Welcome spring with the new April issue. With a look at Virginia’s top news teams, and guides to both steeplechase and Virginia’s Garden Week, Virginia Living celebrates the new season. Read about the plight of the S.S. United States liner—the pride of Norfolk’s shipbuilding industry. Discover new varieties of iris, and keep time with David Wiley, maestro of Roanoke’s symphony orchestra. From the beauty of Blandfield plantation to Easter egg dying tips and preppy spring fashions, this issue is a sure cure for spring fever.