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  • Forging the chains of slavery at Jamestown

    Forging the chains of slavery at Jamestown
    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:...
  • Sheer charm can have a heady impact on price

    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...
  • Check out Williamsburg Restaurant Week through Jan. 25

    Check out Williamsburg Restaurant Week through Jan. 25
    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...
  • Newport News, Norfolk, Williamsburg all hosting restaurant weeks around the same time

    Newport News, Norfolk, Williamsburg all hosting restaurant weeks around the same time
    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. Most...
  • Four iconic portraits and a favored belonging give CW visitors a rare look at George Washington

    Four iconic portraits and a favored belonging give CW visitors a rare look at George Washington
    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...
  • Fun history lesson in Pines

    Fun history lesson in Pines
    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-...
  • AMC series 'Turn' will film scenes in Williamsburg on Monday

    AMC series 'Turn' will film scenes in Williamsburg on Monday
     "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.  A...
  • Flowers, food and fashion part of garden club's symposium in Colonial Williamsburg

    Flowers, food and fashion part of garden club's symposium in Colonial Williamsburg
    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....
  • Taste Studio offers visitors samples from Colonial Williamsburg's chefs

    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...
  • Governor unveils legislative priorities during visit to Colonial Williamsburg

    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...
  • Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula
    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...