70 / Eagle Eyes
Hanover County native Joe Douglas has two Super Bowl rings without having stepped on the field to play as a pro. That’s what instinct will produce. By Joan Tupponce
Joe Douglas (Photo by Matt Stanley)
74 / A Haven on the Deuce
As Richmond’s most prominent black lodge, the Eggleston Hotel was a refuge for African-American travelers. Now, a new Jackson Ward development will ensure that its legacy lives on. By Samantha Willis
Kelvin Hanson and Neverett Eggleston III at the Eggleston Plaza development site (Photo by Jay Paul)
80 / Winning Words
The poem that won the 2016 James River Writers/Richmond Magazine Shann Palmer Poetry Contest “both honors and subverts the traditional form,” says Virginia’s poet laureate, Ron Smith.
84 / The Making of a Music Town
Richmond musicians say a stronger support system is needed to lift the city’s profile. We look at the region’s developing music industry, chat with hip-hop act Divine Council and spend time in the studio with singer Natalie Prass. By Dave Cantor, Craig Belcher and Stephanie Breijo.
Avers at The Broadberry (Photo by JayPaul)
23 / Richmonder of the Month The national political spotlight shines on U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine.
26 / Follow That Story Budget casualties include a city program to help middle-schoolers who have fallen behind.
28/ Local Business The Richmond Metro Zoo’s cheetah population is booming.
32/ News Millennials seek a foothold in city politics.
36/ Sunday Story End-of-life doula helps families prepare for the inevitable. By Melissa Scott Sinclair
Death doula Shelby Kirillin chats with client Kim McGaughey. (Photo by Julianne Tripp)
40 / Flashback Before Richmond returned to electing its mayors in 2004, city managers ran the show. By Harry Kollatz Jr.
184/ … And Another Thing Home, sweet airport. By Janet Giampietro
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
43 / Datebook New works at the Richmond Ballet, the 43rd Street Festival’s sterling anniversary, RVA MakerFest, a grown-up coloring book and more
48 / Q&A Known for his iconic TV role as The Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno visits Richmond and dishes on his new projects.
46 / Spotlight Local and internationally renowned filmmakers convene at Afrikana Independent Film Festival’s inaugural multi-day event.
50 / Profile Virginia Repertory Theatre’s new artistic director steps into the spotlight.
55 / Style Bold and brash stripes are appropriate fashion choices in an in-your-face election season
58 / Shop Talk A baby bump and other momentous moments can be captured in a body casting sculpture, courtesy of a Chesterfield business.
60 / Excursions Amusements abound along the shoreline of the southernmost Great Lake, Lake Erie.
64 / Health Overcoming adversity is second nature to one Chesterfield college student
68/ Picture This On the road with Breakaway RVA
165 / Review East Coast Provisions
Panna cotta at East Coast Provisions (Photo by Alexis Courtney)
167 / Quick Take Union Table & Tap
168 / Ingredient Stop and smell the flowers, then take a bite of them.
170 / Trend Candy bars get the gourmet treatment.
172 / Profile These food tours were made for walkin’, and that’s just what you’ll do. Purveyor An herbaceous peek at Hummingbird Gardens
174 / 5 Faves Send your little ones to school with these locally made lunchbox picks. Neighborhood Roundup Food finds in Manakin-Sabot
176 / 5 Faves Snag this saag, for best results.
178 / Food Stuffs Life as a touring musician is tough. Life away from these Richmond dishes is even tougher. By Stephanie Breijo
VIRGINIA COLLEGE GUIDE
103 / UPFRONT A roundup of what’s new at Virginia colleges and universities
109 / MAKING THE GRADE Innovative programs help smooth the transition for students from two-year schools to four-year institutions.
116 / WIRED IN High-tech permeates the college experience from dorms to classrooms.
124 / Colleges and universities chart
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