| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The autumn color bonanza in the western part of Virginia may have passed, but it's not too late to enjoy the chromatic display here in the east. Here are tips to help you get the most from a foliage field trip.
* Don't delay. Typically, the peak leaf...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
When the last veteran of the 1781 siege of Yorktown died, the memory of the spot where Gen. Charles O’Hara surrendered his sword began to waver.
Left unmarked on every map — including those showing the field where the British army laid...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Yorktown holds its 7th Annual Yorktown Christmas Market on Main Street 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The market will feature arts and crafts vendors with local shopping opportunities, living history exhibits, strolling musical entertainment, classic...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 9:00 PM
During June, agricultural practices of the Powhatan Indian, English and west central African cultures of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia, from the types of tools used to the crops grown, will be explored in June at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:57 AM
In celebration of the official first day of summer, the National Park Service is waiving fees at all national parks Tuesday, June 21.
Locally, fees will be waived at Colonial National Historical Park, which includes Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:15 PM
If you missed the free offers in honor of tax day, you have another chance to score themed swag on Friday.
Earth Day is a chance to save everything green, including the dollars in your pocket. Here are some of the free and discount offers available in...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region.
From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:30 PM
The Peninsula scored a sweep of the Virginia Swimming Coach of the Year honors.
Jack Bierie of the Coast Guard Blue Dolphins was honored as the 2010-11 Senior Coach of the Year and Tim Mousetis of South Eastern Virginia Aquatics was named the Age Group...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Take a hike — literally!
There's no need to head for the hills or drive for hours to find agreeable walking trails on the Peninsula. The whole region is dotted with green space and paved areas where walkers can escape for an hour or two while...