Collected by Brenda
Canal Walk, Richmond, VA, USA
Every year the 1708 gallery in Richmond, VA offers artists an opportunity express their work through light based performances. Each year 1708 picks a different location around the city and for a few hours on Friday night richmonders wander through...
119 N 20th St, Richmond, VA 23223, USA
The Odd Couple Shop is run by a husband-and-wife team who curate all sorts of curiosities. The shop is located in a warehouse at 202 N. 21st St., where Era Vintage stores inventory too. The Odd Couple Shop is appointment-only, but now and then...
1727 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23223, USA
Tucked away in Shockoe Bottom between the seedy night clubs and trendy restaurants, you'll find a little hole-in-the-wall called Wonderland. It's the kind of place that seems a little too insane to be true, with a decor that could be considered a...
109 Shockoe Slip, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Hidden in a cobblestone-laden cul-de-sac in Shockoe Slip, Shockoe Espresso resides next to Richmond's, if not Virginia's, most famous large advertising agency and within a block of a raucous young bar scene. Despite the whir of activity one would...
416 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
This city is a new destination for food pilgrims. At Pasture (shown above), nibble from small plates of creamy pimento cheese on Ritz crackers; at the Roosevelt, try the rutabaga gratin with peanut sauce; then pick up some Rappahannock River...
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
The Jefferson Hotel has been the gold standard for discerning visitors to Richmond (including 13 U.S. presidents) since 1895. Not content to rest on their laurels, the hotel completed a renovation in 2016, restoring its landmarked public areas and...
618 N 1st St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Want something refreshing? Sweet? Maybe a little weird? Hopefully you'll feel lucky when you order the Dealer's Choice, a sort of Mad Libs-inspired cocktail at Rogue Gentlemen. Choose two descriptive words along with the liquor of your choice, and...
1812 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
The Visual Arts Center of Richmond's True F. Luck Gallery brings in six exhibitions each year that are free and open to the public. The gallery occupies an 1,800-square-foot space at the center of a 30,000-square-foot community arts building....
1627 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
Happy houring at Heritage is a guaranteed good time because of their delicious speciality cocktails and frequently changing small plate menu. The last time I was there I ordered a Bitter About My Hot Friend ($9), which includes lunazel reposed...
116 S Addison St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
Lamplighter is a local coffee shop done right. With indoor, outdoor, and screen porch seating, a delicious menu of sandwiches, breakfasts, and creative sides, and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere, it's the perfect place to get a cup o' joe....
2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221, USA
Two-dollar second-run movies, cheap popcorn, and on weekend nights The Mighty Wurlitzer rises up from the orchestra pit to play a few songs on the organ before the feature presentation, complete with disco lighting that would make any roller rink...
200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
The VMFA is, well, something else. For a city the size of Richmond to have such an amazing art museum is kind of incredible, and for it to be free to the public is even better. In addition to the diverse permanent art collection spanning Egyptian...
Carytown, Richmond, VA 23221, USA
For visitors, Carytown, located near the downtown hotels and the Museum District, is the preferred place to shop. This several-block stretch of West Cary Street is full of independently owned shops and restaurants, as well as the historic Byrd...
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