I am pleased to announce that the ‘Double Clutch’ Bass Fishing Tournament will now be held on September 24th due to Hurricane Irene. The event comes just in time to celebrate the fact that bass are surely back! This Tournament, sponsored by Back Bay Restoration Foundation, was a great success last year and will once […]
It appears that Sandbridge Beach will experience some effects of Hurricane Irene. Residents and property owners are beginning to make preparations for the storm that may impact the area on Saturday/Sunday, see graphic below. Also, I found a great webpage with pre and post storm checklist. http://www.hcoem.org/Documents/HurricanePreparednessChecklist.pdf
Sandbridge residents and visitors are keeping a close eye on the path of Hurricane Irene, currently a category 2 storm. At this time, no watches or warnings have been issued by the National Hurricane Center. Check back for regular updates on the track of the storm.
The 2011 LiveStrong Sandbridge Dolphin Challenge is approaching quickly! The event, which incluedes a 5K, 10K and a Kid’s 1-mile fun run, has been a resounding success in the past and is looking to continue the tradition this October! The race will begin on October 1, Saturday at 8:00am with the starting location at Little Island Park, on the south […]
Stand Up Paddleboarders will once again flock to the Sandbridge area for the Sandbridge Hei Hei 2011, a lively Stand Up Paddle Race. The event, which has been a major success in years past, will now benefit a truly important cause, The Kraig Vickers Memorial Fund. Kraig was an avid waterman and lover of Sandbridge, […]
Just a reminder for those that are members of the Sandbridge Civic League we have our August meeting scheduled for this Saturday at 10:30 at the Sandbridge Community Chapel. City officials will be on hand to discuss several important topics including; sand replinishment, side street parking and beach accessways. This is the first meeting of […]
One of the great things about Sandbridge and Virginia Beach, is often forgotten. Located on the southern end of Sandbridge Beach, lies one of the country’s greatest wildlife refuges: the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Locals and vacationers alike have been enjoying the Back Bay Wildlife Refuge for many years. The refuge’s barrier islands feature large sand […]
Shape Magazine, a women’s health and fitness publication, has ranked the city of Virginia Beach in its Top 10 Fittest Cities in America within this month’s issue. The popular magazine had a variety of great things to say about the city that Sandbridge resides. They pointed to the plethora of outdoor activities available and the […]
One of the truly great events held in Sandbridge, the Baja Surf Classic, will be held on September 18th this year, with a rain-date scheduled for the 25th . The Surf Classic which benefits A Dolphin’s Promise, a non-profit organization raising funds for cancer research, is held at Little Island Park with after-contest festivities to held at the Baja […]
SandbridgeLife.com would like to welcome The Cabana Bar to the Sandbridge business community after opening a few weeks ago! The restaurant, located within the Sanctuary Resort on the South End of Sandbridge, is open to the public and features a pool with a swim-up bar and plenty of delicious drinks and food! From the Cabana […]
The majority of the country is currently experiencing one of the largest heat waves in recorded history this week, with temperatures in the 100s and heat indexes above 110. Sandbridge is definitely not excluded from the heat wave, with temperatures around 100 degrees and over 70% humidity making spending time outdoors very rough and dangerous. […]
The Sandbridge Beach community recieved some postive news this week regarding the Sand Replenishment. Representative Scott Rigell and the House of Representatives approved the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. Within the Act, Rigell included wording that would remove the federal barrier that had restricted the Army Corps of Engineers from accepting the necessary funds that […]
The 38th Annual Pig Picking will be held September 10th at Little Island Park. Download the form to become a sponsor of this year’s Pig Picking event. Proceeds go to the Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue squad.
On July 13, a group of Sandbridge locals utilized the Sandbridge Shuttle and took a trip down to 17th Street Surf Shop on the Oceanfront for Reef-Fest. The event, which featured meet and greets with some of the worlds best surfers and clips from Reef’s new surf flick ‘Modern Gypsy’ was an absolute blast for […]