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  • John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer

    John C. Stidman, WMAR-TV pioneer
    John C. Stidman, an artist and pioneer of WMAR-TV who spent 38 years at the city's first television station as a director and producer, died Wednesday of complications from a fall at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson. The longtime North...
  • A landmark reconstruction redefined Williamsburg and the Peninsula

    A landmark reconstruction redefined Williamsburg and the Peninsula
    When the reconstructed Raleigh Tavern opened to the public on Friday, Sept. 16, 1932, it not only represented Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition building but also a new identity for the old colonial capital and the rest of the surrounding region....
  • NYT Columnist David Brooks appearing in Williamsburg, Sept. 18

    NYT Columnist David Brooks appearing in Williamsburg, Sept. 18
    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the final event in its 2013 speaker series tomorrow at the Williamsburg Lodge.David Brooks, New York Times columnist and columnist/commentator on PBS NewsHour, will speak about "the current state of...
  • CW golf grill celebrates 50 years

    CW golf grill celebrates 50 years
    The Golden Horseshoe Gold Course Grille at Colonial Williamsburg is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, executive chef Rhys Lewis has crafted a menu of anniversary specials that will continue through the golf season....
  • Colonial Williamsburg hosts culinary events over Labor Day weekend

    Colonial Williamsburg hosts culinary events over Labor Day weekend
    “The Taste of Tradition,” a Colonial Williamsburg weekend devoted to the culinary arts, will feature contemporary cuisine inspired by 18th century traditions over Labor Day weekend Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Open to the public, the weekend will gather...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers fall discount

    Colonial Williamsburg offers fall discount
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount to adults ages 50 and older during the fall months. For the price of a single-day admission ticket, qualifying adults can visit Colonial Williamsburg and its art museums an unlimited number of times through...
  • Ranking the battles in much fought-over Hampton Roads

    Ranking the battles in much fought-over Hampton Roads
    When you live in one of the most fought-over places in the Western Hemisphere, you can literally pick your battles. And I've been sifting through a lot of them in my mind while putting together my upcoming story on the too-often overlooked  Battle of...
  • The Civil War at the College of William and Mary

    The Civil War at the College of William and Mary
    When Sean Heuvel decided to write a book about the Civil War history of the College of William and Mary, the source of his inspiration was clear. "I'd always been captivated by the Civil War memorial tablet in the Wren Building," the 2002 W&M graduate...
  • Archaeologists open window on 18th-century Williamsburg's pioneering black school

    Archaeologists open window on 18th-century Williamsburg's pioneering black school
    Twenty-odd stubs from worn-out slate pencils may not seem like that significant a find in a region so rich with history that noteworthy archaeological discoveries are common. But at the site of the 18th-century Bray School in Williamsburg, they're...
  • A perfect afternoon getaway at Chowning's Tavern

    A perfect afternoon getaway at Chowning's Tavern
    Fantastic Find: Virginia pulled pork sandwich Price: $8.50 Where to Go: Chowning's Tavern Address: 109 East Duke of Gloucester Street, near the Courthouse in Colonial Williamsburg 229-2141; www.history.org/visit/diningExperience/chownings Hours: Lunch 11:...
  • Celebrating America in pictures

    Celebrating America in pictures
    In a few days, Americans will celebrate our nation’s independence. We’ll cheer at fireworks displays, clap along to patriotic music, and enjoy the company of family and friends. Many of us will document these celebrations in photo and video,...