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Making an Art out of the Science of Beer: Smartmouth Turns Two

Written by Mark Harris.

I admit it. I went to my scheduled appointment with the president of Smartmouth with preconceived notions. I was going to do a follow up story on the brewery in advance of their 2nd anniversary, and was meeting with Porter Hardy, IV, whose name, when combined with the knowledge that he came to craft brewing via lawyering, made me want to wear a tophat and monocle.

Lt. Governor Ralph Northam: An LGBT Ally Legend

Written by Kirsten Bokenkamp.

There’s a lot for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Virginians to be celebrating this year. As Virginians raise a glass to gaining the freedom to marry, and come together to create more positive change, it’s important to remember and honor the extraordinary people who work hard every day to make Virginia a place that is welcoming and inclusive.