India K’Raja

Henrico County’s first Indian restaurant, locally owned and operated by the Sappal family, opened its doors in 1995. Since then the food lovers in Richmond, Virginia have developed a considerable appreciation for classic Indian cuisine beyond curry and voted us the best Indian restaurant time and time again. Our passion for serving healthy delicious food in an authentic ambiance has enriched the Indian food culture in Read more […]

Irie Vibes Jamaican Restaurant

  Irie Vibes Jamaican Restaurant is a new authentic Jamaican restaurant owned and operated by a local husband and wife team.  We offer a variety of original Jamaican dishes and experience that everyone can enjoy.  All dishes are prepared with coconut oil and all recipes are homemade.  Each dish has a completely different flavor that is sure to please.  We offer dine-in, takeout, delivery and catering.  Read more […]

Run 2 Rebuild Richmond 5k to help fund home repairs for low-income homeowners

River Road United Methodist Church will host its seventh Run 2 Rebuild Richmond Saturday, Sept. 22. to benefit Rebuilding Together Richmond, a nonprofit that unites volunteers to repair the homes of low-income homeowners. The event will be accompanied by a 5K run/walk, one-mile “Fun Run” and [Re]Fair. “We are excited to partner with River Road United Methodist Church for the […]

Expanded GRTC routes, hours in Henrico begin Sunday

A significant expansion of GRTC transit service in Henrico County will take effect Sept. 16. The county’s Board of Supervisors earlier this year voted to spend $1.2 million to expand routes and hours of service within the county to make more destinations available to riders. The county purchases bus service from GRTC annually. Among the GRTC enhancements to Henrico service […]

Pages of history

Virginia Newspaper Project chronicles defunct state publications

Errol Somay is a North Carolina man who has studied Virginia’s journalistic past for the last 25 years. “The challenge about newspapers is that they’re here today and gone tomorrow,” said Somay, who spoke at a Sept. 5 event at Libbie Mill Library entitled ‘On the Record: An Evening with the Virginia Newspaper Project.’ “Yesterday’s news is just that: yesterday’s […]

Popular Henrico Mexican restaurant/club closes; owner plans new location

Feelings of nostalgia, perplexity and sadness filled the air at a popular Henrico Mexican restaurant and club earlier this month. El Gran Tucanazo at 6922 Staples Mill Road officially closed its doors Sept. 2 after eight years in business at the location. The decision to close came at a time when Tucan essentially was reaching its peak, with sold out […]

Henrico Master Gardeners to hold Pollinator Plant Festival on Sept. 22

Henrico County Master Gardeners will present the Pollinator Plant Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22 to highlight the importance of birds, bees, butterflies and other pollinators and to explain the plants that will attract them to a garden. The festival will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Short Pump Park, 3329 Pump Road. Henrico Master Gardeners will answer […]

Weekend Top 10

SEPT 14 The Henrico Theatre Company will open its 40th season with the musical “Always… Patsy Cline” Sept. 14-30 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. This tribute to the legendary country singer is based on a true story about Cline’s longtime friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger. It includes Cline’s hits such as “Crazy,” “I […]