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  • Loyal to Local: Capital Ale House

    Loyal to Local: Capital Ale House

    Who isn’t looking for that perfect place to call their home away from home? Well, you’re in luck! Such a place exists at Capital Ale House

     
     
  • Here’s Looking at You, Richmond

    Here’s Looking at You, Richmond

    What’s there to love about Richmond? Well, it's a million little things that, when added all up, mean we’re supposed to be together...

    Here are a few of those million little things that feel like home in Richmond.

     
  • Things to Do Near You

    Things to Do Near You

    Now that the sun is finally shinning, and you’ve binged all the latest shows on Netflix, grab some friends and checkout these events near you.

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Who isn’t looking for that perfect place to call their home away from home? Well, you’re in luck! Such a place exists at Capital Ale House

 

February 20 / Loyal to Local

What’s there to love about Richmond? Well, it's a million little things that, when added all up, mean we’re supposed to be together...

Here are a few of those million little things that feel like home in Richmond.

February 08 / Why Local

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Now that the sun is finally shinning, and you’ve binged all the latest shows on Netflix, grab some friends and checkout these events near you.

January 25 / Local Experience

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Forget the bread, milk, and eggs - prepare for the snow by grabbing the essentials at these great local RVA places.

January 05 / Local Stories

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After all the gifts have been opened, all the eggnog has been drunk, and all the parties partied at, it’s time to recover. Here are a few local places where you can relax and recoup before New Years.

December 26 / Local Gifts

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As fun as a good holiday party can be… here are a few great excuses for skipping out on those dreaded holiday parties.

December 20 / Local Gifts

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‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Here are a few of our fav local places where you’re sure to get holiday party ready.

December 16 / Local Gifts

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Richmond is full of great places to show off your fanciest pants. Here are a few of our picks for places to wear those superior trousers.

December 13 / Local Gifts

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Don’t know about you, but about this time, a drink is exactly what the doctor ordered.

December 11 / Local Gifts

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Tis’ the season to bring treats everywhere you go. Bring more to the table by buying and supporting local.

December 05 / Local Gifts

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QUICK. Don’t panic. We’ve got a list of great local restaurants where you’ll still look like a hero.

November 27 / Local Gifts

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Here are some shops, sure to produce some nostalgia, and help you find the perfect gifts for the kiddos.

November 27 / Local Gifts

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Are you fretting over finding the perfect gift for that particularly "hard-to-buy-for" person on your list? Fret no more!

November 27 / Local Gifts

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Whether the gent in your life is more of an outdoorsman or more of a sharp dresser, the perfect gift can be found locally. When you shop at these local stores, you’re not only finding a great gift, but you’re also supporting the RVA community.

November 18 / Local Gifts

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We’re excited to share Think. Shop. Buy. Local’s fresh and modern look.

November 18 / Local Stories

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When you choose to shop locally, you're making an investment into your community, you're supporting your friends and neighbors, and you're finding a truly unique gift. We'd say, that's the kind of gift that keeps on giving.

November 18 / Local Gifts

We're Loyal to Local because our local businesses are woven into the community.

When you enter into Shockoe Atelier, it’s clear that this place is interwoven with the Richmond community.

November 18 / Loyal to Local

We're Loyal to Local because our local businesses are a "reel" treasure.

Talk about a long-standing local business, the Byrd Theatre opened during the roaring 20's (picture Great Gatsby time) and has had a standing-ovation ever since.

September 15 / Loyal to Local

We're Loyal to Local because our local businesses embrace community. 

Velma Johnson, aka the one and only Mama J, grew up cooking with her grandmother. Now her restaurant is a food destination in Richmond.

September 15 / Loyal to Local

Congratulations to Kathleen and the Urban Farmhouse Cafe team!
We are so excited to celebrate the newest Urban Farmhouse Cafe in Rocketts Landing, 4821 Old Main St, Richmond, VA 23231.

August 23 / Local Experience

We're Loyal to Local because our local businesses are meaningful. 

Ashley Hawkins has created Studio Two Three, a shared space where local artists can come together to make [art] work. In the studio, they can build their careers, collaborate, craft artwork, contribute to RVA's creative culture, and build the economy. 

 

August 18 / Loyal to Local

Did you know that over 90% of the vendors at the Richmond Jazz Festival are local businesses? 

The Richmond Jazz Festival is the premier musical event on the east coast, featuring some of the most talented and iconic artists of the time.

August 11 / Local Experience

We’re loyal to local because our local businesses are passionate. 

Masters of blending traditional and modern, these barbers are dedicated to their trade, their neighborhood, other RVA business owners, their customers—and let’s not forget their beloved “office dog,” Dolores. (Be sure to catch a funny moment at 01:57) 

July 20 / Loyal to Local

We're Loyal to Local because our local businesses are dedicated to building the community. 

June 23 / Loyal to Local