Southside Richmond

A Community Blog for Richmonders South of the James River

Popular RVA Chef Andy Howell Heads to Manchester

Well, the rumors are official. Chef Andy Howell, of Avenue 805 and more recently Cafe Rustica fame, is leaving to head across the river to Manchester. Expected to open in the late summer, Howell promises to open an Asian inspired noodle bar restaurant. With the long awaited opening of Parkside Restaurant on Forest Hill Avenue, […]

Southside Coffee Shops Get Lots of Notice on New RVA Blog

Our great friends at the newest foodie oriented blog in RVA – – have brought attention to some of Southside’s restaurants, from the wonderful neighborly favorite coffee shop Crossroads on Forest Hill to the latest addition for RVA coffee addicts, Taza Coffee N Cream. Their latest post is of the very cool and tasty Lunch Porter […]

Bill Fisher Opens New Exhibition in Manchester

I’m excited to hear that Richmond painter Bill Fisher will be presenting a new series of works this month. Bill will be showing at Russell/Projects Gallery, one of Richmond’s newest galleries and which opened with much fanfare due to the owner/curator’s esteemed background. The gallery is located in the Plant Zero art complex in Manchester. […]

Crafts Take Over Manchester

You’ve got to check out the wealth of amazing crafts at The Richmond Craft Mafia’s Handmade Holiday at Plant Zero! What: Handmade Holiday Craft Show in Richmond, Virginia that will exclusively feature the work of indie crafters and designers. Why: Buy Handmade & Shop Local this Holiday Season! Who: The Richmond Craft Mafia and some very talented indie […]