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Features 8 A Housing Market of Their Own Age Targeted Communities

Departments Health 12 Keep It Moving! Exercise Trends

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Flavor 16 In Search Of... Pizza

18 Tastebudz 20 Romantic Dining 23 Happy Hour

Things To Do 24 Calendar of Events

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I’ll begin the editor’s letter with an admission — a confession — if you will. Speaking generally, I hate editor’s letters. I never read them and if I can get out of writing them, I will. I wonder if anyone actually reads them. I’d love to hear from you on this matter. Of course, if you’re one who doesn’t read them, then you won’t be able to take part in this poll, so it’s pretty skewed from the outset. It’s my personal opinion that editors, themselves, are not all that important to the final product, which you hold in your hand. You certainly don’t need me to give you a preview of what’s inside. You’re smart enough to just start flipping pages. It’s our writers, most of whom are freelancers, and our talented graphics people who really make the magazine what it is. My contribution is rather minimal. So, how about if I tell you about those talented guys in graphics. We already do a contributors page to tell you a bit about our writers, but no one ever says a word about the graphics team. It’s true that most graphics folks are a little weird in their artsy sort of way and I guess our team is no exception. However, they’re all fun to work with. So, here goes: First, our creative director, Michael Lay. As an example of the quirkiness of which I speak, Michael lists lava lamps as among his favorite things. He has many years of experience squeezed into his relatively short lifespan, beginning with a Communications degree from Virginia Tech. He’s been a writer, an editor, an artist, a graphic artist, an illustrator, a photogDancer, linoleum block print – Michael Lay rapher, a pirate, a puppet, a poet, a pawn and a king (much of that is true). To learn more about Michael and to see some examples of the wide range of his artistic talents, visit his website — MLayDesign.com. Ryan Hooley, who has about 18 years experience in the business, is also a vital part of our team. I knew that Ryan is a cartoonist, but what I did not know until recently is that as a pixel artist and animator, Ryan has done some work for Marvel Entertainment. I guess that explains why he wears a Spider Man outfit to work on casual-dress Fridays. You can see examples of Ryan’s work at instagram.com/pxlflx/. The third member of our team, Joey Wharton, does some of the layout for the magazine, but as the Batman, pixel art – Ryan Hooley youngest employee, he has been instrumental in bringing our website (RichmondNavigator.com) and our social media sites into the 21st century. Joey used to be our creative director, but he cut back on his time to start his own photography business. And wow, has he been successful, making quite a name for himself. While he does a variety of work, including wedding photography, he has become the “photographer of choice” by many local and not-so- local entertainers. You can check out his work online at JoeyWharton.com. Be sure to click on his Live Music page. He really is very talented. I can’t imagine what Joey will acThao and The Get Down – Joey Wharton complish when he actually gets old enough to shave. I happen to think that visually, our family of lifestyle magazines are among the most attractive publications in town. And, of course, we owe that all to our graphics team. (Insert applause here) Okay, I think this editor’s letter turned out pretty good, better than most. I’m just sorry that most of you will never read it.

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Susie Galvez is an internationally-known beauty expert and a leading consultant in the spa industry. The founder of a day spa in Richmond, VA, Susie is an esthetician, makeup artist, cosmetic product formulator, and author of eight beauty and lifestyle books. She is a frequent speaker at international spa conventions and has been featured on radio and TV programs around the nation, as well as in international, national and regional publications.

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Lisa Puster is a web content manager, writer and mom of two teenage daughters, Meredith and Morgan. Lisa is a selfproclaimed shopping, yoga and wine enthusiast. Her interest in wine began after working for a wine distributor years ago. She enjoys pairing her love for wine with her love for writing!

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Josh Young is a photographer and educator, as well as a recent Richmond transplant. He earned his degrees from West Virginia University where he worked as a photo journalist, and an event and portrait photographer. His news photos have been used nationwide through the Associated Press. When he’s not behind the camera, he can be found reading a good book, or trying to sample all the great food that Richmond has to offer. To see some of his work, view his Instagram: @joshuayoungphoto.

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In this issue of Hanover Lifestyle we go In Search of Pizza and our photographer, Josh Young, delivers this delectable pizza pie image from Gus’ Italian Café, a Hanover institution for more than 30 years. You’ll also find Susie Galvez’ advice on exercise trends to help keep those winter pounds from adding up, a rundown on local romantic dining venues, and an overview on optimizing your home’s closets.

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A Housing Market Of Their Own

Age-targeted communities offer designs and amenities for older generations

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“Older homeowners have specific preferences when searching for the community that is right for them. Friendships, health, wellness are at the top of the lists”. — Roger Glover, principal, Cornerstone Homes

by Tom Gresham

he housing industry is working to build neighborhoods and communities that target a very specific demographic — those homeowners who are 55 years or older. The reason for the trend is as simple as the sheer size and purchasing power of the Boomer Generation. “Each year more than 3.5 million boomers turn 55 years of age, and there are 74.9 million boomers in the U.S. today,” said Roger Glover, principal and founder of Cornerstone Homes and its sister building companies, Villa Development and RT Homes. The upshot, Glover said, is that boomers are “the most powerful consumers in the marketplace.” 08 Hanover Lifestyle

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Communities for homeowners who are 55-plus abound in the Richmond area and elsewhere in the country. Glover has developed and built 16 active adult communities, and Cornerstone Homes has self-developed eight active adult communities with nearly 1,000 homes in Virginia and North Carolina. Current local projects include the Villas at Ashlake in Chesterfield, an age-restricted (55-plus) community of 82 homes; the Villas at Magnolia Lakes Phase 2; The Cove, in Chester, an age-targeted community of 68 homes; Chickahominy Falls in Hanover County, a farm-centric, age-restricted (55plus) community of 400 homes; and Barley Woods, an age-restricted (55-plus) community in Fredericksburg of 124 homes.


