Where Chefs Eat

We asked three of Midlothian's most experienced chefs where they find their favorite meals. From family-owned Ethiopian cafés and Indian-inspired cuisine to the best brewery-style burgers, their answers revealed some of the best-kept secrets of Richmond food culture.

What to Bring When Shopping for Sustainable Furniture

A trip to Green Front Furniture feels more like a scavenger hunt at the Smithsonian than a trip to a furniture store.

Apple Cider Autumn Sangria

Mix up a classic fall favorite, apple cider, with a delicious sangria recipe that is sure to bring on the taste of autumn.

Fall into October

Early fall is our favorite time in Virginia. Autumn’s vibrant colors, crisp air, putting that favorite sweater back on, a fire at night and the smell of a slow-cooked meal in the kitchen—it’s simply a wonderful time of year. And here at Midlothian Lifestyle, we’re ready for one of the best things this season has to offer: … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Grateful Hearts Giving Back for Sophie House Nov. 8 The Third Annual Grateful Hearts Giving Back Auction will be held on Nov. 8 at Atlas 42 in Innsbrook. Bill Gilliam will be the DJ, and Kristin Smith from Channel 8 will be the Emcee. Fantastic auction items will vary from restaurant gift cards to excursions and everything in between!  Tickets … Continued

Jack Ryan Music Festival

Jack Ryan Music held its inaugural Music Festival at Midlothian Mines Park on Aug. 10 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Richmond Animal League. There were food and beer trucks, vendors, great music and plenty of dancing throughout the evening. Hundreds celebrated by donating to this worthy cause and bringing their own fur babies.  

Lex Daddio: Her Journey and Her Favorite Things

Sometimes trials in our lives lead us to doors that never would have opened, and this is the case with famous Instagram influencer Lex Daddio, known as @Restoring_Radiance on Instagram. Born and raised in Midlothian, Lex found herself dealing with a severe binge eating disorder in college. To help herself cope with this, she started a private food and exercise accountability journal on Instagram. One…

Making a House a Home

We took a moment to chat with Angela Wilson Lee, a Richmond interior designer who transformed Tammy and Michael's house into their oasis. She shared their story, her personal design secrets and her thoughts on why renovation matters.

Richmond Animal League Calendar Finale Party

Richmond Animal League's Calendar Countdown Party took place on Aug. 18 with food trucks, games, prizes, friends and fun. There were plenty of adorable RAL rescues, and of course, the 12 finalists competing for the cover of the 2019 RAL calendar with the 11 runners-up getting their own month, too. Congratulations to Ginny, a precious coonhound, winner of the cover … Continued

Farmville Beyond Green Front

Looking for a fall getaway before the cold weather arrives? Farmville, Virginia, offers tourist attractions of all kinds just 65 miles west of Richmond. Here's an itinerary for a trip that helps make the most of your travels to the college town.