June 2013 Issue


Get in gear for the June 2013 issue, featuring our 10 favorite cycling destinations in Virginia, a guide to old-fashioned soda fountains around the state and the fried fabulousness of frites. We meet veteran judge of the Westminster dog show Karen Wilson, U.S. women’s soccer star Ali Krieger, Chilhowie chef Marcus Blackstone and we ask Vince Gilligan about the finale of “Breaking Bad.” Also inside: We warn you of the impending raccoon and stinkbug takeovers, limn 400 years of ferry service in the Old Dominion, take a culinary tour of Croatia’s Istrian peninsula, find out how Mark and Barbara Wheless created a world-class garden in Afton, take a tour of Vintage Ridge winery and much more.

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Four centuries of ferry service in the Old Dominion. more

Feb 3, 2015 8:45 AM Culture

Keswick’s historic Castle Hill was once home to a famous penwoman who held everyone she met in her thrall. Today, that legacy has been revived for a new generation. more

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Roanoke’s Center in the Square gets a facelift. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:52 AM Travel


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Get mellow in the mountains at FloydFest 2013. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:49 AM Culture


Garth Newel

The Garth Newel Music Center is a haven of springs and strings. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:39 AM Culture 1 Comments

The stink bug has moved in, and it’s in no hurry to leave. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:28 AM Travel

480 miles of extreme mountain biking. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:23 AM Travel


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Virginia setters rule at national shooting dog championship. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:17 AM Travel

Virginia ABC stores move mash in record numbers. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:11 AM Travel

A new beehive grant program supports honeybee helpers. more

Jun 10, 2013 10:06 AM Travel

The Second Annual Chef’s Dinner to benefit The Virginia Treatment Center for Children drew 115 supporters to Portico Restaurant in Richmond. The February 10 event raised $92,000 to support a new facility, programs and research. more

Jun 10, 2013 9:43 AM Party Pics

More than 650 guests attended Feast of the Elements at the Virginia Living Museum’s Ninth Annual Bacchus Wine and Food Festival on February 8. The event raised $62,500 to support science education and animal care at the museum. more

Jun 10, 2013 9:39 AM Culture

On February 7, 160 guests attended the 4th Annual Northern Virginia Dining in the Dark at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. The event raised nearly $150,000 for research into the prevention, treatment and cure of blindness. more

Jun 10, 2013 9:32 AM Party Pics

On January 16, 183 supporters attended the First Freedom Awards event at the Richmond Marriott, raising $55,000 for the center’s programs. more

Jun 10, 2013 9:27 AM Culture

On March 19, the Armed Services YMCA celebrated military medical personnel and their families at the seventh annual Angels on the Battlefield Gala. 300 attended the event, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in D.C. more

Jun 10, 2013 9:18 AM Party Pics

The historic Jefferson Hotel was the site for the Unwrap the Cure gala on March 2. The event, which hosted more than 400 attendees, raised $662,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. more

Jun 10, 2013 9:12 AM Party Pics

May 20, 2012 • Historic Mankin Mansion, Richmond more

Jun 10, 2013 8:57 AM Weddings


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December 8, 2012 • Trinity United Methodist Church, Richmond more

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September 10, 2012 • Khimaira Farm, Luray more

Jun 10, 2013 8:31 AM Weddings


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A couple realizes their dream of building a vineyard, and a home, far from the madding crowd. more

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