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  • Bringing legend Paul Robeson back to life

    Bringing legend Paul Robeson back to life
    Anthony Brown grew up listening to the voice of Paul Robeson. Today, he does his best to keep that voice alive for new generations.
  • Historic brick landmark Bacon's Castle turns 350

     Historic brick landmark Bacon's Castle turns 350
    When Surry County planter Arthur Allen started erecting his stately brick manor house between Lawnes and Chippokes creeks in 1660, you could count the number of permanent masonry dwellings in Virginia on two hands and still have a couple of fingers to...

    Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...

    Slavery took hold on the York River

     Slavery took hold on the York River
    Slavery may not have been born on the banks of the York River. But the rich alluvial soil that made the region's sweet-scented tobacco so popular and profitable during the late 1600s provided the historic ground where Virginia's slave culture took root...

    Tour groups offer new bike trips for Europe, U.S.

     Tour groups offer new bike trips for Europe, U.S.
    With its wide appeal to solo travelers, couples, families and multigenerational groups, "bicycle tourism" is booming. Traveling on two wheels enables tourists to connect close up with people and places while simultaneously working off excess calories...