Peter Johnson

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Why do you love Richmond?

This city is rich in history! I love that Richmond has maintained southern charm while quietly becoming a "big small town"

What’s your favorite thing to do in Richmond?

Bar hopping in the Fan or in Shockoe is my favorite thing. Second favorite is attending any of the weekly festivals that take place throughout the Richmond Metro area.

What do you do here?

I work in corporate communications, volunteer as a communicator for Richmond Business Alliance, and chair an employee relations group focused on LGBT professionals.

What’s your favorite restaurant?

C'est Le Vin for wine; Boathouse - Rocketts Landing for views, 23rd & Main for brews

What would you tell somebody who has never been to Richmond before?

Come for the History - stay for the charm

What's your favorite store?

World of Mirth in Carytown

How do you spend your free time?

Walking the dog through one of many beautiful parks.

What's your favorite neighborhood?

Church Hill - guests often comment that the streets in Church Hill seem like something from a movie set but have authentic character.

How do you describe your community?

Blended and transitional