Mike Biniek brought his entrepreneurial spirit to Rappahannock County almost 23 years ago when he and his wife, Susan Hoffman, started the Belle Meade Summer Camp that later expanded to a B&B, farm, and school.
Thrillist, one of the country’s leading digital lifestyle brands providing all that's new or unknown in food, drink, entertainment, nightlife, gadgets and gear, has just chosen Sperryville as “The Best Small Town to Visit in all 50 States.”
At 3 p.m. Saturday the temperature in the town of Washington reached 93 degrees, with a heat index of 103. But that didn’t stop well over 700 visitors from flocking to the county seat for Historic Garden Week in Virginia.
Historic Garden Week tours are the perfect way to enjoy Virginia’s unique regions. The Town of Washington garden and home tour is finally upon us — this Saturday — offering a glimpse inside four grand homes with gardens.
Mention “Eldon Farms” and residents of Rappahannock County will tell you everything they know — or more likely don’t — about one of the last contiguous land tracts of its kind in the eastern United States — 7,100 acres.
People renting out their homes through websites such as Airbnb could be forced to pay a registration fee to their local government under a bill that passed both chambers of the General Assembly.
Historic Garden Week in Virginia — dubbed “America’s Largest Open House” — will bring literally hundreds of visitors to the county seat, many seeing the historic town and the county’s attractions for the first time.
The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission this week released a rough draft of a reconstructed comprehensive plan, setting forth what the historic county seat should look like in next 20 to 50 years.
A balmy President’s Day holiday weekend brought larger-than-normal crowds to Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, where a long line of vehicles crept through just one lane of the Thornton Gap Entrance.
If there was ever reason to raise a toast to Virginia wineries it is now. The industry now contributes more than $1.37 billion annually to the state’s economy, an increase of 82 percent from 2010.
The RCPC at its regular meeting Nov. 16 considered an application for a tourist home and continued a months-long process of amending the definitions of “transient occupancy” in the county’s zoning ordinance.
The Washington Town Council Monday night (Nov. 14) unanimously appointed Bradley Schneider, a longtime planning commission member, as the newest member of the council.
Classical pianist Audrey Andrist performs Sunday at Little Washington Theatre; Bel Canto vocal ensemble performs this Sunday at Trinity; read Food & Wine magazine's nine reasons to Visit Virginia Wine Country.
More than 50 citizens attended Monday night’s Hampton district “outreach” session, hosted at the Washington fire hall by the RCBS. For more than 90 minutes, the supervisors were alternately questioned, criticized and encouraged.
The 116-year-old Paris-based Michelin Guide launched its first-ever guide to Washington D.C. last Thursday — and it included the Inn at Little Washington, awarding it two stars.
With two of the seven members of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission absent, the the commission narrowly voted 3-2 in favor of recommending approval of a Chester Gap tourist home.