Until recently, prevailing flood waters made restoration of this historic district difficult. The completion of a multi-million dollar flood wall has spurred dramatic redevelopment of this charming... more
John from Atlanta and I'm looking for the 4 ladys that gave me a ride to my hotel Friday at closing time 12/15/06. Please email me at email@example.com
Don't count on any help from the club finding a... more
After Friday Cheers (see "TGIF" tip) join the young cowd and head to the basement of the Tabocco Company. The line forms quickly, and there is an expectation of nice dress, Khakis and a Polo, or... more
The Byrd Theatre in Carytown was built in the 1920s. The movie house still has its original red velvet drapes, crystal chandelier and an organ that rises out of the stage. The only bummer is that the... more
Tiki Bob's is probably the nicest night club in downtown Richmond. On Wednesday nights, David and I along with a few other friends go down here to hang out and dance with some of the VCU locals. This... more
Emilio's is a very good restaurant as mentioned in the restaurant tip, but it a night spot in its own right. They have a nightclub every night at 10:30pm to 2am. Every night is different with jazz,... more
The Carpenter Center is a place where you go to a play or some fancy classical concert. Sometimes they have really GOOD entertainment. One time, I went to see (columnist, author and comedian) Lewis... more
This club thinks that it brings a piece of New York's Lower East Side to Richmond. Actually it's just a kinda dirty looking club filled with chunkers dancing in cages and high school... more
Siné is a big Irish Pub located right in the heart of Richmond's Shockoe Slip area. They have Irish beer, live music, and lots of people. They also have a good menu (better than the menu at most Irish... more
The Tap House Grill is the informal pub area of the Richbrau Brewing Company restaurant in historic Shockoe Slip. Fridays features live music by Gypsy Roots which features the sounds of the Quintette... more
The building's name drew criticism because it looks almost exactly like a Moslem temple. In the 1990s, it had to change its name to the Landmark Theater after much controversy. It was built in the... more
The Dance Space is a friendly and inviting place to dance! Every Saturday (except the rare 5th Saturday) is a swing dance. DJs play tunes to do lindy hop, east coast swing, charleston, balboa, and... more
Looking for a sleazy man that smells like rotten vinegar and fish? Searching for that somebody who will attack you on the dance floor? bring your hoochie mama outfit and guys bring your... more
I have been here three times, hoping to have a positive experience. On our last visit, I waited nearly 20 minutes for our waitress. There were only 4 tables occupied. I had to go to the bar to get our... more
After writing up my excellent adventures around the world, I am finally writing up Richmond. This page encompasses not only the city of Richmond, but some surrounding areas including Highland Springs...
Richmond was the first city I visited during my second U.S. trip. My friend Nat Atkins, also known as b1bob, invited me to his hometown and gave me a great tour of the place.
I found Richmond to be a...