Make Binford Middle community-based and community-supported once again

Now, more so than any time in the last six years, the attention of the School Board and much of the city has turned to Binford Middle School and its future.

For the common good of RVA

The aim of Common Good RVA is to promote the well-being of Richmond as a city; well-being that derives from Richmond being magnificently itself.

VPI consolidation: One parent responds

A Richmond Public School parent (and RVANews contributor) shares a letter he sent to his School Board representative regarding the proposed Virginia Preschool Initiative Consolidation. Read over his thoughts and please offer yours.

Panthers no match for Rams

While most of you were snuggled on a couch somewhere on Saturday night thankful you had stocked up on bread, milk, and eggs ahead of the second major snowstorm to hit RVA this winter, your intrepid reporter hoofed it over to the Siegel Center to watch the VCU Rams defeat the Georgia State Panthers 78-62.

Dogged Huskies down the Rams

Sometimes sheer athleticism is enough to win a basketball game. Sometimes it is not. Monday night at the Siegel Center VCU’s superior athleticism failed to deliver against the visiting Northeastern University Huskies, as the Rams fell 62-57.

Green and Tonic

Didn’t make it to the Green Tonic Symposium at Lewis Ginter this week? Here’s a quick wrap-up of what went down. Take a look and share your thoughts on what something like this could (and should) look like in Richmond.

Making Green in Richmond

“The biggest paradigm shift that needs to happen is to see the importance of: one, beautification and two, parks, which have been considered a nicety, not a necessity.”

Da-da Da-Dum: Sharks!

“We wanna see some sharks!” The refrain echoes from the throats of my two young charges into the vast lobby of the Science Museum of Virginia, loudly enough to make me second guess my decision to bring them. It’s a sunny Friday afternoon, and the three of us (combined age: 42) are ready for a guided tour of the Summer Fin Shark exhibit.

Developing Richmond’s Waterfront

About 200 Richmonders — developers, elected officials, real estate lawyers, architects, citizens at large — were drawn to Plant Zero this morning by the promise of free coffee and pastries. Oh and also a presentation on Waterfront Development hosted by the City Department of Community Development.

Sanders leads Rams to Dance

Dominating performance by sophomore forward Larry Sanders delivers Rams to CAA Title and NCAA Tournament.