River City


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

Jan 18, 2018 9:07 AM In Search Of


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

Nov 16, 2017 11:50 AM HOME & GARDEN


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

Nov 2, 2017 11:30 AM 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

Nov 2, 2017 10:44 AM FEATURES

Get to know a few of your local Richmond bartenders more

Sep 14, 2017 12:00 AM FLAVOR

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

Sep 14, 2017 12:00 AM My Town

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

Sep 14, 2017 12:00 AM 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

Jan 10, 2017 6:45 AM FEATURES

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

Jan 4, 2017 2:40 PM FEATURES

Capital Ale House Pairing

Temple Hill

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

Sep 22, 2016 1:34 PM 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

Jul 17, 2016 11:17 PM Raising the Bar

Danielle Stevens

Photo by Carly Shaia

One of the things I love most about Richmond is its thriving and eclectic art scene. It’s an influence that isn’t confined to a single district, but can be felt across all neighborhoods. From the quirky, vibrant murals gracing the sides of ... more

Jul 14, 2016 8:05 AM ENTERTAINMENT

Find the best Pizza in River City! more

Jul 13, 2016 9:00 AM In Search Of

Alfresco Dining …It even sounds exciting. But if you think that patio dining in the city comes with not much more than a view of a parking lot, think again. Take a look at these popular city restaurant patios.... more

May 9, 2016 1:00 PM FLAVOR

Life in a garden is practical and simple. You need water to make things grow, and you need effort to plant, weed and occasionally fix the hose. The dynamic is the same even if the plot is as extensive as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Richmond’s... more

May 8, 2016 8:15 AM ENTERTAINMENT


Dave Parrish

Speaking means believing when you’re speaking with Stephen Lecky, festival manager for the local non-profit organization, Venture Richmond. Lecky’s enthusiasm is so contagious, and his love for live music is so apparent. It’s as if those qualities... more

May 3, 2016 9:15 AM Backstage

Blue Man Group Returning to Richmond

Feeling a little blue? Great, Tickets go on sale March 25th for the Blue Man Group more

Mar 24, 2016 10:15 AM ENTERTAINMENT

Speaking of burgers and beer, I’m excited about a new place headed for Carytown. Andy McClure, owner of Citizen Burger Bar, told me that he’s shooting for an April opening for his new ... more

Mar 18, 2016 7:50 AM Tastebudz

I was putting the finishing touches on our article about Richmond’s Greater Fulton neighborhood for the March/April 2016 issue of RiverCity Magazine, and just as I put it to bed, I get the word that ... more

Mar 17, 2016 4:35 PM Tastebudz

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