This week we are teaming up with one of Richmond’s greatest local ambassadors, known worldwide, and local business owner, Kelli Lemon, to join her on a day in the life. Follow along…

She kicks things off by taking us by her own spot, the Urban Hang Suite – Richmond’s only Social Cafe nested in the eclectic mix of the Arts District, Downtown, and Jackson Ward Communities!

Then she heads over to one of her day jobs (yes, that’s plural – she STAYS busy) at Richmond Times-Dispatch where she gets to work on bringing RVA the latest news in the A1 Minute. This is also where we usually get a “Good Morning Humans!” update on life & amazing things happening in Richmond.

As she walks down the Broad Street corridor to meet a mentor at Quirk she passes by a few local favorites including some epic art & history…

Liznel Boutique @liznelofficial
Store Front by Community Design @storefrontrva
Elegba Forklore Society @efsinc
Wallers Jewerlers @wallerjewelers
Maggie Walker @maggiewalkernps
John Mitchell Jr. / Richmond Planet @richplanetvaplate
Charged Up @chargedupnoah
Chilalay @chilalay
Rotate @rotaterva
Jamaica House #JamaicaHouseRVA
Mending Walls @mendingwallsrva Jason Ford @jfordtheartist Ed Trask @edtrask
Charm School @charmschoolrva
Ledbury @ledburyshirts
Common House @commonhouserva

After a busy day, she brings us by the hottest spots on her commute home to Southside.

Sugars Crab Shack @sugarscrabshack
The Well Collective @thewellcollective___
Hatch Local Food Hall @hatchlocalfoodhall
Croakers Spot @thecroakersspot
Jubilee @jubilee.rva
Pig & Brew @pigandbrew
Legend Brewing Co @legendbrewingco

Can’t beat ending the day with some Belle Isle & Hardywood staring out at the Richmond skyline.

Belle Isle Moonshine @belleisleshine
Hardywood Brewery @hardywood
James River Park System @jamesriverpark
Richmond Region Tourism @visitrichmondva

Follow Kelli at @likethefruit for a good time and more happier places throughout the RVA region! Then, share your own using #happierplacerva.