| May 25, 2014
Does just the thought of preparing lunches for the kids every day wear you out? Well, pity the culinary students at the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula who turn out more than 1,200 meals every weekday morning.
The Foodbank workers are actually a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Of all the public buildings that helped define life in 18th-century Williamsburg, the most conspicuous absence in today's restored colonial capital may be the Market House that once stood near the Powder Magazine on Duke of Gloucester Street.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:56 AM
When we last checked in with Chesapeake indie-folk act The Last Bison, the group was preparing to play FloydFest with help from members of the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums. That show was one part of a summer tour that included stops at some of...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Good Neighbor pass holders will receive a 25 percent discount on purchases during Colonial Williamsburg’s Good Neighbor sale Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25.
“This year we have extended the Good Neighbor sale to five days,”...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Here's a look at what's going on this coming week in the Hampton Roads writing and reading community.
Friday, Oct. 25
Eileen Rockefeller Growald - Author talk/book signing
Hennage Auditorium of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:58 PM
During the past 12 years, Glendale teachers have taken advantage of $4 million in grant funds to travel across the country to cities, museums and historical institutions to immerse themselves in stories of the past. But that appears to be coming to an...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:15 AM
California winemaker Peter Mondavi Jr. will visit the Williamsburg Inn on Tuesday, Nov. 5, to host an evening of his Charles Krug wines paired with dishes prepared by the Inn’s culinary staff.
The six wines selected are Chardonnay Carneros, 2011;...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Twenty-odd stubs from worn-out slate pencils may not seem like that significant a find in a region so rich with history that noteworthy archaeological discoveries are common.
But at the site of the 18th-century Bray School in Williamsburg, they're...
| 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 11, 2013
Twenty-odd stubs from worn-out slate pencils may not seem that noteworthy in a region so rich with history that significant archaeological discoveries are common.
But at the site of the 18th-century Bray School off Prince George and Boundary streets...
| 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...