Category: Culture

RVA’s Historical St. John’s Church

RVA’s Historical St. John’s Church

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 […]

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 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

The pedestrian bridge at Belle Isle is a fun place to spend some time exploring RVA. Just like a lot of places around RVA, parking can be somewhat tricky. There are only about 50 spots to park right there on Brown’s Island near the water. We ventured […]