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  • Bellevue Elementary School, Richmond VA
    Bellevue Elementary School – On former site of Van Lew Mansion, Richmond, VA
    Standing in one of Richmond’s most renowned spots is the Bellevue Elementary School. Located in the St. Johns Church Historic District (of Church Hill) at 2301 East Grace Street, the school also houses a museum recognizing the site’s...
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    Richmond Prisons held Three Hundred United States Colored Troop POWs
    Researchers studying the United States Colored Troops who were held in the fifty plus Confederate prisons have found the names of three hundred who were incarcerated in one or more of the twenty-three prisons in Richmond, Virginia.Early in the...
  • Virginia Wine Expo Walk-Around Grand Tastings
    Virginia pairs with South Africa for 2015 Virginia Wine Expo
    South Africa will be the guest region for the 8th annual Virginia Wine Expo's Walk-Around Grand Tastings, and attendees will have the opportunity to experience many of Virginia's wines and various wines from South Africa. The tastings will...
  • Jefferson Davis
    Dark Day in the South
    Growing up on a farm in Kentucky, Jefferson Davis was the youngest of 10 children and raised in a family filled with Revolutionary War patriots. Three of his older brothers had taken up arms during the War of 1812, with two under the command of...
  • Old Pompey, Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, VA
    Christmas alligators at the Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, VA
    Very well, I'm stretching a Jefferson Hotel legend, but the alligators must have enjoyed the Christmas decorations. At the turn of the 20th century, Richmond's elegant Jefferson Hotel used to stock live alligators in the fountain of the...
  • Gardenfest of Lights
    It's Christmas at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    One of Richmond, Virginia's greatest traditions of the Christmas season opened today. The Dominion Gardenfest of Lights, according to WTVR.com.. is celebrating 120 years of history this year. From the inception of the "Wheel Club,"...
  • Chevron fined $329,700 by ARB for sales of illegal gasoline
    Chevron fined $329,700 by ARB for sales of illegal gasoline
    The California Air Resources Board (ARB) announced today that Chevron Corp. has been fined $329,700 for the sale of illegally reformulated gasoline at its Montebello and Richmond, California terminals. The violations were for exceeding the...
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    Stone Brewing Company picks Richmond for East Coast location
    The long wait for the location for Stone Brewing Company’s East Coast location is over. After spending months poring over hundreds of competing proposals from 20 different states, Stone pared the list down to three finalists: Columbus, Ohio,...
  • Broad Street
    Bus boondoggle: Feds to punch $50 million ticket
    Richmondhas lined up $24.9 million in federal funding for a 7.6-mile bus line that isn’t broken. But where the citywill get the matching money is anyone’s guess.The publicly run Greater Richmond Transit Co. says the $49.8-million...
  • Richmond, Virginia is the happiest city in the country according to survey
    Richmond, Virginia is the happiest city in the country according to survey
    Richmond.com, reports on Wednesday that Richmond, Virginia is the "most content area" in America, according to a recent study from the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research. Why was Richmond charted as the happiest city in the...
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    Local actor, Diego Salinas to appear in "On The Wing"
    A recent graduate from Altee High School and upcoming freshman in the theatre department at James Madison University, Diego Salinas has been cast in the role of Javier Reyes in On The Wing to be filmed in Virginia and starring two time Golden...
  • rvatheatre
    RVA Theatre Alliance Launches New Website
    Formerly known as RAPT, the RVA Theatre Alliance raises awareness and support for Richmond's professional theatre community.Recently the RVA Theatre Alliance launched their new website where you can go to learn about the alliance as well as...
  • US Patent and Trademark Office rules against the Washington Redskins name
    US Patent and Trademark Office rules against the Washington Redskins name
    For over eighty years, the name “redskins” was used as Washington’s team nickname, fan chants, and battle cry for hundreds of thousands of football fans. “Redskins” became synonymous with “hail” and &ldquo...
  • On the Richmond Stage This Summer
    On the Richmond Stage This Summer
    Summer may be the time for the beach and amusement parks. But don't miss the opportunity to see some great theater. From Shakespeare to musicals to comedies to drama. The Richmond Theater community is offering something for everyone.
  • Virginia is for lovers
    Richmond in the top five most dangerous cities in Virginia list
    According to an NBC12 News story on Saturday, Richmond is the fourth most dangerous city in Virginia. The information is from a survey conducted by Movoto Real Estate, an online real estate brokerage firm.Movoto Real Estate conducts yearly surveys...