Photo: Viniterra

Custom homes at Viniterra often feature three to four bedrooms with a first-floor master suite and special attention given to outdoor living areas.

Age-targeted and age-restricted communities vary in their settings, housing styles and amenities, among other characteristics, but Glover said older homeowners have some chief preferences when searching for the community that is right for them. “Friendships, health, wellness are at the top of the lists,” Glover said.

though Russell said older buyers are not always seeking homes on the small side. “We’ve seen the desire by homeowners to ‘right-size’ but not necessarily downsize,” Russell said. “Our custom homes still feature three to four bedrooms with a first-floor master

ter in their lives and also very clear on what they want in their new home,” she said. In particular, Russell said, “in creating age-targeted communities, we’ve found that homeowners are looking for diverse amenities, smaller home sites and quality, custom homes.”

Active lifestyles

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In any community for older homeowners, offerHomeowners who ing features that encourknow what they want age healthy activities is In addition to large comcritical. munities geared specifi“Today’s age-targeted cally to the older age decommunities are changmographic, Holly Russell, a ing daily to accommodate sales executive with Long & today’s active boomers,” Foster for Viniterra, a develGlover said. “They are not opment in New Kent with yesterday’s grandparents.” homes, a winery and a golf Russell said outdoor course, said homeowners features such as walking 55 and older are increastrails, paths, and pocket ingly showing an interest parks are key to any resiin smaller age-targeted dential development, not neighborhoods planned just those neighborhoods The Rees Jones-designed 18-hole golf course is one of Viniterra’s biggest selling points. within larger communities that are focused on an that include homeowners of all ages. Viniterra, suite. There’s particular focus placed on nice older generation. One of Viniterra’s biggest for instance, has a new section called The Viloutdoor living areas as well.” selling points is The Club at Viniterra, its Rees las that comprises custom homes on smaller Russell said working with older homeownJones-designed 18-hole golf course that was sites and is geared toward older homeowners. ers is “thoroughly enjoyable.” ranked No. 5 in the state by Golf Week magaThe home designs emphasize first-floor living, “They are very excited about this new chapzine. January / February 2018

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Photo: Cornerstone Homes

“Preferred on-site amenities for age-targeted communities include walking trails, natural water elements, clubhouse and pool, indoor and outdoor exercise, and, recently, gardening of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers,” said Cornerstone’s Glover.

Glover said preferred on-site amenities for age-targeted communities include “walking trails, natural water elements, clubhouse and pool, indoor and outdoor exercise, and, recently, gardening of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers.” Those interests align with trends that indicate older adults are seeking to be more aware of themselves, others, and their surrounding world, he said. “Boomers have a renewed focus on fitness, wellness, and mindfulness,” Glover said.

A social focus For older homeowners, an emphasis on activity aligns with an interest in maintaining engaged social lives. “Retirees, mainly boomers, are expecting to live where they enjoy a sense of place and truly connect with their neighbors and community,” Glover said. “To meet this expectation, communities must be created to meet that purpose and desire.” Russell said older residents appreciate an active social events calendar in their community and see structured opportunities to engage with their neighbors and others to be 10 Hanover Lifestyle

a draw. Viniterra offers weekly events for its homeowners through partnerships with both the vineyard and the golf course, among other ways of sparking social connections.

Nature’s call Glover said the role of the outdoors in creating vibrant communities that are both social and active has made an attention to nature an integral part of Cornerstone Homes’ design focus. He said Cornerstone hopes “to perfect an enduring, living, and supportive connection between nature and people in these outdoor spaces.” One of the communities Cornerstone Homes currently is constructing is Chickahominy Falls in Hanover County, a farmcentric, age-restricted (55+) community that Glover said is the first “agrihood” of its kind in the area. A community built around a farm is a natural progression for boomers who show an increasing emphasis on food and a healthy lifestyle, Glover said. In addition, he said, food plays a focal role in many social gatherings. “Boomers are a social group, no doubt, and RichmondNavigator.com

food has always been a central theme when any gathering occurs in our clubhouses or individual homes,” Glover said. “With the renewed interest in ‘farm to table,’ we offer community gardens and soon a community built around a living farm. Gathering around food and getting involved in growing the food makes for giving pause in today’s busy world. This is where our boomers are at in this stage of their lives.”

What lies ahead The development of age-targeted communities shows no signs of slowing. Glover said, “along with millennials, the boomers will be the fastest and predominant segment of the new home market for the next 15 years.” Russell said age-targeted communities for those 55-plus have arrived for good. In fact, she said, she expects they “will only grow in popularity” going forward and developers will continue to create new and innovative ways to appeal to this demographic. “Plans and amenities will evolve based on this target audience for years to come,” Russell said. Photo: courtesy Southside Sentinel


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Keep It Moving!

Look at What’s Hot in Exercise Trends by Susie Galvez

“I have already logged in my 10,000 for the day!” Even if you don’t know exactly what that statement means, you can bet your fitness that someone standing an arm’s length from you does. It’s the number of recorded steps that have been taken in the day...so far. Think fitness tracking device. Be it strapped to your wrist, clothing, or in the smart phone in your back pocket, keeping tabs on every move you make is making big strides in the world of fitness. Tallying steps is one thing, determining the best fitness method to reach your fitness desire is another. Before you take off running toward the newest fitness trend, you might need to pause and think about what is best for your lifestyle, budget and end-result goals. 12 Hanover Lifestyle

