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Chipotle Joining Waterside District Pioneering fast casual restaurant, Chipotle Mexican Grill, is coming to Waterside District! Chipotle will offer its menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls, and salads made from fresh, high-quality ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in its signature interactive style, allowing people to get exactly what they want. Chipotle seeks out extraordinary ingredients that are…

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The Cordish Companies Unveils Additional Details for The Market at Waterside District

The Market Will Feature Ten Different Culinary and Beverage Experiences at the Heart of Waterside District The Cordish Companies is excited to unveil additional details about The Market, located at the heart of the newly revitalized waterfront building. Covering 30,000 square-feet, The Market at Waterside District will feature ten curated culinary and beverage experiences housing some of the best local,…

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Stripers Seafood Restaurant to Open New Location at Waterside District

Outer Banks favorite will bring fresh seafood and local flavor to their new waterfront location opening Fall 2017 in downtown Norfolk The Cordish Companies is excited to announce that a popular Manteo, N.C., restaurant is opening its second location at Waterside District in Norfolk, VA, this fall. Boasting fresh seafood, a made-from-scratch menu and waterfront views, Stripers Waterside will serve…

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City of Norfolk and Waterside District Partner to Host Hiring Week

Waterside District hiring event will take place April 3 – 7 at Norfolk Works office The City of Norfolk and Waterside District are hosting a hiring event April 3-7, 2017. Waterside District is accepting applications for all types of positions, including servers, cooks, bartenders, kitchen staff and other front and back-of-the house roles for the new dining and entertainment district.…

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Lumos Networks Enters into Partnership Agreement

Lumos Networks Enters into Partnership Agreement with The Cordish Companies at Waterside District “Waterside District Powered by Lumos Networks” to Play Key Role in Resurgence of Downtown Norfolk Lumos Networks Corp. (Nasdaq: LMOS), a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region serving Carrier, Enterprise and Data Center customers, today announced it will be a presenting sponsor of Waterside District…

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Waterside District Announces Grand Opening Celebration

Grand Opening festivities for the new Waterside District include live musical acts, events and activities for the entire community Waterside District today announced that the official Grand Opening celebration will take place May 11 – 14, 2017. The celebration will be a four-day long event open to the public and filled with live musical acts, events and activities for the…

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Born from the toughest sport on dirt, the iconic PBR (Professional Bull Riders) country bar will add a second Hampton Roads location this spring The Cordish Companies and Professional Bull Riders (PBR) today announced a second PBR country bar in Hampton Roads at Waterside District in Norfolk, VA. This new PBR Norfolk country bar will join Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse and…

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Luk Fu to Spice Up Waterside District Spring 2017

Asian-Style Concept Will Offer Authentic Cuisine in a Casual Atmosphere The Cordish Companies have announced that Luk Fu, which offers flavorful Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Thai cuisine, will be arriving at Waterside District in April 2017. Luk Fu will provide a unique culinary experience packed with multiple, authentic Asian cuisine and influences. Featured menu items include sushi, ramen and dim…

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The Cordish Companies Announces Harbor Club for Waterside District

Harbor Club will be Norfolk’s Newest Hot Spot to Dine, Drink and Socialize on the Water The Cordish Companies is excited to announce the newest dining cocktail experience in downtown Norfolk. Harbor Club, which will open with Waterside District this spring, will boast waterfront views, a stylish interior, an outdoor veranda and a signature food and drink menu for an unmatched…

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Virginia-Based Rappahannock Oyster Co. to Open at Waterside District Spring 2017

The Cordish Companies Unveil Seafood Concept with Family Roots and Sustainable Mission The Cordish Companies is excited to announce that Rappahannock Oyster Co. will join the mix of local and national restaurants at Waterside District. Rappahannock Oyster, which hails from Topping, Virginia, is recognized for its flavorful cuisine, family history and sustainable oyster farming practices. It will debut when Waterside…

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