+5 Holiday office parties swing into high gear across Richmond. Which explains the spike in service calls to Xerox for cracks on the copier.
0 On his way out of office, Gov. Bob McDonnell unveils his proposed $95.9 billion state budget for the next two fiscal years. Doing the budget for a job you don't have anymore? That's almost as fun as doing your ex-wife's taxes.
+3 Bruce Springsteen spottings emerge from social media and local news outlets, with the Boss seen in Carytown, Mamma 'Zu, the Jefferson Hotel and VCU graduation ceremonies. We're still crossing our fingers for a rendition of "Born in the RVA."
+2 In other celebrity news, Molly Ringwald comes to town for a four-day run singing jazz to audiences of her show, "A Winter Wonderland." Missed it? Don't worry, you can still catch Judd Nelson in his off-off-Broadway run of "The Breakfast Monologues."
+1 In its guide to "America's best cities for hipsters," Travel + Leisure omits Richmond altogether. Whatever. Hipster guides are so 2013.