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Architect John Russell Pope was not a Richmonder, or even a Virginian; he was born in New York and kept a residence in Newport, Rhode Island. Yet his designs in early-20th-century Richmond had a far-reaching effect on the city, defining the ... more

My Town

During my relationship with River City Magazine I have written about the restaurants I know and love - the old timers that keep me warm at night and the new flings that I just cant help but fall in love with... more


Patrick Henry walked its streets. So did Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Both of those future presidents were in attendance on March 23, 1775, when Henry delivered his historic call to arms, concluding with the words, “Give me liberty or... more


I’m not easily drawn in to TV series, but Downton Abbey hooked me. By the end of the first episode, I cared what happened to the Crawley family and their servants, eagerly anticipating each new episode. I’m not alone: the show remains the highest... more



Photo Courtesy of Greg Powers

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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Courtesy of Art Whino

You can sate your food cravings almost anywhere in the Richmond area, but when it’s time to feed your soul with art, downtown is the best restaurant. more


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