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Tom Gresham

When Regency Square opened in 1975, it was the first enclosed mall in the West End. Julie Hall remembers how exciting that was. The mall was more than just a place to shop. It was also a social space that felt new and fresh. Hall envied the kids... more

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Photo/Cornerstone Homes

The housing industry is working to build neighborhoods and communities that target a very specific demographic — those homeowners who are 55 years or older. The reason for the trend is as simple as the sheer size and purchasing power of the Boomer... more

HOME & GARDEN

Outdoor street festivals and parties have become an integral part of life in Ashland in the late spring and summer. These events give residents and visitors the opportunity to socialize, dance and enjoy good food and company. more

Echoes of the past reverberate throughout Central Virginia. Sites of historic interest abound around every corner and down every ... more

ENTERTAINMENT

Betty James did not start hiking until she was in her mid-50s. Her brother and his wife had hiked Old Rag in the Blue Ridge Mountains and talked about the experience so ... more

FEATURES

Even in a region steeped in history, Hanover County can seem particularly fertile ground for those eager to engage with the past. Art Taylor, a member of the Hanover County Historical Society moved to Hanover in the 1970s though his family’s ... more

ENTERTAINMENT

It happens to every parent. The kids are full of energy, and your home cannot contain them any longer. It’s time to get out and find something to do. Fortunately, the West End has no shortage of parks and businesses ready to offer some relief. more

ENTERTAINMENT

Cheswick Park

Courtesy of Henrico County Recreation and Parks

Where's a family to go in Richmond, Virginia's West End to have fun while utilizing the energy that kids are so filled with? more

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