City council approves rec center, park for 9th district

An uneventful council meeting, despite a closed-session budget compromise.

City council punts budget, other items during Monday meeting

Richmond city council on Monday voted to award $700,000 to Venture Richmond for the Downtown Special Assessment District, to donate sheds and salvaged material from the 17th Street Farmer’s Market to the Enrichmond Foundation, and to encourage Richmonders to “practice random acts of kindness” during their formal meeting.

Council approves Monroe Park lease during rowdy meeting

City Council approved the proposed lease plan for Monroe Park, voted to spend $50,000 to pay a third party consulting firm to analyze Revitalize RVA, and expelled an activist.

City Council: Vote on Monroe Park renovation plan delayed

Richmond City Council on Monday voted to postpone the final decision in the Monroe Park renovation plan until April 14th.

Council passes resolution on Revitalize RVA

After hours of deliberation, Richmond City Council voted last night to continue negotiations with the city’s administration towards the Shockoe redevelopment plan.

Herring supports Court’s gay-marriage decision

The fight for marriage equality for same-sex couples in Virginia continues to progress through the courts this week after a federal judge ruled the state’s ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional.

City Council postpones controversial agenda items

Council postponed all regular agenda items for later meetings, despite a protestor turnout looking for a discussion on the proposed baseball stadium.

Safety on the James: high water levels heading into fall cause concern

The unusually high levels of the James make safety a top concern for visitors

RVA’s kindness stories to power street art installation

The Light of Human Kindness project will debut at RVA Street Art Festival later this month.

Adult sport leagues: the new after work social scene

What do volleyball, college kids, and Richmond moms all have in common? They really seem to enjoy the local sport leagues.