Tagged: Virginia

A talk with the curators of Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection Of Style

A talk with the curators of Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection Of Style

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Drink This: Blue Bee Cider

Drink This: Blue Bee Cider

We trekked over to Blue Bee Cider in Richmond to learn a bit more about the drink that founded America.

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Vintage Cycling Jerseys

Vintage Cycling Jerseys

This weekend, our home town of Richmond welcomes the Union Cycliste Internationale’s annual Road World Championships. As excitement builds around the race, we stopped in at our favorite local bike shop, Carytown Bikes, to speak with cyclist and vintage kit collector David Hunter the history of cycling jerseys.  

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The Grayson Highlands

The Grayson Highlands

There’s a certain kind of magic in the Grayson Highlands. Not the magic of wizards and broomsticks, but the kind of magic that makes the summer days of childhood seem so sumptuously long. We paid a visit to the Highlands for a long weekend of problem solving and pony watching.

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I definitely learned a lot.

I definitely learned a lot.

Amardeep S. has a new collection of photos out from across an improbable mix of locations: Arizona, Austria, Italy, Portland, San Francisco, Slovenia, Vancouver Island and Virginia. And one in New York. 

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Studio Visit: Storefront for Community Design

Studio Visit: Storefront for Community Design

This summer, Storefront for Community Design is hosting Neighbors, a landmark meeting of architects and collaborative design professionals from around North America working to better their communities. We visited their Richmond studio this week in the lead up to the conference.

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Brutal Beauty: Lake Anne Plaza

Brutal Beauty: Lake Anne Plaza

Let’s say brutalism is an acquired taste, yes? That most reviled of architectural traditions, synonymous with communist tower blocks, impenetrable government fortresses and 1970s public works, has never done much to endear itself to a general populace who prefers pretty, light, flashy or whimsical. Brutalism is serious, stern. But it’s not called brutalism because it’s […]

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Twelve Views of Virginia

Twelve Views of Virginia

To the wider world, Virginia is something of an enigma. The place might conjure images of colonialism, government bureaucracy or perhaps I-95 traffic, but compared to most any state from bayou Louisiana to flat Iowa to woodsy Oregon, Virginia is harder to pin down. It is officially Southern, but it’s a world away from the […]

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Human Being Journal 5 Launch Party

Human Being Journal 5 Launch Party

Last Wednesday we launched Human Being Journal 5, and on Friday we welcomed it to the world with a launch party at Sediment Arts’ space in downtown Richmond. In honour of its very first Japanese edition, we served up a couple kegs of Kirin Ichiban and Nippon sweets to a soundtrack of J-Pop delight. Also on display were […]

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Virginia’s Best Day Hikes

Virginia’s Best Day Hikes

Besides calling the beautiful state of Virginia our home, we’re constantly amazed at what you can see in a day. From our home base of Richmond, VA, you can drive one hour west to the Blue Ridge Mountains (part of America’s oldest mountain range), or two hours east to the Atlantic Ocean. Just two hours […]

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