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PHOTOS: A much more humble Short Pump in 1995

It’s almost difficult to cobble together a point of reference to what’s here now with all of the development that’s taken place in two decades’ time.

Ironclad Coffee Roasters presents “An Old-Time Richmond Evening” Thursday night

Take a trip back in time with a historical talk, live music, and more.

VHS to host third annual “Created Equal” film series June 2nd

The film examines the forty-year war on drugs in the United States and its far-reaching implications.

The sobering, sad story of the Irish in Richmond

Not to bum you out or anything, but Grant Martin’s piece from last year about the fate of the Irish in Richmond was enthralling. Refresh your memory for St. Patrick’s Day.

VHS hosting lecture on Werowocomoco site in Gloucester Tuesday evening

The program begins at 5:30 PM.

Join The Valentine to discuss historic preservation Tuesday night

The panel discussion is part of an ongoing series on revitalizing and reimagining our city.

Civil War: A New Year’s Day “feast”

150 years ago, the holidays were a deluge of rain and mud. Sound familiar? Oh well, at least we won’t have New Years stuck in the trenches of Petersburg.

VHS hosting lecture on life, culture of Cherokee tribe Thursday afternoon

The talk, entitled “The Cherokee Diaspora: A History of Migration, Survival, and Pride,” will give insight into the culture of one of the nation’s largest Native American tribes.

Virginia Historical Society takes fans behind the scenes of Virginia college hoops, football

Two tours this weekend will give fans behind-the-scenes access to the museum as they explore the history of sports in the Commonwealth.

Before Carytown Bicycle

I recommend diving down the Library of Virginia rabbit hole.