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  • Wren dig reveals lost colonial building

    Wren dig reveals lost colonial building
    WILLIAMSBURG — Even in a town that archaeologists have probed countless times since 1930, few places have been dug over as many times as the landmark compound that makes up the historic colonial campus at the College of William and Mary. But...
  • Mystery dinner in Gloucester with 'Silent Murders' author

    Mystery dinner in Gloucester with 'Silent Murders' author
    Mystery author Mary Miley Theobald will present her latest book, “Silent Murders,” at a book signing, discussion and dinner Wednesday, Sept. 24, hosted by The Inn at Warner Hall in Gloucester. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Theobald, a...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
     Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss

     Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss
    What to see this fall? Play it close to home with shows about Chicago, motherhood, composting, American history, demons and failure, or go far out and explore the entire galaxy. Here's how: "The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle": Contrary to...
  • Japanese port city of Nagasaki has long East-West connection

    Japanese port city of Nagasaki has long East-West connection
    NAGASAKI, Japan — On my first trip to Nagasaki, just out of college, I knew what most of the world knows: An atomic bomb fell here on Aug. 9, 1945, bringing World War II to a close. It wasn't until my second visit, more than 20 years later on a...
  • Directory of Peninsula-area sports summer camps

    Baseball 3D Sports/Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. A.I.M. baseball hitters camps: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-13, Spratley Middle School, Hampton, and July 15-19, Hines Middle School, Newport News. For ages 8-14; cost $119. Info: 3dsportsinc.info. Apprentice...
  • A cradle of slavery on the York

    When English colonists began settling on the south bank of the York River in the 1630s, enslaved black labor was the exception rather than the rule. African field hands and house servants were not only prohibitively expensive but notoriously hard to...
  • Cheap summer fun

    Cheap summer fun
    Pool memberships, theme park passes, museum tickets — keeping up with Hampton Roads' best attractions can get expensive. Here are some frugal ways to fill the days this summer. See a movie The Hampton family movie series has moved to Mill...
  • Toano 'mom on wheels' a finalist for prize

    Toano 'mom on wheels' a finalist for prize
    Patty Kunze, 51, and her husband, Frank, were on a pizza run for their son and his friends four years ago when their car was T-boned. Patty was on the passenger side, wearing a seat belt, when the impact came, sending the car in to a series of flips. With...
  • The Last Bison hunkers down with new material, prepares for Nov. 30 NorVa show

    The Last Bison hunkers down with new material, prepares for Nov. 30 NorVa show
    When we last checked in with Chesapeake indie-folk act The Last Bison, the group was preparing to play FloydFest with help from members of the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums. That show was one part of a summer tour that included stops at some of...
  • Colonial Williamsburg extends Good Neighbor sale

    Colonial Williamsburg extends Good Neighbor sale
    Good Neighbor pass holders will receive a 25 percent discount on purchases during Colonial Williamsburg’s Good Neighbor sale Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25. “This year we have extended the Good Neighbor sale to five days,”...