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Functional Fitness (FF) exercises are a great way to train your muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks by simulating common movements you might do at home, at work or in sports. Functional exercises tend to use multiple joints and numerous muscles. Instead of only moving the elbows, for example, a functional exercise might involve the elbows, shoulders, spine, hips, knees and ankles. A squat is a functional exercise because it trains the muscles used when you rise up and down from a chair or pick up low objects. Exercises can be done at home or at the gym. Gyms may offer FF classes or incorporate movements into boot camps or other types of classes. Exercise tools, such as fitness balls, kettle bells and weights, are often used to increase results. If you’ve ever taken a Zumba, aerobic, cycle, boot camp or yoga class, you’ve tried Group Fitness. That term encompasses any and all forms of fitness that are done in a group setting, led by an instructor. Group exercise not only helps to improve motivation, but can also enable us to perform better, while keeping up with other fitness attendees. There’s a whole world of group fitness options out there, from gym-based classes to more extreme outdoor sports like obstacle races and Navy Seal-type training, among others. We will continue to see a rise in group exercise thanks to its sociable nature and motivational new styles. Small Group Personal Training is akin to group fitness with the added benefit of a personal trainer working with each member of the group. However, instead of an instructor working out with you, a group personal trainer instructs and guides each participant through the session by coaching and instructing. It’s just like an individual session, except in a small group of eight or less. Small group personal training has been gaining popularity because it’s an affordable, fun way for clients to take advantage of a trainer’s expertise at a lower financial investment — all while keeping the fun and competitiveness of a group.

Heart Rate Based Interval Training, like Orangetheory, is a full-body workout, focused on training, endurance, strength and power. Class attendees wear heart rate monitors throughout the class. Your personal real-time results are displayed on large screens throughout the studio. Intensity is based on your individual heart rate zones, making the workout effective for all fitness levels. Backed by the science of Excess PostExercise Oxygen Consumption (or EPOC), Orangetheory’s heart rate monitored training is designed to maintain a target zone that stimulates metabolism and increases energy. They call it the ‘afterburn’ because calorie burning is accelerated during the workout and continues to rev up the metabolism for up to 36 hours post-workout session. “By far, Orangetheory is the best program for my busy schedule,’’ says member Erica Hayman. “I run when time permits, but to make sure that I get great full-body workouts weekly, I make time to attend two sessions every week.” Of course, if structured fitness is not your thing, you can always add to your fitness level by simply getting out there and moving! It’s easy; it’s free; and you might be surprised just how quickly you get your 10,000 in. Be sure to keep track! Susie Galvez is an international image consultant, esthetician, speaker, author, and beauty industry expert. For more, visit www.susiegalvez.com

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The tooth is a living entity like the heart, kidney or big toe. They all exist due to arteries which supply nutrients, to veins which carry away waste, and to nerves which control all of their functions. The tooth begins as a soft tissue blob we call the tooth bud. In time, the bud lays down minerals from the arteries and makes enamel, dentin and cementum to make the complete tooth which you see every day. This complete tooth still has soft tissue inside its hard resistant structure. That remaining soft tissue’s role now is to protect the tooth from decay by laying down more tooth structure to ward off the invasion of decay. It is nature’s way of doing a root canal. However, it does not always win the battle. If the soft tissue inside the tooth is destroyed by disease, trauma or removed by a root canal then that source of pain is removed. But teeth still have pain connections to the body by nerve endings on the side of the root that connects the tooth to the bone. Often, a toothache is actually a bone ache. The tooth itself is not hurting, the bone around the tooth is hurting. But it’s still painful! Pressure and heat often cause an increase in pain.

The complexity of dental pain is seen in this scenario. Physical history, examinations, radiographs, and heat and cold experiments have to be used to determine the underlying cause of the pain and thus the proper treatment for a positive outcome. Dentistry is complicated and multifactoral on so many levels. The more we understand the body as a whole, the more we will learn the secrets of dentistry.

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Tap 900 (formerly Pie Hole Pizza)

412 England St., Ashland; 804-299-3302; Tap900.com Tap 900 has focused their energy and passion into two things: pizza and beer. That focus has more than paid off. The craft beer selection, itself, is enough of a reason to visit, but the fantastic pizza is is even more of an inducement. Their Pig and Goat pie highlights the simplicity and excellence you’ll find at Tap 900; pancetta, goat cheese, and balsamic reduction cooked at 900 degrees combine to deliver the perfect crispy, yet chewy pizza experience.

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Gus’ Italian Café

7358 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville; 804-730-9620; Facebook.com/GusItalianCafe They say secrets can’t be kept, but Gus’ Italian Cafe has been keeping a pretty tasty secret for the past 30 years. Their secret recipe for homemade pizza sauce and dough has been passed down, and contintues to be used I producing an incredible pie. Full of flavor from the crust to such toppings as pepperoni, green pepper and sausage, this pizza, is sure to be the perfect complement for your brew of choice the next time you’re at Gus’.

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Bottoms Up Pizza

1700 Dock St.; 804-644-4400; BottomsUpPizza.com Located in the heart of the River City, Bottoms Up Pizza has created something uniquely their own. With its exposed brick and industrial fixtures, the restaurant provides the feeling that you’re part of the city’s energy and vibe. Co-founder Dirk Graham has created a distinctive pizza experience. He has turned his barbecue hobby into a delectable new pie — the Beef Brisket Pizza, featuring meats smoked on site.

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The Greek Taverna

1903 Staples Mill Road; 804-477-6216; TheGreekTavernaRVA.com You already know that this popular Greek dining spot specializes in delicious, authentic, made-from-scratch Greek cuisine, such as moussaka, pastichio and souvlaki. But did you know they also make a mean pizza. Our favorite is the Taverna Special, which is prepared with red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, homemade sausage, ground beef, mushrooms, green peppers, red onions and black olive. Enjoy this flavorful pie in both 10” and 14” varieties.

