Good Evening, RVA: An unsung kind of mom, a new museum, better transportation, and your new BFF

There’s a thunderstorm for each of us this week!

Photo by: @kenzi.w

It was an inspired day in RVA.

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There are all kinds of mothers

We kick off our Mothers Day Guide with a tribute to those who are going through hell just to be a mother. Holly Camp makes these incredible cards based on her own experience. They’re the perfect thing to give someone who’s having a very specific, very draining, very tough time with fertility treatments–aka the Thing No One Ever Wants to Complain About Because It Might Make You Feel Bad for Bitching About Your Kids on Facebook Even Though Really You Should Feel Bad About That Because You’re Damn Lucky to Have a Family So Shush.

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Black History Museum

The early stages of a fantastic museum

The Black History Museum let us press-folk in for a look-see, and we’re here to report about it. The verdict is that it’s a big step towards something that should have been fully completed ages ago. And that means you should go to it as soon as it opens on May 10th and learn all the things you don’t currently know.

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new bus sign

The wheels on that bus keep going round and round

Nicholas Smith tell us all about why the new bus stop signs are kind of a big deal. These are real things that many people discuss and spend your tax money on and can have actual impact on the future of our public transportation–nay, our city as a whole!

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Susan Meyers

Oh, you’ve got time

Susan Meyers is a philanthropist of time and energy. She’s retired from business, but not from giving back–and her life is full. That’s the way to be. In our final conversation with the YWCA’s Outstanding Women Award honorees, Susan Meyers tells us how and why to volunteer–and why we’re not doing it already.

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Why would you haunt a motel?

This guy doesn’t think that’s too far-fetched.

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