Archives: New York City

Martin Agency creates RVA2NY initiative to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy

With many in New York still struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, The Martin Agency has created a food and clothing drive to take supplies to the affected areas.

Former Sudanese refugee living in RVA has big plans for his native country

A refugee at age three, Manyang Reath Kher lived in war-torn Sudan for thirteen years. He’s now studying law at UR, just helped Beyoncé make a music video, and is close to winning $100,000 in an award show airing on VH1.

The spicy future of KIMKIM hot sauce

In just six weeks, KIMKIM Korean Hot Sauce has gone from being in just one home to hundreds across the city. Find out how this hobby is taking Richmond by storm… and just might go national

Mayor Bloomberg launches campaign to end “Stand Your Ground” laws

The mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, has launched a national campaign to repeal “Stand Your Ground” laws throughout the country. It comes from the legal and political fallout stemming from the shooting death of Trayvon Martin: “The NRA’s ‘shoot first’ laws that have passed in 25 states have undermined the integrity of the justice […]