84 / The Hammer Falls
The last days of Pleasants Hardware’s flagship store, where customers were friends and colleagues were family By Mark Robinson
(Photo by Jay Paul)
Richmonder Jerry Givens carried out the executions of 62 men on Virginia’s death row — and then he changed his mind about the death penalty. By Dale Brumfield
96 / Top Doctors
(Photo by Frederick Turko, styling by Elliott Shaffner)
See which physicians are recommended by their peers in an array of medical specialties. We also recognize a nurse and a doctor who are noted for a lost art of sorts in medicine, a great bedside manner.
165 / News and happenings
170 / Carytown: The global melting pot.
(Photo by Brooke Marsh)
176 / Need Supply Co. gains ground in Japan
“Tokyo is the fashion capital of the world,” Need Supply Co. CEO Chris Bossola says, “and they do retail like no one else.” (Photo courtesy Need Supply Co.)
182 / Map and listings
32 / Richmonder of the Month Celebrating the glorious day 90 years ago when Maymont opened to the public
32 / Development The path to Monroe Park's long-delayed, controversial renovation
34 / Media A local podcast plumbs the private and personal selves of its guests.
36 / Small Talk Consulting the astrological signs in tax season
40 / Sunday Story Latinos in Richmond. Yes. We’re here. By Tina Griego
Photos by Michael K. Lease
44 / News Richmond International Raceway marks its 70th year.
48 / Flashback As we enter campaign season with all its promise (and pandering) let us pause to remember a true populist maverick. By Harry Kollatz Jr.
(Photo courtesy: Richmond Times-Dispatch Collection, The Valentine)
240 / … And Another Thing Can one epic public art project rid RVA of all its demons? By Janet Giampietro
Arts & Entertainment
54 / Spotlight The RVA Street Art Festival comes to Manchester.
(Photo by: Brooke Marsh)
56 / Q&A The Richmond Ballet’s Lauren Fagone retires on a dramatic note.
62 / Profile Artist Bernard Martin explores the story surrounding Van Gogh’s death.
67 / Style A metalhead take on home décor.
70 / Shop Talk Lola Pepper’s dreamy boutique
72 / Excursions Appalachian culture in Tennessee’s Pigeon Forge
Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Courtesy Wilderness Wildlife Week
76 / Health Essential oils are Maven Made.
Maven Made creators Emily Kittrell (left) and Bethany Frazier. (Photo by Monica Escamilla)
80 / Picture This Celebrating Richmond’s dining scene at the Elbys
224 / Review Vagabond
Chipotle fig-roasted duck breast with a granola crunch and basil purée (photo by Chet Strange)
225 / Quick Take Ta Fanocho
226 / Ingredient Saddle up for masala mushrooms.
228 / Opinion Richmond’s beer business is booming, but have we come too far, too fast?
Illustration by Bob Scott
230 / Profile Three career servers dish on what they wish we’d know.
Photo by Jay Paul
232 / Best Bites The perfect dish to welcome spring, plus other great culinary finds.
233 / Neighborhood Roundup Head east to Fulton and Rocketts Landing.
234 / 5 Faves Wondering what to do with that tax refund? Put it on the plate.
236 / Food Stuffs Leave it all up to the chef with tasting menus. By Stephanie Breijo
Lehja's seared scallops over yellow crab curry. Photo by Stephanie Breijo.
Richmond magazine's DINE, Spring/Summer 2016
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