42 episodes

The I Love VB Podcast is a show about the business owners, artists, entrepreneurs and people that make up Virginia Beach, Virginia. Each episode tells the story -the dreams, the setbacks, the successes - behind a particular business and allows us to connect on a deeper level with the people and places we all know and love.

I Love VB Podcast Mike and Megan Daubert

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

The I Love VB Podcast is a show about the business owners, artists, entrepreneurs and people that make up Virginia Beach, Virginia. Each episode tells the story -the dreams, the setbacks, the successes - behind a particular business and allows us to connect on a deeper level with the people and places we all know and love.

    Community Spotlight: CHKD with Lauren Kiger and Matt Fanghella

    Community Spotlight: CHKD with Lauren Kiger and Matt Fanghella

    Community Spotlight: Lauren Kiger, Director of Philanthropy at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, and Matt Fanghella, who sits on the Future Generations Board, share with us the history and mission of CHKD. They share their experiences with us as well as highlight the ways in which our community helps meet the needs of the Children's Hospital.
    www.CHKD.org
    www.CHKD.org/donate
    Instagram

    • 24 min
    Chris Keys - Chris Hall

    Chris Keys - Chris Hall

    Episode 4 - Chris Hall is a full time musician and recording artist known as Chris Keys. His incredible talent is highlighted in his piano playing and flawless vocals. Chris has been singing and performing since he was a child and is clearly living out his life’s passion today. You can catch his solo act or his duo, LittKeys, in popular restaurants and stages around town. In 2021, Chris Keys released his first album and it’s available for download on all music platforms.
    www.chriskeysofficial.com 
    Instagram: Chris Keys Music

    • 59 min
    Community Spotlight: Hiit House - Antwain Britt & Brittany Augustine

    Community Spotlight: Hiit House - Antwain Britt & Brittany Augustine

    Community Spotlight: We check in with past guest, Antwain Britt, to get an update on his gourmet cookie business and hear about his latest venture with business partner, Brittany Augustine. Hiit House is a one of kind workout with a unique twist. 
    Check it out at: www.hiithouse.com
    Juggernaut Cookie Co.
    Find the full Juggernaut Cookie story in Season 2 Episode 9 of the I Love VB Podcast! 

    • 22 min
    VB Rescue - Gina Benefiel

    VB Rescue - Gina Benefiel

    Episode 2 - VB Rescue is the nation’s largest volunteer-based emergency medical services system and has been serving our city for over 80 years. In this episode, the Executive Director of the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, Gina Benefiel, shares about the mission of VB Rescue and what makes our local rescue squads so unique.
    Visit their website: www.VBRescue.org
     

    • 59 min
    The Key Salon - Krystal Henry

    The Key Salon - Krystal Henry

    Episode 1 - Krystal Henry is the owner of the The Key Salon - a hair salon focused on bringing you the highest quality products, service and style while pampering you and making you feel like part of her family. After twelve years in the industry, Krystal opened her own business in 2020 and has continued to grow and expand. Her story is full of determination, courage, and success as she persevered through challenges big and small. You can find her at:
    www.thekeysalon.com
    IG: @thekeysalon

    • 1 hr
    Sunshine and Sweet Pea's Coastal Decor - Steff Speirs

    Sunshine and Sweet Pea's Coastal Decor - Steff Speirs

    Episode 14 - Steff Speirs is the owner of Sunshine and Sweet Pea’s Coastal Decor - a bright and colorful shop filled with art, decor, jewelry and all things coastal inspired. In 2018 Steff took her passion and knack for business and opened a retail space where art is center stage. Steff’s story includes lessons from operating previous businesses and overcoming unexpected life challenges time and time again. Her drive and determination to cultivate a place for community has allowed Sunshine and Sweet Pea’s to blossom into what it is today.
     
    www.sunshinesweetpeas.com

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

britthallberg ,

Such a fun podcast!

Love listening to this podcast about different businesses in Virginia Beach. It really brings a personal touch to this city and I love hearing the stories of how they got started :)

Cubbiekat ,

VB💪🏼❤️❤️❤️

I got an email from Philly cold cuts and was surprised I had not heard of the podcast before. It was nice to listen to their story cause my whole family and work family LOVE us some Philly!
If you take suggestions Flamingo Joes with EmoryOlzinsky would be a great addition as well as Happy Lawns!

MizAlicaVa ,

Love it! VAB Pride!

Love learning the ins and outs of business ownership from some of our favorite local spots! Keep doing what you’re doing!!!

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