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It’s Hip To Be Richmondmom

When I first met Kate Hall three or four years ago, I already knew we had a lot in common. As the founders of two local publications (myself with Downtown Short Pump and Kate with RichmondMom.com), we clicked and became friends almost instantly. Over the years, we ended up partnering on a number of projects, […]

The Boathouse Promises to ‘Reinvent Tradition’ at Casa del Barco

Renowned for its spectacular waterside views, an award-winning wine list and a delectable menu, dining at The Boathouse is more than just dinner– it’s an experience. The Boathouse CEO Kevin Healy continues with this concept for his latest Richmond restaurant brand, but this time, with a cultural twist. Opened in January 2013, Casa del Barco […]
Zoë Romano is aiming to be the first person to ever run the Tour de France in 2013.

Richmond Runner Takes on Tour de France to Raise Money for World Pediatric Project

  She’s running to raise money for World Pediatric Project, a Richmond-based international non-profit that provides medical care and preventative health services to children in Central America and the Eastern Caribbean. The 25-year-old amateur runner will set out on her 9-week journey in Nice on May 18 and log 30 – 35 miles every day […]
Carena Ives at her restaurant’s new building on Richmond’s southside.

Restaurateur bets big on Midlothian corridor, doubles business 6 months later

Carena Ives held her breath and hoped for the best when she elected to temporarily close her restaurant, Carena’s Jamaican Grille, for renovations. The gamble appears to have paid off.  Six months later, she has doubled her business and continues to rally behind the larger renaissance taking place along the Midlothian Turnpike corridor. Read “Corridor Seeks to Recapture […]

Richmond startup helps homeowners get organized, reduce energy footprint

New Richmond start up “SEElogix” helps homeowners manage their homes in the cloud. Whether it’s stashed in the kitchen drawer or neatly organized in the filing cabinet, homeownership comes with paperwork. Richmonders Helen Reed and Mike Wade have teamed up to create SEElogix, a cloud-based service that’s revolutionizing the way homeowners manage information about their […]
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