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VCU to Make West Grace into “Campus Main Street”

To start off, we already knew this was happening The plans have been out there for years, but a recent article from the VCU student paper, The Commonwealth Times, highlighted by Axios yesterday, has brought it back into the conversation this week. Virginia...

A Guide to The Perfect Goth Date in Richmond

For those who dare to embrace the darker side of love, writer Lauren Vincelli unveils an array of gothic date spots across the city in time for Valentine's Day. From eerie matinees at Dracula ballets to sultry nights filled with sugar baby shopping sprees and...

Rent Control Measures Fail to Progress in Legislative Session

Anti Rent Gouging Bills to Cap Rent Increases Don’t Advance This Session State lawmakers did not advance legislation this session that aimed to slow rising rent prices, although affordable housing remains a big concern for constituents.  Two proposed bills would have...

Gun Laws Hogg the Limelight

Correction: In an email from the communication director for the Virginia Attorney General said that, “Ceasefire Virginia and all of its' marketing, including the TV ads, is being paid for with criminal asset forfeiture funds - no tax dollars are being spent.” In a...

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 Richmond Gun Hole Goes Viral

Twitter phenomenon to rival Chicago's Rat Hole UPDATE January 31st, 2024: The Richmond Gun Hole has been filled with cement by the city after several residents complain. Original reporting below:Communication on Twitter for the people of Richmond is once again thriving. The art of microblogging activities in Richmond has become a fun pastime,...

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Grab Your Passport! Vegan Restaurant Week Ends This Weekend

We know, we are late on this, but better late than never? This is the last weekend for Richmond's Vegan Restaurant Week, also known as V72x2, that runs through Sunday, Jan. 28. This plant-powered event, organized by Richmond Vegan Action, brings together local restaurants to showcase unique and new vegan options while raising funds for...

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Richmond Vegan Restaurant Week 2024

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

Once Upon A Time In America

The following was originally published by Deserter HERE.Life in your twenties is a series of revelations. The realisation that I would never play football for England was a bitter pill to swallow. But, when I could only make the bench for Red Star Camberwell, it had to be faced, especially when they were a man short.  Free from the...

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Once Upon A Time In America originally published by Deserter 2020

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

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