Friday, August 23, 2019

Rich Life

Ship-shape swing dance rocks the Red Oak Victory

Swing dance rocks the Red Oak Victory

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment clambered up the gangplank of the Red Oak Victory on Saturday night, and experienced a tune-filled trip back to Richmond’s glory years of the 1940s. Folks in vintage fashions...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

Watch ‘Das Boot’ on, well, das boot

What better way to watch the German film "Das Boot" -- German for "The Boat" -- than while on board the SS Red Oak Victory. A special screening of the director's cut of the 1981...

Farm field trip enriches Richmond Kindergarteners

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment recently set aside its focus on our fair city for a farming foray that won’t soon be forgotten. The first year attending Richmond’s Mira Vista Elementary School has had...

Kids get creative at Richmond Art Center’s Spring Family Day

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment always enjoys dropping by the Richmond Art Center (RAC) on Barrett Avenue, particularly when the vital venue is hosting one of their free family fiestas. That was the case...
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San Pablo’s Cinco de Mayo fest draws big crowd

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the grounds of San Pablo’s St. Paul Church on Saturday, and was quickly caught up in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo.  The big festival there drew...

Richmond’s New Soul Cafe is friendly and flavorful

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the recently opened New Soul Cafe on Wednesday and discovered a casual and compelling eatery focused on tasty Southern flavors. The cozy new café at 1305 Carlson...

New NIAD exhibits include Disney element

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ segment dropped by the always-intriguing NIAD art center on Friday, and discovered a gamut of special new exhibits that include an interesting Walt Disney angle. The visit was also made...

Spring Party at Annie’s Annuals welcomes the season

By Zach Chouteau The ‘rich life’ segment dropped by Richmond’s Annie’s Annuals nursery this past weekend for a Spring Party that took full advantage of the balmy weather. In addition to the fabulous flowers and...

Mira Vista hosts cultural celebration

By Zach Chouteau The ‘rich life’ segment savored a cultural potluck and celebration at Mira Vista Elementary on Wednesday, March 28 that reveled in cuisine, attire and live performances from all over the world—and from...

One-of-a-kind Richmond baking company celebrates fifth year

By Zach Chouteau We recently caught up with a Richmonder hailing the fifth-year hallmark of her baked-goods company, which was a dream come true—literally. You see, Rosa Robinson was inspired to open her Sweet Dreams Bake...

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St. David School has Pre-K openings, tours offered

St. David School in Richmond is welcoming applicants for openings in its Pre-K program, ages 3-5. The Pre-K, located at 5613 Garvin Ave., around the...