'Monstrous Optimism' Honors Artist Kerry Talbott

“Monstrous Optimism: In Memory of Kerry Talbott,” is a special event opening at Artspace gallery on Friday (Aug. 22) to help cover medical bills that accumulated during the artist's treatment for brain cancer. more »

Aug 20, 2014 The Hat

The UCI Road World Championships is to cycling what the FIFA World Cup is to soccer. In Europe, it’s one of the biggest international sporting events. Unlike the professional Tour de France, where cyclists ride for sponsored, trade-name teams, the UCI Worlds features the top men and women racing under their countries’ flags. The influx of spectators, media and athletes will dwarf this year’s 2014 USA Cycling collegiate races held in Richmond.

Photo by Graham Watson

The Road to Richmond 2015

One year from now, cycling fans from all over the world will converge on the region for the nine-day UCI Road World Championships. Just how did Richmond attract an epic sports event with a projected attendance of 450,000? And how ready are we? more »

Aug 20, 2014 Features

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A Fair to Remember

How to maximize your time at the State Fair of Virginia more »

Aug 20, 2014 Leisure

Horchata can also be found at En Su Boca

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Oh, Horchata!

With a whole lot of sweetness and just a little grit, restaurants around Richmond have perfected this creamy Mexican drink staple. PLUS: A Horchata recipe from Tio Pablo! more »

Aug 20, 2014 Recipes

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Alligators, Banjos and Magic: A State Fair Preview

With more than 331 acres to fill at the Meadow Event Park, the State Fair of Virginia will offer 10 jam-packed days of rides, entertainment, concerts and more. The festivities start Sept. 26. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Leisure

Governor Seeks ‘Oyster Capital’ Designation

Forget Maryland’s crabs, Gov. Terry McAuliffe told a crowd of more than 100 people outside of the executive mansion Tuesday morning. “By the time I’m done as governor, it’s going to be all about Virginia oysters.” more »

Aug 19, 2014 The Current

Vrana and crew celebrate Dido's first moments in daylight.

Photo by Harry Kollatz Jr.

Verlon Vrana Built A Boat

A man builds a boat in his Boulevard apartment’s living room. It takes him just over two years. Then on a humid, overcast August late afternoon, he and a few friends lift her off the sawhorses serving as her gantry, turn her on one side and... more »

Aug 19, 2014 The Hat

Summer Citron

Citrus isn’t reserved for the kitchen this summer. The fun, bright color is showing up on coasters, chaise lounge chairs and even dog bowls as an accent piece that commands attention. more »

Aug 15, 2014 , Style

Richmond Food News: All the News You Crave for the Week of August 15, 2014

Apparently Maureen McDonnell claimed to bake homemade cookies for millionaire Jonnie Williams when he visited, and then secretly got chef Todd Schneider to do it. more »

Aug 15, 2014 Richmag Food

Race for Cameron

In memory of Cameron, David and his wife, Grace, have planned the inaugural Speak Up 5K race, to be held at 9 a.m. on Sept. 6 at the Carillion in Byrd Park. more »

Aug 14, 2014 The Current

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