Ghent is truly its own small town within the city of Norfolk. It features the beautiful historic district that has character and that can’t be compared to anywhere else in the Hampton Roads area. Not far from downtown Norfolk, it is a dream living location for many.
Within the artistic community of Ghent there are many local small businesses, unique coffee shops and restaurants that you won’t find anywhere else.
Nara Video, located at: 1511 Colley Ave. is one of the last 16 physical video/DVD rental stores left in the country. It is a nostalgic local favorite for good reason.
There is no limit of things to do in the community of Ghent whether you’re young or old. There are parks and lakes. A vibrant nightlife and a melting pot of residents to connect with.
While in the area, be sure to visit the wishing tree on Elizabeth River Trail and make a wish.
After, you can visit the local Chrysler Museum of Art for free (donations welcome).
Then head over to The Grilled Cheese Bistro to try a unique variety of all things grilled cheese!