Right Around the River Blog

Wine: A Part of the Workweek Routine

Post Date: 11-04-2010

The minute I get home from work I don't waste any time starting on the "workweek" to-do list ? going through the mail, walking the dog, preparing dinner, getting ready for the next day. However, this Wednesday, the microwave dinner just was not going to cut it. I wanted a little fun (and good food) to help get me through the rest of the week. One place came to mind? The Boathouse Restaurant at Rocketts Landing.

Rethinking My Halloween Costume

Post Date: 10-27-2010

It all started a few weeks ago when I stopped to ask a neighbor advice on what Halloween costume I should pick for the neighborhood party at Rocketts Landing. "I could dress up as something simple, like a ghost," I mentioned. "No one goes as a ghost anymore."

Ready to Run with Rocketts

Post Date: 10-03-2010

After participating last year, I have to say that this race is unlike any others in Richmond. The course alone is truly unique - winding through historic neighborhoods and cobblestone streets over steep hills (Powhatan, Potomac and Libby Hills) along the city's scenic riverfront - and, the after-race party is one of the best in town with great refreshments, live music and a unique, alternative health fair.

Breakfast within a Day's Drive of Rocketts Landing

Post Date: 09-26-2010

As I got deeper into my search, I was reminded that Virginia is a state full of so much natural, cultural and historical diversity. On one end, you have mountains, and on the other, you have beaches and ocean. It was hard to decide in which direction I should go.

A Richmond Safari

Post Date: 09-14-2010

Often I stroll along the Rocketts Landing Marina enjoying the wonderful views of Richmond's downtown skyline and the beauty of the James River, but I am the first to admit that I rarely think of, or appreciate, the unique wildlife and individual natural eco-communities existing within this same environment along the river. This past week, I decided it was time to take advantage of the beautiful outdoor opportunities around me. It was time to explore.With a little research and suggestions from...

A Fun Farewell to Summer

Post Date: 09-07-2010

This past Labor Day weekend marked the end of the pool season, and for many, it also signaled the end of summer. To take advantage of the long holiday weekend and the last few days of summer sun, I decided to pull out my beach bag, sunscreen and bathing suit cover-up and head to one of Rocketts great amenities, the riverfront pool and pool house.I was excited to see so many Rocketts friends and familiar faces relaxing by the pool, sharing drinks and reminiscing about this summer’s pool partie...