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Make a Difference: Join the Richmond Civilian Review Board

The City of Richmond has announced the formation of the Richmond Civilian Review Board and is seeking dedicated residents to serve on this vital body. This is a unique opportunity for community members to play a significant role in fostering transparency, trust, and...

‘Summer of Swayze’ at the Byrd Theatre: A Fundraiser

"If you want the ultimate, you’ve got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It’s not tragic to die doing what you love.” — Bodhi, Point Break. Since the dawn of mankind, disparate religions have contemplated the nature of heaven, the afterlife, and the...

Richmond Named No. 1 ‘America’s Best Town To Visit’

CNN just crowned Richmond as the No. 1 best town to visit in the U.S. this year. CNN travel editors explored the country, searching for cities full of things to do, loads of personality, and not typically swarming with tourists. Richmond topped the list for several...

A Nightcrawler’s Tale in Maymont’s Garden Glow

In the heart of Maymont, the 6th annual Garden Glow is painting the night, running up to November 12th. Thanks to Kroger's collaboration, Maymont annually transforms its iconic Italian and Japanese gardens into a luminescent dreamscape. Miss this, and you'll wait another year to wander through such kaleidoscopic wonder. As autumn nights draw...

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Maymont's Garden Glow 2023, photos by Mike Avey

The Halloweek 2023 Photo Dump!

Halloweek 2023 has wrapped, but the memories linger! Let's rewind to the All Saints Theater Company's spooktacular parade in Oregon Hill. Hope the vibes were as electric for you as they were for us. Catch you next year!If you haven't gotten your fill just yet, there are still plenty of spooky and fall related activities for the season that...

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Halloweek 2023 Photo Gallery CJ Payne

Soul Rotation with Salad of The Broad Street Bullies

It had, admittedly, been some time since I came back to writing publicly. Sitting on a bench in solitude, the air was hot and wet. I was trying to organize some writing prompts while locusts droned overhead, reinforcing the feeling of a sultry summer’s midday. Still, I felt a little rusty going into this meetup. Journey was the original...

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Salad of Broad Street Bullies by Mike Avey 2023

In The Heat Of The Night Vol. 3: Don’t Sleep

We are working with the ingenious brewmasters at Bingo! Beer Co. and sending our team of photographers is set to roam the buzzing streets of the city, weekend after weekend, immersing ourselves in the vibrant vein of nightlife that surges past the bewitching hour of 10 pm. This week, our crew of CJ Payne, Jody Adams, and Mike Avey plunged into...

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Richmond Marijuana Delivery: The Cat’s Out of the Bag

Oh no! The RTD has caught wind of what is really happening in the city, now everyone knows what's up. City Hall been caught with their pants down, but let’s be real, it's not the fault of our city's green entrepreneurs. It’s the head-scratcher of a legal framework, or rather lack thereof, that’s brought us to this bonanza in Richmond. So what...

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Richmond marijuana delivery

Photographing Incanto: Capturing the Burn at Lewis Ginter

Burns are a cradle of creativity, acting as a metaphor for life's experiences. Life starts and ends sooner than you'd prefer. You'll find both old friends and strangers here. Life is born, life evolves, and then it's time to pack and return to the so-called 'default world.' Creating art at a Burn is an enormous task. It involves planning,...

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Incanto Exhibition by Todd Raviotta

Its All About Community At Rumble in Richmond 2023

As you walk the bustling, historic streets of Richmond, Virginia, you'd hardly guess that just around the corner, a powerful rumble awaits. Not a typical rattle of machines or tremors, but a wave of energy, talent, and positivity that sweeps over Gillies Creek Park each year. Welcome to the Rumble in Richmond, a stirring extravaganza that...

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Rumble in Richmond 2023 promo

How Does This Guy Have A Job Fundraising Right Now?

In light of a recent CBS6 report, more questions have been raised about the employment of John Sydnor, former Executive Director of the Enrichmond Foundation, in his new role as Fundraising and Communications Program Officer at LISC Virginia. This development comes despite the unresolved controversy surrounding his involvement in the collapse...

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How does former EnRichmond Foundation Executive Director John Syndor have a job 'fundraising' right now?