RVA Magazine’s Best Stories of 2019

by | Jan 1, 2020 | RICHMOND NEWS

This is not only the end of a year but a decade, and here at RVA Mag, we feel it would be eminently appropriate to kick off 2020 by looking back at all your favorite reads of the past year. From the important political stories of the year to the big cultural events around town and the biggest music and art news of 2019, it’s all here, adding up to the story of what it was like to live in Virginia in 2019.

So before we turn the page on a new decade, take a look back at the most popular stories on our site over the past year, and catch up on any you may have missed the first time around. Here’s to you, Richmond — let’s start this new decade off on a high note!

  1. Give Me Something To Break: Rage RVA Helps You Safely Unleash Your Anger
  2. It’s Official: The Great Richmond Bus Reroute Reduced Transportation Access For Low-Income Residents
  3. The Mysterious Disappearance Of Baugh Auto Body
  4. Virginia’s New Fake Liquor: How Nasty Is It?
  5. A Ghost Bike Memorial’s Removal, And What It Means For The Community
  6. Skill-based Slot Machines Put Vegas at the Corner Bar
  7. Richmond Restaurant Romance: Ideal First-Date Spots For Any Budget
  8. Balls Of Rice: Onigiri RVA Brings Japanese Grab-N-Go Cuisine To Carytown
  9. Opinion: The Real Reasons Why Richmond Is A Great Underground Music City
  10. Racism Doesn’t Stop at the Boards: Lessons from EVMS’ Yearbook
  11. Rock Is Dead, Let It Die
  12. Indie Film Last Call Finds the ‘Twilight Zone’ In the Richmond Bar Scene
  13. Illiterate Light’s Unique Journey To Musical Bliss
  14. Goodbye Strange Matter: The End Of An Era
  15. The Woman Putting The Hope Back In Hopewell
  16. Back-Of-The-House Babes: Richmond Women Dominate Their Work In a Male-Dominated Restaurant Industry
  17. Read This Before You See Roger Stone and Kristin Davis At Paper Moon This Weekend
  18. Your Personal Guide to Richmond’s Thrift Shop Scene
  19. The Locker Room Isn’t Just A Bar, It’s Family
  20. Fighting For Food Justice In A Gentrified Richmond
  21. The Faces Of Richmond Hip Hop
  22. Sheetz vs. Wawa: An Epic Battle Of Convenience Store Titans
  23. Fighting Joe Is Back On The Ballot
  24. Artist’s Map of Richmond’s Streetcar System Reminds Us What Might Have Been
  25. GWAR Announces Unveiling of Dave Brockie Memorial Monument in Hollywood Cemetery

RVA Staff

RVA Staff

Since 2005, the dedicated team at RVA Magazine, known as RVA Staff, has been delivering the cultural news that matters in Richmond, VA. This talented group of professionals is committed to keeping you informed about the events and happenings in the city.




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