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tastebudz with Steve Cook

While I wouldn’t exactly call Route 1 “Thunder Road,” there has been an interesting development up near Ashland. So, let’s begin this issue of TasteBudz with what I like to call our…

HOOCH SCOOP: Hooch in Hanover? First, if you don’t know what hooch is, I’d suggest you look it up before reading any further. In the interest of not being fake news, this really isn’t a hooch scoop at all. Hooch basically refers to illicit alcohol and since moonshine has for so many years been downright unlawful, the term has come to be almost synonymous with moonshine. The true scoop is that there is moonshine in the county, but it’s all perfectly legal. I’m talking about the just opened (if all goes according to plan) Sleepy Fox Distillery, located adjacent to Layne’s Country Store at 11670 Lakeridge Parkway in Ashland. The distillery, operated by Mike Layne, who also runs the store, will be producing and selling a variety of moonshine as well as offering tastings. Now, since not a drop has been offered for sale as we go to press, I can only tell you what I hear from the folks in the know. I’m told that there will be four flavors offered plus the straight moonshine. The flavors include apple pie, peach, cinnamon and black cherry. By the time you read this, chances are that the place will be open and chances also are that I will have tasted several of those flavors. 18 Hanover Lifestyle

DO YOU WANT SOME HISTORY WITH YOUR BEER: Not that you ever need an excuse to enjoy a night out at one of the entire area’s most fascinating dining establishments, but, just in case, here’s a good one. On Friday, January 12, the Hanover Tavern at 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road will be doing a five-course craft beer dinner. The menu includes local ingredients paired perfectly with five hand-selected Virginia craft beers. The cost is just $60 per person. To make your reservation, phone 804-537-5050.

TRACKING DOWN THE BEST BEEF: I have to admit that there are few things I like better than a good steak and while the entire metro region offers some excellent steak houses, to be perfectly honest, I don’t think I’ve had any better than what they’re serving up consistently at the Iron Horse Restaurant right in the heart of Ashland (100 S. Railroad Ave.) Rusty Stone, the GM and chef, tells me that they’re now offering smoked prime rib on Tuesday night. Prime Rib is one of my favorites. Just imagine it smoked right in-house by the folks at the Iron Horse. If you’re in a beefy mood, you can’t go wrong when you order any of the

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hand-trimmed steaks cooked to perfection by the staff at this warm, cozy Ashland landmark. Of course, the Iron Horse is much more than steaks. Chicken, pork and seafood are also popular menu items. And, while I do love my meat, one of my favorite dishes at the Iron Horse is their stuffed acorn squash. All of the ingredients meld perfectly for a delightful dining experience. If you want a little music with your meal, the restaurant has live entertainment most weekends and on the first Thursday of each month and there is never a cover charge.

AWE SHUCKS: I had the pleasure of getting up close and personal with some fantastic Northern Neck oysters recently when I attended Virginia River Realm’s Oyster Academy at The Tides Inn. The approximately fourhour event includes an opportunity to get out on the water aboard an authentic oyster boat piloted by William Sanders, one of the area’s last independent oystermen. Learn the history as well as the future of what has for centuries been one of the Northern Neck’s most vital industries. In addition to the on-the-water excursion, there’s a short seminar plus an oyster and wine pairing event hosted by the Tides Inn’s culinary staff. For more information on this totally unique event, visit VirginiaRiverRealm.com.

GET OUT OF TOWN: If you find yourself seeking a good remedy for cabin fever, here are a couple of getaway suggestions: January 28 – It’s the International Wine Festival at the Taubman Museum in Roanoke. Sample more than 30 wines from around the world (along with a few craft brews!) while you enjoy live music and expertly paired hors d’oeuvres and desserts at the Taubman Museum of Art’s Fifth Annual International Wine Festival. For more info: TaubmanMuseum.org. March 10 -11 & 17-18 – The 60th annual Highland Maple Festival celebrates the Highland County tradition of maple syrup-making. The festival attracts upwards of 50,000 visitors. Sugar camp tours provide a unique and educational glimpse of a rapidly vanishing way of rural American life. For more info: HighlandCounty.org.

GET INTO TOWN: Sometimes you have to head into the city to sample some of the newer restaurants. It’s really almost impossible to keep up with the explosion of new eateries. One of the most unique new dining spots is the Broken Tulip at 3129 W. Cary Street. This recently opened restaurant offers prix fixe meals at communal tables. I asked David Crabtree Logan, who owns the place with his wife, Sariann Lehrer, just how Richmonders are taking to the concept. “The guests have been very enthusiastic about the food and service,” he tells me. The shared tables are great fun for people and most every night new friendships are formed over dinner. Its very rewarding to see people who were strangers exchanging numbers at the end of a meal.” Sounds like my kind of place. The couple’s goal of utilizing local farmers is proving successful. David says, “We have been very lucky to find some fantastic farmers to work with us and we’re looking forward to developing these relationships for the coming season. We have a couple of farms growing crops by our request. This along with our wild food expert, Eugene Hudders will ensure we have unique products in 2018.

That’s a wrap for this issue. If you’d like to share any restaurant news or simply an enjoyable dining experience, email us at Tastebudz@RichmondNavigator.com.

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FLAVOR

Romantic Dining Hanover Tavern

13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover | 804-537-5250 HanoverTavern.org When you step into the beautiful Hanover Tavern, you step back in time to one of only a few surviving colonial era taverns in the United States. You step into an era of genteel elegance accompanied by exceptional customer service. The menu offers a bounty of Southern fare, such as fried green tomatoes, Rappahannock fried oysters, Blue Ridge chicken, and crab cakes, all expertly prepared under the creative direction of Executive Chef Mary Catherine Ortolani. Isn’t it romantic? Indeed! Check their website for information on this year’s special Valentine’s Day Dinner.

