Culture

On the Radio: Light out for the holiday lights

December 5, 2016

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of Dec. 4: Find out about the area’s holiday light displays […]

Culture

Home Tours offer look into historic gems

November 30, 2016

Among the holiday treats in the Mid-Atlantic are the many tours of homes, churches, and other locations decorated for the season. Visitors get to go inside historic homes, modern architectural gems, and many locations not […]

Culture

Family fun beyond expectations along the Delaware coastline

October 31, 2016

When most people think of Coastal Delaware, they immediately picture world-class beach resorts and summertime fun. That’s about to change! Now a year-round destination, Delaware beach resort businesses owners, entrepreneurs, and merchants are creating can’t […]

Culture

Wine and ‘shine in Smyth and Wythe counties

October 22, 2016

The hollows of Smyth and Wythe counties of Southwest Virginia were legendary for the making of illicit brews. Now this region, about five hours south of Washington, D.C., is fermenting and distilling legal beverages and […]

Artists' Studio

Artists’ Studio tours planned throughout region

October 17, 2016

Every fall, artists and galleries throughout the region organize self-guided studio tours. They are a great way to meet artists in the surroundings that inspire their creativity. It’s also a great way to combine a […]

Civil War

Three Civil War cities in Coastal Virginia that saw action

October 15, 2016

Hampton, Newport News, and Norfolk are cities where the sacrifices of the American Civil War are remembered and honored. Tucked into the southeastern corner of Virginia, these now-thriving cities and surrounding waterways were once war-torn […]