Freedom Wash operates three car wash facilities around Virginia, two of which are open 24/7. That means you never have to compromise your schedule in order to use one of the company's automatic car wash tunnels, self-service bays, vacuums, and other dirt-expunging tools. But regardless of when you visit, the company's tiered car wash services will allow you to customize your car's bath to its needs, whether it could benefit from rust inhibitor and RainX treatments, or just needs a basic sudsing, followed by a spot-free rinse. And, in addition to fragrance and air machines and carpet shampoos, each location also features rug beaters, which customers can use to help rid interior floors of dirt, pet hair, and any chocolates the car has been hoarding.
Great White Water Sports creates a harmony with the gentle crash of waves, the powerful growls of jet skis, and the excited yelps of families as they launch a variety of jet-ski rentals right from the sands of Chesapeake Bay. Ranked second on the Norfolk activity list by TripAdvisor, and backed by favorable attention from USA Today, their lifeguard-trained team also saddles up jet skis in waters warmer than the Atlantic and with smaller waves. Their jet skis are not equipped with any speed-restriction devices, allowing guests to rev up their engines and feel the wind hit their faces as they send wake waves rolling shoreward.
Named one of Parents magazine's Top 10 Birthday Chains in 2010, Color Me Mine's international franchise of DIY ceramics studios cater to an older crowd as well. Hundreds of unadorned ceramic pieces?including vases, flatware, and busts of Elvis?await the attentions of muses of kids and their keepers alike, as do glazes in earthy tones and bright crimsons to frighten bulls away from china cabinets. Guests follow simple step-by-step instructions that leave plenty of room for creative expression. When painters are satisfied with their work, the professional kiln-workers help glaze and fire it for them before customers retrieve the finished piece a few days later.
The Norfolk Admirals joined the AHL as an expansion team in the 2000–01 season. After qualifying for the playoffs nearly every season, the team’s historic 2011–12 campaign pushed them over the top and brought home their first Calder Cup. That year, the Admirals closed the season on a 28-game winning streak, the longest in the history of professional hockey since 1975, when brick walls were deemed ineligible to be goalies. Now an affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks, the Admirals still take to the ice at Norfolk Scope Arena and face off before crowds of up to 12,600 devout fans.
Boasting 92 years of retail refinement, Baker’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts adorns appendages with graceful accessories. Properly mark an anniversary or a finally passed emissions test with three intertwining strands of luminous white spheres, formed when popcorn kernels get wedged in a mollusk’s teeth . Baker’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts staff of GIA-certified gemologists helped the trinket treasure trove win the Virginian-Pilot's 2010 Best of Hampton Roads award for Best Fine Jewelry in Norfolk.