Hondo’s

4120-B Cox Rd. Glen Allen, VA 23060 | 804-968-4323 hondosprime.com Hondo’s is the ultimate romantic dining destination if you are looking for prime steak or succulent seafood in a classy, upscale atmosphere. Hondo’s is also known for their many specials from happy hour discounts and Sunday Surf & Turf to under $10 lunches and holiday brunch and dinner packages. Their Valentine’s Day menu will offer a full dinner menu and additional chef’s specials, including a specially-planned dinner for two, perfect for you and your sweetheart! Says Toni Peebles, Director of Marketing and Sales, “Hondo’s exudes romance with its dark wood decor, low-lighting ambiance, and extensive wine selection. We also can offer personalized dining arrangements for an extra-special occasion if you contact us ahead of time.”

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Iron Horse Restaurant

100 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland | 804-752-6410 IronHorseRestaurant.com Does dining at the main corner in one of the state’s most charming towns, alongside the busiest rail line on the East Coast make for romance? It does if you’re dining in the Iron Horse. The sight of a passenger train slowly rolling through Ashland under a starry, moonlit sky can easily conjure up visions of adventure and romance and that’s one of the reasons many choose the Iron Horse Restaurant for a romantic night out. Of course, the main draw is the delicious, seasonal menu featuring fresh regional seafood, hand-cut steaks, and local produce served in a casual, yet elegant setting. Check their website for upcoming specials and for a schedule of live entertainment.

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Neapolitan Brick Oven Pizza Craft beer, wine and prosecco on tap Happy Hour 3-6pm Everyday Daily Specials

Lola’s Farmhouse Bistro

1840 Manakin Rd. Manakin, Virginia 23103 | 804-784-2000 lolasfarmhousebistro.com Lola’s Farmhouse Bistro is one of the more unique romantic dining destinations in Richmond. The family-run and owned restaurant, which opened in November 2016, has made quite a name for itself in a short period of time. The historic farmhouse bistro was built in 1865 and offers two cozy fireplaces, an outdoor firepit, and a quaint bar with its own fireplace. Says Ronnie Hussey, co-owner with husband, Tommy, Lola’s chef, “Being family-owned, we are able to provide special attention and great service to all our guests. We offer a unique setting, delicious, fresh food and a wine list made up of boutique wines, perfect for Valentine’s Day or a romantic meal.”

2 LOCATIONS Ashland 412 England Street • Ashland • 804-299-3302 Village at Swift Creek 13249 Rittenhouse Dr. • Midlothian • 804-728-1712 www.tap900.com

Mosaic

6229-A River Rd. Richmond, VA 23229 | 804-288-7482 mosaicedibles.com/richmond Mosaic is the perfect place for a romantic evening with that special someone. Offering nightly dinner specials, perfectly-portioned shareables, and Wine Down Wednesday, where you can enjoy a halfpriced bottle of wine with the purchase of an entree, there’s something for everyone. For Valentine’s Day this year, Mosaic will be offering a special menu with carefully chosen wine pairings. What makes Mosaic the ideal romantic restaurant? Says Earle Jones, Mosaic’s manager, “There’s soft candlelight on every table, the restaurant is decorated with hand blown art, and there’s contemporary jazz playing. Chihuly glass adorns the walls, the booths are cozy, and it never gets too crowded.”

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Historic Hanover Tavern

A unique and timeless setting against the backdrop of Colonial Virginia. Located just 20 minutes north of Richmond.

COZY UP AT LOLA’S! Open for Lunch & Dinner: Wednesday through Sunday Sunday Brunch 10:00 a.m. Just 4 Miles West of Short Pump Mall 804-784-2000 | Facebook@LolasFarmhouseBistro | www.lolasfarmhousebistro.com

1840 Manakin Road, Manakin, Virginia 23103

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Special Valentine’s Dinner Wednesday, February 14th, Valentine’s themed Paint Nite Thursday, February 15th Valentine’s Wine Pairing Dinner Friday, February 16th Go online or call us for details.

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The Giambanco’s Italian Grill

7500 Jackson Arch Dr.; 804-730-0900; TheGiambancos.com

The Hanover Café

Open for lunch and dinner serving soups, salads, sandwiches and all your Italian favorite dishes. Local craft beers and an extensive wine list.

13185 Hanover Courthouse Road; 804-537-5290; FB: The Hanover Café Monday through Friday 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. All drinks have special happy hour prices One More Thing: While in for happy hour, ask about the specials of the day as an ever-changing menu option.

Liliana’s Houndstooth Café 13271 Hanover Courthouse Rd.; 804-537-5404 FB: Houndstooth Café

One More Thing: Some say they have the best BBQ around!

One Thing More: Giambanco’s has extra special specials throughout the week: Tuesday is date night. Get a 3-course meal for two for $25. Wine Down Wednesdays feature half price on all bottles of wine. On Thursdays, enjoy 1/2 off drafts.

River Bound Café

This family owned and operated café serves barbeque and seafood in a kid-friendly environment. Monday through Sunday 3 to 6 p.m. Beer - $1 off Wine - $1 off

Tuesday through Friday 3 to 6 p.m. Mixed drinks (all) - $2 off Martinis (Tuesdays only) - $6 Margaritas (Sundays only) - $4

8005 Creighton Parkway.; 804-559-3447; RiverBoundCafe.com River Bound Café has been a Hanover staple for over 10 years serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner with a smile. Head on over for $6.00 Burger Mondays! Monday through Friday 3 to 7 p.m. Craft beer- $4.00 Non-craft beer - $1.00 One More Thing: River Bound Café now offers catering. Make your event shine with “budget-friendly” options. They can accommodate special dietary needs, and offer pick-up, delivery or full service staffing”.

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Events Calendar by West End’s Best staff

JANUARY 13

Henrico Humane Society Pet Expo Join the Henrico Humane Society for the 18th Annual Pet Expo. This unique indoor event allows you to bring your pet to enjoy a day of fun at the Richmond Raceway Complex. Over 50 exhibitors will be on hand offering a variety of goods and services All Proceeds benefit Henrico Humane Society and help homeless animals in the community.

