What’s new (and old) in Richmond, Virginia’s trendy capital

By Erica Jackson Curran
Washington Post

In June visitors will see Kehinde Wiley’s “A New Republic,” a collection of portraits that explores themes such as race, gender and politics.

From the stately mansions on Monument Avenue to the ramshackle rowhouses of historic Jackson Ward, Richmond is a city of contrasts — populated by everyone from tattooed creatives to fresh-faced families to old-moneyed blue bloods who can trace their local lineage back centuries. And lately there’s another group joining the mix: curious visitors drawn to the city’s emerging status as a trendy Southern capital. Read More…