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Virginia Living is a glossy bimonthly regional lifestyle magazine with a focus on all things Virginia. Founded in 2002, it is the only statewide lifestyle magazine in Virginia.[1]

Virginia Living
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June 2016 Virginia Living cover
EditorErin Parkhurst
CategoriesCulture & Lifestyle
FounderJohn-Lawrence Smith, Publisher
First issueDecember 2002
CompanyCape Fear Publishing
Based inRichmond, Virginia

The magazine features articles on topics such as food and drink, home and garden, arts and culture, travel, weddings, events, and Virginia-related history.[2] The results of its annual readers' survey are published in "Best of Virginia," which appears alongside the May/June issue and includes first, second and third-place winners in 100 distinct categories covering all five regions of the state: Central Virginia, Eastern Virginia, Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia, and Shenandoah Valley.[3][4]

The magazine is headquartered in Richmond, VA.[5]


  1. ^ "About". Virginia Living. Cape Fear Publishing. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "Bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley dies at age 89". Inforum. June 24, 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  3. ^ "Virginia Living Magazine Names Carmello's Best Of Virginia". Prince George Living. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  4. ^ Roach, Bobby Allen (June 8, 2016). "Brewed Awakening ranks with magazine readers". Chatham Star-Tribune. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  5. ^ "Cape Fear Publishing". Yelp. Retrieved June 24, 2016.

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