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Ice Cream

Charm School Social Club Has Been Named Best Ice Cream Shop In VA!

Congratulations to Charm School Social Club! They have been named the Best Ice Cream Shop In Virginia by USA Today! USA Today selected the best shops in all states based on Yelp reviews. Charm School Social Club opened up on Broad Street in 2016 and a second shop that will focus on soft serve ice...
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Water Gun

VIDEO: Two Guys Challenge Random People On The Street To Water Gun Fights

Last week was HOT af. Two guys from RVA walked around the city challenging random people they met on the street to water gun fights! Some people weren't about it but they did manage to get some people to participate! It looked like a lot of fun! The video now has more than 2 million views! The...
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Find Out How You Can Go Ice Skating For FREE This Weekend!

Look, it's gonna be a hot one this weekend in RVA. In the 5 minutes it took me to walk from my house to my car today I thought I was going to die because the heat was so oppressive. Like, going to the pool to keep cool this weekend probably won't work out so well. The IS another option though. Two...
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It's Going To Be Crazy Hot This Week So Bring Your Pets INSIDE!

It's that time of year again when the heat index just SOARS. This weekend it's going to be SUPER hot (like in the 100s) so PLEASE bring your pets inside to cool off! A heat advisory has been issued through Sunday and any dogs that are reported as being tied outside during the heat advisory can be...
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There's A New Restaurant That Sells Milkshakes and Waffles In RVA

This is exciting! Brewer's Waffles (sister restaurant to Brewer's Cafe) has finally opened in Manchester! The restaurant specializes in milkshakes and waffles! There is also an art gallery attached to the shop so they can host all kinds of events there! Owners Ajay "A.J." Brewer and James Harris...
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7/11

It's 7/11 Day! Here's a TBT To When A Couple Got Married At a Richmond 7/11 in 1996

Today is 7/11 Day so here is a 7/11 throwback story from 1996! In December of 1996 Myrtle Bond married her long-lost love Owen “Jack” Tate at a 7/11 in the Museum District (you know, the one near Bandito's!) The couple had dated briefly in the 1980s but broke up and lost touch with one another. In...
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mini Golf

A New Restaurant and Bar With Indoor Mini Golf Is Opening Downtown!

My biggest problem with Putt-Putt has always been their lack of alcohol... Coming soon to downtown RVA is Hotel Greene - a restaurant and bar with indoor mini golf! Located at 508 E. Franklin St., the new space is set to open in late July. It is spearheaded by the same folks that opened Greenleaf's...
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Pizza

The Owners of Belmont Pizza Are Opening A New Restaurant In Shockoe Bottom!

I don't know about you, but I love Belmont Pizza! I used to live around the corner from them and let me tell ya, it was the BEST for a hangover. Anyway, the owners of Belmont Pizza have announced that they are opening another restaurant in Shockoe Bottom! It's called Carmela's and is named after...
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Your Guide to Fireworks and Fun in Richmond Metro

Happy Fourth of July from XL102! Be safe and enjoy some of the city's and surrounding area's events. Some of these events last all weekend long, so be sure to check them out! INDEPENDENCE DAY DUELING FIREWORKS CELEBRATION | The Diamond ROCKETTS RED GLARE | Rockett's Landing DOGWOOD DELL FOURTH OF...
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Happy Hour

Your Definitive RVA Happy Hour List

It's officially July which means the new hapy hour advertising law has gone into effect! Below you will find a list of some of the best happy hour specials in the Richmond area! (And please, DRINK RESPONSIBLY.) The Fan District 821 Cafe (825 W. Cary St.): $4.50 all drafts, wine, mimosas, and rail...
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