5 Things: Movies, plays, moms, trains, and aliens

When the dishes are washed, you may proceed with your weekend.


Richmond during the Civil War: Thanksgiving

Did you know that a woman named Sarah, a president named Abe, and events that transpired over 200 years after the first Thanksgiving feast helped establish the holiday we now celebrate?


Planning for (recovering from) Thanksgiving: food and family

What to do with yourself, your family, and your feelings of sleepiness slash boredom.

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The house of Gingerbread Stout: The whens and hows of Hardywood’s holiday favorite

Hardywood’s sought-after holiday milk stout has been copied many times since it was first released in 2011. Small distribution changes this year may have made it seem less exclusive, but really it’s just as special as it ever was—a 9.7% jewel among brews.


Richmond Stache Bash featuring Hardywood Lipbräu and Sturgeon City

Mustaches and IPAs a natural pairing.


Yard sale and beer drinking at one easy location

Beer will help loosen your wallet and the can be a good or bad thing depending on much you want that stuffed armadillo.

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Go for a stroll, come home with art

Not only will there be arts and crafts to buy but Slideways will be there and you can give the gift of little burgers and fries to your belly.

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5 Things for Families: Adult children, English nannies, turkey parades, ruby slippers, and…raking?

One more weekend before the holidays get going like gang-busters! Better get in on the relatively mellow (but positively delightful) haps while you can.

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Public Art Master Plan community meeting tonight!

You know when a thing happens and everyone’s like “WELL, NOBODY ASKED ME!” This is one of those opportunities for you to be asked and have your answer be heard re: public art in our city!


Comicon at RIR to feature Counselor Deanna Troi, Zach The Black Ranger, Back to the Future creator and more

Comicon is a whole lot more than a place to get a comic book.