Posts Tagged ‘Richmond Bed and Breakfast’

Green Local Taxi Comes to Richmond

Monday, June 28th, 2010

As part of our Green Lodging program, Richmond’s premier bed and breakfast is excited to offer our guests a taxi service that is fueled by bio-diesel. Being Green doesn’t mean you’ll sacrifice comfort and luxury, BioTaxi operates a Mercedes E-class sedan. We’re happy to offer our environmentally conscious guests this transportation alternative to local restaurants and sights with competitive taxi rates and a driver who is knowledgeable  about the local scene, accepts credit and debit cards, and is on call 7 days a week.  A win-win all around!

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Hydrangeas Herald Summer’s Arrival

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

The hydrangeas in the east garden of our Fan District bed and breakfast are in full bloom

East Garden's Showy Hydrangea Blooms June 2010

celebrating the arrival of June and heralding the fact that summer is right around the corner. The gardens are in their glory, (more…)

Richmond’s First Fridays Art Walk

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

The ninth season of Richmond’s First Fridays Art Walk is well under way.  In fact, there are only 3 First Fridays left in the ninth season; in September 2010 the tenth season launches. This monthly event showcases over 30 diverse small businesses, working studios, and cultural organizations that call Richmond’s downtown home.  Featuring diverse art galleries, unique boutiques, incredible dining, a spot of culture, and independent studios – First Fridays beckon art lovers to experience downtown’s nightlife.   (more…)

Richmond’s Outdoor Concert Series at Lewis Ginter and Maymont

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Groovin’ in the Garden, Richmond’s outdoor concert series at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, has an alternative location for its May concerts.

Crowds enjoying the outdoor concert series Groovin' in the Garden

The May events will take place at Maymont Park (though the May 20th concert has been cancelled) and the 2010 SCHEDULE is varied and exciting. Concerts happen rain or shine, so check the forecast and be prepared. Tickets are discounted if purchased in advance – more information here.  Enjoy live music in a beautiful garden setting: Maymont in May and  Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens for the rest of the series, including Arlo Gutherie on June 24  and Zappa on June 17.  Food and beverages will be available; and coolers are not permitted.  Tickets for A Prairie Home Companion will go on sale May 22nd.
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World Beer Festival Comes to Richmond’s Brown’s Island

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Brown’s Island is the site of June 12th’s World Beer Festival and tickets are on sale now.

Get your ticket for Richmond VA's World Beer Festival June 12 2010

The festival consists of two sessions and each requires a separate ticket. Each four-hour session includes a tasting glass for two-ounce pours and a festival program. There are two levels of admission/tickets: general admission tickets are $40 a session ($50 at the door – but only if there is available capacity); $75 VIP tickets are limited and available on-line.  VIP tickets include a World Beer Festival commemorative glass, complimentary food, and access to the VIP hospitality area where selected beers will only be available. Proceeds of this event benefit FETCH-A-CURE.  Richmond’s World Beer Festival features live music, great food, and beer from great breweries.  The two sessions are  noon to 4 PM and 6 PM to 10 PM.  Don’t miss out on this fun event – tickets are limited, so don’t wait!

If you need a bed and breakfast or inn close to downtown Richmond and Brown’s Island, to complete your weekend package check for availability now! A  weekend stay includes free off-street parking, a hearty gourmet breakfast for two each morning, and a complimentary wine and cheese hour each evening.