| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a deal on single-day admission tickets through the website Groupon.com.
Through Saturday, Dec. 13, visitors can get a 50 percent discount on admission tickets to Colonial Williamsburg through the daily deal website. ...
| Dec 14, 2014
Looking out the kitchen window of his latest project, the Colonial Capital Bed & Breakfast on Richmond Road, David Everett can see the house where his mother grew up.
He wanted to buy that house, but it wasn't available. So he and his wife, Kathryn...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 10:18 AM
For some folks - a lot of folks, actually - Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without "It's a Wonderful Life."
It's a holiday classic, one of the gems of the American cinema. The great Frank Capra called it his favorite among all the films he made....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering three historically inspired products — Old Stitch Brown Ale Mustard, Mad Mary Tomato Catsup and Jane Vobe’s Tomato Conserve — to spice up your holiday table.
In 18th-century England and the colonies,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly.
Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year'...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:03 AM
"The Room" is a bad movie. A very bad movie. It's the "Plan 9 from Outer Space" of the 21st century.
How bad is it? It grossed $1,800 in its initial theatrical run in 2003, and one reviewer compared the experience of watching it to being stabbed in the...
| Jan 7, 2015
Opponents of a proposed transmission line over the James River asked the state's highest court on Tuesday to toss a state commission's approval of the project.
Andrew McRoberts — representing James City County, Save the James Alliance and the...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
The year 2015 teems with major anniversaries, from the 50th remembrance of the Selma Bridge Crossing in Alabama to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine, Fla., and the 800th staging of the Lord Mayor's Show in London. Check these out on our annual calendar,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:05 PM
Williamsburg brings back its restaurant week now through Jan. 25.
Sponsored by the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association, the event features two-course lunches for $10.15 and three-course dinners for $20.15 or $30.15.
Colonial Williamsburg also...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:42 AM
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board of trustees has elected management consulting executive Joseph Christopher "Chris" Simmons and university representative Y. Ping Sun to serve as foundation trustees.
Simmons of McLean is a former managing...
| Dec 27, 2014
Perhaps the single best thing you can do to beat the January blahs is book a weekend away. Don't stress yourself out trying to fit four days in the islands into a long weekend (really, all that time on the plane?). Think of something more manageable and...