Vision Airlines announces $29 fares to Grand Bahama Island
Vision Airlines announced today that it is offering $29 fares each-way (plus taxes & fees) to Grand Bahama Island from Richmond. The discounted fares are limited, not available on all flights and can only be booked through the company's website, http://www.visionairlines.com or by calling 1-877-FLY-A-JET (1-877-359-2538). The discount expires Nov. 2; travel must be completed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 2011.
Flights from Richmond start Nov. 4. Flights will depart RIC on Mondays and Fridays at 1:35 p.m. and arrive at Grand Bahama Island International Airport at 3:45 p.m. Return flights will depart Grand Bahama Island Mondays and Fridays at 10:25 a.m. and arrive at RIC at 12:35 p.m.
Citizen Staff Reports 12/16/2013
A decline in blood donations is typical during the winter months as people become busy with holiday activities and travel. Patient needs remain steady, however, making it important for people to visit a VBS donor site or mobile drive to give blood. > Read more.
In Varina, one of the most anticipated events of the season is approaching. The 19th Annual Big Toy Parade will return on Dec 14, offering a “homey,” small-town feel that helps elicit holiday spirit among participants and spectators alike.
The parade, which begins at 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Battlefield Ruritans and Henrico County Parks and Recreation and is held in conjunction with the James River Boat Parade. It is led by a grand marshal along Old Osborne Turnpike and ends at the Osborne Boat Landing, where hundreds of community members gather to await nightfall and the arrival of lighted boats, concluding a festive holiday celebration. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 12/03/2013
Slated to begin play in the fall of 2014, Richmond United will field U13/14, U15/16 and U17/18 U.S. Soccer Development Academy teams. The teams will train and play home games at two of the top soccer specific complexes in the nation, Ukrop Park and Striker Park. > Read more.
Estilo charms, with a stylish twist, in Henrico’s Near West End
If you're looking for something a little different from the standard, ho-hum restaurant experience, look no further than The Village shopping center. Among the recent success stories to put down roots in The Village is Estilo, created by the owners of the gastropub Toast (featured in a Feb. 21 review in the Citizen), only a few steps away.
Estilo – which translates to style – offers a taste of Peru, Chile and Bolivia, among other countries, and a menu that rotates regularly through the rest of Central and South America. > Read more.
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