| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:39 AM
No place was more instrumental in the development and definition of slavery in Virginia than the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown.
Here are some of the landmark events that played out in the colony’s first capital during the 1600s:...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Q: Decades ago, my father came upon this painting on tin at an antique show in Florida. Can you give us your opinion?
A: Noting images plus measurements sent by the reader, we see that the artwork is set into an ornate and attractive gilt frame and...
| 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 14, 2015
| 10:41 AM
The "restaurant week" promotion offered by several Hampton Roads cities presents a nice diversion for the cold weeks of January and February. It's an opportunity to explore a new restaurant or revisit an old favorite at a reasonable cost.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:59 AM
If you ever wanted to look the most indispensable Founding Father in the eye, this might be a good time.
With the recent acquisition of an iconic Gilbert Stuart portrait — plus the timely loan of a much earlier landmark likeness — Colonial...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:58 AM
George Washington helped with the car line and Betsy Ross worked on the safety patrol at Pembroke Lakes Elementary School in Pembroke Pines.
The nation's first president and the woman credited with making the first American flag were channeled by fifth-...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:21 PM
"Turn," the AMC cable TV series about spies during the Revolutionary War, will be at Colonial Williamsburg on Monday to shoot some scenes.
The scenes will be shot at the Revolutionary City. The Historic Area will remain open to the public.
| Jan 25, 2015
Scenic Virginia is all about its name — preserving, protecting and promoting the state's beauty.
In early February, the nonprofit organization partners with the Garden Club of Virginia Symposium held at Colonial Williamsburg to do just that....
| Oct 25, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Colonial Williamsburg unveiled a new program this year showcasing the foundation's chefs and giving visitors a chance to sample some savory recipes in a fun way.
Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis regaled participants of Taste Studio with...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe rolled out part of his 2015 legislative package at a Virginia Chamber of Commerce event Friday at the Williamsburg Lodge, and some of what he's proposing — particularly a Tourism Growth Incentive Fund — would be great...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Looking to get some holiday shopping done in the next couple of weeks? Consider one of the following craft shows in the region.
From crafters with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows...