80 / Life on the River The life aquatic is a full-time experience for liveaboards, people who have given up houses for the pleasures (and hazards) of life on boats. You’ll find a handful of these hardy souls living the life at some marinas around the Richmond area. By Tharon Giddens
Meet the local folks who are making a life on the river (photo by Alexis Courtney).
86 / To Live and Die in Creighton Court For decades, the city steered its poorest African-American residents to dense housing projects. Now, it’s launching a massive plan to repair the damage inflicted on families in a community where good intentions aren’t enough. By Mark Robinson
Frances "Granny" Jones, 94, moved to Creighton Court in 1952 (photo by Jay Paul).
96 / Best & Worst Office holders and wannabes figure prominently in our results — apropos for this heated election year — inside and outside the city limits. Plus, we put the spotlight on some stellar customer-service experiences that readers shared through the survey.
29 / Richmonder of the Month A paean to rooftop bars
32 / Field Notes Do endorsements matter?
34/ Breakdown Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s global reach
36/ News A year in the life of Richmond hosteling
40/ Sunday Story LeRoy Henderson's historic images By Samantha Willis
46 / Flashback The mayor of “no.” By Harry Kollatz Jr.
240/ … And Another Thing Could Capital One’s coffeehouse/bank spawn more dynamic duos? By Janet Giampietro
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
49/ Datebook The Richmond Jazz Festival, Gillian Welch, M*A*S*H onstage and more
52 / Q&A Jazz innovator Herbie Hancock on his influences and what keeps his spirit vibrant
Jazz pioneer Herbie Hancock, performing at the Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont Aug. 13 (photo courtesy Herbie Hancock).
54 / Spotlight Six decades of performances at Dogwood Dell
58 / Profile Gallery owner and musician BJ Kocen’s magnum opus
63 / Style Desktop toys and gear to help you declutter the mind
66 / Shop Talk Find aquaponics apparel made in Richmond, accessorize at the Color Bar and create a masterpiece at Muse Paintbar.
68 / Excursions Going Dutch in Pennsylvania
72 / Health Two Richmond physicians are on the job at the Summer Olympics in Rio.
76/ Picture This In the swing at the Jewish Community Golf Classic
225 / Review Lucca Enoteca
227 / Quick Take Boulevard Burger & Brew
228 / Ingredient Diving deep into striped bass
230 / Profile SpoonScouts enables children with disabilities, one workshop at a time.
232 / Neighborhood Old-school charm sings in Sandston and Highland Springs.
234 / 5 Faves Summer’s calling and so is this barbecue.
235 / Best Bites Bite into this biscuit sandwich, for best results.
236/ Food Stuffs A farewell to Oriental Food Store & Gift Shop, one of Richmond’s first Asian markets By Stephanie Breijo
Belle Ann Apodaca of Forest Hill's Oriental Food Store & Gift Shop (photo by Stephanie Breijo).
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