Archives: Blasts

Globehopper’s 3 year anniversary

This weekend is a celebration of coffee, culture, and community at Globehopper Coffeehouse & Lounge’s three year anniversary party. Free wifi is available as always and specials are offered all weekend. Beginning with free live jazz by Jason Jenkins from 4-6 pm on Saturday, February 26, the party continues from 6 pm until midnight with […]

Perly’s 4th annual spaghetti dinner

Perly’s (111 E. Grace Street) will hold its 4th annual Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the William Byrd Community House on Thursday, February 17 at 5:30 pm.

Sustainable food film and discussion

GlobeHopper Coffehouse and Lounge is hosting a viewing of the movie Fresh, on February 17, and the opportunity to meet some of the farmers and producers from Fall Line Farms food co-op. The coffee shop is a pick-up point for Fall Line customers in Richmond’s East End. The film celebrates the people who are re-inventing […]

Red cupcakes=love

The Lunch Porter (formerly Savor) will be selling Red Velvet cupcakes again this year. Sold in white boxes tied with a red ribbon, they’re made with orange buttercream instead of the typical cream cheese icing (which I fully support, for cream cheese belongs only on bagels, not in dessert). You can order until Friday, February […]

Ballet sneak peek (with beverage!)

The Richmond Ballet is offering a free rehearsal viewing of Giselle, in conjunction with First Fridays, on February 4, from 5pm to 6:30pm, at their space at 407 East Canal Street.

Friends of Art get-together

The VMFA Friends of Art is having a happy hour tomorrow, Thursday, January 27, from 6pm to 8:30pm in the Claiborne Robertson Room.

Ellwood’s Café Wine Dinner and this-just-in beer

Ellwood’s Cafe is hosting a monthly wine down dinner on Monday, January 31, 2011, from 6pm 8pm, featuring a three course meal with wine pairing. Tickets are $35 per person and can be reserved at Ellwood Thompson’s customer service or at Ellwood’s Café. Vegetarian and vegan substitutions can be made with one week’s notice. 1st […]

Crossroads gets ABC license

Craft beer has arrived at Crossroads Forest Hill (3600 Forest Hill Avenue). Names like Legend, Starr Hill, Blue Mountain, Corsendonk, St George, Double Bag, Smuttynose, Terrapin, Old Speckled Hen, and Duvel reflect a wide range of beer-lover favorites and local breweries.

Boka Truck: New late night hours

Starting Friday, The Boka Truck’s fusion takos will be available into the wee hours. Owner Patrick Harris has a new partnership with the Mansion Room at Fielden’s the private, after-hours club at 2033 W. Broad Street.

Holiday Farmers Market today!

This Thursday, December 23, the Winter Farmers Market will have a special holiday market from 3pm to 7pm at 4910 Forest Hill Avenue.