| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Dozens of local and national retailers and restaurants are offering discounts and freebies to veteran and active duty military members for Veterans Day.
Here is a look at some of them.
Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
“The Taste of Tradition,” a Colonial Williamsburg weekend devoted to the culinary arts, will feature contemporary cuisine inspired by 18th century traditions over Labor Day weekend Aug. 30-Sept. 1.
Open to the public, the weekend will gather...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 1:04 PM
No one today remembers the names of more than 16,000 infants taken in by London's famous Foundlings Hospital during the mid-1700s.
But that doesn't mean there's no way to tell their anonymous but poignant stories.
Scrupulously recorded by the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
When Boston architect William G. Perry came to Williamsburg on Jan. 13, 1927, it wasn't his first visit.
But the pioneering sketches he first made as he toured the historic colonial town represented a milestone step in visualizing and promoting what...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
"We're putting the brand back together," said Randall Plaxa, who once ran the bar and live music venue J.M. Randalls in Williamsburg. His new venture is an event promotion company that he hopes will present as many as 12 concerts a year.
The company, J....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Williamsburg residents had plenty of reason to be curious when a pioneering folk art collection assembled by Abby Aldrich Rockefeller went on view inside the newly restored Ludwell Paradise House on Jan. 16, 1935.
Few people before her had viewed ...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When a Royal Navy expedition led by Lt. Robert Maynard returned to Hampton from North Carolina on Jan. 3, 1719, the grisly sight of Blackbeard's severed head swinging from a bowsprit marked the end of one of history's most notorious pirates.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:41 PM
NEWARK — There were those who were definitely looking for attention at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday, like the guy dressed in Colonial Williamsburg-type garb or the fellow from Denmark who was dressed as the Where's Waldo character.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount to adults ages 50 and older during the fall months.
For the price of a single-day admission ticket, qualifying adults can visit Colonial Williamsburg and its art museums an unlimited number of times through...
| Aug 9, 2013
When you live in one of the most fought-over places in the Western Hemisphere, you can literally pick your battles. And I've been sifting through a lot of them in my mind while putting together my upcoming story on the too-often overlooked Battle of...
| Aug 14, 2013
When Sean Heuvel decided to write a book about the Civil War history of the College of William and Mary, the source of his inspiration was clear.
"I'd always been captivated by the Civil War memorial tablet in the Wren Building," the 2002 W&M graduate...