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City Council approves new Stony Point apartments, moves forward with Floyd Avenue Bike Boulevard

City Council approved a new apartment project adjacent to Stony Point Fashion Park, rejected a proposed funding model for the city schools, and reversed a Commission of Architectural Review ruling on Monument Avenue.

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City Council approves acquisition for Virginia Capital Trail, sets the stage for debate on a new ballpark

After their slugfest last meeting and the day’s excitement surrounding the release of Mayor Jones’s Shockoe redevelopment proposal, City Council gave everyone a gift on Monday evening by choosing to continue all but one of the ordinances being considered.

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City Council: Support for gay marriage, Floyd Avenue Bicycle Boulevard

A full house turned out to see City Council take on three high-interest items: City support of same-sex marriage, the Captain Buzzy’s SUP, and the Floyd Avenue Bicycle Boulevard.

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PHOTOS: Over the Edge

Over the Edge is the 2-day culmination to a year-long fundraising effort for Special Olympics Virginia. It’s simple: raise $1,000 and you can rappel down the 400-foot SunTrust building.

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Dutch and Company’s Back Door Dogs

Each Saturday between 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM a crowd gathers at Dutch and Co. for their weekly hot dog sale: Back Door Dogs.

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City Council votes to reduce GRTC CARE service, raise rates

City Council gave the bulk of the evening over to discussion of a proposed reduction in the hours and increase in fare for the GRTC CARE services, and again delayed action on two anticipated items.

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City Council postpones Buzzy’s resolution, redefines breweries, honors fallen officers

After fire alarms and evacuation pushed back the start of the evening meeting, City Council steadily worked through a daunting 53-item agenda.

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Council recognizes Richmond Blue Sox, gives up authority to approve bus routes

City Council returned from their summer hiatus and got back down to business–including giving up the authority to approve bus routes.

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Randy Blythe on photography, social media, and sobriety

We caught up with world-famous musician and Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe to talk about the crossroads of photography, social media, and sobriety.

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The paw paw: AKA the West Virginia banana

The paw paw! It’s the largest edible fruit native to the United States, and Richmond is overflowing with the things.

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