Life at Archer's Green
Learn about living at our commuity.
Our coastal city is surrounded by water, and our residents can enjoy spending long days at the beach, or exploring a nearby river by boat without having to travel more than a few miles. When the temperatures rise outside, getting out on the water in Norfolk, VA is a perfect way to cool down while connecting with nature.
Living in Norfolk, VA means being surrounded by a variety of local farm markets, like Five Points Community Farm Market and the St. Paul's Downtown Farm Market. As spring arrives in our city, it brings with it a bounty of ripe, local fruits and vegetables, including bright, green may peas, fresh asparagus, juicy beets, sweet artichokes and an array of delicious greens, like arugula, swiss chard and more.
Living in Norfolk means you don't have to give up your active lifestyle and hibernate inside alone every winter. Our temperate climate gives us a nice mix of cold and comfortably cool weather that makes it easy to bundle up and get outside, or tuck away indoors. Our prime location is just minutes away from family-friendly activities that will engage every member of your flock, no matter what types of entertainment you prefer.
Norfolk's rich history, charming neighborhoods and vibrant downtown make it one of the country's favorite cities, according to Travel + Leisure. From festivals and sporting events to quaint coffee shops, reputable universities and water activities galore, our residents never run out of ways to work or play.
Here are a few tips on how to save while back-to-school shopping, so you and your kiddos can begin the school year with confidence.
Whether you're jetting off to the beach, an outdoor festival, to work or to nearby parks with your favorite furry friend, you can easily prep and grab any of these healthy summer snacks as you go.
Living in Norfolk comes with so many perks, including convenient access to some of the area's best restaurants for breakfast, dinner and, our favorite, lunch. When it's time to get your midday meal fix on, you've got options in every direction, and all just minutes from your front door.
Every May, outdoor festival season heats up in Norfolk, bringing with it opportunities to hear new music, taste incredible food, dance on fresh soil and experience inspired artwork. Whether you prefer to sample beer with your buddies or stroll a charming, neighborhood arts festival with your pup, it's all possible, and conveniently just a short drive from your front door.