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  • Pictures: Colonial Williamsburg's Governor's Palace makeover

    Pictures: Colonial Williamsburg's Governor's Palace makeover

    Colonial Williamsburg is embarking on a dramatic makeover of the iconic arms display at the Governor's Palace. The hope is to create similar displays from related 18th-century England displays with a light-colored backdrop.

  • Pictures: Chrysler Museum's Multiple Modernisms

    Pictures: Chrysler Museum's Multiple Modernisms

    Chrysler Museum of Art's modern and contemporary art galleries, Multiple Modernisms, was recently reinstalled after new curator Kimberli Gant came on in late 2016.

  • Golden Globes 2018: All-black style on the red carpet shows solidarity

    Golden Globes 2018: All-black style on the red carpet shows solidarity

    Check out the style and activism on display on the red carpet for the 75th Golden Globes at the Beverly Hilton.

  • Video: Burger and his Holiday Decorations

    Video: Burger and his Holiday Decorations

    When Marvin retired from the U.S. Air Force in the early 1980s, he and his wife Maureen settled in Hampton Roads, because they had family here. They fit in well. As fighter jet sounds invade the ears, Maureen Burger looks up to the sky and says “That’s the sound of America.”Marvin Burger considers...

  • Pictures: Dean Shostak and his glass music

    Pictures: Dean Shostak and his glass music

    Shostak is a multi-instrumental musician who specializing in unique glass instruments. The glass armonica was invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1761 and composers such as Mozart and Beethoven wrote parts for the instrument.

  • Pictures: Burger and his Holiday Decorations

    Pictures: Burger and his Holiday Decorations

    When Marvin retired from the U.S. Air Force in the early 1980s, he and his wife Maureen settled in Hampton Roads, because they had family here. They fit in well. As fighter jet sounds invade the ears, Maureen Burger looks up to the sky and says “That’s the sound of America.”   Marvin Burger considers...

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  • 'Gorogoa' review: Thinking outside the box

    'Gorogoa' review: Thinking outside the box

    Shacknews.com Part of what makes a good puzzle game is the inevitable "ah-ha" moment, the sense of accomplishment you get as you fit all the pieces together. "Gorogoa" is replete with these satisfying moments, enhanced by gorgeous hand-drawn visuals that pull you into its surreal world. "Gorogoa"...

  • 'Life is Strange: Before the Storm' review: Is this real life?

    Shacknews.com What does it mean to be blissfully ignorant versus painfully aware? Ultimately, that's the main theme of "Life is Strange: Before the Storm." Beyond working as a love story, the main question that Square Enix and Deck Nine Games put forward is whether it's better to live a wonderful...

  • 'Gang Beasts' review: Royal fumble

    Shacknews.com Publisher Double Fine and developer Boneloaf have been hard at work for "Gang Beasts" for years. If it feels like it's been forever since it's been on Steam Early Access, that's because it first arrived there over three years ago. So it's slightly stunning to realize that the game's...

  • Bring new 'Star Wars' games into your world

    Bring new 'Star Wars' games into your world

    Shacknews.com Lenovo has teamed with Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm to bring "Star Wars" into your living room. Through the magic of augmented reality (AR), "Star Wars: Jedi Challenges" is a new video game platform that offers three different games. The heart of the experience is the smartphone-powered...

  • 'Hello Neighbor' review: The house that mediocrity built

    'Hello Neighbor' review: The house that mediocrity built

    Shacknews.com If you've been keeping up with the indie scene for a while, you'll likely have heard of Dynamic Pixel's ambitious stealth horror game, "Hello Neighbor." Much like the antagonist's ever-evolving abode, "Hello Neighbor" was in development for a while and had undergone several iterations...

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  • Judges deny Shelly Simonds’ request to reverse tie in 94th District race

    Judges deny Shelly Simonds’ request to reverse tie in 94th District race

    The three judges who declared a tie in the 94th District House of Delegates race denied a request from Democrat Shelly Simonds Wednesday to reconsider their decision and name her the winner. They asserted that they followed all the rules and properly ruled a ballot as a vote for Republican incumbent...

  • Video: Identical Twins Retire from Shipyard

    Video: Identical Twins Retire from Shipyard

    Dave and Danny Brookman moved to the Peninsula from Narrows, VA to start working at the Newport News Shipyard. After 43-1/2 years, they will retire together at the end of 2016.

  • Hampton Planning Commission backs Fort Monroe zoning plan

    Hampton Planning Commission backs Fort Monroe zoning plan

    HAMPTON — Hampton's Planning Commission has given the thumbs up to a series of new zoning types and rezoning measures to dictate how land can be used at Fort Monroe — but not without dissent over uses for the controversial Wherry Quarter. The provisions would create four special zoning districts...

  • Resurrecting the USS Monitor's famous pump

    Resurrecting the USS Monitor's famous pump

    For more than 150 years after the celebrated Civil War ironclad USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N.C., the landmark engines and pumps that drove history's first mechanized warship have been silent. Recovered from the Atlantic in 2001, the Victorian-era machines weighing more than 20 tons have...

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