Urban Spotlight

What to Know When You Work From Home

(StatePoint) If you ever work from home or plan to, there are many things you need to consider to make sure your home office is conducive to productivity. From preventing technological snafus to dealing with the social realities of working where you live, preparing yourself for the home office experience is important:
Stay Focused
Working from home [...]


Rich History, A Hipp Future: The History and Future of the Hippodrome Theatre

Adia Shabazz

When I moved to Richmond in 2002, I remember walking the strip down 2nd Street from Tropical Soul to Croaker Spot and seeing this beautiful shell of a theatre just shy of Croaker Spot. Not being a Richmond native, I eventually learned from transplants and natives that the shell used to be the Hippodrome [...]

Virginia Credit Union

Virginia Credit Union Offers Summer Money Camps

The Virginia Credit Union will partner with the Henrico County and Richmond City Public Libraries to offer Teen Money Camps this summer. Each camp is free of charge and designed to help high school students learn how to make the most out of their money.
Camps will be held July 8-12 at the Richmond Public Library [...]

Great Wolf Lodge

This Father’s Day Ask Dad to Plan the Next Trip

Great Wolf Lodge

Families are always looking for their next great vacation. And with recent studies showing that dads are more involved in the family vacation planning than before, Father’s Day is the perfect time to spend time with dad and let him determine the next destination.
Many families are opting to take shorter trips to save [...]

C Henry Johnson

‘Determination and an Attitude of Gratitude’ Meet C. Henry Johnson, innovator, entrepreneur and Richmond business owner

By Joanna Ernst
Marked by uncertain economic times, the plight of the small business owner has been an ongoing problem. In many U.S. cities, the toll of a long-term recession has rendered small companies helpless against such choppy waters. The larger corporations, meanwhile, take the reigns and realize their longevity. This leaves the local businesses underwater [...]

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