| 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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2014
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
History isn't cheap: state taxpayers kicked in $7 million this year to help run historic...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Editor's note: This week's Writers' Block column is being written by staff writer Ann M. Efimetz.
The season of summer reading is upon us.
Blockbusters aren't just movies. Online booksellers have editor's picks suggesting titles that can entertain and...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Look for "Duck Dynasty" peanuts and peanut brittle for sale in local stores and online next week from Smithfield Specialty Foods Group.
"We think the two brands together will do extremely well," said Pete Booker, Smithfield Specialty Foods Group vice...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Do you believe in "The World Unseen"? In ghosts?
Maybe this time of year; maybe because we're in a small room lit by candlelight and the question is being posed by a seemingly possessed young woman named Sarah Pelham, who lived in 18th-century...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sparks started flying at the blacksmith shop on West Saratoga Street when James Madison was president of the United States, and a crew there is still on the job, now operating in a hybrid historical museum and working business.
The folks who run G. Krug...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Wall in Williamsburg
Of all the memorials in our nation's capital, none is more emotionally evocative than the one that simply consists of 58,195 names etched into two long black rock walls.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was completed in 1982 to a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to its art museums to active duty military, retired military members and veterans from Oct. 9 to 13 in honor of a special exhibition honoring Vietnam veterans.
According to a press release from...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Sailors and Marines aboard the Norfolk-based USS Theodore Roosevelt rescued two men off the Florida Coast earlier this week after their vessel was engulfed by flames.
Sailors spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. Monday about 90 miles off the coast....