Prime 5 weekend occasions: Flying Squirrels, Friday Cheers & Grace Potter | Leisure

A customer picks up a carton of strawberries from the Agriberry tent during the South of the James Farmers Market on Saturday May 2, 2015.

The Richmond Flying Squirrels added a mural at The Diamond to honor the 34 VUU students who held a peaceful sit-in protest in 1960.


Fireworks rose above The Diamond on Saturday as the Richmond Flying Squirrels honored a veteran from each service branch. It featured Coast Guard veteran Lance Dodd (from left), his wife Greer and Amanda Johnston.

Grace Potter


SUBSCRIPTIONPU: KaThleen Villanueva (left) and Diana Rose Penaloza took advantage of Tuesday’s sunshine to visit the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Henrico County. During a break between the tulips, they inspected some of the photos they had takenT: A. Bee visited a flower in the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Expect partially sunny skies and a high of 60 on Thursday. A spring break in the garden

Browns Island concerts, baseball games, farmers markets and other events are back in Richmond!

Some of them took a break last year because of the pandemic. And we are very happy that you are returning.

Thursdays south of the James Farmers Market

The popular farmers market returns to Forest Hill Park on Thursday evening with farmers, artists, food trucks, produce, meat and more. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Forest Hill Park, West 42nd Street, and New Kent Avenue. Until October.

The Flying Squirrels are finally back at The Diamond! When baseball is back in town it feels like a return to some sort of normalcy. The squirrels compete against the Hartford Yard Goats, with wine mud and dogs on Thursday, happy hour on Friday, fireworks on Saturday, and a Mother’s Day celebration on Sunday. Thursday and Friday 6:35 p.m., Saturday 6:05 p.m., Sunday 13:05 p.m. 3001 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. $ 8- $ 15. (894) 359-FUNN (3866).

Friday Cheers is back on Browns Island, with pod-sit concerts and local talent rocking almost every Friday night in May and June. The season starts with a sold out concert by the Cris Jacobs Band (above) with folk, rock and funk and the opening of the soulful siren Deau Eyes. Tickets are still available for some Friday Cheers concerts. Reserve them now; You go fast. 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Browns Island. $ 30- $ 60 for pods for two to eight people.

After Flying Dosa, Rajnikanth-Type Dosa By A Mumbai Meals Stall Goes Viral

Dosa’s Rajnikanth-style Facebook video went viral.


  • Recently, Mumbai’s Street Food Stand Flying Dosa gained popularity.
  • Now this Rajnikanth style dosa from Mumbai is going viral.
  • Check out the viral video here.

Forget Michelin-starred chefs in 5-star restaurants serving fancy dishes prepared in an embellished way – it’s our Desi street food vendors who show the true talent that stimulates people’s imaginations. Just recently, a roadside food stall in Mumbai with its now famous flying dosa went viral. The stallholder stopped making dosa and tossed it high in the air to reach the waiting customers. The unique way of serving food amused everyone on the internet. Now it’s another dosa eatery in Mumbai that is grabbing eyeballs with its Rajnikanth-style dosa and it’s already going viral.

‘Muttu Dosa Corner’ is a famous takeaway in Dadar, Mumbai. It is visited by dozens of people every day for its delicious masala dosa and Mysore Masala Dosa. The owner’s signature style of making, cutting, plating, and moving the dosa in a split second will make you screw up your eyes to see how he did it.

Watch the video:

(Also read: Viral ‘flying dosa’ from this restaurant in Mumbai shared the internet, seen it?)

This viral video was posted on the Street Food Recipes Facebook group. The owner Muthu is apparently a fan of the South Indian superstar Rajnikanth and so tried to copy his style in his dosa-making and serving technique. The Rajnikanth-style dosa was popular with its regular visitors, and now the whole nation is raving about it. So far, the Facebook video has clocked 1.5 million likes and 32,000 comments.

(Also read: Strawberry Biryani !? The strange recipe of the Pakistani man has worked up the Internet)

Various comments like this from amused viewers pour in:

“Yummy yummy. Very nice show style with the sliding of the plates. Well done.”

“The best dosa you can have and Muthu Uncle makes it delicious with a smile always on your face … have had it since childhood and am still looking for a hotel or place that can serve better dosas than him!”

“The guy who catches the plates could have been a very good wicketkeeper. Smooth buckets.”

“Amazing dosa guy !!! But his assistant who catches the hot flying dosa plate is amazing at his job too.”


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