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Richmond's Canal Walk: A Staple of its History and Future

Cinco de Mayo at Casa Del Barco[/caption] If you haven’t been down to Richmond’s Canal Walk lately, there’s a lot going on. This unique part of Richmond is chock full of history and has come alive now that we’re into the spring months. This past weekend, the Que Pasa Festival, a celebration of the food, music, and […]

It's All About The Endorphasm

Erica D. Porter, founder of Endorphasm[/caption] Okay, let’s go ahead and get the name out of the way–Endorphasm. I know what you’re thinking. The name does have to do with pleasure. More specifically, that feeling you get from endorphins after a great workout. Personal trainer Erica Porter, a fitness studio owner in Midlothian, is no […]

But First…Let Me Buy A Shelfie!

Shelfie, “the bathroom tray for safer play.”[/caption] By now, you’ve no doubt seen and heard the viral #SELFIE music video, a song that pokes fun at an entire generation’s selfie-taking obsession. Local ‘momtrepreneur’ Joy Jones, decided–perhaps quite serendipitously–to launch her new product, the Shelfie, around the same time the video came out. Shelfie is what Jones […]

Second Screens & Sochi: NBC Olympics Producer Caroline Engle

Organizer Andrea Goulet Ford watches as attendee Dorsey McFadden asks Caroline Engle a question at the RVA Content Strategy Meetup.[/caption] TV as we know it is evolving. DVRs allow us to watch shows on our own schedules, social media is driving our conversations about programming and smartphones and tablets are practically an extension of our […]

Third Annual RVA Hackathon Calls On Developers To "Make Something Awesome"

Developers collaborate on a project at the inaugural RVA Hackathon in 2012.[/caption] Richmond is a city of movers and shakers, makers and doers. From the individuals and small startups that work within the walls of our home, 804RVA, to nationally known firms like Mobelux and The Martin Agency, our city’s tech ecosphere is brimming with […]

Wedding Season is Already in Full Bloom–For Planners

Getting hitched? Be sure to pick up the 2014 edition of Virginia Bride Magazine, on newsstands now around Central Virginia.[/caption] It may be cold and snowy outside, but the spring and summer wedding season is just around the corner–and that means planning season is in full swing! If you’re tying the knot this year (or […]

Creating Waves of Online Change at Max Radio of the Carolinas

Jody O’Donnell and Mike ‘Moose’ Smith, the duo who make up ‘Moose & Jody in the Morning’ on Beach 104 WCXL-FM in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina[/caption] The Outer Banks of North Carolina might as well be my second home. Ever since I can remember, my family would take an annual vacation to Corolla or […]

Facebook Content Strategist Visits the 804RVA Wolfpack

Andrea Goulet Ford, owner of BrandVox, introduces Facebook Content Strategist Jon Colman[/caption] The 804RVA Wolfpack was treated to a special Google Hangout with Facebook Content Strategist Jon Colman last week. This special Meetup, organized by our resident content strategy guru Andrea Goulet Ford, was both informative and useful to a wide audience of communicators, from bloggers […]

Local Family Receives Priceless Holiday Gift

< ![CDATA[ Baby Hears Clearly For The First Time Back in December, Hayes and Fisk Photography launched its first-ever Instagram Challenge: #RVAHolidays. The idea was to get Richmonders to share their favorite holiday traditions on Instagram for a chance at over $500 in prizes.
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