Fords Village, Williamsburg‘s newest 55+ community updates

Greetings, Williamsburg community! I’m John Womeldorf, also known as Mr. Williamsburg, your local realtor dedicated to keeping you in the loop on the latest opportunities in our beautiful Virginia area. Today, I’m thrilled to share exciting news about the recently announced Ford’s Village, a 55+ and continuing care facility that promises an unparalleled living experience. […]

Summer Concert Series at Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2024

Get ready for an exciting summer of music at Busch Gardens Williamsburg with the Summer of Wonder Concert Series! This year’s lineup features a variety of artists from different genres, promising something for everyone. Concerts are held every Saturday night from June 15 to August 10 at the Royal Palace Theatre, starting at 7:00 PM. […]

Williamsburg Regional Library Set for Major Modernization

Plans are underway to modernize the 50-year-old Williamsburg Regional Library branch on Scotland Street. Following years of discussions, library officials are aiming to replace the aging building with a new, more accommodating facility for both staff and residents. Originally constructed in 1973, the Williamsburg branch received significant additions in 1982 and 1998. Despite these updates, […]

“Rock Your Wednesdays: Full Lineup for the 2024 Port Warwick Summer Concert Series!”

Celebrating 17 Years of Musical Excellence Hello, fellow music enthusiasts! It’s John Womeldorf, your go-to guy for all things Williamsburg, and as a music lover who’s traveled far and wide for the best tunes, I’m thrilled to announce the return of the Port Warwick Summer Concert Series. Set your summer Wednesdays from 6:00 PM to […]

Revolutionary Discovery: Colonial Williamsburg Unearths 18th Century Military Barracks

Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists have recently unearthed what is believed to be a Revolutionary War-era barracks on Foundation property close to the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center. Historical maps from the 18th century and multiple period documents mention a barracks built during 1776-1777, designed to house up to 2,000 soldiers and 100 horses. It is suggested […]

Facing the Squeeze: Today’s Homebuyers Wrestle with a Persistent Shortage of Listings

Navigating Today’s Housing Market As a seasoned real estate agent deeply rooted in Williamsburg, Virginia, I’ve observed firsthand the evolving dynamics of today’s housing market. Homebuyers, particularly in areas ranging from Virginia Beach to Richmond, are encountering a market that is markedly different from what it was even a decade ago. The core of the […]

Williamsburg City Council Rejects Proposed High Street Development

In a closely watched decision, the Williamsburg City Council voted this Thursday to deny a series of applications that would have significantly changed the landscape of High Street by introducing a large residential development. By a narrow margin of 3-2, the council refused to approve proposals that included the creation of a new zoning district […]

Celebrate Community and Creativity at Williamsburg’s 4th Annual Community Appreciation Day on May 21

Join the festivities at the 4th annual Community Appreciation Day, a beloved tradition co-hosted by the City of Williamsburg, Colonial Williamsburg, and William & Mary. This event, open to everyone, is our way of saying thank you to the community for its ongoing commitment and resilience, especially during challenging times. Here’s what you need to […]

Development Plans Withdrawn Amid Community and Environmental Concerns in Williamsburg

Cale Development LLC recently decided to withdraw its application to rezone a city-owned parcel on Strawberry Plains Road in Williamsburg. The rezoning would have allowed for the construction of Landmark Village, a high-density townhome development planned to encompass 112 homes on the 13.91-acre site, with 15 designated as affordable housing. Initially, the proposal included 120 […]

Rethinking the Links: The Future of Former Golf Courses in Virginia Beach and Beyond

The Evolution of Local Golf Courses: From Greens to CommunitiesAcross the region, we are witnessing a significant transformation of golf courses that have shaped our local landscapes for decades. These areas, once bustling with golf carts and tee times, are now at the center of various redevelopment discussions, reflecting broader trends in land use and […]

Experience the Tradition at Drummer’s Call in Colonial Williamsburg

Join us on May 17-18 for Drummer’s Call, a celebrated event in Colonial Williamsburg that showcases the tradition of military music. Held annually, this event brings together the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums and seven visiting fife and drum corps, celebrating America’s rich military and musical history with performances from various historic periods including the […]