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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Saving the historic 1600s church tower at Jamestown

    Saving the historic 1600s church tower at Jamestown
    If you've ever felt an old building draw you deep into the past, then you probably know something about the evocative power of the 17th-century church tower at Jamestown. Part ruin, part relic and part wizened survivor, this impressive pile of bricks...
  • 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...
  • New toy store opens in Colonial Williamsburg

    New toy store opens in Colonial Williamsburg
    A new toy store has opened in Colonial Williamsburg. The William Pitt Store, located on the northwest corner of Duke of Gloucester and Botetourt Streets, is located in a historic building and was formerly known as the Davidson Shop. “The William...
  • NASCAR's Kyle Busch pits in Colonial Williamsburg

    NASCAR's Kyle Busch pits in Colonial Williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG— For most of the year, the common mode of transportation along Duke of Gloucester Street is a horse and buggy. Thursday afternoon, it was the M&M's Toyota Camry of NASCAR driver Kyle Busch that made an appearance in Merchants Square...
  • A Spanish outpost on the York ends in treachery and murder

     A Spanish outpost on the York ends in treachery and murder
    When America's first permanent English settlers sailed into Hampton Roads in 1607, they were far from the first Europeans to set foot on the land they named Virginia. Four times during the previous half-century, Spanish mariners looking for the fabled...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...