Letter From the Editor: Vacation in Lynchburg

Letter From the Editor: Vacation in Lynchburg

SUMMER IS coming. And surely your home will sit empty for a week in this heat. The playful cheers of the kids on summer break go missing for a week that was planned for a year. The dishes sit in the cabinets, waiting for their family to come back home. The doormat...
Bikes Unlimited: When Community Meets Cycling

Bikes Unlimited: When Community Meets Cycling

ACCORDING TO Lynchburg Parks and Recreation, Lynchburg is home to one of the most unique urban trail systems in the state. Part of the James River Heritage Trail system, Lynchburg’s trails are a diverse network that passes through natural areas and the heart of the...
Road Runners Pave the Way for Children in Need

Road Runners Pave the Way for Children in Need

ON A DRIZZLY Friday afternoon many years ago, my then 5-year-old son fell on our trampoline and suffered a terrible break that affected his growth plate right above his ankle. The tiny rural hospital’s staff near our home did their best to make him comfortable. Still,...
Southern Baptist Convention of Virginia

Southern Baptist Convention of Virginia

RECORD HIGH temperatures, a terrible drought, the effects of El Nino, and possibly a downed power line culminated together to spark a wildfire in Maui last August that has been labeled the world’s deadliest and most destructive in the previous 100 years.  When...
Recipes: Experience Flavor at Home

Recipes: Experience Flavor at Home

SAVOR THE essence of a hometown getaway with heartwarming flavors that celebrate locally available ingredients. From comforting classics to tempting treats, give yourself a break and bring the charm of a small-town vacation right to your kitchen.  If you want the...
Wok & Roll: Delicious Adventures in Asian Cuisine

Wok & Roll: Delicious Adventures in Asian Cuisine

THERE ARE some days when I am in the mood for something new and innovative, and some days when the only thing I want is a classic comfort food. When I want the classic experience of Asian cuisine, there is nowhere in Lynchburg I trust more than Osaka Japanese Express....