Sunday, June 16, 2024

Spring fling, anyone?

HAMPTON — The Historic Phoebus Spring Fling and Beer Fest will be Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The event will be on Mellen Street.

Handmade arts and crafts, children’s activities, a variety of food, live entertainment and a dog parade and costume contest will be among the activities at the outdoor street festival.

A craft beer fest, featuring samples from five Hampton breweries and Sly Clyde Ciderworks, is available for those 21 and older.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

Related Articles