We usher in a new year with our first issue of 2024. Making its annual debut is our special wedding section, where we bring you 10 couples who tied the knot at picturesque venues across the state. Plus we share a bevy of inspiration and ideas—from fabulous favors, to etiquette tips, and the real truth about wedding budgets. Cozy up to the animals at NOVA Wild, Virginia’s newest zoo, then read about how the American Shakespeare Center has catapulted Staunton into a world-class destination for fans of The Bard. For the best in cold-weather comfort, don’t miss “Soup’s On,” along with a handful of recipes for the tastiest winter warm-ups. Scoot on over to Culpeper and meet its visionary farmers and entrepreneurs, then sip and savor a sampling of mocktails from top-notch barkeeps. Wet your appetite with our story on Lost Letter, RVA’s spunkiest Northern Italian bistro in Scott’s Addition, and check out Ovoka Farm in Paris. Then recharge your New Year with our Health & Wellness section. We work hard to bring you Virginia’s best—the people and places that make our state such a stand-out. Don’t miss this issue. Subscribe now!