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Local Stories

From Carytown to Short Pump, Westhampton to Midlothian, the Richmond region is bursting with local retailers, handmade specialty items, and personalized gifts that add to the city’s distinct character. Charming without a doubt, these local purveyors make gift giving an art – offering boundless options that you truly won’t find anywhere else.

Our 2018 Gift Guide features unique gifts at every price point– from peanuts to diamonds, literally. Sure, you could stay home and order a gift online – but anyone can do that. A locally sourced gift shares a little bit of our treasured city with those for whom you’re shopping. 

November 16 / Local Gifts

GRTC bus routes connect with many exciting and important holiday destinations in Greater Richmond! With expanded service and hours, we serve more shopping and employment centers than ever before. We've picked some of our top bus routes below to connect you with the best holiday experiences in Henrico County, the City of Richmond and beyond!


November 21 / Local Gifts

Regency is centrally located in the heart of Richmond’s West End. The mall is anchored by the market’s flagship JCPenney and XXI Forever. Regency features a comprehensive mix of fashion and lifestyle retailers including Sephora, Charlotte Russe, Foot Locker, and Zales. Regency also features an extensive selection of local retailers, so be sure to think, shop, and buy local!

November 21 / Local Gifts

Are you looking for "unique" this Holiday Season? Find it at South River Compounding Pharmacy. In the world of medicine, we are where "East meets West," and where our expert staff can help you navigate the path to a happier, healthier lifestyle. In the world of gifts we're just as unique with our line of hand-selected gifts and decor, especially focused on holiday and seasonal selections. If you wish, to find an original gift for a special person(s), look no further than either of our two locations serving the Richmond area.


November 21 / Local Gifts

Strange's Florist is Richmond Virginia's largest family-run florist, started by Mr. G. A. Strange in 1935. They have been growing for well over 70 years to provide the best green products for the Richmond community. Check out these gift holiday decoring ideas for the those with and without green thumbs.


November 21 / Local Gifts

Stony Point Fashion Park offers a charming park-like atmosphere, beautiful fountains, and local architectural features. Visitors to the center can enjoy a dog-friendly shopping environment and find some of the most sought-after local retailers and restaurants.

November 21 / Local Gifts

The Reservoir Distillery process has broken old rules and spawned new traditions. But it all began with people. No matter a distillery's methodology, you have to choose your ingredients with extraordinary care. It's one of the reasons they chose to establish themselves in their hometown, Richmond, Virginia. Because the craftsmen, farmers, and stillmen are extraordinary themselves. 

November 21 / Local Gifts

From our fun-loving instructors and shiver-free pool to our convenient swim shop, snack shack and more, we’re confident that we can give your child the courage to make a splash. Our premier swim school in Richmond uses The Science of SwimPlay® and play-based teaching methods to help kids, infants, and toddlers develop important life skills. In addition, our curriculum is specially designed to work with busy schedules, like yours. 


November 21 / Local Gifts

Honor your friends, family, co-workers and/or loved ones than with a gift to help feed more! During the months of November and December, Feed More offers a unique way to share in the holiday spirit with Holiday Cards. Every Holiday Card purchased helps provide nutritious food to the nearly 200,000 Central Virginians who face hunger.

November 27 / Local Gifts

At Fleet Feet Richmond, you will find a welcoming environment where runners, walkers, and fitness enthusiasts of all abilities receive unparalleled service and support. Fleet Feet's Fitlosophy is to help you find the right ''FIT'' in every facet of your active lifestyle. You may think of us as a running store, but we're so much more.

Whether you walk, run, or simply need a good fitting pair of shoes, the educators at Fleet Feet Richmond will work with you to evaluate your foot’s gait and natural biomechanics to help you select a shoe that offers the best fit and function for you.

Fleet Feet Richmond is committed to enhancing and growing our local running and walking communities and offering educational resources and training opportunities to assist you in achieving your fitness goals. Each store is locally owned and operated.


November 21 / Local Gifts

Visit Janet Brown in our new location in Scotts Addition and find the perfect gift and home accent items to complete your Holiday!


