| Dec 6, 2013
On the Peninsula this weekend, Christmas is blowing up. Two of the region's biggest, most explosive holiday events — Hollydazzle in Newport News and the Grand Illumination in Colonial Williamsburg — will brighten the skies. If you'd rather...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:54 AM
A disabled Gloucester veteran who gets around in a motor scooter has filed 10 lawsuits in local and federal courts since the summer of 2012 over access to businesses throughout Gloucester and the Peninsula.
Kenneth Flaum, 67, filed his first lawsuit...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:58 PM
This year's AMC Holiday House Tour in Harford County will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour benefits the AMC Cancer Fund and Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Center.
For further information, call 410-734-4808.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:37 AM
A new toy store has opened in Colonial Williamsburg.
The William Pitt Store, located on the northwest corner of Duke of Gloucester and Botetourt Streets, is located in a historic building and was formerly known as the Davidson Shop.
| Sep 7, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG— For most of the year, the common mode of transportation along Duke of Gloucester Street is a horse and buggy.
Thursday afternoon, it was the M&M's Toyota Camry of NASCAR driver Kyle Busch that made an appearance in Merchants Square...
| 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.