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Stock Car Passion

Stock Car Passion

The rumbling of unbridled horsepower, the pungent smell of high-octane fuel and burning rubber, neck-snapping speeds tempered with laser-focused control. These are all key elements of late model stock car racing and the passion so many feel for it.

Great Date Escapes: Goochland Drive-In

Great Date Escapes: Goochland Drive-In

It’s not often that the operator of a drive-in theater refers to himself as chief executive dreamer. But listen to John Heidel talk about his passion for the Goochland Drive-In Theater, you’ll understand where he is coming from.

Where to Park It

Where to Park It

August 2021 With the dedication of Clinch River State Park in June, the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation added its 41st park to its system. While all of the parks offer a variety of activities, we’ve highlighted some specific attributes of these...

An Eye for Detail

An Eye for Detail

Honors mount forart contest winner By Laura Emery, Deputy Editor Whether it is in the stroke of a paintbrush on canvas, the placement of a Lego block, the movement of a chess piece or the strike of a piano key, you can be guaranteed that 8-year-old Vihaan Panjwani of...

A Garden Like No Other

A Garden Like No Other

June 2021The first emperor of Rome is in Southside Virginia. So is a 19thcentury Samurai warrior. A dozen Granada lions from Spain are about, as is a soapstone cooking vessel. An eclectic collection? That doesn’t begin to describe the treasure trove at MacCallum More...

History Hidden in the Walls

History Hidden in the Walls

May 2021History Hidden in the Walls Edwin Washington Project depicts history of rural Black education What we know about Edwin Washington is that he wanted to learn. We don’t know much else about him. But we know he longed to learn, and that is enough. In June 1867,...

At the Core of Cider’s Appeal

At the Core of Cider’s Appeal

March/April 2021 At the Core of Cider’s Appeal An old beverage is made modern — sweet or dry, or flavored with fruits, flowers and spices Apples will soon be blooming again in Virginia and, across the state, eager entrepreneurs cannot wait to pound them into...