Archive for August, 2010

Jazz Festival at Maymont Attracts Thousands

Monday, August 16th, 2010

The inaugural Richmond Jazz Festival, titled Jazz at Maymont, on Saturday August 14 and Sunday August 15 was such a success that it exceeded expectations.  Thousands attended the two-day event on the grounds of Maymont, where jazz greats like Chaka Khan, Chuck Magione, and Boney James, performed on two stages – along with some regionally acclaimed jazz musicians. (more…)

Tiffany Exhibition Closes at VMFA

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

That’s right! The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ special exhibition titled “Tiffany: Color and Light” has closed. But, did you know that many of the lamps and other decorative arts pieces are part of the permanent collections of the VMFA. (more…)

Caribbean and Latin Seafood Comes to Oregon Hill

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Pescados China Street is now open in Oregon Hill serving lunch and dinner.  Dinner service begins at 4:30 Monday through Saturday. Pescados China Street, to differentiate this new neighborhood dining spot from its Midlothian counterpart, serves a vibrant mix of Caribbean and Latin flavors in a bevy of seafood choices. (more…)

How To Spend 48 Hours in Historic Richmond

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Reuters has published their recommendations for things to do and see in Richmond during a weekend 48-hour trip!  The article is packed with suggestions, even where to stay and where to dine. (more…)

Bed and Breakfasts offer FREE night for Veteran’s Day

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Bed and breakfasts and inns across the United States are offering free rooms on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in observance of Veteran’s Day (November 11th) to honor servicemen and women.  This program was started by the West Virginia B&B Association in 2009 and has expanded in 2010 to include 35 states, a Canadian province, and more than 200 inns. (more…)