January 1, 2010

Richmond? Richmond!

Our low opinion of Richmond -- based on a rainy trip and a snowy visit -- turned 180 degrees this week.

We started with the Design Sponge city guide for Richmond (they have many other great guides) and got ourselves to a great vegan lunch spot, some superb art galleries and a few cool shops.

I could see us living in Richmond.

Among our adventures I probably most enjoyed Page Bond Gallery (some favorites: images 1 and 9). A close second was our lunch at Ipanema.

Like Cleveland and Pittsburgh and Detroit, the city has its share of industrial might and blight, which I like, and its specialty shops are special.

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Blogger Erin said...

That cafe looks delicious.
Glad you guys had a great trip.

January 1, 2010 at 10:16 PM 
Blogger Chase said...

Love those D*S city guides. It's how I found stuff for Baltimore.

January 2, 2010 at 12:45 AM 
Blogger JHitts said...

I'm disappointed that there's no DS guide to St. Louis, because those look very useful.

January 3, 2010 at 10:02 AM 

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