Naro Expanded Cinema
A Norfolk Cultural Landmark for over 75 years, the giant red velvet screen curtains still open and close with each presentation, and the now antique reel-to-reel projectors are still in the booth, just in case an occasion comes along to show a print-film.
Go see the Rocky Horror Picture show. Famous but warning wear old clothes. Fun and old movies are shown here.
This is an independent movie theatre that hosts, indie films and documentaries often unavailable elsewhere. It also hosts talkbacks, Q and A sessions, cult classics, and more.
This is a personal favorite, but it is in the Ghent district of Norfolk, our neighboring city to the west. The theater first opened in the 1930s, but has been operated as an independent cinema by the same owners for the past 41 years. They rotate a lot of films and the snack bar is cheap! Also,…
“Amazing sandwiches. A local favorite. Get there early, or stand in the line around the building. It is great!”
“Best breakfast ever! Same block, only 100 ft. So close, it's like a real 'Bed & Breakfast' experience.”
“The Green Onion has been a dining favorite in Norfolk's Historic Ghent neighborhood for over a decade. We are a casual fine dining restaurant specializing in locally sourced French-inspired cuisine with a carefully curated wine and cocktail bar. Serving lunch, dinner, coffee, and drinks.”
“A casual, neighborhood wine bar focused on creating a one of a kind experience through superlative wine and food programs, eclectic design, and unparalleled service with a sense of Southern hospitality.”