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Take this quick survey to help us plan for Norfolk's long-term future.

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1. What are your three favorite places in Norfolk?

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2. What are your three favorite things to do in Norfolk, including annual or one-time events?

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3. What are the three most appealing overall “community characteristics” that define the City of Norfolk today? (By characteristics we mean the traits that define the people of Norfolk - their values)

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4. What people, places, or things make your neighborhood a great place to live? Name three examples.

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5. Thinking about your personal vision for Norfolk almost a hundred years from now – in, say, 2100, what do you hope Norfolk is like then – as a place to live, work, play, learn, serve, explore, etc.? Please write as much as you want.

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Anita Yates in Ward 2
March 12, 2016, 3:39 AM
  • 1. What are your three favorite places in Norfolk?
    • Ghent Naro Movies and Video Store
    • American Rover on the Harbor
    • 456 Fish Brunch Specials w/ the sax player
  • 2. What are your three favorite things to do in Norfolk, including annual or one-time events?
    • Harbor Fest! Especially when the foreign ships come!
    • 4th July/ Wine Fest
    • Kids face painting in Towne Point Park
  • 3. What are the three most appealing overall “community characteristics” that define the City of Norfolk today? (By characteristics we mean the traits that define the people of Norfolk - their values)
    • that they want to be a Community and Care
    • Love our Military, EVMS residents, college student (mentoring the younger ones)
    • Fun we celebrate one another no matter how electic (i.e. strange! lol)
  • 4. What people, places, or things make your neighborhood a great place to live? Name three examples.
    • Pedestrian Friendly strolling through the neighbor
    • Neat Pubs (public house, o'mallays etc)
    • Churches in walking distance
  • 5. Thinking about your personal vision for Norfolk almost a hundred years from now – in, say, 2100, what do you hope Norfolk is like then – as a place to live, work, play, learn, serve, explore, etc.? Please write as much as you want.

    I would like for more of us to identify with the spirit of community, that it's Fun when we celebrate one another's differences no matter how electic or strange, that we embrace differences liberal/conservative, PETA/Meat Eaters, etc. We disagree sure but we have each others backs. It's what happens for me in my co-op I'm in the military and stationed all over the world, but my neighbors (we sometimes argue) but they are always checking up on me and they'll let me know if there's a problem with my....home. So I'm not even there and I'm a part of my community that is our Norfolk. (p.s. + Add more Mermaids, the visitors that come to Norfolk tell me they love my little "Mermaid city." Maybe we could even use the Mermaids to send our message that Norfolk is a place to celebrate diversity, our differences, we could have a democratic Mermaid and a republican Mermaid lol)

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Thank you for helping us plan for Norfolk’s long-term future. We are starting this planning process by  identifying the great things about our city that should always remain in place – all the way to 2100. To this end, the first few questions get to the heart of what you love most about Norfolk today. Please provide short answers.

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