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    Where Past Is Prologue

    For weeks on end, River City has been bombarded with rainstorms. Throughout the day, flood warnings and tornado watches interrupted the airwaves, while lightning and thunder crashed across the sky at night. However, on this day, the weather is... more

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    Ana Inés King

    It’s a long way from her native Bucaramanga, Colombia — more than 2,000 miles, in fact — but Ana Inés King seems’ to be the kind of free spirit who is comfortable anywhere she goes. I met her at her beautiful Victorian home nestled in the trees... more

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    Our Community of Farmers

    The Richmond area is rife with local farms, farmers markets and farm-to-fork restaurants. Many of us are discovering the wonder and joy of knowing exactly where our food comes from. It fosters a strong sense of connection — not just to our food... more

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    Regency

    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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    The Secret Society of Manchester

    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

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    Sweeping Into the Past

    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

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    2017 Retail Spotlights

    As the season for shopping begins, think outside the big box store for finding unique items for yourself, your home and your family and friends. Check out what some of our local retailers are offering in the Richmond area. more

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    The Silver Whisperer

    Alvaro Coronado speaks gently, quietly: “Come on. Don’t break. Keep coming.” He’s talking to silver and, no, I don’t mean the Lone Ranger’s horse. Alvaro is a master in what is becoming a lost art: filigree. His story is an interesting one. more

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    Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

    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

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    Down by the Riverside in Forest Hill

    When one thinks of Forest Hill, one might first think of the South of the James farmers market, Mrs. Yoder’s donuts (at the market) and perhaps the area’s great running trails... more

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