Mayor Jones’ State of the City at new MLK

Mayor Jones delivered his State of the City address last night in the auditorium of the new MLK Middle School. A video touting the Mayor’s accomplishments played before Jones’ presentation (embedded below). NBC12 has the full text of the speech (and a story below).

Sunset at Libby Hill

Two beautiful photos of Libby Hill Park by Antoine Carrel.

Richmond’s population up 3.4% since 2010

According to new population estimates released a few days ago by Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service Demographics Research Group at UVA, Richmond’s population has grown to 211,172, up 6,958 new residents since the official 2010 count of 204,214 (and up from the 2000 count of 197,790). The city’s population peaked at 249,621 in 1970 […]


Five parcels of land along Government Road from a former trailer park are for sale for $1,500,000. 2.31 acres for high-density residential (43 units/ac), retail uses next to the James River and 1 mi to Rockett’s Landing in a rapidly-growing historic neighborhood on the outskirts of the city. Already developed with private cul de sac […]

Interested in checking out Chimborazo ES?

Take a tour of Chimborazo Elementary School: Come on a tour Tuesday Feb. 11 at 9:30 AM or Wednesday Feb. 12 at 9:30 AM. Email for more information. If you’d like to go on a tour but can’t make next Tuesday or Wednesday, give us a shout out and we’ll schedule another one for […]

Update from Chimborazo ES

Trip to VUU Mr. Corey Gibson (4th grade teacher) organized a Saturday trip to VA Union Univ. for 20 4th and 5th graders. The students spent the day in sessions including one on the expectations and benefits of attending college. Mr. Gibson a VUU grad and noted “Mr. VUU” enjoyed the day with students that […]

Sledding in Fulton

@laurenpvdrva: Sledding on Fulton Hill #rva

Seven Hills Studio coming to 25th Street

After 8 years at Nesbit in the Fan, Elizabeth Moritz will be setting off on her own and opening Seven Hills Studio at 25th and Clay on March 1. We believe in the transformative power of good hair. Built on a reputation for exceptional service and technical excellence. Seven Hills Studio is dedicated to helping […]

Banned from Church Hill

In addition to his jail sentence, Elvie Cagle has been banned from the area bound by Cedar Street, Mosby Street, Fairmont Avenue, Nine Mile Road, 31st Street, and Broad Street as part of his sentence for drug dealing. via Lt.Minton


An instant vintage photo from Liz of Church Hill in the snow.