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Its here! The RVAMAG & GayRVA Reader’s Poll 2022

We have never been the sort of publications to bombard you with polls year after year... but let's face it, every now and then a heat check is in order. After a global pandemic --- Richmond's entire culture has undergone a big change and with this reader's poll, we...

The Last Richmond Fall 2022 Photo Set Of The Year!

To be totally honest, there are only so many photos of the city skyline or James River we can look at. We get a ton of people sending us this stuff everyday. That's totally cool (and we support this happening) but at some point we gotta call it and let our audience...

Goodbye Halloweek 2022! The Richmond Halloween Parade Photos!

Every community needs a few traditions that are homegrown and represent the overall vibe of the people in it. Dominion Energy Riverrock is a great event. The Sport Backer Marathon races are a pain to drive around but hell yeah, let's get people healthy! But think...

Virginia Patients Impacted By Adderall Shortage, Doctors Say

The Food and Drug Administration added Adderall to its drug shortage website last month, and doctors say Virginia patients being treated for ADHD are feeling the impact. The leading reasons for the shortage, which primarily affects immediate-release Adderall and...

The HALLOWEEK 2022 Photo Dump!

The weather was amazing this weekend and people were out celebrating the best holiday of the year, Halloween! A great mix of creativity, some creepy-ness, friends and parties -- Halloweek brings out all the fun freaks downtown and here is the proof. Hot dogging it at...

Is That A Supra?!? Richmond’s Import Car Community

Youthful enthusiasm on the streets of Virginia, as car culture connects with a new generation of young drivers who love being behind the wheel. Occasionally while driving through the streets of Richmond, the low rumble of a modified exhaust will cause eyes to roll. It’s not a classic car, but something newer that eventually zips past everyone...

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The New Generation Of Skaters Ramps Up

With RVA SK8 Club, the Richmond Area Skateboarding Alliance is passing on their knowledge to the skateboard-loving youth of Richmond's elementary schools. Skateboarding isn’t the most conventional sport — within skate culture, plenty don’t acknowledge it as a sport at all. However, as the popularity of mainstream competitions such as the...

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Young skateboarder holding skateboard featuring "RVA" stencil

Are Flying Squirrels Endangered?

A new proposal from Major League Baseball would radically restructure the minor leagues, and many now fear for the future of Richmond’s beloved baseball team. Baseball and the city of Richmond have been synonymous since the game’s introduction to the city almost 140 years ago. There have been only a few years between 1880 and today in which...

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Drive Shack Takes a Swing at the Richmond Area

With golf balls, grill food, and community service, Drive Shack is setting the par for driving ranges in the River City.  Driving up Route 288 just before it meets I-64, Richmonders have watched an impressive-looking structure grow over the last several months, and awaited their chance to go inside. Drive Shack, the brand-new driving range in...

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Ride Like A Girl: Loud And Proud With Carytown Bicycle Co.

When women cyclists struggled to find gear without making special orders, the women behind Carytown Bicycle Co. took the situation into their hands -- and made their own. When Emma Troy, a mechanic at Carytown Bicycle Co., first started going on group rides, she felt like she had to be someone she wasn’t in order to fit in. “For the longest...

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From Prison To Pay-Per-View

*This article originally appeared in RVA Mag #34, on the streets now at all your favorite spots.  For Reggie Barnett, Jr., prison was just another place where he didn’t fit in. Raised in the boxing gym, he failed to find a place in the ring or his neighborhood. Arrested for marijuana possession at 18, he found himself pulled into a downward...

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800 Horsepower: Behind the Scenes, Under the Lights

Most people don't realize that the history of NASCAR is the history of bootlegging and blockade-running during the era of alcohol prohibition in the US, between 1920 and 1933. The outlaw origins of the sport started with drivers in Appalachia, including Virginia. These bootleggers would modify their cars for speed and handling in order to...

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