November 21 / Local Gifts

For over 50 years, the Adolf family has filled the Richmond community with brilliant and beautiful jewelry. Beyond fine jewelry, however, the Adolf family is known for something far more valuable – creating lasting relationships.

Adolf Jewelers built its reputation by focusing on the people it served, the playful experiences it created, and the lasting relationships it built. While the Adolf Jewelers brand has come to an end, a new one has begun. That brand is LUSTRE. And we invite you to experience it.

LUSTRE is a new start. While you will recognize some of the faces you grew to love at Adolf Jewelers, LUSTRE is a vibrant, new shopping experience in the previous Adolf Jewelers location in the Ridge Shopping Center. Robin Adolf Salzberg and Daniel Wright, co-founders of Lustre by Adolf, invite you to come celebrate fine jewelry with us and to help define the next 50 years. 


November 21 / Local Gifts

Ladles and Linens specializes in all things cooking, baking and entertaining! You'll love our gadgets, cutlery, cookware, gifts, bar-ware, linens and more!


November 21 / Local Gifts

Few stores embody the loyal to local movement more so than Good Foods Grocery.

November 20 / Loyal to Local

Whitley's Peanut Factory has been producing the finest gourmet Virginia peanuts and confections for over 32 years. Their third retail location opened up in Richmond this year and is filled with holiday treats for everyone this gift-giving season. Stop by and find gifts for everyone on your list all while sampling their tasty products.


November 16 / Local Gifts

When you think of LaDIFF, you probably think of furniture - three floors of modern & contemporary designs to be exact. LaDIFF is more than a furniture store! All year round, but especially right now, you'll find a selection of gifts, jewelry, books, and home accessories as eclectic and interesting as the rest of the items at LaDIFF. LaDIFF's elves are pretty darn good at making suggestions (and keeping holiday secrets!), and they'll gift wrap your special purchase, too.


November 07 / Local Gifts

Crossroads Art Center has a wide selection of art for the naughty and nice on your list. We are the perfect place to find that one of a kind Secret Santa or Hostess Gift. Come in and let us make shopping fun for the Holidays.


October 30 / Local Gifts

Celebrate the holidays with the sweetest gifts in town! The Spelt Gourmet Cookie Company offers many cookie gift ideas from small to large. Give a beautiful clear tube of cookies, or a gift tin with up to 4 flavors, or a small or large gift basket of luxuriously delicious gourmet cookies. Cookies like the "Spicy Mexican Turtle," full of caramel, roasted pecans, Ceylon cinnamon and a hint of heat. If you are a coffee lover try our Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Espresso! There is a flavor for everyone and you can have delicious gourmet cookies with wonderful healthful ingredients - a terrific benefit.


October 29 / Local Gifts

One chocolate bar, eight distinct squares, each holding a unique delight, because why choose, dahling? Have it all! 

October 11 / Local Gifts

Richmond is filled with spook-tacular events for all ages this Halloween. From trick-or-treating alternatives for the tiniest of ghosts to 21+ festivities stretching through the witching hour, be sure to check out how your favorite locations are celebrating this year. 


October 18 / Local Experience

It's National Taco Day, that's something to taco 'bout!

Be sure to celebrate such a fantastic day at one of the many unique and locally-owned restaurants in town. Check out some of our favorites below.

October 04 / Local Stories

Our favorite hello and the saddest goodbye - coffee we really do love you.

Here are some coffee posts from local Richmond businesses. Also, don't forget that September 29th is National Coffee Day!


September 20 / Local Stories

Can you believe fall is already here! September 22nd is officially the first day of fall. Local businesses are celebrating with some great merchandise, deals, and more!


September 20 / Local Stories

At twelve-years-old, Jimmy Keith started working shoulder to shoulder with his father at KeithFabry. Back then, KeithFabry was a blueprint firm, and it was during those summers, working alongside his father, that Jimmy learned the ins and outs of the printing industry and how to care for customers. 



September 05 / Loyal to Local