Shad Planking Speakers: The List

For 68 years, speakers at the Shad Planking have made history. This year will be no different. Speakers include a former governor; two candidates for the 4th District seat in the U.S. Congress; and a …

Virginia’s Best Wineries: Hampton Roads

The Shad Planking Welcomes Hampton Roads Winery, the Winery at the End of the Rainbow Diane Sheldon, a chemist, and David Sheldon, an entrepreneur, opened Hampton Roads Winery in order to take somethi…

Real People, Real Good: Dean Longo

The Shad Planker Who Works Behind the Scenes to Reduce Gang Violence “It’s a fun event, even if you don’t have an agenda.”—Dean Longo Dean Longo first went to the Shad Planking in 2011, when he was a …