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As the season for shopping begins, think outside the big box stores 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

FEATURES

And so, the day begins with me standing in the middle of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, right next to the legendary Marc Leo Felix. Felix, a jovial man who wears a blue leather suit with matching blue leather hat and shoes, is the director of... more

ENTERTAINMENT

Though raised in Jalisco, Mexico, Eduardo “Lalo” Macias was born in California. “My parents were working in the fields there when I was born,” he says. Growing up in Mexico, Lalo says that from an early age he wanted to be in the restaurant... more

Chef's Choice

Chris Brooks is known for sautéing some of the best dishes in Richmond. But his skills didn’t come from a cooking class. According to Brooks, he gets it all from his momma. “I’ve never been trained. I’ve never taken a class. I don’t open... more

Chef's Choice

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

FEATURES

Kamasi Washington has a lot to give, and I wouldn’t recommend missing a single moment. He’s famous for stepping into the spotlight with a groundbreaking 2015 long player entitled The Epic, which stretches out over nearly 175 minutes of luxuriously... more

ENTERTAINMENT

Blues music is deeply rooted in the past, but its present and future are as wide open as the imagination of those who love it. It’s like jazz in that way. Reinvention is always around the corner, thanks to the uniqueness and devotion of its... more

Backstage

Is there life after dark in Richmond. Here are some of our favorite spots where you can not only consume an adult beverage, but also enjoy a delicious meal late into the night. more

FLAVOR

Down under the Chamberlayne overpass, across from a loud and active railroad track, sits a tattered stable, housing several horses and their horsemen. It is easy to drive past the stable, which faces a very busy Brook Road, especially since its... more

LIFESTYLE

Nothing is better than a little celebration after a hard week of work. But where do you go when you’ve come to an age where loud clubs and drunken nights no longer appeal to you? As it turns out, you don’t have to go very far. Stretching between... more

My Town

Can you think of a better way to spend a lazy, hazy, crazy day of summer than by relaxing on an island and enjoying a refreshing island-style beverage? Well, we can’t provide the islands (unless you’re satisfied with Brown’s or Belle), but we can... more

Raising the Bar

Construction of apartments is said to be at its highest in nearly two decades. And while that trend of rapid construction is expected to continue over the coming years, there is one apartment complex that has stood the test of time — The River... more

My Town

There’s so much to do along the beautiful Kanawha Canal. Stretching 197 miles between Richmond and Botetourt County and running parallel to the James River, the canal sets a beautiful backdrop for those who live, work and play in the surrounding... more

My Town

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Photo/Jennifer Challis

“I am music and it is me. We arrived here together.” So reads part of the conclusion of Steve Bassett’s 2013 autobiography, Sing Loud. It contains the earned wisdom of a singer-songwriter and master of the Hammond B-3 organ who has truly been... more

Backstage

Is there any urban view more beautiful than the Richmond downtown skyline with the James River in the foreground? Some of the best views can be had in Manchester, which is quickly becoming to many the place to call home. One of the most popular... more

My Town

With spring upon us, warmer weather and longer days are just around the corner. That means it’s time to break out of winter hibernation and go enjoy some of the area’s many festivals. So, if you’re in or around the Richmond area, we’ve compiled a... more

ENTERTAINMENT

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

FEATURES

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

FEATURES

Sergios

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

In Search Of

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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

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