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  • 'It's a Wonderful Life' on the big screen

    'It's a Wonderful Life' on the big screen
     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....
  • Colonial Williamsburg releases three historic-based condiments

    Colonial Williamsburg releases three historic-based condiments
    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,...
  • Want to see the worst movie made in this century?

    Want to see the worst movie made in this century?
    "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...
  • 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...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers 50 percent off single-day tickets

    Colonial Williamsburg offers 50 percent off single-day tickets
    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. ...
  • Holiday decorations often feature glossy green leaves from our native southern magnolia

     Holiday decorations often feature glossy green leaves from our native southern magnolia
    During the holidays, southern magnolia trees are prized plants because their glossy, long-lasting leaves can be used to create fresh evergreen wreaths, swags, garlands and centerpieces. In spring, these same trees produce flowers with a fresh lemon scent,...
  • 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...
  • 10 Cyber Monday sales I'm excited about

    10 Cyber Monday sales I'm excited about
    If you're like me, it's 7 p.m. Monday night, and you're just getting started on your Cyber Monday shopping. Retail websites will get their biggest clicks tonight as many shoppers return home from work.  To help you weed through all of the promotions,...
  • CW Single Seniors Social -- free on Wednesday for those 55 and older

    Senior Advocate is inviting all over age 55 to a Colonial Williamsburg Single Seniors Social at WindsorMeade of Williamsburg Club House, 3900 Windsor Hall Drive, Williamsburg from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Learn about Virginia history from...
  • Menchville High in Newport News honored for financial literacy test scores

    Menchville High School was named a Blue Star school in recognition of its students' successful performance on the 2013-14 W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test, according to Newport News Public Schools officials. W!SE, or Working in Support of...
  • Students take virtual field trip to colonial times

    Students take virtual field trip to colonial times
    There were no big yellow school buses, permission slips or paper bag lunches for this school field trip. In fact, students never even left their desks. At Pembroke Lakes Elementary on Thursday, a fifth-grade class went on an electronic field trip, using...