Category: Culture

Exploring Hollywood Cemetery

Exploring Hollywood Cemetery

Guest Writer: Kieran Wall “My main focus is writing about historic and cultural topics around RVA. I am in the 8th grade attending the IB Program at Moody Middle School and have loved history for as long as I can remember. I enjoy reading, writing, […]

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Mexican food is my favorite. And the funny thing is, I had never tried guacamole until a few years ago. I mean how crazy is that?! Who doesn’t like guacamole?! My sister and her husband hosted a party in their new home years ago, and […]

Historic St. John’s Church in RVA

Historic St. John’s Church in RVA

Who could pass by historic St. John’s Church and not take a photo or two – or ten? It’s such a beautiful building surrounded by beautiful scenery right in the heart of RVA. A recent visit left us with lots of great photos and some […]

Historic Tuckahoe Plantation

Historic Tuckahoe Plantation

My middle schooler receives extra credit in his social studies class by either reading a historical novel and preparing a book report, or visiting a historical site and writing about his experience. We loved the idea of getting to know the history behind some fun […]

Walking the Pedestrian Bridge at Belle Isle

Walking the Pedestrian Bridge at Belle Isle

A 70 degree day in February? Okay, we’ll take it! After lunch on a sunny February day, we decided to venture out of our suburban bubble and visit this beautiful city. An incredible 70 degree day in February after all!  So we seized the moment […]