Celebrating TWO Years of Commune

By |2018-08-07T08:27:10-04:00October 25th, 2017|blog|

Today we celebrate our second birthday! We can hardly believe it's been two whole years since we first open our doors in Virginia Beach! It's been a wild ride ever since, and we couldn't be more grateful to all the people who made this possible - including all our customers, and our hardworking team. Before [...]

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Weddings & Special Events at Commune

By |2017-10-12T14:37:56-04:00October 12th, 2017|blog|

Did you know that we love hosting special events at Commune? We can host everything from weddings and holiday parties to intimate private dinners, and baby showers. Commune's Norfolk location is a perfect venue for urban weddings with a rustic touch. We enjoy working with our clients to help them create a special day to [...]

Opening Night for Artists Operated Exhibit

By |2017-09-12T11:51:09-04:00September 12th, 2017|blog|

Artists Operated: A Showcase of Commune's Artist Employees Commune is lucky to have a group of super talented artists among our team. We decided to curate an art exhibit to show off their amazing work. When they're not busy baking pastries or whippin' up lattes, or doing whatever else pays their bills, they make some [...]

LIVE @ Commune: Concert Series

By |2017-07-06T17:52:01-04:00July 6th, 2017|blog|

Commune and The Rutter Family Art Foundation are stoked to present a unique live music series hosted at Commune’s Norfolk location; Live at Commune! Come hang w us for live music, the best VA sourced food & drinks, and cutting edge contemporary art exhibitions all in the same space! It’s an experience that can only [...]

What Is Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA)

By |2017-04-13T12:31:08-04:00April 12th, 2017|blog|

Learn more about the benefits of CSAs and find out why you should join one!  Want the freshest, most delicious and nutritious veggies available? Then you should sign up for a CSA! Well, what even is a CSA? CSA Stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  Here are the basics: a farmer offers a certain number of "shares" to [...]

Eat Your Art

By |2016-12-12T18:16:50-05:00December 12th, 2016|blog|

 Written by Andrew Breitenberg The day I met Kevin in the early Spring of this year I remember telling my wife Mariah that I had a new mancrush on the guy that ran Commune. It was Mariah that told me about Commune in the first place – she said something like, “there’s this restaurant in [...]

Drinking Local: Yaupon Tea

By |2016-12-12T18:11:13-05:00December 4th, 2016|blog|

Written by Steven Schmucker You’ve probably seen Yaupon a hundred times without realizing it. A member of the holly family, Yaupon has the characteristic waxy, green leaves and bright red berries. If you don’t have Yaupon as part of your home’s landscaping, chances are you’ll find it down the street at the edge of some woodlands. [...]

Commune Salon: Kim Kills Kulture & Artist Nate Lahy

By |2016-11-22T19:57:19-05:00November 22nd, 2016|blog|

Written by Steven Schmucker  The Commune Salon is a weekly meet up for creatives, artists, and art enthusiasts. Each week we invite an artist to bring in some of their recent work for an informal critique. The goal is to cultivate an artistic dialogue and give artists a platform to share their work with other [...]

Weekday Workshop

By |2016-11-20T17:07:59-05:00November 2nd, 2016|blog|

Commune is starting up a weekly hang for local creatives on Thursdays at 2pm. Join us to talk about art, design, architecture, film, music, writing, food, farming, gardening... the idea is to cross-pollinate ideas across different disciplines and see where the conversation takes us. One meeting we might introduce a project of some kind that [...]