From corn and cocoa to raspberries and vanilla, local craft beverage makers have been busy concocting new ways to keep you feeling warm this winter. On the sunny side, there’s “I’m Yours,” a limited-edition offering from Williamsburg’s Silver Hand Meadery, 224 Monticello Avenue. Like Silver Hand’s previous meads, which blend ingredients such as honey, water and yeast, the title is inspired by […]
Winter blues have you down? The York County Library hopes to lift your spirits and better your body with a new series of events beginning Tuesday. The Live Well @ Your Library series offers to “help residents of York County and our neighbors live the best lives possible,” according to a press release from the […]
If you have cabin fever and need to chase it away with a dose of live music, set your GPS for historic Yorktown’s Riverwalk Landing. Beginning Thursday, Jan. 19, York County will kick off its Ninth Annual Cabin Fever Concert Series with a gig in the Freight Shed by the “Doug Dunn Band,” according to […]
Increased visitation and volunteerism has raised awareness of Williamsburg’s brush with the Civil War.
For years, Williamsburg’s Civil War history has lived in the shadow of better-known attractions situated nearby. But local historians and preservationists have made strides in recent years to right that imbalance by showcasing opportunities to enjoy the preserved parts of this hidden history and by adding to the protected portions of the sprawling battlefield. Even […]
If anything is familiar to 82-year-old Liz Popovich, it’s her polished wood violin. When Popovich glides the bow across the strings, her face lights up. In that moment, she’s carried away by the sound of music she plays entirely from memory. And that’s what’s intriguing. Popovich is one of an estimated 5.4 million Americans living […]
One married a supermodel. The other befriended a princess. Together, they’re the rock world’s piano men: Billy Joel and Elton John. On Jan. 28, they’re the inspiration for the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra’s third annual Cabaret and Cocktails Concert, according to a release. The performance will feature “Piano Men,” a pop quartet, and their show known […]
She had an eye for satire and a flair for happy endings, especially of the matrimonial sort. She has legions of fans, sometimes known as Janeites. Her novels have been adapted for the small and big screens, starring everyone from Colin Firth and Dan Stevens to Gwyneth Paltrow. Now the author and her work are the subject of […]