August 22, 2021

Where’s the best place to paddle on the Middle Peninsula? Depends whom you ask because this rural coastal Virginia region overflows with waterways of all sizes, each with enchanting nooks …


August 15, 2021

Gloucester has a state park to call its own in Machicomoco State Park, a mix of woodlands and waterfront with so much to do you won’t be able to fit …


July 16, 2021

Planning a stay at the Inn at Warner Hall (a waterfront bed and breakfast on the Middle Peninsula where you can sleep and paddle)? Find that it awakens your curiosity …


June 26, 2021

We think of blue on the Middle Peninsula, where enthusiasts can explore the magic of the region’s unique waterways by boat, kayak or a picnic on the shore. If you …


April 25, 2021

Gearing up to paddle one of Gloucester’s Blueways, the York River or one of the other water trails unique to the Middle Peninsula? Or do you need some fuel to …


February 21, 2021

As an executive in the wood industry, Mark Vann spent long days inside a windowless manufacturing plant. Sometimes he’d check with the forklift driver to see if it was raining …

Cappahosic Oyster Company

February 21, 2021

Tommy Leggett has fun harvesting oysters. Really. Watching him scurry about a yard in Gloucester that backs up to the York River, it might not be obvious at first. An …

Tommy Leggett Oysterman Gloucester Virginia

February 10, 2020

When you live in, or visit, an area as beautiful as Virginia’s Middle Peninsula, it can be easy to get transfixed by the macro beauty. The rivers. The trees. The …

blue heron

January 5, 2020

“Great art picks up where nature ends,” or so said painter Marc Chagall. No truer words have been said, especially considering art’s powerful relationship with nature. Some of the first …

Mural on Gloucester Main Street

December 20, 2019

Chances are, whether you live in or near the Middle Peninsula of Virginia, the story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith is one you’ve heard. How could you not want …

Pocahontas Mural Main Street Gloucester