Thrill of the Hunt

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

Business 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



Attractive window coverings, like these blinds available from MannKidwell, add decorative touches while allowing you to direct and control the light. Photo courtesy of MannKidwell.

As new life springs up outside, your rooms inside may seem dull and old. Their comfort carried you through the winter, but now you’re ready to usher in the new season with a new look. Here are six suggestions from the experts for rejuvenating your... more



All Fired Up at Commonwealth Center. Photo by Bridget Hazel Photography.

The link between creativity and better mental and physical health is well established by research,” reports columnist Amanda Enayati on “Creating helps make people happier, less anxious, more resilient and better equipped to problem... more

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Photo by Rick Bancroft

Whether you’re a Hokie, Spider, Wahoo or other pigskin fan, football season likely has you filled with spirit and ready to cheer on your team. Athletes focus on their game, while fans prepare for the ever-important tailgate parties. For many fans... more


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