The neighborhood surrounding the Pender provides all the amenities of modern urban living. The Granby Street area features a broad spectrum of restaurants and entertainment venues such as the NorVa and the Granby Theater. The Chrysler Museum, Harrison Opera House, Chrysler Hall, MacArthur Memorial, Slover Library, Nauticus and d'Art Center are all within easy walking distance as well as the Wells Theater, home of the Virginia Stage Company. Scope Arena, home of the Admirals ECHL Hockey team, and Harbor Park, home of the Tides AAA baseball team are close by as well. Shopping at MacArthur Mall is literally one block away with a full range of retail and the Regal MacArthur Center theaters. The MacArthur Station on the new Tide light rail line is also within a block providing easy access to the medical facilities at Sentara Norfolk General, Eastern
Virginia Medical School and the Children's Hospital of the King's
Daughters. The Tide coupled with the revised route 16 bus up Colley Avenue provides quick and easy access to shopping and dining in the Ghent District and on up to Old Dominion University. The new Town Point Park on the Elizabeth River waterfront hosts a full slate of festivals and entertainment, including the annual Harborfest celebration. Also on the waterfront, the Victory Rover and the American Rover host narrated tours of the Naval facilities, the Spirit of Nofolk offers dinner cruises, and the HRT paddlewheel ferry provides service every 30 minutes across the river to Portsmouth's downtown district including the nTelos Pavilion.