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  • Historic Area tailors undertake epic effort to recreate Washington's tent

    Historic Area tailors undertake epic effort to recreate Washington's tent
    Williamsburg's blacksmiths and tinsmiths weren't the only tradesmen that had to ramp up production for the Revolution. So many militiamen mobilized for the war in 1775 that their camp just north of town stretched all the way from the Capitol to the...
  • Famous avant-garde artist Georgia O'Keeffe shakes up 1930s Williamsburg

    Famous avant-garde artist Georgia O'Keeffe shakes up 1930s Williamsburg
    Georgia O'Keeffe was already a world-renowned Modern artist when she returned to her family's former home in Williamsburg to receive an honorary degree from the College of William and Mary on May 7, 1938. But to many residents of this small Southern...
  • Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area

    Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area
    No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday. You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
  • Colonial Williamsburg runs promotion for Facebook fans

    Colonial Williamsburg runs promotion for Facebook fans
    Colonial Williamsburg will offer free admission to the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to visitors who "like" the Colonial Williamsburg Facebook page.  To get free single-day admission to the museums, visitors must say "I'm a fan," at any...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    If you're a reader looking for an author/book event this week, you're in luck. From sports to history, fiction, poetry and more, this week's calendar is full of opportunities for readers and writers to meet and chat about the topics they love. Tuesday,...
  • Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break

    Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break
    Let's not kid ourselves. None of us want to wait until summer for some fun in the sun. We all could use some rest and relaxation right about now, whether your family's idea of vacation heaven is a bluebird sunny day on a ski slope, a blue-sky sunny day...
  • A perfect afternoon getaway at Chowning's Tavern

    A perfect afternoon getaway at Chowning's Tavern
    Fantastic Find: Virginia pulled pork sandwich Price: $8.50 Where to Go: Chowning's Tavern Address: 109 East Duke of Gloucester Street, near the Courthouse in Colonial Williamsburg 229-2141; www.history.org/visit/diningExperience/chownings Hours: Lunch 11:...
  • Harmony group Sweet Honey in the Rock to sing in Williamsburg in March

    Harmony group Sweet Honey in the Rock to sing in Williamsburg in March
    Sweet Honey in the Rock, a legendary a cappella vocal group from Washington, D.C., will come to the Peninsula as part of Colonial Williamsburg weekend celebrating the power of women and African-American culture. Sweet Honey in the Rock, an all-female...
  • Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia

     Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia
    The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany. Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
  • Just Looking: 2400 Pate's Creek in The Vineyards, Williamsburg

    Address: 2400 Pate's Creek in The Vineyards, Williamsburg Price: $875,000 Listing agent: Amerika Davis, associate broker with Liz Moore and Associates, 757-869-5533 or amerika@lizmoore.com Basics: Nestled along the Williamsburg Winery, the exclusive...
  • 'Tramp art' grew from available supply of materials

    'Tramp art' grew from available supply of materials
    Few things say more about the potential of home-grown artistic talent than the eye-popping procession of richly carved and layered "tramp art" that cropped up in America between the Civil War and the Great Depression. Sparked by a post-war boom in cigar...