Lotte Plaza Market enters Richmond region with Henrico store

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Lotte Plaza Market, a Korean supermarket, will take over the former Stein Mart location at the Olde Towne Shopping Center in Henrico’s Near West End. Lotte Plaza Market will occupy about half of the 91,494-square-foot center, located at 7801 West Broad Street, when it opens in its new 45,268-square-foot space in the shopping center. The market will include a food […]

Sheetz lowering gas prices through July 4

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Sheetz is lowering its gas prices through the July 4 holiday, company officials announced Monday. Effective immediately, the chain is lowering the cost of a gallon of Unleaded 88 gas to $3.99 and E85 (which contains more ethanol and is not compatible with all vehicles) to $3.49 at all of its 349 locations that sell both types of gas, through […]

Spanberger to host telephone town hall June 29

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U.S. Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-7th District) will host another telephone town hall meeting June 29 form 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to address issues facing Virginia’s families, businesses, seniors, and overall economy. The event also will be livestreamed on Spanberger’s website and congressional Facebook page. During the event, Spanberger will answer questions from Virginians about her work and will give […]

Business in brief – June 27, 2022

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced that LEED Green Associate Michelle J. Dinkins has joined its Commercial Property Services Group as a senior portfolio manager. Dinkins has 19 years of commercial real estate experience, and recently relocated to Metro Richmond from Maryland. She will be handling a commercial building portfolio of primarily office property types. *** Cushman & Wakefield […]

Never Give Up Day in Petersburg

The City Of Petersburg Proclaims Never Give Up Day The city of Petersburg joins community members celebrating Never Give Up Day and proclaims August 18, 2022, as Never Give Up Day in its jurisdiction. Never Give Up Day is a global celebration day focused on cultivating a mindset of determination. The day encourages awareness-raising activities, (sports)events, run for charity, workshops Read more […]

Summer Magic Hour Tours at Shirley

Spend a summer evening with an after-hours guided tour of Shirley’s first-floor interiors! Then, enjoy a beer or a glass of wine and light hors d’oeuvres on the riverside portico as the sun begins to set on the James River. A second beer or glass of wine can be purchased during your visit if interested. For individuals who will not Read more […]

Independence Day at Shirley

Celebrate July 4th weekend at Shirley on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm with the exit gate closing at 5:00 pm! Take a self-guided tour of Shirley’s grounds and 18th-century outbuildings, take a guided tour of the home’s first floor, or a micro tour focusing on the Revolutionary War! Guided tours of the home’s first floor Read more […]

Henrico Senior Summer Fun Party

The Henrico County Advocate for the Aging will host the Henrico Senior Summer Fun Party for Henrico residents aged 60 and older on Wednesday, July 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hunton Community Center, 11690 Old Washington Highway in Glen Allen. Enjoy cookout-style food, live performances, raffle prizes and a summer-themed plant craft. This event will be hosted Read more […]

Savvy Senior: Is skin cancer hereditary?

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Dear Savvy Senior, Is skin cancer hereditary? My 63-year-old brother died of melanoma last year, and I’m wondering if I’m at higher risk. Younger Sister Dear Younger, While long-term sun exposure and sunburns are the biggest risk factors for melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – having a sibling or parent with melanoma does indeed increase your risk, […]

Movies Under the Stars at West Broad Village

West Broad Village will host “Movies Under the Stars” featuring classic family-friendly films on Fridays in July. Each movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Enjoy VIP premier seating when you show a receipt from West Broad Village restaurants or stores (first-come, first-served). For details, visit Movie Lineup July 8 – Mary Read more […]