginia Beach staple, the restaurant opened in 1952 and closed its doors more than a decade ago. If you have driven over the Lesner Bridge lately, you have probably noticed a lot of commotion and construction going on. Two residential   Read more…



Shore Drive Farmer’s Market

farmers market on shore drive

More often than not, my friends in Virginia Beach ask me how it feels to live so far from everything. Really, it’s quite the opposite. It seems Shore Drive has been a hotspot for new eats in the last year with the opening of Pleasure House Brewing, Bay Local Eatery and Dish (now Pressed Wine   Read more…



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