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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...
  • 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...
  • Day trips from Williamsburg to Gettysburg

    Day trips from Williamsburg to Gettysburg
    Gettysburg, Pa. Remembrance, Dedication days Two tributes that take place each November at Gettysburg National Military Park have special significance this year. Dedication Day, held annually on Nov. 19, will mark the 150th anniversary of the...
  • 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....
  • Rare fabric swatches tell orphans' story at Colonial Williamsburg gallery

    Rare fabric swatches tell orphans' story at Colonial Williamsburg gallery
    No one today remembers the names of more than 16,000 infants taken in by London's famous Foundlings Hospital during the mid-1700s. But that doesn't mean there's no way to tell their anonymous but poignant stories. Scrupulously recorded by the...
  • Colonial Williamsburg restoration hinged on architect's visit

    Colonial Williamsburg restoration hinged on architect's visit
    When Boston architect William G. Perry came to Williamsburg on Jan. 13, 1927, it wasn't his first visit. But the pioneering sketches he first made as he toured the historic colonial town represented a milestone step in visualizing and promoting what...
  • Randall Plaxa, formerly of J.M. Randalls, launches event promotion company

    Randall Plaxa, formerly of J.M. Randalls, launches event promotion company
    "We're putting the brand back together," said Randall Plaxa, who once ran the bar and live music venue J.M. Randalls in Williamsburg. His new venture is an event promotion company that he hopes will present as many as 12 concerts a year. The company, J....
  • Small-town Williamsburg learned to love Mrs. Rockefeller's pioneering tastes

    Small-town Williamsburg learned to love Mrs. Rockefeller's pioneering tastes
    Williamsburg residents had plenty of reason to be curious when a pioneering folk art collection assembled by Abby Aldrich Rockefeller went on view inside the newly restored Ludwell Paradise House on Jan. 16, 1935. Few people before her had viewed ...
  • GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts

    GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts
    Dozens of local and national retailers and restaurants are offering discounts and freebies to veteran and active duty military members for Veterans Day. Here is a look at some of them. Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their...
  • Monster trucks, Christmas tree lighting, "Hello, Dolly!": Fun Things To Do

    Monster trucks, Christmas tree lighting, "Hello, Dolly!": Fun Things To Do
    Hit the accelerator on entertainment this weekend with monster trucks, local blues and Sally Struthers. Sound like a volatile mix? It could also be an enjoyable one. Here are highlights. As always, find details at HrTicket.com. REV IT UP. Car-crushing...
  • Reviving a Revolutionary War landmark

     Reviving a Revolutionary War landmark
    After the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the most important sound in Williamsburg was no longer the urgent voices in the Capitol debating Virginia's future. Instead it was the ringing of hammers and rattling of tin at the...