Uncle Louie’s Restaurant, Wards Corner, Norfolk, VA

January 18, 2015

Many thanks to Louis Eisenberg for digging up some old photos of Uncle Louie’s Restaurant which closed almost 10 years ago at Wards Corner.  More can be found at the Uncle Louie’s Restaurant Alumni and Friends Facebook page.

You can read a copy of the Uncle Louie’s Restaurant Menu from March 2005 here (PDF).

Updated Apartment and Townhouse designs from Collins

January 16, 2015

Please remember to come to the meeting on January 20, 2015 at the Fitness and Wellness Center at 6:30pm to view the designs and provide input. This will likely be the last chance to provide input before the project goes before Planning Commission and City Council.

The apartments and townhouses are planned to be constructed on Newport Ave, just north of Granby Elementary.


1.  The max height of the apartments is going from 47ft to 49ft

2.  The max height of the Condominiums is going from 43’8″ to 49ft.

illustrated siteplan

Apartment Amenities

Apartment Amenities

Community Gathering Space

Community Gathering Space

Main Entrance and Pocket Park

Main Entrance and Pocket Park

Wooded Trail and Pool Area

Wooded Trail and Pool Area

Trail Connection

Trail Connection

Revised Apartment Elevations

Revised Apartment Elevations

Exterior Finish Materials

Exterior Finish Materials

The entire PDF packet can be seen here.

Collins to present final proposal at special meeting on January 20 at Fitness and Wellness Center

January 11, 2015
Proposed Site Plan including apartments to the bottom right and townhouses to the left

Proposed Site Plan including apartments to the bottom right and townhouses to the left

Collins Enterprises will present their final version of their apartment / townhouse / condo plan to be constructed on Newport Ave just north of Granby Elementary.

The meeting will be on January 20, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Fitness and Wellness Center.  The meeting is a joint meeting of the Wards Corner Civic League and Talbot Hall Civic League.  The public is invited to attend.

The meeting starts at 6:30pm and each civic league will take a vote during the meeting to advise the planning commission and city council on their support and concerns about the project.

Updated designs will be posted to Wards Corner Now prior to the meeting.  Please attend and let your concerns be known.


WC Business Association meeting – January 20th

January 9, 2015


Greater Wards Corner Area Business Association
301 Suburban Parkway
Norfolk, Virginia 23505-4224

January 9th, 2015

 Dear Wards Corner Business Owners & Associates;

           Come join the Greater Wards Corner Area Business Association Tuesday, January 20th in the upstairs meeting room of FARM FRESH, 230 E. Little Creek Road, Norfolk, VA. 23505. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. an end at 9:30 a.m.

          January’s meeting is a Membership drive, and we will be having a fabulous breakfast buffet, so please RSVP gwcaba@cox.net or leave a message at 587-7975 to let me know how many will be attending by January 18th. 2015.

           The continued growth and improvement of your business area is crucial and depends on you and your involvement and the effort you are willing to commit. There is strength in numbers and that is why it is so important to have a strong Business Association, working together as one. Mark your calendar, come and join your fellow business partners. We have a lot to discuss.



Elyse Kalfus, President

Greater Wards Corner Area Business Association


Reminder: Wards Corner Task Force meeting 1/8/15

January 6, 2015

The Wards Corner Task Force meeting is this Thursday, 1/8/15 at 8:30am at the Fitness and Wellness Center.  Agenda below:

1. Police Reports – 2nd and 3rd Patrol Updates

2. Parking along the grass W. Little Creek Road – Leonard Newcomb, Director, Zoning

3. Development Updates – Mike Cutter, Business Development Specialist

4. Riverfront Infrastructure Plan Update – Richard Broad, Assistant Director, Public Works

5. Reports

  • Utilities
  • Community Updates
  • Wards Corner Business Association Update

6. New Business

The next task force meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center

Sewer replacement work in Wards Corner

January 5, 2015

Titustown Pump Station, Phase 3. Project construction is currently 15% complete. Project includes constructing new sanitary sewer and water mains along Hughart, Wilingham, and Wilmington Streets.



Titustown Pump Station, Phase 4. Construction to start this winter. Project includes the construction of new sanitary sewer and water mains on Hughart, Matthew Henson, Hannah, and Baltimore Streets.



Virginian Drive 16″ Water Main. Project is still in design phase. Construction to start in Spring 2015. New replacement water main will be installed along Virginian Drive.



Wards Corner Sewer Replacement, Phase 3. Construction along N Shore Road is now 100% complete.



Wards Corner Sewer Replacement, Phase 4. Construction to being this winter. Construction will include new sewer mains along Little Creek, Burleigh, and Maycox.


K&K Square Holiday Event

December 8, 2014

christmasSuburban Management Group will be hosting a holiday event at K&K Square Shopping Center on December 21st from 12 noon to 3 pm.

There will be a Santa touring the property and visiting with the patrons and tenants.

In addition, a Dickens-attired holiday vocal quartet will be walking the property. The management group will also have a table set up at Starbucks to pass out coffee and cocoa to the community.

The entire Wards Corner community is invited!


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