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JewFro restaurant was robbed. Help them bounce back.

We were made aware of this post from the restaurant and wanted to lend our support. If you have any details that could assist, please step forward and notify the authorities. Additionally, there's a GoFundMe campaign established to aid their recovery, which you can...

Need Space to Paint? 17th Street Studios is a Painter’s Paradise

Down in Shockoe Bottom, a small project is merging the worlds of art and community in a way that speaks to the city's evolving needs. Sarah Salo, a Richmond-born artist now navigating the bustling fashion industry of New York, finds herself at the intersection of this...

What Makes The Richmond Animation Festival a Can’t-Miss Event?

Dive into the vibrant world of animation at the 2nd Annual Richmond Animation Festival, set to captivate audiences at The Byrd Theater on April 28th. This year's festival promises an eclectic mix of short films, showcasing talents from around the globe, including a...

The Sun, the Moon, and Virginia! A Rare Solar Eclipse Encounter

This Monday April 8th, Virginia's going to be treated to a solar eclipse. Now, while we're not exactly in the prime spot to see the sun completely hidden (that's called the path of totality), we're still in for a pretty good view. Here in Richmond, we're talking about...

Virginia Icon Pharrell Williams is Coming To Town

A musical based on Pharrell Williams' childhood is set to be filmed in Richmond. It's a coming-of-age story set in 1977 Virginia Beach, drawing from Williams' upbringing in the Atlantis Apartments. Williams will produce, and Michel Gondry, known for Eternal Sunshine...

RVA 5×5 DEEP DIVE | Bottom of the Ninth

NOTE: This is the first of a multi-part series over the next few weeks about the baseball stadium issue in Richmond.News came out this week about the new baseball stadium designs in the Diamond District, which is a sign of progress, but also a sign of trouble....

New Amphitheater Threatens Riverfront’s Environment

Original post made on July 17, 2022 by Scott Burger of Oregon Hill News and reposted here with permission. For updated information on the Richmond Riverfront Amphitheater, we wrote about it HERE and HERE When I moved to Richmond in the early nineties, it was a much different place. My parents begged me to live outside of the national murder...

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repost New Amphitheater Proposal Threatens Riverfront’s Environment by Scott Burger 2022

The Riverfront Amphitheater is Really Happening

We wrote about this months ago and construction has started. The Riverfront Amphitheater, a highly-anticipated addition to Richmond's cultural landscape, celebrated its groundbreaking event yesterday, drawing city leaders and media attention. With the continued closure of the Richmond Coliseum for the foreseeable future, and only sporadic...

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Riverfront Amphitheater groundbreaking 2024

Adventure Time! A James River Treasure Hunt Solved

Let's start of the week with a feel good story from CBS6 that we hope encourages more people to do stuff like this around town. Meet John Bryan, a Richmond resident since 1981. The James River has held a special place in his heart ever since he stumbled upon this awe-inspiring natural gem shortly after relocating to the city. Bryan's love for...

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John Bryan treasure hunt 2024

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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