66 / The Arc of Loving
On the eve of the release of the major motion picture “Loving,” a lawyer for the Lovings recalls that the soft-spoken, but felonious interracial couple’s only wish was to raise their family together in Caroline County. By Joan Tupponce
72 / The Bar Guide
Richmond's bars are where we celebrate, convene and spend some of our most memorable nights. In our first bar guide, we point out some of the best cocktails, wine bars and tap selections, plus help you make the most of your hangover and keep an eye on trends.
84 / Richmond Elections
On Nov. 8, Richmonders will usher in a new era of leadership at a moment when the city seems to be experiencing a renaissance in spite of its politicians. Here’s the lowdown on candidates and issues in the mayor, City Council and School Board races. By Mark Robinson
21 / Richmonder of the Month The remaking of Monroe Park
26 / Environment City Council takes up the controversial Reedy Creek project.
30 / My Take The difficulty of going home to Farmville. By Kristen Green
32 / News Henrico’s sheriff vs. state Sen. Donald McEachin in the 4th Congressional District.
34 / Flashback A risqué window painting prompts then-prosecutor Joe Morrissey to go after 1708 Gallery. By Harry Kollatz Jr.
184 / … And Another Thing Car-buying nirvana? By Janet Giampietro
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
37 / Datebook Scott’s Addition goes up in lights, films with world flair at UR, a gospel variety show and more
40 / Q&A Being bad never sounded so good. Catch up with one of the hottest boy bands of the ‘90s ahead of its tour stop in town.
42 / Spotlight Meet the SoCal-bred writer whose book landed her VCU’s 2016 Cabell First Novelist Award.
46 / Profile A $1.5 million grant ups the VMFA’s art conservation game.
51 / Style Upscale gear for a late fall mountain trip
54 / Shop Talk Making the most of Tiny Space in Church Hill
56 / Excursions Family friendly entertainment and recreational activity options abound in Boone, North Carolina.
60 / Health A Richmond couple gives back to Sportable with a fundraiser wedding reception.
64 / Picture This A celebration of artisans at the RVA MakerFest and an evening out at the Jazzin’ N Jeans Affair.
169 / Review Liberty Public House
171 / Quick Take Pop’s Market on Grace
172 / 5 Faves Bread for the holiday masses
174 / Around Town Pucker up for sour beers; Neighborhood Roundup Varina
176 / Quick Take The Pig & Pearl
178 / Ingredient Chestnuts roasting — and boiling, sautéing and stuffing
179 / Best Bites The banana pudding you’ve always dreamed of, and more
180 / Food Stuffs Talking heritage-breed turkey for your table By Stephanie Breijo
GUIDES TO GO
101 / The Carytown Guide turns 15.
104 / The community work of Lex’s owner, Lisa McSherry
110 / Spa services that will melt away that holiday stress
118 / Map and Directory
133 / What’s new … Gilt and Ash, and Bluemercury, open and other happenings.
138 / A multimillion-dollar fundraising drive is underway to pay for a new facility for the Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services.
142 / The knitting club Gifts From the Heart crafts caps for newborns and other handmade items for people in need.
149 / Where to shop, eat and play
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