Jan. 19, 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Jan. 21, 11 a.m.–5pm / $6.50 General Admission, $7.50 Weekend Pass, children 12 & under, FREE / Free parking / Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond / AntextOfNC.com

10 a.m.–3 p.m. / $12 adults, $5 children 2-12, under 2 (& pets) FREE, additional charges for some activities / Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond / HenricoHumane.org/pet-expo

JANUARY 18

Neko Case There’s a special challenge that comes with being an artist in this increasingly fractured cultural age; a delicate balancing act, between being of your time, and striving for timelessness. Few contemporary artists even try. Neko Case is an exception. Doors: 6:30 p.m. / Show: 7:30 p.m. / $22.50 advance, $25 day of show plus applicable fees / The National, 708 E. Broad St., Richmond / TheNationalVA.com

JANUARY 19 – 21

The 69th Richmond Antiques Extravaganza Richmond Antique Extravaganza Show and Sale returns to the Richmond Raceway Complex. It brings together over 100 select dealers from Florida to New England, featuring the finest quality antiques and old collectibles. 24 Hanover Lifestyle

It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live performance, and as you can imagine, after two decades and over 2000 shows, it is a true force to be reckoned with.

FEBRUARY 1 – 17

Brave New World

All My Sons

Thu.–Sat., 8 p.m.; matinees select dates at 2 p.m.; doors open for dining 2 hours prior to curtain, reservations recommended / Theatre Only: $38 plus service charge; Buffet & theatre: $55 plus service charge, meal tax; Senior, military, student rates; RUSH tickets: $20 door, 1 hour or less before any performance with available seats / Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy., S. Chesterfield / 804-748-5203 / SwiftCreekMill.com

Gaelic Storm at the Tin Pan

Doors: 6 p.m. / Show: 8 p.m. / $42.50 advance, $47.50 door / The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd., Richmond / 804-447-8189 / TinPanRVA.com

JANUARY 18 – FEBRUARY 24 Arthur Miller’s classic drama is as relevant today as it was when it was written in 1947. Based on the true story of an Ohio aeronautical corporation accused of conspiring with an army inspection officer to approve defective aircraft engines destined for military use, the play won Tony awards for both its author and its director (Elia Kazan). Idealism battles with reality and suspicions battle with truth as Miller unwinds this heart-wrenching story of a family torn apart by greed and guilt.

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The Cultural Arts Center and Quill Theatre team up to bring Aldous Huxley’s brilliant novel to life on the Sara Belle November stage. Set in London in the year 2540, the novel anticipates developments in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation, and classical conditioning that are combined to profoundly change society.

JANUARY 20

Poe’s Birthday Bash Join the Poe Museum for the world’s largest annual celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with an entire day of music, performance, tours, and (of course) birthday cake. Enjoy tours of the Museum, costumed interpreters, readings of Poe’s works, as well as light refreshments and a cash bar. At midnight, you’re invited to a toast to Poe in the Shrine. 12 p.m.–12 a.m. / Admission, $8; museum member & children 6 and under, FREE / Poe Museum, 1914-16 E. Main St., Richmond / 804-648-5523 / PoeMuseum.org

JANUARY 26

Night Light Science: Space Night Join the Science Museum of Virginia for a special night of imagination and adventure. Children ages 3-6 and their adults are invited to an exciting evening of space adventures, from learning about the constellations to “sailing” by the stars and more. Put on your favorite space-themed costume or your favorite pajamas and come on a journey of space exploration and discovery. 6 p.m.– 9 p.m. / Tickets: $25 general adult/ youth combo tickets; $20 museum members. Additional youth or adult tickets, $10. One adult is required for every four youths/ Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond / 804-864-1400 / smv.org

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Preview: Thu., Feb. 1 at 7 p.m.; Opening Night: Friday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. / $20, preview; $28, all other performances / Cultural Arts Center Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd., Glen Allen / 804-261-2787 / ArtsGlenAllen.com

FEBRUARY 3

Pins & Needles – 17th Century Sewing Class for Adults Join the folks at Henricus Historical Park for an introduction to 17th century hand sewing class where you will make a very simple product – a utility bag with a drawstring or a handkerchief. Material will be provided. Attendees must provide sewing needles, pins, white quilting weight cotton or linen thread, and small scissors. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. / $10 includes material and admission / Registration required by Jan. 31; call 804-748-1611. Limited space available / Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Rd., Chester / Henricus.org

FEBRUARY 9

Harlem Globetrotters The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action packed 2017-2018 tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrill fans of all ages. 7 p.m. / Tickets $22 (plus fees) at the Richmond


Coliseum SweetFrog Box Office, at Ticketmaster. com, area Ticketmaster outlets and to charge-byphone at 800-745-3000 / Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St., Richmond / RichmondColiseum.net

FEBRUARY 5 – 11

RVA Environmental Film Festival The Enrichmond Foundation, the Sierra Club – Falls of the James Group, the Capital Region Land Conservancy  and  Viridiant  will partner to present the Eighth Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival. The festival takes place at locations across the city including the  University of Richmond,  VCU, public libraries, The  Visual Arts Center,  The Byrd Theatre and The Science Museum of Virginia. The week long event showcases local and national films that raise awareness of environmental issues relevant to the Richmond region, our nation, and our planet.

ready for winter, they did 400 years ago —only with different technology! Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Our costumed interpreters will discuss preparations for a 17th-century Virginia winter. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. / $15, student, $9, accompanying adult; Henricus Patrons $13, student, FREE accompanying adult / Registration required by Feb. 12, call 804-748-1611 / Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Rd., Chester / Henricus.org

