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  • Diversions, week of August 25, 2016

    Vendors wanted Crafters wanted for the 26th annual Short Pump Ruritan Club Craft Show Saturday, Oct. 15. It will be held at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Road. To get a vendor application and information, call 360-2371 or email suebzink@aol.com.



  • Matchbox Restaurant to Open in Pentagon City on Thursday

    Located in the newly-expanded portion of the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City mall, at 1100 S. Hayes Street, it will feature an expansive, 12,000 square foot, multi-level dining space with a second floor patio. matchboxfoodgroup will roll out new offerings in all of its matchbox American Kitchen + Spirit locations in August, including the company's tenth and eleventh matchbox locations, scheduled to open in Arlington, VA and Short Pump, VA in late summer.



  • Diversions, week of August 18, 2016

    Vendors wanted Crafters wanted for the 26th annual Short Pump Ruritan Club Craft Show Saturday, Oct. 15. It will be held at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Road. To get a vendor application and information, call 360-2371 or email suebzink@aol.com.



  • Wrestling legend Jake "The Snake" Roberts

    RICHMOND, Va - WWE Hall of Fame Wrestling Legend Jake "The Snake" Roberts stopped by the studio to promote his new project, the "Unspoken Word Tour!" Catch Jake's show LIVE On stage Wednesday, August 17th at the Richmond Funny Bone in Short Pump at 7:30pm. The show moves to the Virginia Beach Funny Bone location Thursday, August 18th at 8pm.



  • Napkin in your lap - where to Power Lunch in Richmond

    If there's an antithesis to the sad desk lunch, it's the once-celebrated "Power Lunch," where brokers and agents once came together to make the magic happen over an extravagant midday meal. Power Lunch was first chronicled by Esquire's Lee Eisenberg in his 1979 essay, "America's Most Powerful Lunch," which examined how the ideas exchanged at lunch at The Four Seasons shaped the mores of contemporary culture at the time.



  • PHOTOS: Redskins Fan Appreciation Day

    Myo Sett of Herndon reacts to action on the practice field as he and his nine-year-old son Swe Sett watch the Redskins on Fan Appreciaiton Day during training camp Saturday, August 13, 2016. Rob and Amber Northern, of Short Pump, watch the Redskins practice on Fan Appreciation Day the Redskins Training Camp Saturday, August 13, 2016.



  • Diversions, week of August 11, 2016

    Vendors wanted Crafters wanted for the 26th annual Short Pump Ruritan Club Craft Show Saturday, Oct. 15. It will be held at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Road. To get a vendor application and information, call 360-2371 or email suebzink@aol.com.



  • Wegmans store in Short Pump draws an estimated 17,000 on first day

    The Short Pump Wegmans is slightly larger than the Chesterfield County store. Some of that extra space is for a separate seating area for eating and hosting private events.



  • Henrico Fire hoping to get ambulances to emergencies more quickly

    At the beginning of July, the department put into place a 90-day trial program which relocated the least busy ambulances to the most congested parts of the county. The ambulance from Station #4 in Varina now works out of Station #3 in Highland Springs.



  • Peter Chang's Ninth Restaurant Opens Today

    Peter Chang has extended his empire once more. His latest restaurant, Noodles and Dumplings by Peter Chang, opens today at 11. As reported in our May 11 cover story about the celebrity chef , Chang eventually would like to open a series of shops that focus on one dish - noodles, dumplings or steamed buns - and perhaps franchise them.



  • New Short Pump Wegmans is 5,000-square-feet larger than Midlothian store

    The new store, located at West Broad Marketplace on West Broad Street just passed the Short Pump mall, is the ninth Wegmans location in Virginia and the second in Central Virginia. This store is basically a mirrored image of the Midlothian location , which opened on May 22, but is 5,000-square-feet larger.



  • Peter Chang set to open latest Short Pump restaurant Monday

    World-renowned chef Peter Chang is set to open his latest Richmond-area restaurant in Short Pump Monday, August 8. Noodles and Dumplings by Peter Chang will open to the public this Monday at 11:30 a.m. The 3,500-square-foot restaurant is located at 11408 W. Broad St. in the Short Pump Village Shopping Center. The restaurant's cuisine will be noodles and dumplings based, a departure from existing Chang restaurants and his authentic Chinese cuisine.



  • PHOTOS: Wegmans in Short Pump

    Nick Baughan fixes a sign at Wegmans in Short Pump on Friday Aug. 5, 2016. Employees filled the store to stock the shelves and prepare for the grand opening on Aug. 7, 2016.



  • Wegmans prepares for opening of second Richmond store

    With only three days until the opening of its second and largest store in the Richmond market, Wegmans in Short Pump was abuzz with activityon Thursday. Hundreds of employees attended a spirited rally, met Wegmans' founders who flew in from the company's headquarters in Rochester, N. Y., and put last-minutes touches on the 120,000-square-foot store.



  • Diversions, week of August 4, 2016

    Crafters Wanted Crafters wanted for the 26th annual Short Pump Ruritan Club Craft Show Saturday, Oct. 15. It will be held at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Road. To get a vendor application and information, call 360-2371 or email suebzink@aol.com.



  • New owners of Short Pump restaurant Patina focus on local food, family

    Joel Hagman is counting seats in the bar area of a Patina, a restaurant he has owned less than eight hours. The former medical salesman has taken over one of Short Pump's first local, independently-owned dining scenes, which over time established a "farm to fork" philosophy.



  • Wegmansa newest store to open on Sunday in Short Pump

    With only the final touches remaining, Wegmans Food Markets' soon-to-open Short Pump store is nearly ready to make its debut. The supermarket says the shelves are carefully stocked, 550 friendly and knowledgeable employees trained, shopping carts lined up, and customers anxiously await the chance to peruse the 120,000 sq.



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