Archive for “Style”
Every day, unless it rains, Richard C. Burriesci walks the streets of Church Hill looking for Steven Spielberg. Burriesci, 57, wears a pinstriped suit. He carries an attache case. Inside it is a copy of his screenplay, “Ontario Rose.” [...] Instead he’s relying on fate — and the sign in his East Clay Street front [...]
Our neighborhood bbq joint scored 2nd for “Best BBQ” in Style Weekly’s city-wide reader-polled Best of Richmond 2011.
Style profiles food delivery service Quickness RVA: Its list of restaurants includes Alamo BBQ, Fresca on Addison, Lamplighter Roasting Co., Little Mexico, Strange Matter and Nate’s Taco Truck Stop. Customers place their orders with the restaurant by phone or online for delivery within a designated radius. [...] Alamo BBQ added a new dish, the Texas [...]
Style Weekly’s Word & Image gets the story of Fairfield Court’s Beverly Avent and her holiday decorations: I lived here for 20 years. I know the rules. I used to just put lights up for Christmas, but then my grandbabies started making their own decorations. And I put them up myself. Some inspector from the [...]
The 2010 Style Top 40 Under 40 gives props to a handful of folks with connections to the East End: Armstrong teacher Amanda Davis-Holloway, Camp Diva founder Angela W. Patton, Blue Sky Fund’s Lawson Wijesooriya, and East End Fellowship co-pastor Corey Widmer.
Mike Dulin writes about the Eric Yevak show at the Schindler Gallery for Style: There is an age to Yevak’s paintings. The markings and appearance reveal a history of struggle and toil like the face of a boxer or the hands of a farmer. His use of resin envelops the canvas in a hazed patina. [...]
Scott Bass has put together a fantastic profile of Ben Campbell (of Richmond Hill) in this week’s Style.
Style profiles the Schindler Gallery as part of their Fall Arts Preview: Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the longest-running art gallery in Richmond originated with Kirsten’s artist parents, Anne and Ralph Gray, who began showing their work and that of friends at a studio on North First Street. In those days, it was simply called the [...]
Style Weekly gets the word from Renard Harris Jr., co-owner of Sandra’s Soul Food at Mosby & Fairmount: We get people from Washington, N.C., all over the place who have heard about it. It’s very rare to find a homemade burger that is made from scratch by hand. You always get the frozen patties or [...]
The Lost Soldiers in this week’s Style Weekly looks into the possibility of black Confederates buried in Oakwood: It was late May 2002, says Davis, a Hampton-based independent historian, when she showed up at the administrative offices for Richmond’s cemeteries, then managed by a woman named Patricia Taylor. Davis, who is black, was researching the [...]
Style Weekly this week gives the cover to the need for a grocery store at 25th and Nine Mile: The effort to bring a grocery store to 25th and Nine Mile offers a case study in inner-city redevelopment: In the economically distressed corridor, retail development offers perhaps the greatest opportunity for revival. Low-barrier grocery jobs [...]
The Style 2010 Power List, cut down to 50 this year, is out today and includes both 70th District Virginia House of Delegates Representative and former 7th District CCity Council representative Delores McQuinn and 16th District Virginia Senate Representative Henry Marsh.