Tucked in amongst residential streets in Richmond’s near west end, there’s an intersection with a longstanding retail tradition amongst native Richmonders. “The Avenues” as they are known by locals, refer to Libbie Avenue and Grove Avenue – two sidewalk-lined streets that have seen storefronts change with the decades. The retail district, more formally known as Libbie and Grove, offers a shopping experience that’s nostalgic in nature, while simultaneously offering just about anything one could need in today’s world. Spend the day strolling through stores that have been there for decades, or find a new favorite. Below are some of our suggestions for a great day on the avenues!