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  • 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...
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    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...
  • The KKK of Virginia
    Richmond home to three of 26 hate groups in Virginia
    The recent shooting of three people at a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City has prompted renewed interest in theSouthern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) map displaying the hundreds of hate groupsin the...
  • View of the Virginia Capital Building
    Good reasons to visit the Virginia State Capitol Building in Richmond
    Richmond, Va. is a city filled with history. One of the most historic buildings is the Virginia State Capitol Building. Originally designed by Thomas Jefferson, it is an impressive building that has been a model for countless other buildings...
  • CAT Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
    CAT Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
    Fifty years ago, a group of neighbors got together with the idea of providing quality community theatre in their North Richmond neighborhood. Fifty years later, that dream continues as CAT Theatre (Chamberlayne Actors Theatre).Because of a...
  • Mike's Food Cart
    Mike's food cart sells delicious and cheap lunch
    On the sidewalk on the corner of 11th St. and Marshall St., between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., there always seems to be a line of about ten customers. They wait patiently to get their food from Mike's, a little red food cart that has...