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! Β So we seized the moment […]