Thursday, September 19, 2019

Rich Life

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...
Richmond’s escape room venue offers unique challenges

Richmond’s escape room venue offers unique challenges

By Zach Chouteau While the ‘Rich Life’ segment usually aims to uncover cool local venues to escape to, we thought we’d shake things up this time by sharing a Richmond spot you can actually escape...
Richmond offers eventful slate of holiday fun

Richmond offers eventful slate of holiday fun

By Zach Chouteau With December upon us, it’s time to plot out your holiday season plans. Richmond has a gamut of festive doings of all kinds, and we’ve put together a holiday sampler of lively...
Vincent Park a waterfront gem in Richmond

Vincent Park a waterfront gem

By Zach Chouteau Every Richmond resident has their own special favorite slice of local waterfront. For this reporter, it’s without a doubt Barbara & Jay Vincent Park at the end of Marina Bay Parkway. It’s not...
Richmond Farmers Market offers taste of the unexpected

Richmond Farmers Market offers taste of the unexpected

By Zach Chouteau In our latest Rich Life segment, we dropped by the Richmond Farmers Market last week and was reminded of just what makes the offbeat offering a local treasure. You’ll find a wealth of...
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Red Oak Victory Pancake Breakfast doesn’t fall flat

By Zach Chouteau The ‘Rich Life’ has come to appreciate the SS Red Oak Victory more with every passing visit, and experiencing their Pancake Breakfast offering recently was a truly unique way to start the...

New neighborhood fest readies for July debut

By Zach Chouteau The East Richmond Heights neighborhood is gearing up for a brand-new street festival that it plans to make into a yearly celebration, enlivened by the countless artists and musicians who call the...
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Artist Spotlight: Minnie Phan inspires young minds at the RAC

By Zach Chouteau With a gamut of creative summer programs about to blast off at the Richmond Art Center (RAC), the Rich Life thought it would be cool to check in with one of the...
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Annie’s Annuals hosts magical Mother’s Day

by Zach Chouteau When it comes to the familiar pairing of moms and fantastic flowers, few do it better than Annie’s Annual’s, which hosted a very popular edition of its annual Mother’s Day celebration on...
Give pizza a chance! We tried Richmond’s newest pizzeria

Give pizza a chance! We tried Richmond’s newest pizzeria

By Zach Chouteau Our most recent ‘The Rich Life’ outing involved a taste of one of Richmond’s newest eateries, Pizza Your Way, which debuted on April 20 at 1428 Macdonald Ave. While we may not be...

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