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In today’s one-size-fits-all world, there’s something special about shopping at a place where the folks truly understand the importance of exceptional customer service. When Frank Morris, owner of Frank’s Custom Clothier, located at 10855 West... more

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In the market for a MacBook®, an iPad® or perhaps an iPhone®? Hold on! Before you make any decisions, pay a visit to Experimac Midlothian, located at 13614 Hull Street Road, next to the new Publix Grocery Store. “We can save you time and money by... more

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There are some article assignments that I enjoy more than others. And I have to admit that I was very happy to learn that we were doing a story on Robin Adolf Salzberg, co-owner of Lustre, a beautiful jewelry store that opened in the Ridge... more

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Succeeding in business means knowing how to service your customers, and not everybody has grasped that concept. Some wonder what the statement means. Others, like the owners of The Freckled Frog, live it each day. “We treat people like we want to... more

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After serving the Richmond area for over 80 years, Strange’s Florist is able to offer its customers the most knowledgeable customer service and the best array of quality flowers and plants throughout central Virginia. In the early 1930’s Gideon... more

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Since 2003, Julep’s New Southern Cuisine has served some of the finest dinners in Downtown Richmond. Known as one of Richmond’s “Top Seven Sensations,” Julep’s new summer menu is sure to please even the pickiest of food lovers. According to owner... more

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I’m a firm believer that anyone can improve in any skill they want to through hard work and practice – especially cooking. For the past few years, I’ve been intentionally trying to improve my kitchen abilities through YouTube videos, trial and... more

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Bigger isn’t always better. Just ask the Landa family. A recent reevaluation of their business had the owners of Boulevard Flower Gardens, Mark and Francine Landa, yearning for the simplicity of yesteryear. The family-owned nursery, opened by... more

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In almost every neighborhood, kids will know of the one house on the block where everyone wants to hang out. You can probably pick those houses out simply by looking for the pool. Kids are like moths to a flame when it comes to friends’ houses... more

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As you enter Chiocca’s Salon at 14736 Village Square Place in Midlothian, you’re filled with anticipation as to how exceptional you will look and feel in just a short while. In the meantime, you are ready to relax and be pampered by a professional... more

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Tucked away in a small shopping center on Staples Mill Road, near West Broad Street, you’ll discover a wonderland of antiques and collectibles. It’s a place where one can get lost in the past and enjoy every minute of their visit. I’m talking... more

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As you may recall, earlier his year, Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, but the only prediction that I have is more weeks of fantastic barbecue in the West End. Since the snow has left us and things have been on the brighter... more

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‘Tis the season for weddings, company picnics and whatever other idea you might have for a private event. Wherever you may be planning to hold your event and regardless of how many folks you’ll be inviting, Dickie King of Kings Korner Catering can... more

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Rick Friedman

You may know of Rick Friedman from his family law firm here in Richmond, but before he was helping families, he was writing catchy theme songs for MTV. At one time, the theme songes for 40 of the 48 shows running on MTV’s lineup, including Ashton... more

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In our consumer-driven society, it’s safe to say that many purchases are made to last just long enough for the next model to appear on the shelf. And, judging by the heaps of worn-down, mass-produced furniture headed for the dump each spring, it’s... more

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I’m coming up on my one-year mark of being a full-fledged Richmonder. I’ve toured the VMFA as well as all of the other incredible museums, gardens and trails. I’ve tried all of the food hot spots, and I’ve even gotten some ink in this small tattoo... more

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I’ll admit it. People rarely come to me for grooming tips. But here’s an excellent one. And while this is primarily for you men, I guess I should address it to the wives, because you’re the ones who want your husbands to ... more

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What do you value in a women’s medical practice? Certainly, convenience is important, with an office in a location that’s easily accessible from your work or home, minimizing the stresses of a long drive and traffic. Undoubtedly, quality and range of more

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Courtesy of Richmond Marble

Nobody in Richmond knows countertops as well as the professionals at Richmond Marble and Granite. Because of their wide selection of quality marble, granite and engineered stone as well as their reputation for unparalleled professional... more

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making cultured-marble products and building custom bathrooms is a family affair at Venetian Marble, Inc. Owners Tom and Darla Skinner practically have their DNAs imprinted in the Powhatan-based company they take such pride in running. Darla’s... more

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