Richmond during the Civil War: Thanksgiving

Did you know that a woman named Sarah, a president named Abe, and events that transpired over 200 years after the first Thanksgiving feast helped establish the holiday we now celebrate?


Planning for (recovering from) Thanksgiving: food and family

What to do with yourself, your family, and your feelings of sleepiness slash boredom.

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Police seek photos of East Broad Street robbery

The victim was forced to drive the suspect to Chimborazo Park.

Twin Hickory Park

Henrico County Recreation and Parks properties, staff honored with awards

Twin Hickory Par was named the state’s Best New Facility and a staff member was also honored.

Henrico Police Cruiser

Police issue useful safety tips for the upcoming holiday season

These reminders are especially useful during the holidays, but apply year-round.

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Armstrong High to get fresh strawberries from an unusual location

The garden is on the roof and some of it doesn’t even need soil, which is pretty magical. Sweet delicious strawberry magic.


UPDATE: Sugar Pad scheduled to become park!

That’s a wrap, says the City, officially. We’re not permitted to organize events at the Sugar Pad, and the Peace Wall is also a no-go.

salty's ice cream

Food News: Ice cream delivery………..!!!!!

Plus other stuff, we guess!

sculpture under the highway public art

Public Art Master Plan community meeting tonight!

You know when a thing happens and everyone’s like “WELL, NOBODY ASKED ME!” This is one of those opportunities for you to be asked and have your answer be heard re: public art in our city!

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Abduction and attempted robbery ends with suspect and victim in the hospital

The incident began at the BP gas station near Poe’s Pub on East Main Street.