Behind the Scenes at the Virginia General Assembly

A few weeks into Meet Virginia and we have finally made our first venture to the great capital. Richmond in the first part of the year is a different ballgame than in later months, as January and February (and into

Meet Virginia’s Black History Month Heroes

In honor and celebration of Black History Month, we thought we’d throw in a little mid-week tribute to some of our favorite African American Virginians. Annonymous There are many, many more than listed here–some who’ve done remarkable things without media attention

From the Front Row at the Veer Local Music Awards

Norfolk, VA NPR theme maestro BJ Leiderman kicked things off with a “Ladies and Gentlemen, please stay seated for the National Anthem…of Love” before launching into The Beatles’ “All You Need is Love” and thus kicking off Veer Magazine’s Local

Rickey-poohed in Wakefield!

Our adventure began several miles to the east on Route 460 as billboards began notifying us we were approaching the world famous Virginia Diner and its home, the Peanut Capital of the World–Wakefield, Virginia. About seven miles prior, the billboards

Point of View: Sam Shinault

Occasionally, Meet Virginia takes a step away from the road and onto the path of others doing their unique parts to introduce this great state to the masses. This week, we are focusing on Wytheville-born Norfolk-based Virginia photographer Sam Shinault.