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River City

Can you think of a better way to spend a lazy, hazy, crazy day of summer than by relaxing on an island and enjoying a refreshing island-style beverage? Well, we can’t provide the islands (unless you’re satisfied with Brown’s or Belle), but we can... more

Raising the Bar

Construction of apartments is said to be at its highest in nearly two decades. And while that trend of rapid construction is expected to continue over the coming years, there is one apartment complex that has stood the test of time — The River... more

My Town

There’s so much to do along the beautiful Kanawha Canal. Stretching 197 miles between Richmond and Botetourt County and running parallel to the James River, the canal sets a beautiful backdrop for those who live, work and play in the surrounding... more

My Town

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Photo/Jennifer Challis

“I am music and it is me. We arrived here together.” So reads part of the conclusion of Steve Bassett’s 2013 autobiography, Sing Loud. It contains the earned wisdom of a singer-songwriter and master of the Hammond B-3 organ who has truly been... more

Backstage

Is there any urban view more beautiful than the Richmond downtown skyline with the James River in the foreground? Some of the best views can be had in Manchester, which is quickly becoming to many the place to call home. One of the most popular... more

My Town

With spring upon us, warmer weather and longer days are just around the corner. That means it’s time to break out of winter hibernation and go enjoy some of the area’s many festivals. So, if you’re in or around the Richmond area, we’ve compiled a... more

ENTERTAINMENT

There’s a secret society in Richmond that most people don’t know about, but many people see every day. In this society, celebrities come to enjoy tasty foods, yogi’s host their weekly Vinyasa classes, and Millennials open up the first of their... more

FEATURES

A young Church Hill resident, who started his career by building E-commerce websites for multimillion-dollar retailers, has gone back in time for the second phase of his professional life. Drew Dayberry has transitioned from competing in the... more

FEATURES

Sergios

Sergio's Mediterranean Pizza. Photo/Josh Young

Pizza is about as varied and beloved a genre, as opinionated a subject, and also as accessible a food as there is. Take a look as we direct you towards local restaurants that are transcending the traditional pizza experience! more

In Search Of

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Snipes Properties

Richmond’s real estate market is known for it’s historic charm and traditional design. Now there’s a new trend on the horizon—modern design. One of the most recent examples of modern architecture locally is The Meridian located at the corner of... more

HOME & GARDEN

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Photo by Joey Wharton

Sid Kingsley has a voice that will stop you in your tracks. And he’s just getting started. Kingsley grew up in a small town in Southeast Virginia called Branchville. “Nothing to do except start fires and play music,’’ he recalled. “I’m grateful... more

Backstage

More than 2,000 years ago, after the death of the first Chinese emperor, a 38-square mile necropolis was constructed around his tomb. It included an underground army of nearly 8,000 unique, life-sized terracotta warriors. Now, Richmonders can... more

FEATURES

Ambitious, showy, unbowed and proud. The same words that describe Richmond in the decades following the Civil War also apply to one of its flashiest landmarks, Old City Hall. more

My Town

Get to know a few of your local Richmond bartenders more

FLAVOR

Those lazy, hazy, sweltering days of summer are gone. The air is crisp and refreshing. For many, this is the perfect time of year to get out and about and enjoy all that the River City has to offer. more

My Town

Happy hour drink & food specials in River City. Please note that all happy hour specials contained in this guide are subject to change and may be discontinued without notice. more

Happy Hour Guide

Shockoe Slip

© Chris Hancock, via Richmond Region Tourism

Shockoe Bottom is one of Richmond’s hidden gems that many would rather outsiders not find out about. As a former resident, I can tell you that there is a distinct charm to the Bottom that is different from any other neighborhood around the ... more

FEATURES

The Hanover/Richmond area has its share of iconic figures…those whose notable contributions and memorable personas will forever be woven into ... more

FEATURES

Capital Ale House Pairing

Temple Hill

Featuring Savory Grain, Capital Ale House, and Legend Brewing Company. more

In Search Of

I’m constantly amazed at the professionalism of the city’s fantastic bartenders. For this issue, we went in search of some of the cool trends in cocktails. Each of the three bartenders with whom we spoke had her or his unique style. more

Raising the Bar

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