Stories tagged: "things to do"


The LOVEwork at Black Dog Salvage was created in the business' custom fabrication shop. The L incorporates a mix of industrial elements and musical instruments. The O uses two industrial spools painted in the colors of the rainbow. The V is made of reclaimed hand hewn pine beams. The E is fabricated from German stainless steel brewery piping.

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8 Romantic Places to Go in Virginia on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up! Given the slogan that “Virginia is for Lovers,” Virginians should know how to do Valentine’s Day right. Instead of celebrating the day with your loved one by taking the traditional dinner and movie route, try visiting one of the many romantic places Virginia has to offer.

5 Unique Date Ideas in Richmond for Valentine’s Day

Even if you have a romantic dinner at home or go out for a meal, you can still find unique things to do instead of heading to the movies afterward. Some of the most fun and romantic things you can do with your partner on Valentine’s day allow you to step outside your usual routine and create lasting memories. Here are five unique date ideas in Richmond for Valentine’s Day. 

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9 Virginia Festivals Happening in February 

If you’re looking for a fun reason to get out of your house for a weekend in February, consider attending one of these nine festivals happening in Virginia this month. 

8 Photogenic Virginia Murals to Take Your Picture With

If you’re looking to have your photo taken in front of a captivating work of public art, visit one of these eight murals throughout Virginia. They range from straightforward representations of local history to depictions of abstract societal concepts.

10 Architectural Marvels to Marvel at in Virginia 

Some of Virginia’s more unique structures are breathtaking, while others are simply odd looking. To find out what architectural marvels are near you, check out these 10 structures.

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Treat Yourself at One of These 6 Top-Rated Virginia Spas

Visit one of these top-rated Virginia spas to show yourself a little love any time throughout the year. 

Martin Luther King Jr., gives his "I Have a Dream" speech to a crowd before the Lincoln Memorial during the Freedom March in Washington, DC, on August 28, 1963. The widely quoted speech became one of his most famous.
Looking For Something to Do On MLK Day? Check Out These 6 Service Opportunities in Virginia

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve your community on this year’s National Day of Service? The holiday is a great way to get out in your community and take an active role as a citizen. Here are some region-specific ways to get out there and get involved, because it’s “A Day On, Not a Day Off!”