People often think that all writing is the same, whether it’s a blog, an article, or a book. And while the elements are certainly similar, the long form of a book is different from anything else. That’s mainly because the writer has to sustain the reader’s attention for a much longer period of time. I learned this and more after co-writing the book Two Versions: The Other Side of Fame and Family with Bill Hudson.
Jackson Wards’s dynamic mix of local entertainers — from young performers to seasoned players, local vocalists, dancers and ensembles — wow the crowds.
Ejay Rin’s menu is inspired by the Far East, and born of a simple concept. It’s what we like to eat with an Asian twist to it,” explains Bill Foster, who with partner Andy Howell opened the Manchester noodle shop in July. Recognizing the universal appeal of such common dishes as noodles in broth and […]
You know the feeling — that long, tedious, and uncomfortable journey of buying or selling your favorite ride. Why do people buy used cars anyway? It’s a quicker process, it’s less money, some people like the idea of having a project to work on, so they buy car parts online to do up a used […]
Venture Forum’s ‘Greater Richmond’s Companies to Watch’ Event to Feature Wall Street Journal CEO Council Member, Christopher Fey
The November Award Ceremony to Highlight Local Entrepreneurial Innovation
With events in November signaling the launch of the Shockoe Design District, Andy Thornton is confident that downtown Richmond is ready to realize its potential as a world-class center of production, consumption and innovation. “We’re a creative community. We have great schools, great artists and crafts people. We actually do make stuff here. Why don’t […]
Featuring wines from more than 12 countries, the “Richmond International Wine Excursion” will take place on October 28-29th at Historic Tredegar (470 Tredegar Street). There will be over 60 wineries showcasing more than 300 wines from across the globe, as well as 8 to 10 restaurants and wine-related vendors,” explains Tracey Reed Leverty with Echelon […]
Tucked away, nestled between Richmond’s financial district, are cobblestone streets and alleyways that tell a story. The story of RVA-found in places like Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom-is laced with many dips and turns. However, one thing is obvious-Richmond keeps moving forward. Always. Today the story of the Shockoe neighborhood, and Richmond at large, can […]
There’s no getting around it, Richmond likes a new shiny toy. In recent months RVA has been abuzz about Google+. Hatched on June 28, 2011, many Richmonders began taking the nascent social network for a test drive on an invite-only basis. With demand quickly spiking, RVA wasted little time debating how G+ stacks up against […]