RVA Mag #22 Fall 2015 – hits the streets today!

by | Oct 29, 2015 | COMMUNITY

It’s getting colder out there, Fall is in full swing with leaves changing, crazy Halloween antics going on including RVA Mag’s own Halloweek

It’s getting colder out there, Fall is in full swing with leaves changing, crazy Halloween antics going on including RVA Mag’s own Halloweek
events, girls breaking out their scarves, leggings,and UGG boots and of course, the pumpkin spice lattes and autumn-inspired brews are taking over the city.

And in the midst of all that craziness, the hard working folks over here at RVA Magazine managed to release our new glossy Fall 2015 magazine with tons of content for you to pour over as you sip your pumpkin-spice-whip-chai-mocha frap what have you.

We are still coming off the high of our 10th anniversary, but we haven’t let up with interviews, exlusives, photos and much more for your reading pleasure.

First off, let’s credit the amazingly talented artist and illustrator James Callahan of Barf Comics for designing the cover art of this issue.

Inside, we talk to local pro skateboarder Trent Hazelwood on the RVA skate scene, leaving his job to go live his passion and how he’s been successful.

London graffiti artist D*Face discusses his street art journey and his views on the progressive mural movement.

A sneak peek into major events that you should have been checking out including the annual GWAR-B-Q, the highy anticiated UCI Bike Race, the annual Richmond Folk Festival and hanging out with the one, the only, Lauryn Hill at the Richmond Jazz Festival.

We catch up with RVA rock band Hot Dolphin, local producer Ant the Symbol, and provide a rundown of some new and hot tunage you should be listening to.

Our RVA On TAP section has quite a few tasty things brewing including Lakeside’s homebrew supply store Original Gravity’s new Brewpub, Final Gravity, Hardywood’s pint runneths over with fall brews such as Farmhouse Pumpkin Ale, their Trickery Imperial Milk Stout release on Halloween, and of course the holiday brew Gingerbread Stout that RVA goes bonkers over. Legend Brewing is continuing their “Urban Legend Series” with “The Bleeding Nun”, a spicy Oatmeal stout. Finally, Castleburg Brewery throws its hat into the craft beer ring in Scotts Addition. Read more on that here. Finally, we check with Jeremy Wirtes and Adam Worcester, owners of Triple Crossing brewery.

And this issue wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t acknowledge the outstanding and incredible murals that have popped up around the city, the muralists behind them that poured their heart and soul into the pieces and everyone that made Richmond Mural Project 2015 possible this summer.

Check out the issue below, or pick up our free mag at many of your favorite local retailers, breweries and small businesses. On stands today!And a big shoutout to bioride! Check their new fall tours out including brewery, winery and oyster tours!

Amy David

Amy David

Amy David was the Web Editor for RVAMag.com from May 2015 until September 2018. She covered craft beer, food, music, art and more. She's been a journalist since 2010 and attended Radford University. She enjoys dogs, beer, tacos, and Bob's Burgers references.




more in community

A Guide to The Perfect Goth Date in Richmond

For those who dare to embrace the darker side of love, writer Lauren Vincelli unveils an array of gothic date spots across the city in time for Valentine's Day. From eerie matinees at Dracula ballets to sultry nights filled with sugar baby shopping sprees and...

Rent Control Measures Fail to Progress in Legislative Session

Anti Rent Gouging Bills to Cap Rent Increases Don’t Advance This Session State lawmakers did not advance legislation this session that aimed to slow rising rent prices, although affordable housing remains a big concern for constituents.  Two proposed bills would have...

Gun Laws Hogg the Limelight

Correction: In an email from the communication director for the Virginia Attorney General said that, “Ceasefire Virginia and all of its' marketing, including the TV ads, is being paid for with criminal asset forfeiture funds - no tax dollars are being spent.” In a...

Richmond Comedian Patrick Logan Will Make You Laugh

Hello readers! In today's edition, we're diving back into the world of Richmond comedy and chatting with Patrick Logan, the host of "Another Round of Comedy" at Another Round Bar and Grill in Richmond, Virginia. Patrick is a rising star in the local comedy scene, and...

New Amphitheater Threatens Riverfront’s Environment

Original post made on July 17, 2022 by Scott Burger of Oregon Hill News and reposted here with permission. For updated information on the Richmond Riverfront Amphitheater, we wrote about it HERE and HERE When I moved to Richmond in the early nineties, it was a much...

Pin It on Pinterest