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Arts & Culture

Reclaiming Jefferson’s Monticello

New restorations paint a fuller picture of life on the president’s Virginia estate

Food & Drink

The End of a Spudnut Era in Virginia

The end of 2016 also brings the end of one of Charlottesville, Virginia’s, most beloved family-owned operations: The Spudnut Shop

Travel

The Real Story of America’s First Thanksgiving

Forget what you learned in elementary school

Homeplace

A Perfect Pairing

Tradition meets modern inside an artist and an antique dealer’s charming Virginia bungalow

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Home & Garden

Inside a Charming Virginia Bungalow

Step inside this Southern cottage

Interview

Holding Court With John Grisham

Twenty-five years after The Firm hit bookstores, John Grisham reflects on his unusual path to best-seller-list titan

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Arts & Culture

Finding the Forgotten

In an overgrown and all but lost African American cemetery in Richmond, a group of dedicated volunteers are trying to reclaim a buried history

Harvest

The Return of Chesapeake Bay Scallops

Once wiped out from the Chesapeake, bay scallops are returning to area waters—and dinner plates

Arts & Culture

Pony Up! It’s Time for Wild Horses

Apparently, quite a few G&G readers have a soft spot for Misty of Chincoteague

Adventures

Pedaling to the Past

A two-wheel journey on the Virginia Capital Trail

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G&G Party Pics

Women in the Field: Ladies’ Farm Shoot

A day of sporting clays at Bundoran Farm in Charlottesville, Virginia

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Travel

Flavors of Norfolk

Discover G&G’s favorite spots to savor in Norfolk, Virginia

Traditions

My Father’s Ham

Like many a Southerner, the writer William Styron found joy and solace in a Virginia staple

Garden Variety

A Southern Literary Garden

How a family and a community came together to preserve a cultural landmark in Virginia

Arts & Culture

Fishing for Votes

Every April in Tidewater Virginia, politicians and ordinary folks gather to celebrate spring, smoked shad, and the age-old practice of civic discourse. Welcome to the Wakefield Shad Planking

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Arts & Culture

Inside the Wakefield Shad Planking

A generations-old spring cookout in Virginia

The Southern Agenda

The Southern Agenda: April/May 2016

Goings-on in the South and beyond

Food & Drink

New Classic: Spicy Pimento Goat Cheese

A twist on a Southern classic

Travel

5 Reasons to Hit Virginia’s New Oyster Trail

The Commonwealth is the largest producer of wild-catch and farm-raised oysters in the country

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Homeplace

Inside an Antebellum Virginia Farmstead

Tour this one-of-a-kind weekend escape