Night lights

Volunteers help Lewis Ginter come to ‘light’ for the holidays

Bob Lincoln volunteers year-round at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. But you won’t find him outside among the plants. Instead, he makes his home every Tuesday and Thursday morning in a basement beneath the garden’s Kelly Education Center, working on Lewis Ginter’s annual Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights. “All the smartest volunteers are in the basement because they are the only […]

Toy time!

Volunteers got together in Short Pump Nov. 4 for a box-making party to support Mason’s Toy Box, which collects and distributes toys to children served by hospitals and hospitality houses. The decorated toy boxes will be placed at supportive businesses throughout the region, where the community can donate new, unwrapped toys for pediatric patients to be delivered in December. Mason’s […]

Gas plants on Henrico’s border

Dear Editor, Henrico residents, especially those living in the eastern part of the county, should know that two gas plants, including one that would be the largest in the state of Virginia, have been proposed for the Roxbury Road corridor in Charles City County, about 4 miles from the Henrico County line. Both plants, C4GT and Chickahominy Power station, would […]

St. Joseph’s Villa receives $1.25M grant to address homelessness

St. Joseph’s Villa in northern Henrico is one of 32 nonprofits nationwide to receive a grant from the Day 1 Families Fund to expand the fight against homelessness. St. Joseph’s Villa will receive a one-time, $1.25 million grant from the group. We are exceedingly honored and grateful to be entrusted with this transformational grant, which will impact thousands of our […]

Poke Sushi Bowl to open second Henrico location

Poke Sushi Bowl is planning its third Richmond-area location – and second in Henrico – in the Near West End. The Virginia chain, which offers Hawaiian-inspired poke options featuring a variety of seafood choices, recently leased a 1,400-square-foot space at 6992 Forest Avenue, in Wilton Square at Reynolds Crossing. Poke Sushi Bowl already has a location in Short Pump (at […]