Loupassi seeks recount in 68th House District race

Virginia Republican Delegate Manoli Loupassi, who represents the 68th District (including several Henrico precincts), has requested a recount in his race with Democrat Dawn Adams, who won the Nov. 7 election by 336 votes. Loupassi previously conceded the race twice but yesterday filed a recount request in Richmond Circuit Court. Loupassi, an attorney, has held the seat since 2008. His […]

CACGA announces winter/spring class schedule

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen has opened registration for its winter and spring classes. Classes cover topics including culinary arts, fiber arts, visual and performance arts, among many others. CACGA keeps class sizes small, with generally no more than 15 students. New offerings include Folkloric Belly Dancing, Mixed Media Collage and Watercolor, as well as a travel photography […]

Virginia State Parks seeks Virginia artisans

The Virginia State Parks system is looking for new Virginia artists and artisans to feature in the Natural Bridge State Park Artisan Center. Entries will be juried Jan. 17 and Jan. 18. Artists must set up their work on their assigned day between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. and remove it the same day between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. […]

‘Santa Paws’ to visit Regency Square Dec. 3

Regency Square Mall will extend Santa’s hours Sunday, Dec. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a “Santa Paws” event.  All canines and felines and their owners can experience a private evening with Santa. Visits are free, and photo packages are available, ranging in price from $25-$50. Pet owners should meet at Entrance One under the south parking deck. […]

Capital Ale House owner named Retail Merchants Association ‘Retailer of the Year’

One of the founders and partners of Capital Ale House today was named the Retail Merchants Association’s 51st Distinguished Retailer of the Year during a ceremony at The Westin Richmond. Chris Holder was honored for the “substantial community involvement and continual growth” of Capital Ale House during its nearly 15-year existence. During a video presentation at the event, Holder attributed […]

Virginia ABC to offer Van Winkle series products through online lottery

Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 6, Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will distribute several bourbons from the popular Van Winkle series through an online lottery. Virginia ABC customers will have the opportunity to enter to win the chance to purchase a four-bottle Van Winkle Collection package, including the Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 Year, Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 […]