FEBRUARY 22 – 23

Tower of Power 50th Anniversary Tour Get funky at The Beacon Theatre with legendary soul act Tower of Power for two backto-back nights. Doors: 6:30 p.m. / Orchestra Level 1: $50 advance, $55 door; Orchestra Level 2: $45 advance, $50 door; Balcony: $35 advance, $40 door; plus applicable fees / Tickets available at Beacon Theatre box office and My TicketsToBuy.com / The Beacon Theatre, 401 N. Main St., Hopewell / 804-446-3457 / TheBeaconTheatreVA.com

See website for schedule / FREE / rvaeff.org

FEBRUARY 24 FEBRUARY 16 – MARCH 11

A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry’s Tony award-nominated domestic drama follows the story of the Younger family, as they discover the dangers of dreaming big and the heartbreak of reality. See website for full schedule & times / Tickets start at $30, $40 Standard, $50 Premium / Student, military, teacher discounts subject to availability / The November Theatre, 114 W. Broad St., Richmond / 804282-2620 / VA-Rep.org

Richmond Kids Expo The 15th Annual Richmond Kids Expo is the largest yearly event held in Central Virginia that’s specially designed to provide parents with an engaging trade show atmosphere while their kids enjoy an awesome day of fun and entertainment. Parents can shop and learn about products and services offered at exhibitors’ booths while spending the day with their children in a safe indoor environment. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. / $7 adults, $3 kids 2-12, Free for children under 2 / Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum A

FEBRUARY 16-18 FEBRUARY 9 – 11

Richmond Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty This enchanting family-friendly ballet has something for everyone. A young girl, Aurora, pricks her finger on her 16th birthday after being cursed by the evil fairy, Carabosse, and appears doomed. The kind and good Fairy of the Lilacs uses her power to save the stricken girl and, instead of death, Aurora now will sleep for 100 years, only to be awakened by true love’s kiss. As the story unfolds, we are introduced to Fairies, Nymphs, Puss ‘N Boots, and Bluebird, while treated to some of the most universally famous pieces of choreography including the Rose Adagio and the wedding’s final grand pas de deux. Feb. 9, 7 p.m.; Feb. 10, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; Feb. 11, 2 p.m. / Tickets: $25–$125 at Dominion Arts Center and Altria Theater box offices, by phone at 800-5143849 and online at etix.com / Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond/ DominionArtsCenter.com

FEBRUARY 15

Home School Day – Life in a Virginia Winter (ages 4 – 14) Chores, get the crops in, preserve, cook, clean, plan! Whatever we do today to get

Richmond Boat Show For years the Richmond Boat Show has been recognized as one of the best boat shows in Central Virginia. Covering nearly 110,000 square feet in four buildings, it attracts dealers from throughout Virginia. 18 dealers will have boats on display plus additional exhibits will include boat lifts, floating docks, marine electronics, water sports and safety equipment. New for 2018 is the 26,000 gallon Paddle Sports Pool where you can demo your favorite paddle craft before you buy. Feb. 16, 12 p.m.–8 p.m.; Feb. 17, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Feb. 18, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. / $10 Adults; Children 12 & under FREE / Free parking / Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond / RichmondBoatShow.com

FEBRUARY 17 – JULY 8

The Horse in Ancient Greek Art From myth and legend to warfare, sport, and transportation, the horse played an integral role in ancient Greek culture. The Horse in Ancient Greek Art presents imagery of mythical horses like the winged Pegasus, who becomes a constellation, as well as horse-hybrids like centaurs and satyrs, creatures that are part human and part horse. Daily 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thu. & Fri. until 9 p.m. / FREE / Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond / 804-340-1400 / VMFA.museum

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FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 4

2018 Virginia Wine Expo The 2018 Virginia Wine Expo is a finely curated, destination wine, spirits and food event held at the spectacular, revitalized Main Street Station and nearby venues. Enjoy 23 events, including the Walk-Around Grand Tastings, SMOKED!, Burger Blast, Bounty of Virginia, A Noodle & Dumpling Affair, Rooted in Richmond, Master Class Seminars and more. Walk-Around Grand Tastings, March 3-4 (VIP $80, except Sunday VIP $55, General $55); SMOKED!, March 2 (VIP $120, General $90); Burger Blast, March 1 (VIP $85, General $65); A Noodle & Dumpling Affair, Feb. 28 ($70); Bounty of Virginia, March 3 ($85); Rooted in Richmond, March 4 ($65) / Schedule of events, tickets and prices available online / Main Street Station, 1500 E. Main St., Richmond / 804-349-6909 / VirginiaWineExpo.com

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CLOSETS THAT WORK by Lisa Puster

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’m famous for the morning clothing crisis. It’s not that I don’t have enough clothes. Full disclosure: I’m actually a bit of a clothes-aholic and love keeping up with the latest fashions and design trends. If I’m being completely honest, the real issue is that I have more clothes than I can keep up with and sometimes get overwhelmed when trying to pull together an outfit in my small, disorganized, walk-in closet. I usually end up super-frustrated and running late with a pile of clothes on the floor to clean up later. Ugh. What’s a fashionable, clothing-addicted girl to do? For my sanity and my closet and clothing’s sake, I decided to find a better solution and check into closet organization for the new year and share my findings with you! Custom Walk-In Closets Wouldn’t it be nice to have a custom, walk-in closet that makes you excited to get out of bed and get dressed each morning? Amy Dowdy at Interior 2000 says, “When it comes to master closets, our clients today are looking for functionality meets style.” A stylish yet functional closet design will maximize your space and provide a space that organizes not only your clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories, but your life, as well. Some popular features for custom, walk-ins include islands with drawers, shoe shelves, built-in laundry hampers, jewelry storage space, lingerie drawers, hidden ironing boards, belt and scarf racks, and valet rods for dry cleaning and outfit planning. According to Hugh Toland of Closets by Design, “Our clients don’t just

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see a change in their closet, but by organizing the closet to fit their needs, they see a change in their everyday life.” A good closet designer will get to know you, your closet and the closet stressors you experience every day. They will take inventory of your closet contents and measure the space to come up with a customized design to fit your needs, style and budget.

