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August 2003

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Features


Shakespeare Summer, by Logan Ward, Susan Hauser & Jo Ann M. Hofheimer

The Bard has never been more popular across Virginia. In Staunton, it's back to the original. But hold the tomatoes.


The Beach, by Elizabeth Howard, Jake Denton & Jo Ann M. Hoffheimer

We call it The Beach. It used to be a casino town. Today, it's the place for family trips, surfing, lifeguarding and kayaking.


Golden Skillet Sensation, by Valerie Hubbard

A contender to the fast-food pantheon, Virginia's Golden Skillet faded. It could have been Krispy Kreme. Maybe it still can.

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Upfront


Saturday Night Believers, Photography by Chad Hunt

It's a revival without the altar, praise without the pulpit. Since 1973, crowds have flocked to Hanover County's Gospel Chicken House.


Columbia Sets Sail Again, by Karis Trumbo

Dubbed Winnebagos on water, made-in-Virgina yachts were regulars in bay marinas.


An Art Gallery Across the State, by Bob Layton

Virginia's Post Office murals offer history lesson.


Serling Virginia Roots, by Laura Parsons

Early Twilight Zone era was Hamner time. 


A Nettlesome Beast, by Henry L. Waller

Adolph's tenderizer helps but hardly a cure for Nettle Chrysaora Quinquecirrha.

Departments


Virginiana | Smokin' Richmond, by John Toivonen

In a scene pulled from Hogarth, behold a modern Virginia tobacco shop smoker. Plus, an advocate for Virginia's outdoors.


Restaurants | Virginia Beach, by Jo Ann M. Hofheimer

Tautog's is low-key and local.


Beauty | Williamsburg, by Tyler Scott

Colonial beauty came from Tarpley's not Saks.


Travel | New Bedford, by Maria Caprio

Drop anchor to find whales, scallops and that Wall Street miser, Hetty Green.


Property | Dan's Hill, by Neely Barnwell Spruill

Tobacco country has one of the finest Federal houses in America. And it can be yours.

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