Laura Ratcliffe was a Fairfax City lady who helped the Confederate cause. Now the owners of her former house, Merrybrook, are working to save the historic structure from its own demise. more »
April 2010 issue
You want spring? Virginia Living's April issue brings you spring in its fullest glory, starting with the spectacular gardens at Mount Sharon in Orange County. We also visit two homes in Richmond's Church Hill that'll be open for this year's Historic Garden Week (as will the gardens at Mount Sharon). Want more? There's the Daffodil Show in Lynchburg—and asparagus statewide (with recipes). Also, see how a chic eatery in Roanoke's new Taubman Museum has lit a fire under that city's dining scene, and peek inside the expansive revamping of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Learn how bees work their sweet magic, about the challenges they face, and about what people are doing to help. All this and more in the April 2010 issue of Virginia Living.
Cynical cops hunting hard-luck losers—and, always, bloody crimes: It’s a collection of noir. more »
A go-to place for classic car collectors. more »
In the Dutch capital, a rich collection of Baroque, neoclassical and early-20th-century expressionist structures coexists almost organically with a new crop of contemporary buildings, creating what one designer calls “a good friction.” more »