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  • 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...
  • With apartments gone, historians wonder what is below Harbor Square

    With apartments gone, historians wonder what is below Harbor Square
    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...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military for Memorial Day

    Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military for Memorial Day
    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,...
  • Blue Stars Museums program returns for summer months

    Blue Stars Museums program returns for summer months
    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...
  • In 1800s Williamsburg, 'Cheap Store' made black merchant rich

    Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War. Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...
  • Rosanne Cash's Williamsburg show was heartfelt, uplifting | Review

    Rosanne Cash's Williamsburg show was heartfelt, uplifting | Review
    Rosanne Cash has earned a reputation for serious -- even weighty -- songwriting. In Williamsburg on Saturday night, the daughter of Johnny Cash performed a set that was loose and joyful -- not pretentious or downcast. A crowd of about 800 packed the...
  • 'Tramp art' grew from available supply of materials

    'Tramp art' grew from available supply of materials
    Few things say more about the potential of home-grown artistic talent than the eye-popping procession of richly carved and layered "tramp art" that cropped up in America between the Civil War and the Great Depression. Sparked by a post-war boom in cigar...
  • Harmony group Sweet Honey in the Rock to sing in Williamsburg in March

    Harmony group Sweet Honey in the Rock to sing in Williamsburg in March
    Sweet Honey in the Rock, a legendary a cappella vocal group from Washington, D.C., will come to the Peninsula as part of Colonial Williamsburg weekend celebrating the power of women and African-American culture. Sweet Honey in the Rock, an all-female...
  • Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia

     Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia
    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...
  • Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny, to sing in Williamsburg

    Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny, to sing in Williamsburg
    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...