| May 19, 2013
HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown.
But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:18 AM
During Memorial Day weekend, military members and their families will receive free admission to Colonial Williamsburg.
The annual offer, which is open to active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their families, will take place Friday,...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The Blue Star Museums initiative returns this summer, offering free admission to participating museums for active duty military and their families.
This year, military families can get free access to the Hampton History Museum, Peninsula Fine Arts...
| Dec 16, 2012
The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany.
Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Exciting news from Williamsburg arrived today. Rosanne Cash will play a show at the Williamsburg Lodge in February. A fine singer-songwriter, Cash hasn't played Hampton Roads often in recent decades. Her show here promises to be special.
Ruth Moody of...
| Dec 9, 2012
When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother.
You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making.
Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle.
The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:06 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is now decked out for the holidays with wreaths, swags and garland made from natural materials including apples, lemons, oranges and pineapples, the 18th-century symbol for hospitality, according to a press release.
Here's how you...
| Oct 11, 2012
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| Nov 4, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every few years, Baltimore City residents are called upon to vote on any number of bond initiatives, wherein the city uses its credit card to fund any number of projects. The city then repays the money with interest at some future date.
This is common...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Nearly 173 years after the invention of photography transformed the way we see ourselves and the world, it can be hard to understand the simple folk art portraits through which so many Americans of the late 1700s and early 1800s hoped to be remembered....