Dear Neighbor: The Trendy Trinkets of Church Hill

By Rebecca Fisher “People first, then restaurants, then retail.”  Kristy Cotter was talking about the revitalization of Church Hill, which has gone from a rundown area synonymous with urban decay to one of Richmond’s trendiest neighborhoods.   First came the urban pioneers, mostly white and well-educated, who bought stately old Victorian homes in disrepair, fixed them Read more about Dear Neighbor: The Trendy Trinkets of Church Hill[…]

Where Liberty Found Its Voice

By Rebecca Fisher “Give me Liberty or Give me Death!” Those iconic words, proclaimed by Virginia colonist Patrick Henry, ring true today in Church Hill just as they did in 1775, when Henry himself addressed a crowd that consisted of  George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other important figures of the American Revolution , with that Read more about Where Liberty Found Its Voice[…]