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Custom Reach-In Closets Do you not have a walk-in closet space? Are you struggling with utilizing that small master bedroom closet that sometimes come with older homes or kids’ and guest rooms? Consider installing a well-organized, reach-in closet in lieu of a walk-in space.

“Our Clients don’t just see a change in their Closet, but by organizing the closet to fit their needs, they see a change in their everyday life.” – Huge Toland, Closets By Design

A well-designed, reach-in closet is a small but efficient space created with a custom closet organization system that can store a lot despite its size. A custom reach-in closet will often include space-saving options, such as multiple hanging areas, adjustable shelving, drawers, baskets, and hampers, as well as pull-out accessories and valet rods to maximize space and organization. When it comes to kids’ rooms, Amy adds, “Adjustable shelving is a great option to use in children’s closets to allow for change as the child grows. Additional drawers, baskets, and other accessories can easily be added, as they become necessary.” A small set of drawers in a reach-in closet can add storage capacity and put everything within easy reach, while closet sides and corners can be utilized to add custom solutions and take advantage of small, unused spaces.

since part of the closet is usually lost in the shadows. If space permits, adding some recessed lights to the inside of your closet will highlight your clothes and their color and textures. Linear LED strips are perfect for adding splash lighting above the inside of the closet door, because they shine a glow over the ceiling and into the corners of the closet without ever being seen. Another option is to opt for a battery-operated LED light to avoid the need for electricity, including special sensor lights that are motion activated so they turn on when you need them, and off when you don’t. Custom Closet Touches Closet Finishes: Glass and mirrored doors can add style and beauty to a functional but otherwise bland space, but don’t forget about drawer and door hardware options to finish the look of your custom closet.  Using different, yet coordinating, colors for shelving and drawer fronts is another great way to personalize your closet, while the option to have closet systems installed using crown and floor molding completes the built-in look. Shoe Storage: Your treasured shoe collection deserves proper display Photo: courtesy Closet Factory within your custom closet system, allowing each pair can be easily seen and accessible. An array of configurations and organization options will ensure space for every type of shoe, from high heels to sneakers, sandals, and boots. Drawer and Shelf Dividers: Clear clothing dividers are designed for both drawers and shelves and keep items separated, organized, and easy to access to ensure the space doesn’t get too cluttered or crowded, while pull-out shelf options offer storage flexibility for pants, purses and other items.

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Custom Closet Lighting Lighting is important business when it comes to closets. Every walk-in closet needs a focal point, so adding a central lighting fixture, like a chandelier or a pendant lamp with the right style and wattage, will go a long way toward making your space more pulled-together and functional. Plus, you can’t create the perfect outfit with well-coordinated accessories when the lighting is not right. Choosing a focal ceiling fixture with multiple bulbs will really increase the ambient light in a shadowy space, resulting in a soft glow without glare. You’ll also want to add in additional lighting elements, such as recessed LED lights throughout the closet, allowing you to see individual accessories and clothing items in department-store brightness so colors and textures really stand out. Most reach-in closets don’t come with lighting, which is unfortunate

Jewelry Drawer Dividers: Jewelry drawer dividers showcase your most cherished and valuable accessories to simply your morning routine and organize every precious piece of jewelry, making it easy to select accessories and give you the feel of shopping in your own personal jewelry store. Trays and inserts can be configured in various ways, providing custom storage, while the lining carefully protects your treasured items in a variety of colors and finishes. While there are plenty of DIY options for closet organization and lighting out there, before you purchase a DIY closet organization or lighting system to try and save some money, first consider getting a complimentary quote from a closet design professional. A professionally designed, custom-built, and installed system may end up costing less than you think, save you the hassle of do-it-yourself installation, and improve the look and functionality of your closet, as well as the value of your home, for many years to come. Here’s to a new year, new you and new closet!

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REVIEWS Closets by Design did a great job on our new home – Kathe W. F. - October 10, 2017 A designer you can trust!! We are extremely pleased with our closet!! – Kimesha G. - August 30, 2017 I can't ca recommend this company highly enough. – Richard B. - September 26, 2017

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Which crawlspace would you prefer under your baby? More than 50% of the air we breathe in our home comes up from our crawlspace!

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Air Resolutions has proven solutions to improve your home’s indoor air quality (health and safety issues, energy efficiency and overall comfort). We conduct a thorough inspection of crawlspaces, attics and air ducts that will reveal the sources of dust, humidity, high energy bills and more. Once the problems are identiied, we present options for improvement. We stress options because there is often more than one way to improve the air quality in your home, and we prefer to educate homeowners on all the available options. Call us at 804-887-0229 and see how we can help your family today!

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The Bon Secours Arrhythmia Center is

STATE OF THE HEART When the heart’s electrical system doesn’t function as it should, the result is an abnormal heart rhythm, known as an arrhythmia. Atrial fibrillation (known as AF or AFib) is the most common form of an arrhythmia— and it’s the focus of our new Arrhythmia Center, dedicated to restoring healthy heartbeats. Doctors Omar Shams and Harpreet Grewal are pioneering safe, effective, minimally invasive treatment options that require no cardiac rehabilitation and have fast recovery times, using state-of-the-art technology to restore normal heart rhythms.

FOR INFO OR REFERRALS: Laura Poole, NP Arrhythmia Center Coordinator (804) 418-2702 Laura_Poole@bshsi.org bonsecours.com/arrhythmiacenter

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