Since opening Sallie Plumley Studio in Richmond in 2017, Plumley has created some of the finest custom furniture in Virginia.
Many have seen this unique glass back house in Ghent, but few know much about it, say homeowners Bruce and Christina Dalcher.
Eight years ago, Malia Paasch turned her eye for design and taste for craft beers into The Birch, a pioneering bar that gained national headlines and propelled the revival of Norfolk’s industrial Chelsea neighborhood.
This couple traded both their Manhattan apartment and Long Island home for a beautiful modern farmhouse on the western side of the Eastern Shore.
“Weddings used to be one-dimensional,” she says. But now, “rather than focusing on one distinct element like the flower arrangements, or confined by a two-color rule, couples are more holistic and open-minded in their approach.” This doesn’t mean the wow factor no longer matters. It just means couples have more choices and fewer rules.
The Cavalier used to be a playground for the rich. Before it fell into decades of disrepair, the hotel hosted 10 presidents and a collection of celebrities, including Muhammad Ali, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland. It was a destination, even more than the beach itself. And that is exactly what the owners of the newly refurbished gem hope will be true again.