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Maury Place at Monument Awarded 2014 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor!
Maury Place at Monument has again been awarded Trip Advisor's "Certificate of Excellence" Award for 2014. This honor is bestowed to properties that consistently receive five star reviews on the Trip Advisor website. Maury Place at Monument has been so honor...

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Regional Tourism Center Coming to VMFA Grounds
The historic Robinson House located on the grounds of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will soon be renovated and repurposed to include a regional visitor center. The center will be operated in collaboration with Richmond Regional Tourism and is scheduled t...

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Virginia Museum to Display China's "Forbidden Treasures"
The most important and largest international travel exhibition ever assembled by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will bring the splendor of China's Forbidden City to Richmond this fall. "Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures form the Palace Museum, Beijing" i...

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Summer Re-Enactment Series at St. John's Church
One of Richmond's summer "must sees" is the re-enactment of the Second Virginia Convention that met in March 1775 at St. John's Church. St. John's Church is located at 2401 East Broad Street in Richmond's Church Hill neighborhood. The re-enactment of Patric...

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About Monument Avenue . . . .
Monument Avenue might be Richmond's crown jewel, but its early years were fraught with uncertainty. In 1893, just three years after the statue of Robert E. Lee was erected near what is now Monument Avenue's eastern boundary, a nationwide economic depression...

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Richmond "By the Lists"!
Recently, Richmond has been gaining national recognition as a city noted for its many historic sites, a growing restaurant scene, local breweries, outdoor activities such as cycling and rafting, many outdoor festivals, and a thriving arts and culture commun...

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Meet our New Maury Place Pup "Roscoe"
After our loyal Lucy passed away in December, we took a little break to grieve before adopting a new dog.  Last week, we ventured to the SPCA and came away with Roscoe! Roscoe, who strongly resembles Lucy, is between five and seven years old. He is well beh...

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Richmond on the Silver Screen
Richmond has served as the filming location for many movies and television shows. Perhaps the most prominent movie almost entirely filmed in the Richmond area is Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," which was nominated for several Academy Awards in 2012. Other wel...

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Happy 4th of July! Fireworks Galore in Richmond!
Richmond seems to have more than its share of opportunities to see fireworks this 4th of July. On Thursday, July 3, RVA Fireworks on the James draws thousands to Brown's Island for free fireworks and family friendly performances. There will be food vendors,...

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Richmond is a Movie Theater Town!
      As most everyone knows, I am a huge movie fan, and I enjoy going to all of the many movie theaters here in Richmond. The closest movie theater to Maury Place is the Byrd Theater in Carytown, which opened its doors on December 24, 1928, and was Virgini...
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