Sturgill Simpson

photo by Rego Sterchi

Sturgill Simpson, 'Turtles' and Richmond

Sturgill Simpson, who’s coming to the Altria Theater on Sunday with Old Crow Medicine Show, may not know he has something in common with Richmond. There's a chance the story that inspired his hit "Turtles All the Way Down" could have originated here. more »

May 2, 2015 2:35 PM Arts & Culture

Women Build for Habitat

From May 2 to 9 some 65 local women will build and rehab homes during Women Build Week for Metropolitan Richmond Habitat for Humanity. more »

May 1, 2015 2:00 PM R•Home Blog

Tazza Kitchen's gluten-free orange almond cake with salted caramel gelato

Photo courtesy of Derek Bennion / Tazza Kitchen

Pizza Tried to Kill Me: Baked Goods, Part 2

Let them eat gluten-free cake. more »

May 1, 2015 12:00 PM News & Trends

Joe Lencioni

All Things Go

Sufjan Stevens can dazzle you with his sense of arrangement, attention to small details and unexpected detours. Catch him Wednesday, May 6, at the Altria Theater. more »

Apr 30, 2015 5:09 PM Datebook

Stella's Grocery

Photo by Stephanie Breijo

Richmond Food News: Week of April 27-May1

Welcome to Food News and welcome to its new Thursday time slot! We hope you're ready to eat for a good cause, slurp down some juleps and celebrate openings, anniversaries and more. (We certainly are.) more »

Apr 30, 2015 2:00 PM Richmag Food

Byars found this chest at West End Antiques Mall. It is the perfect size to provide storage in the home's entry. The lamp came from Susan's Selections. Byars spray painted it white with gold-leaf accents. The shade is from At Home.

Jessica Ronky Haddad photo

Budget Decorating Ideas

More details from first-time homeowner and decorator Ashley Byar's home. more »

Apr 30, 2015 1:50 PM Home Improvement & Decor

From left to right: Brothers Shreyas and Tejas Muthusamy, their father, Muthusamy Jeevanantham, and mother, Srilatha Santhanagopalan, in the family’s Henrico County home.

Photo by Jay Paul


As 12-year-old Henrico student Tejas Muthusamy prepares for a second straight trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, his parents stress that the experience has taught him about a lot more than spelling. more »

Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM NEWS & FEATURES

The Carolina Gold Rice Bowl with slow-poached egg, pickled oyster mushrooms , house-made gochujang and toasted benne | Photo by Sarah Walor

The Carolina Gold Rice Bowl with slow-poached egg, pickled oyster mushrooms , house-made gochujang and toasted benne | Photo by Sarah Walor

It’s the Time of the Season

Artful cocktails and a creative menu shine at Saison more »

Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM Restaurant Reviews

Rayvon Owen Performs with 'American Idol' Top 5

Rayvon Owen, now in the Top 5 of "American Idol" finalists, takes a breather from the whirlwind of prepping for tonight’s show to look back on the past month. “I kind of do well under pressure I guess,” he says. more »

Apr 29, 2015 3:09 PM Seen & Heard

Dana Bedden took the reins of Richmond Public Schools on  Jan. 13, 2014.

photo by Ash Daniel

Bedden: Investing in Schools Best Way to Cure City’s Ills

As major budget decisions loom for the city’s leadership, Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Dana Bedden made his case Tuesday night for greater investment in public education in his first formal "State of the Schools" address. more »

Apr 29, 2015 10:44 AM The Current

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