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  • Pay for a day, return all year to Colonial Williamsburg

    Pay for a day, return all year to Colonial Williamsburg
    Colonial Williamsburg is bringing back its "Salute to Virginia" pass, which allows Virginia residents to pay for a day and return for unlimited visits throughout the year. “This promotion was very well received by Virginia residents last year,&...
  • Real 'Downton Abbey' countess comes to Colonial Williamsburg

    Real 'Downton Abbey' countess comes to Colonial Williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG — The real-life tenant of "Downton Abbey" will be in Williamsburg next month. Colonial Williamsburg and WHRO are hosting Lady Fiona Carnarvon, the eighth and current countess of Highclere Castle, the real-life setting for Masterpiece'...
  • Spring break with a twist

    Spring break with a twist
    With the dreadful weather that's spread across much of the country this winter, even into the usually balmy South, thoughts of spring might seem like a fantasy. But spring break really is on the horizon. It's a nebulous term, though, with getaways...
  • Chefs from three cities will compete in Iron Chef Wine & Food Expo

    Chefs from three cities will compete in Iron Chef Wine & Food Expo
    Three teams of chefs from Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Richmond will compete for top honor at the 2014 Iron Chef Wine & Food Expo. This year’s event will be held from 5:30 to 9 :30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, at the Williamsburg Lodge. Here&...
  • Williamsburg Farmers Market hosts spring market

    Williamsburg Farmers Market hosts spring market
    The Williamsburg Farmers Market will host a spring market on Saturday, March 15. The market, which will feature jams, baked goods, dairy products, grass-fed beef, cut flowers and other items, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The market is...
  • The man who made Colonial Williamsburg's gardens world-famous

    The man who made Colonial Williamsburg's gardens world-famous
    WILLIAMSBURG — Just 18 days after forming Colonial Williamsburg Inc. and the Williamsburg Holding Corporation on Feb. 27, 1928, preservation pioneer W.A.R Goodwin made one of his most important hires. Over the following 13 years, landscape...
  • Reviving a Revolutionary War landmark

     Reviving a Revolutionary War landmark
    After the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the most important sound in Williamsburg was no longer the urgent voices in the Capitol debating Virginia's future. Instead it was the ringing of hammers and rattling of tin at the...
  • Williamsburg's pioneering colonial black school revealed by new archaeological clues

     Williamsburg's pioneering colonial black school revealed by new archaeological clues
    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...
  • Searching for a lost landmark in Williamsburg

     Searching for a lost landmark in Williamsburg
    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. That's why...
  • Historic desserts are still within reach of today's cooks

    Historic desserts are still within reach of today's cooks
    Desserts are the sweet stuff of which memories are made, particularly in a holiday season, a time typically so rich with recollections. Salute that spirit with a historic dessert rooted in the North American past. For while tastes, trends and technology...
  • Colonial Williamsburg discounts admission through LivingSocial

    Colonial Williamsburg discounts admission through LivingSocial
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering half-off single day admission tickets through the daily deal website LivingSocial.com. The deal offers single-day admission tickets for $18 for adults and $9 for youth. Tickets must be used by Dec. 31, 2013. Shoppers...
  • Gloucester man gets his days in court

    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...