Interview

When the time came for Jennifer Causey to work on the follow-up to her book, “Brooklyn Makers,” she took the opportunity to reconnect with her roots in the South. The result became “Southern Makers,” an impressive compilation of 25 photo essays about and interviews with craftspeople throughout the South. “Southern Makers” covers a diverse group, […]

Interview

Owning the best home stereo system in your circle of friends deserves bragging rights. If this superlative is something you’re going for, we suggest contacting Tim Stinson. What sounds fine to the common person when listening to music through an average home stereo probably sounds like nails on chalkboard for Tim. He has a sharp […]

Food/Drink

Any sommelier worth their weight in Cabernet Sauvignon will tell you that the secret to a successful food and wine pairing is striking a balance: allowing the flavors in both food and wine to amplify each other while ensuring that nothing gets overshadowed or masked. Subjective tastes can be tricky to navigate, so achieving the […]

Interview

Terms such as “smartphone” and “wearable technology” have managed to casually slip into the modern lexicon. With what seems like hundreds of products boasting new technological advances released every year, the rate has been both staggering and overwhelming. Still, despite what may be on the horizon, we see no indication that the classic wristwatch will […]

Music

Natalie Prass may not be a household name yet, but in our opinion, she should be. Don’t just take our word for it, as her recently released self-titled debut album, Natalie Prass, has picked up a chorus of positive nods, including a “Best New Music” distinction from Pitchfork Media. Natalie is a native of Virginia, […]

Food/Drink

For over half a decade, a handful of chefs have propelled Richmond’s culinary reaches at an incredible pace. Our city, formerly known for its dives and old haunts has transformed into an unexpected culinary destination. It’s been a thrill to watch it all unfold. As a result, the community celebrating and following the latest developments […]

Food/Drink

Whiskey. It’s bold, complex, and a drink with many nuances. Whether bourbon or rye, whiskey is our drink of choice when bellied up to the bar for a cocktail or taking a few sips on the rocks at home. We recently caught up with James Kohler, friend and Beverage Director at Saison restaurant, for some […]

Wild Card

“Ultimately, what we’re doing in pool is trying to bring order to chaos.” This is Jim Gottier’s philosophy on the sport. Along with his wife, Andrea, Jim is the co-owner of Greenleaf’s Pool Room, a new billiards hall in downtown Richmond, VA. Jim has played pool for nearly five decades after being introduced to the […]

Style

At the beginning of last week, I noticed a few photographs from Pitti Uomo 87 trickle through on Instagram. Despite a few rumblings here and there, this season’s trade show felt much quieter when compared to the coverage from past years. Perhaps a return to form and a re-shift in focus is taking place. Let’s […]

Wild Card

Marion “Moose” Herring is a practicing orthopedic surgeon. He’s also a husband and a father. And there’s another known side of Marion: he’s an Ironman triathlete and a competitive long distance runner, and an excellent one at that. Marion won both the Watauga Lake and Giant Acorn Sprint triathlons a few years ago, was the […]

Wild Card

The tradition of setting New Year’s resolutions is an important one. They serve as a road map for the year ahead, letting you plan where you want to be and what you should accomplish within the next 12 months to get there. Even if you don’t achieve them all, resolutions force you to think about […]

Style

When it comes to shopping, some of you may follow my method of subscribing to a handful of emails from retailers and brands, keeping up with new product releases from time-to-time, and engaging in the occasional impulse buy. I don’t shop all the time, but I cast a wide net. I know what I like […]