| Dec 18, 2013
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:15 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
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,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Fantastic Find: Virginia pulled pork sandwich
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:...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2012
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Address: 2400 Pate's Creek in The Vineyards, Williamsburg
Listing agent: Amerika Davis, associate broker with Liz Moore and Associates, 757-869-5533 or email@example.com
Basics: Nestled along the Williamsburg Winery, the exclusive...
| Jan 27, 2013
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...