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Dominion restoration schedule for Aug. 31

Dominion Power crews will be working to restore power in the following Henrico locations today:

Eastern Henrico – Charles City Road; Dan Street; Jennings at Nine Mile Road; Osborne Turnpike at Battery Hill Road and south of Battery Hill Road; Thalen Street; Harvie Road at Byron Street; Harvie Road at Howard Road; Route 5 south of Buffin Road; Osborne Turnpike; Strath Road;

Glen Allen – Virginia Center Commons at Virginia Village Drive;

Northern Henrico – Boxwood at Woodman Road; Club Road; Danley Lane; Hilliard Road; Hood Drive; Hungary Spring Road; Kent Street; Lakeside Avenue; Laurel Fork Drive; Maplewood Avenue; Moody Middle School; Shadyhurst Drive; Stoneleigh north of Dumbarton;

Highland Springs – Cedar at East Nine Mile Road; Holly Avenue; South Holly Avenue; Washington Street east of Mullins; Hillcrest Avenue;

Sandston – Challis Lane; East Union Street; Elko Road at Old Williamsburg Road;
Huntsman Place; Meadow Road; Old Williamsburg Road; Old Williamsburg Road west of Boar Swamp; Portugee Road; White Oak Place; Wilson Avenue north of Sedgewick Street

Western Henrico – Camden Drive; Coleburn at Three Chopt; Dancer Road; Debryshire Road; Dover Road; Fon Du Lac Road; Forest Avenue; Gayton Road; Gayton Road east of Andover; Landis at Three Chopt Road; Lorraine Station Road; Marroit Road; Mooreland Road; Parham Road; Parham Road north of Spalding Drive; Patterson Avenue west of Gayton; Pepper north of Patterson; Randolph Square Lane; Ridge Road; River Road; River Road east of Lower Tuckahoe; River Road west of Nomas; Rolando Drive; Santa Clara Drive; Santa Clara Drive north of Sierra; Shelley Road; Skipwith Road south of Hungary Spring Road; Skipwith Road south of Vanta; Summit Drive; Tapoan west of Three Chopt Road; Tarrytown Drive; Twinridge Lane; University Boulevard; Wistar Road; Yolanda Road


Community

Celebrating 106 years

Former Sandston resident Mildred Taylor celebrated her 106th birthday Aug. 9. Taylor, who now lives in Powhatan, is still a member of Sandston Baptist Church. She was visited the day after her birthday by several members of the church, who played for her a recording of the entire church membership singing happy birthday to her during worship. > Read more.

YMCA breaks ground for aquatic center

YMCA officials gathered last week to break ground on the new Tommy J. West Aquatic Center at the Shady Grove Family YMCA on Nuckols Road. The center, which will featured 7,600 square feet of competitive and recreational space, including water slides, play areas for children and warmer water for those with physical limitations, is the fourth phase of a $4 million expansion at the facility. West was president and CEO of Capital Interior Contractors and a founding member of the Central Virginia Region of the Virginia Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors. > Read more.

Rotary donates to ‘Bright Beginnings’

The Sandston Rotary Club recently donated $1,000 to the Sandston YMCA for its Bright Beginnings program, which helps provide children in need with school supplies for the new school year. > Read more.

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Entertainment

Journey to mediocrity

‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’ fails to capitalize on tasty concept
The Hundred-Foot Journey is a curious little Romeo and Juliet of a film. A family, forced out of their native India, begins a trek across Europe.

The family’s sole mode of transportation sputters and dies in a sleepy little French town, but the town’s food culture is high, and that’s a perfect place for a family of restaurateurs to settle down. There’s only one problem – the family’s rustic “Maison Mumbai” is right across the street (a hundred feet away, if the title didn’t clue you in) from a prestigious French bistro with a Michelin star, run with an iron fist by the dreaded Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren, pictured).

It’s here that a particular Romeo and Juliet story begins to develop, with Hassan (Manish Dayal) on the Indian side and Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon) on the French side. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


Enjoy the final days of summer with comedian Guy Torry, the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour or mystery writer Mary Miley Theobald at Twin Hickory Library. Another great way to welcome the beginning of fall is to check out the UR Spider Football season opener with man’s best friend. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

Bottoms up

Short Pump brewery offers more than just beer
I am still (happily) thinking about my entire experience at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery last week. Knowing nothing about this new brewery out of Denver, I was leery of brew-pub in the heart of Short Pump Town Center – this is not what I’d usually think of as a perfect fit, and yet, it was.

The restaurant and craft brewery opened in early June and features 10 beers made by female brewmaster Becky Hammond (pictured). This is the restaurant’s second location in Virginia; the first is in Arlington. Behind glass walls, customers watched the beer brewing in massive steel barrels. For our up-and-coming beer region, it makes sense that Short Pump would jump on board.

As I walked up to the back of the mall near the comedy club, I was taken aback by what I saw: at the top of the stairs was an overflowing restaurant with outdoor seating, large umbrellas and dangling outdoor lights. > Read more.

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